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Fanny Bay, British Columbia

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  • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

    Hike to Rosewall Creek Falls

    4.5
    4.3 mi / 82 ft gain
    Starting at the Rosewall Creek Provincial Park parking lot you take the trail upstream of the creek passing under the inland island highway bridge. This trail eventually leads out of the provincial park boundary, but don't worry you haven't gone too far.It is about a 7 km roundtrip hike and the w...
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  • Denman Island, British Columbia

    Explore Fillongley Provincial Park

    4.0
    1.6 mi / 60 ft gain
    Fillongley Park is located on Denman Island. To get there take the Denman Island Ferry from Buckley Bay, off Hwy #19A on central Vancouver Island. Take the Buckley Bay exit #101 from Hwy #19A. Once on the island, follow Denman Road to Swan Road. Turn left on Swan Road, then right on Beadnell Road...
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  • Denman Island, British Columbia

    Hike through Boyle Point Provincial Park

    5.0
    2.2 mi / 115 ft gain
    Boyle Point Provincial Park is located on Denman Island British Columbia Canada. To get there you take the Denman Island Ferry from Buckley Bay off Hwy #19A on central Vancouver Island. Take the Buckley Bay exit #101 from Hwy #19A. Once on the island, follow Denman Road to the Hornby Island Ferry...
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  • Hornby Island, British Columbia

    Mountain Biking Hornby Island

    5.0
    Hornby Island riding is almost too good to be true. The island itself is charming and laid-back – for its beaches and warm water swimming, it has been described as the Hawaii of the North.Furthermore, the centrally located Mt. Geoffrey is jam-packed with extremely fast, smooth, well graded trails...
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  • Port Alberni, British Columbia

    Catch the Salmon Run on Vancouver Island

    There are many places to see the Salmon making their yearly return to spawning sites. This year while living on Vancouver Island I could not pass on the chance to marvel at this amazing sight. I decided to head to Stamp River to catch the run and was not disappointed, in fact it was so amazing I ...
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  • Comox, British Columbia

    Run at Goose Spit Regional Park

    5.0
    For a mid week adventure that is closer to home, nothing beats a climb up the stairs at Goose Spit Regional Park. The Goose Spit stairs are a fantastic addition to the Comox Valley's urban playgrounds, beaches, trails and green spaces. There are 165 steps to the main lookout, with an additional 2...
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  • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

    Visit the Great Central Lake Shoe Tree

    1.0
    Does your sole need heeling? If you can muster the feet you may just meet Old Mother Hubbard. To get there take Highway 4 / The Pacific Rim Highway west out of Port Alberni towards Tofino. After the second bridge, take your third right onto Central Lake Road approximately 5.3 miles. The Great Cen...
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  • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

    Canoe Great Central Lake and Hike to Della Falls and Love Lake

    80.8 mi / 1148.3 ft gain
    To get the the Della Falls trail head in Strathcona Park, you must cross Great Central Lake. This is a 45 km journey via either canoe, kayak, or speedboat. We chose to canoe, and it took approximately 9 steady hours. We parked our vehicles just on the edge of Central Lake Road across from Great C...
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  • Courtenay, British Columbia

    Paddle the Courtenay River Estuary

    Mixing of sea and river waters at the Courtenay River Estuary means its an abundant place for wildlife. Coupled with incredible views of the Comox Glacier to the west, it's no wonder this is a popular spot to paddle in the small island town of Courtenay.  Head over to Comox Valley Kayaks and Cano...
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  • Nanaimo F, British Columbia

    Cathedral Grove

    4.5
    1.6 mi
    This park is a great stop right on the side of highway 4 heading to or from the Tofino area. If you are heading to Tofino on Vancouver Island, this park is hard to miss. There are signs for it and easy parking on the side of the highway. There are two loop trails on either side of the highway, an...
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  • Port Alberni, British Columbia

    Hike to Hole in the Wall

    4.3
    0.6 mi / 0 ft gain
    The Hole in The Wall is located just outside the city of Port Alberni, British Columbia. The day hike is easy enough to bring kids on the adventure, is dog friendly and offers a beautiful view of some of Port Alberni's history. Previous to the 1960's, the Hole In The Wall was the opening for a pi...
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  • Nanaimo F, British Columbia

    Hike Little Qualicum River and Falls

    4.3
    0.6 mi
    Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park is just off the #4 highway on your way out to Port Alberni. Simply look for the signs indicating Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, and you will turn into the park before Cameron Lake.Easily accessible by everyone, this park can get busy in the summer mon...
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  • Nanaimo F, British Columbia

    Summit Mt. Cokely via the Historic CPR Trail

    5.0
    12.4 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The trail from Cameron Lake to the top of Mount Cokely (5302') provides the most ready access to the alpine on Southern Vancouver Island. The route is straightforward and non-technical, albeit physically challenging. Expect to spend 6-8+ hours if hiking the entire route described below (which we ...
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  • Comox-Strathcona C, British Columbia

    Hike Mount Becher

    Trail access begins at the end of Forbidden Plateau Road, at the site of the old abandoned ski lodge. It is an ugly place to begin a hike to such a beautiful summit, but do not let that deter you. Past the trash of forest parties, around the remnants of the old ski lodge and over the washed out r...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot F, British Columbia

    Run the Alberni Inlet Trail

    14.9 mi / 3937 ft gain
    I have lived on Vancouver Island my entire life yet I had never heard about this world class trail until last summer.  A 24km point to point coastal trail that travels the length of the Alberni Inlet from the coast right to the town? Through paradise meadows, along sun drenched bluffs, past water...
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  • Errington, British Columbia

    Hike and Camp at Mt. Arrowsmith

    5.0
    Mt. Arrowmsith's claim to fame is the tallest mountain on "southern" Vancouver Island. Standing at 1,819 m (6,000 ft), it barely squeezes into the top 50 of the Island, as it stands no chance against the peaks of Strathcona, which you can see gazing north from the summit!The advantage of Arrowsmi...
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