Bere Point Park is a popular beach destination on the island. The park provides great ocean scenery and an opportunity to view some wildlife. The regional park includes a pebbled and sandy beach, campsites, pit toilets, a boat launch and a day use picnic area with picnic tables and fire pits.
The 125 hectare park is a day use park best known for its jagged cliffs and bluffs, wildlife sightings and for its far reaching marine views. Baynes Sound and the Chrome Island Lighthouse are the two big sights from the lookout.
Besides kayaking, boating and sailing, Dionisio Point Provincial Park is a popular destination for scuba diving, hiking, beachcombing, swimming, wildlife watching, birdwatching, picnicking and wilderness walk-in camping.
The burial grounds are the resting place for many of the First Nations people who first inhabited the island. Standing tall, marking many of the grave sites, are a number of ceremonial Totem Poles. Some of which are very old, faded and have fallen to the ground - some say, they are returning back
The 95 hectare waterfront park is highlighted by a 1 kilometre white sandy beach and plenty marine scenery and activity. The park is popular for many other activities as well as swimming including beachcombing, picnicking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, birdwatching and wildlife watching.
The highlights of Roesland attract people to the park. Some of the highlights include Row House (the museum), the hiking trail to the tip of Roe Islet (amazing marine views) and the hiking trail to Roe Lake located above Shingle Bay.
The Beautiful Bay Trail is a moderate hike along an earthy trail. The 5 kilometre route explores through the island's forest leading to hill tops with views of the surrounding ocean waters. The most popular viewpoint are the Malcolm and Numas Lookouts.
These Cortes Island hiking trails explore wetland areas, the shores of Hague and Gunflint Lakes and some summits. Some of the points of interest to consider visiting when exploring the trails in the park include Swim Rocks, Easter Bluffs, a historic Steam Donkey and some Inca Ruins.
The U'Mista Cultural Centre is the main attraction in Alert Bay. The centre is a First Nation museum and a special gathering place for ceremonial celebrations. The goal of the centre is to remember, protect and preserve the history, traditions and cult