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Whitewater Rafting Guide To River Trips

Fraser River

Location: Three hours from Vancouver and Whistler, travel northeast to the town of Lytton

The longest river in British Columbia, the Fraser begins in the Rockies near Mt. Robson and continues its decent all the way to the Pacific Ocean in Vancouver.

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Level of Difficulty: Class II-IV+ / Beginner-Intermediate

One of B.C.’s most spectacular large volume corridors. The Fraser is known for challenging whitewater like the world famous “Hell’s Gate” rapid.

Scenery: Natural Heritage River

Designated a Natural Heritage River in 1998, it flaunts unmatched scenic wilderness in all of North America. Holding the title of Canada’s longest river, during spring snowmelt it carries more water than the Mississippi River and is home to the largest Salmon run in the world.

Season: August – September

Rafting trips on the Fraser River are available at the end of the summer.