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Simpson River Trail is a 13.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near East Kootenay F, British Columbia, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking and is best used from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 13.9 mi Elevation gain 2,221 ft Route type Out & Back
Dogs on leash Backpacking Camping Hiking Forest River Views Wild flowers Wildlife Rocky
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Anca Petri
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Did about 10 Km with the kids, we went down to the river for a swim. It was very hot, the river was very clean and cold.Great trail, very well maintained.

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Robyn Wright
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I did about 10km total of this the other evening, in torrential rain. I think maybe I didn’t go far enough to get to the more exciting part of the trail (I did next to no elevation), but this is in one of the parts of the forest that got really badly burnt. So it’s just 5km of walking through tree graveyards. As it was raining so much there were several small streams to wade through, and what I imagine would normally be marshy was just ankle deep in water, but I turned around when one of the streams was a little deeper. Trail itself was well kept and very easy, though.

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Tamara Sears
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I have done this trail twice. 1982 and 2016. Bridge at Suprise Creek gone in 2016. This route is not used much . We saw no other hikers our 3 days getting to core Assinaboine area. Beautiful hike.

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Stefanie S
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Trail closed! Trees unstable due to wildfire.

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Arno Volker
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Kim Power
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Daniel St-Amour
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Daniel St-Amour
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Carolina Rodriguez
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Blaine Shier
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