The Best Hiking in Alberni-Clayoquot C

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Top hiking spots in and near Alberni-Clayoquot C

  • Alberni-Clayoquot C, British Columbia

    Hike to Schooner Cove

    2.49 mi
    Park at the well marked parking lot off of the Pacific Rim Highway (4) about 16 kilometres south of Tofino. Start off on a relatively easy two kilometre trail. The scenic hike wanders through lush rainforest before arriving at a spectacular beachfront area. You will pass giant cedars, a number ...
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Hike to the Bomber Plane Crash Site in Tofino, BC

    4.7
    2.5 mi / 100 ft gain
    PARKING: Park in the Radar Hill lot on the west side of the Pacific Rim Highway, 7.3 miles (11.7 km) south of Tofino. Make sure you buy and display a parking pass at the kiosk or you will get a ticket. I have seen it happen. There is a large sign for Radar Hill so you should not miss it, but if y...
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Watch the Sunset Overlooking Cox Bay

    5.0
    1.9 mi
    Cox Bay is best known for its surf, but for an incredible view with minimal effort, scramble your way through the forested hills on the southern end of beach to let sunset soak in. From the northern end of the beach near the parking lots/access trail, walk 1.5km south until the beach turns into f...
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Photograph Sunset Point in Tofino

    You can park at the public beach parking at Cox Bay Beach Resort and make your way out on to the beach. Once you are on the beach, head north until you get to the "Sunset Point" trail sign. The trail walks through the woods for ~100m until you join up with a boardwalk that takes you out to the po...
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  • Ucluelet, British Columbia

    Hike the Rainforest Trails in Clayoquot Sound

    For an amazing jungle experience in Clayoquot Sound, the fantastic Rainforest Trails is the place to go. Located in the Pacific Rim National Park, the forest is deep, wet and massive. The wonderful aroma of nature fills your lungs as an incredibly elaborate boardwalk leads you along massive nurs...
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Sunset at Chesterman Beach

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    Just minutes from downtown Tofino, Chesterman Beach is a great spot to catch the sunset, go for a run, or just walk down the beach towards Frank Island. The parking lot is just seconds from the beach.Head to the right and scramble on the rocks to find a spot near the point, or walk to the left do...
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Explore Tide Pools at Chesterman Beach, Tofino, BC

    5.0
    1 mi / 30 ft gain
    Beyond surfing, skim boarding, biking, and hiking, there are plenty of beaches to comb and coastal tide pools to explore near Tofino BC. The best rocky coastal tide pools are between North Chesterman and South Chesterman beach just 3.6 miles south of the town of Tofino. This area is also known as...
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  • Ucluelet, British Columbia

    Hike to Florencia Beach

    The staggering coastal and rain forest beauty of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve ensures Vancouver Island’s place as one of BC's most deeply rewarding hiking destinations. The Nuu-chah-nulth Trail is just one of many trails that will leave you with a billowing sense of wonder.Starting at th...
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Hike to Tonquin Beach

    0.25 mi
    Park at the trailhead, and follow the wooded trail for a short ways. You'll wind through the temperate rainforest, and across wooden walkways before reaching the beach itself. Scramble around on the rocks, or just chill out on the sand and enjoy!
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  • Tofino, British Columbia

    Hike Lone Cone

    4.1 mi / 2400 ft gain
    The trailhead for Lone Cone is located on Meares Island, accessible by water taxi ($40 return). Some choose to rent kayaks and paddle to the trailhead. The dock for the water taxi is located at the end of Main St.49°09’12.8”N 125°54’40.5”WThe water taxi is roughly 15 minutes and travels across th...
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  • Ucluelet, British Columbia

    Hiking Willowbrae to Halfmoon Bay and Florencia Bay

    The Willowbrae trailhead is not marked along the Tofino Ucluelet highway and the turnoff is easy to miss. Driving from Tofino look for Willowbrae Road on the right hand side, 2 kilometers past the Port Alberni junction. From Ucluelet this road is on the left, 5 kilometers from town. Drive up...
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  • Ucluelet, British Columbia

    Hike the Wild Pacific Trail

    4.8
    2.5 mi
    Drive south west on Coast Guard drive to the parking lot for the wild coast trail to your left (where the pin is). Park in the parking lot, and head to the trailhead where the big sign board is. We completed the lower loop in approximately one hour, but you can continue up the coast all the way i...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot C, British Columbia

    Climb Mackenzie Peak

    6.2 mi / 4101.1 ft gain
    The mountains of the South Central Range of Vancouver Island that skirt Highway 4 leading to Tofino are often overlooked as in that region surfing is the big draw, while the larger peaks of Strathcona Peak call to others. I feel this spot is a true gem of the island, with unparalleled biodiversit...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot C, British Columbia

    Hike to the Ahousat (Flores Island) Warm Springs

    7.5 mi
    A 1-hour boat ride north of Tofino, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, is one of the Clayoquot Sound region’s biggest attractions: Hot Springs Cove in Maquinna Marine Provincial Park. Drawn by the prospect of soaking in 50 C / 122 F natural hot mineral springs surrounded by coastal rainforest...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot C, British Columbia

    Camp at Lower Lake

    2.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    Lower Lake is a gorgeous alpine lake located on the Triple Peak Trail. The route to the lake is very steep and scrambling is involved, but is well worth the effort. When you come to the rise above the final ridge, the stunning Triple Peak and Lower Lake come into view.The hike starts down a very ...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot D, British Columbia

    Climb Triple Peak

    5.6 mi / 3149.6 ft gain
    Access to Triple Peak mountain is found via the Marion Creek Main logging road approximately 48km west of Port Alberni on your left hand side along highway #4 headed towards Tofino. The road can present seasonal challenges and is rough so best to have a high clearance and 4x4 capable vehicle if p...
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