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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Amy & Cody First time, but definitely not the last! Amy & Cody
Craig Hindle, Kirkland Lake, ON Always a great time. Today was awesome. Fantastic employees. Craig Hindle, Kirkland Lake, ON
Big White Ski Resort It's been a month since our exciting day on the Clearwater, but we are still talking about it! The entire crew at IWE made the Clearwater trip our favourite rafting company! Big White Ski Resort
Hannah, U.K. A truly amazing experience. Such a variety—going under the waterfall was amazing—can’t believe I did that! Such a friendly, welcoming team. Thank you! - July 20, 2014 Hannah, U.K.
Hanna I’d never done river rafting before and I think it was the best thing in my whole life! If I could I would come every day Hanna
The Roxburn Family - Oxford, UK Had an amazing trip with Travis – it was so fun and adrenaline fueled. Thanks for such a good few hours. The Roxburn Family - Oxford, UK
Heather Wilson This was by far the most incredible trip ever! The guides were amazing and I loved the scenery. Thanks you so much! Heather Wilson
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
Maureen & Matt Diego was an incredible guide. We strongly recommend IWE to anyone & everyone! We look forward to coming back every summer! - August 2014 Maureen & Matt
Cobb Family - UK Many thanks for the excellent whitewater rafting. We are all safely back in the UK, but wishing we were back with you. It was our 1st experience & we all want to do it again. Such a brilliant experience! Cobb Family - UK