The Best Hiking in Comox-Strathcona D

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Top hiking spots in and near Comox-Strathcona D

  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike through Marble Meadows to the Wheaton Hut

    11.8 mi / 4593.2 ft gain
    Though the Meadows can be reached by an alternate (very long) route not requiring a boat, the standard access is had by crossing Buttle Lake from the Augerpoint Day Area parking lot on the Buttle Lake Parkway (turn south towards the Westmin mine at the Buttle Lake bridge, just before the provinci...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Flower Ridge

    20 mi / 5445 ft gain
    With a name like Flower Ridge, who wouldn't want to add this hike to their bucket list?The Flower Ridge trailhead is located approximately 26kms down the Buttle Lake Parkway, towards Westmin Mine, in Strathcona Provincial Park. A classic Island alpine approach, you will be more than warmed up af...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Exploring Myra Falls

    5.0
    0.6 mi
    These beautiful falls are just a short and easy 500 metre stroll from the parking lot, making this one of the more family-friendly hikes in the area. Located at the end of the trail are the 75 metre cascading falls and spectacular views of Buttle Lake.Located approximately 1 1/2 hours north of th...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Camp at Arnica Lake

    7.5 mi / 2624.7 ft gain
    The hike starts at the Westmin mine parking lot, located 2 hours north of Courtenay. To find the start of the trail you need to walk 50 metres down a dirt road from the parking area. You will see a sign for Phillips ridge, which marks the start of your journey.The trail starts in a relatively fl...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Summit The Golden Hinde

    5.0
    40.4 mi / 5987.5 ft gain
    As Vancouver Island's highest peak, the Golden Hinde is an obvious draw for coastal climbers. Its gravitational pull, however, requires a commitment, given this crown jewel of the Island Alpine is also one of its most remote, and gains more elevation than from Base Camp to Everest's summit.Winter...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike To Mt. Myra's Summit

    Very few people know about this hidden gem which makes it less crowded and all the more special. The views and serenity that this place possess are what will really draw you in.The hike starts at the Westmin Mine parking lot, located 2 hours north of Courtenay. To find the start of the trailhead ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike to Cruikshank Canyon Lookout

    5.0
    12.4 mi / 2854.3 ft gain
    Travelling through pristine sub-alpine terrain, and past endless crystal clear lakes, the trail to the lookout is loaded with awesome scenery. The icing on the cake is reaching the Canyon and enjoying lunch at the lookout, complete with Whiskey Jacks and 180 degree mountain and valley views. If...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Backpack to Circlet Lake Campground

    13.9 mi / 2664 ft gain
    If you are looking for a beautiful, stress-free campground nestled in the mountains far from the city but within a morning's drive and a day's walking distance, suitable for the whole family and offers tons of activities, Circlet Lake is the right choice for you. It features an alpine lake that i...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike to Lake Helen Mackenzie

    5 mi / 229.7 ft gain
    The trail head starts at the Raven Lodge parking lot on Nordic Drive. Once at the trail head, follow the trail and turn right on the Hellen Mackenzie/ Battleship Lake trail loop. This boardwalk/ dirt trail will take you around beautiful meadows filled with blueberries (in the fall season), stream...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike Across the Spine of Vancouver Island

    21.7 mi / 7217.8 ft gain
    Let's go on an adventure, shall we?Vancouver Island is 460km/285mi in length and 100km/62mi in width at its widest point, with a coastline covering 3,400km/2,138mi. On the northern end of the Vancouver Island, rugged beaches give way to thick coastal forest. Eventually the land climbs upward be...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike Mount Albert Edward

    5.0
    19.9 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
    Mount Albert Edward is hard to miss. If you have ever driven up to Mount Washington you will remember the unique profile of this mountain to the west of Raven Lodge. Its long, drawn out scree ridge ends dramatically in a ski jump style peak before falling off into the abyss below. The Grinch hims...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Backpack to Moat Lake

    15 mi / 1150 ft gain
    Starting at the Paradise Meadows Trailhead (3,600'), the trail to Moat Lake takes you through subalpine forest and lush meadows along Strathcona Provincial Park's Forbidden Plateau. The trail is well-marked and easy to follow as it winds past Lake Helen Mackenzie and onward past to the numerous l...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike the Centennial Loop Trail in Strathcona Provincial Park

    5.0
    1.2 mi
    Strathcona is the oldest provincial park in British Columbia and on their centennial year to celebrate, they built a 2km "every-body" accessible loop trail. It is wheelchair and stroller friendly, with boardwalks and large gravelled trails. If you are looking for a quick hike with a taste of the ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Climb Mt. Septimus via the X-Gully

    16.8 mi / 5905.5 ft gain
    Mt Septimus lies deep within the beautiful and untouched Strathcona Park on Vancouver Island. The route takes you high into the alpine where you will cross glacial fed lakes amongst large peaks and thick forest. To climb Mt Septimus the route you will be taking is the X-Gully route, a steep snow ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Cream Lake, BC

    12.4 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    The hike to Cream Lake starts at the trailhead for the Bedwell Lake trail, which you can find directions to here.From Bedwell Lake the trail to Cream Lake heads Eastward from the campground (past the outhouse), and begins climbing steadily. Shortly you will reach a waterfall with the trail climb...
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  • Comox-Strathcona D, British Columbia

    Hike to Baby Bedwell & Bedwell Lake

    5.0
    7.5 mi / 2132.5 ft gain
    Driving: From Campbell River, take Highway 28 West to the bridge over Upper Campbell Lake/Buttle Lake. Do not cross the bridge, but take the road down the East side of Buttle Lake. Follow Buttle Lake road south to Jim Mitchell Lake road which is on the left just after the Thelwood Creek Bridge. ...
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