Gulf Islands Parks, Trails and Places

Alert Bay

Alert Bay Parks, Trails & Places

Cortes Island

Cortes Island Parks, Trails & Places

Denman Island

Denman Island Parks, Trails & Places

Gabriola Island

Gabriola Island Parks, Trails & Places

Galiano Island

Galiano Island Parks, Trails & Places

Hornby Island

Hornby Island Parks, Trails & Places

Mayne Island

Mayne Island Parks, Trails & Places

N & S Pender Islands

N & S Pender Islands Parks, Trails & Places

Quadra Island

Quadra Island Parks, Trails & Places

Salt Spring Island

Salt Spring Island Parks, Trails & Places

Sointula

Sointula Parks, Trails & Places

Thetis Island

Thetis Island Parks, Trails & Places
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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.
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Sointula
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The Mt. Parke Regional Park is a popular hiking destination for visitors because it is a chance to access easy views overlooking the Gulf Islands and the surrounding ocean channels.
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Montrose Road
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The rugged trail leads explorers to a popular local swimming hole named Big Lake, a marsh which is ideal for birdwatching and some viewing benches.
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Third Street
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The park is a popular launching point for boats and kayaks because of the protected waters and ease of access to the launch
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East Road
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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.
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East Road
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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.
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Cook Road
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
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Alert Bay
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The Gabriola Island park is a popular gathering spot for many activities. Some of the activities include hiking, beachcombing, birdwatching, kayaking, scuba diving, picnicking and sightseeing.
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Stalker Rd
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Dinner Bay is a family playground and picnic park and the Japanese Gardens are home to gardens with floral colors, scents and outdoor art.
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Dinner Bay Road
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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.
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Central Road
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The short trail is an easy grade trail leading to a pebbled beach, a lighthouse and some amazing ocean views.
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Pultenay Point Road
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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.
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South Otter Bay Road
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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.
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Sointula
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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.
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Mansons Landing
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
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Alert Bay

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