Location - Clearwater, BC - Wells Gray Park

Located in the town of Clearwater BC, Interior Whitewater Rafting and Adventures is proud to be able to claim the spectacular Wells Gray Provincial Park as its back yard and playground.
Clearwater, BC - Wells Gray Provincial Park
Helmcken Falls, Wells Gray Park   "At the town of Clearwater, about 180km from the North Thompson's glacial beginnings, the river is joined by one of the most spectacular tributaries of the Fraser system. Clearwater river is the culmination of an incredible concentration of waterfalls, rapids and chutes, probably the greatest in BC. It is a world of white water and blue lakes protected by one of the province's largest and finest parks, Wells Gray. This wilderness reserve stretches across more than 520,000 hectares of mountains and alpine meadows, recent volcanoes and lava flows, all drained by streams destined for the Clearwater River.

From its source in Clearwater Lake, the river has over eons carved a deep valley through lava and rock to the Thompson. Along the way streams drop into the Clearwater River from a plateau that lifts almost vertically above its east bank. From alpine meadows and tree-bordered lakes, streams tumble down mountain slopes towards the river, bursting suddenly into the valley as dramatic waterfalls, sometimes enfolded by curves of gigantic bowls carved in lava by falling water.

Helmcken Falls is the most celebrated: here Murtle River drops 142 meters, creating the fourth highest waterfall in Canada and one of the most spectacular in all of North America... Below the mouth of the Clearwater, the North Thompson is a broad, powerful river. The watersheds of both rivers are traditional territory of the North Thompson Band of the Shuswap nation."

Excerpt from "Mighty River - A Portrait of the Fraser" by Richard C. Bocking

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Allen and Kathy Bell Doug, We just wanted to drop you a line and tell you we missed being able to raft with IWE down the Clearwater River this Covid cursed year. Your decision to not operate because the restrictions put your clients safety in jeopardy was tough but so much who you are. We have done many whitewater trips, in Canada and away and yours is the only one we felt completely prepared us for every scenario before we set off. Your guides are superb, friendly and highly trained. Our favorite trip, Guaranteed Addiction (7 times!) can't be beat for excitement and thrills. Then the 5 day trip down the Chilcotin with you and your crew was such a great one we did it twice. When you reopen we will be on your doorstep, with as many family members we can bring along. Please post this in your reviews for us if you can. Thanks and see you next year! Allen and Kathy Bell
Tracy & Eric - Scotland Buzzing!! One of the best experiences in our lives!! Loved it. Tracy & Eric - Scotland
Sanaya Power Thank you so much! We all had such a fantastic time and your staff was amazing! You have such a wonderful company, will definitely be recommending it! Sanaya Power
Tracy & Dwayne - Calgary, AB Great ride! The waterfall was a great addition - great staff, thanks for an epic afternoon! 2 bears, 2 snakes, 2 bald eagles & butterflies, who could ask for more?!! Tracy & Dwayne - Calgary, AB
Matt and Pip, Birmingham, England All the way from England on our honeymoon and we proper enjoyed the rafting. Excellent fun and the waterfall jumping was brilliant! Thank you all! Matt and Pip, Birmingham, England
Alice, Lou, Flo Amazing trip, above all expectations. We would recommend this to everybody! Greetings from 3 Belgium girls. Alice, Lou, Flo
Beth & Jeff - Michigan, USA We were a total “Drive By”and saw your billboard and decided to join the tour leaving in 15 minutes!! So glad we did, a total blast. Thanks Christina, Koby and Nevin. Great bime. Beth & Jeff - Michigan, USA
Jean Stoutenberg Thank you so very much for the amazing weekend. . When I booked the trip – I didn’t know exactly what to expect, but the weekend completely blew my expectations out of the water. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Jean Stoutenberg
Nikki & Debra - Kamloops BC So much fun, loved every moment of this adventure, the guides were awesome, fun and very knowledgeable. Nikki & Debra - Kamloops BC
Craig Hindle, Kirkland Lake, ON Always a great time. Today was awesome. Fantastic employees. Craig Hindle, Kirkland Lake, ON
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