Experience the freedom that only a river can provide!
Why Go?Grand Rapids Wilderness Adventures(Athabasca River)Climb aboard to experience one of Alberta’s most unique, exciting, and exclusive wilderness adventures available. These trips allow the true wilderness adventurer to travel through miles of pristine untouched wilderness, view abundant wildlife, amazing scenery, and fish for large Walleye in remote tributaries. These trips also focus on the prolific history of this great waterway and guests can have the opportunity to take in the spectacular natural wonders at the Grand Rapids.. Every adventure begins with a journey of more than 200 km down the historic Athabasca River, to reach the Grand Rapids Wildland Provincial Park and home to one of Alberta’s most isolated backcountry lodges. The park takes its name from the Historic Grand Rapids, located just a few miles down river from the lodge. This unique set of remote and awe inspiring Class VI rapids are unlike any you will find elsewhere on the planet. It’s a one of a kind wilderness paradise, steeped in history, filled with natural wonders, and rugged beauty. It’s a place where few people tread, in the very heart of the Great Northern Boreal Forest. All of their trips focus on the prolific history of the Athabasca River from the town of Athabasca to the lodge. They do this by stopping at many old historical sites en-route to the cabins.Enjoy one of the Historical tours today!
What’s Unique?For over 20 years Grand Rapids Wilderness Adventures has been the sole provider of exciting multi-day adventures to this isolated location on the Athabasca River and is proud to offer a number of exciting adventure options, each one designed with the true wilderness enthusiast in mind.5 day 4 night all inclusive wilderness adventures, showcasing the remote, historical and awe-inspiring Grand Rapids4 day 3 night trips, Wilderness Fishing Adventures, Historical Tours, Jet-Boat Trips.Multi-day wilderness paddling adventures with return (jet-boat) shuttle.Multi-day Snowmobiling Adventures.River tours (day trips) departing at/near the Town of Athabasca, are also available.Check out parts 1 through 3 of a great video series produced by Michael Short of Let’s Go Outdoors showcasing Grand Rapids Wilderness AdventuresOr this video produced by Travel Alberta