Haida Gwaii Parks and Places

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The Sleeping Beauty Trail is the best known rainforest trail in an area of many trails. The trail is very vertical with plenty of opportunity for stair climbing, rope climbing and depending on the seasons, trekking though mud and navigating around wash-outs.
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Honna Road Forestry Service Road
Queen Charlotte City
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A massive 1470 square km wilderness park which includes evidence of a deep spiritual history of the Haida people throughout the park. As, far back as 10,000 years ago, the land of Gwaii Haanas was home to the Haida people.
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Sandspit
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The Tow Hill Hiking Trail is a short 15-30 minute trek (approx. 1 km - .6 mi. one way) through coastal forests comprised of ferns, deadfall and salal all the way to the summit of Tow Hill and a lookout deck.
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Tow Hill Road
Masset
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Located along Highway 16, immediately adjacent the Onward Point Lookout parking lot, spy the trailhead by hydro pole 79.
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Highway 16
Sandspit, BC
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Crabapple Creek Trail is located at the west end of 2nd Avenue at the cul-de-sac.
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2nd Ave
Queen Charlotte
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A wilderness trail following a creek through wet, moist forests, passing by thick clumps of ferns and piles of deadfall. The trail is a short, easy grade trail that leads to the coastline and Secret Cove.
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School Road
Sandspit
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Misty Meadows in Naikoon Provincial Park is a beach of sand dunes. The great storms blow sand inland forming massive sand dunes.
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Highway 16
Tlell
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Gore Brook Trail, one of the many community trails in the Village of Queen Charlotte, is a moderate 1.6 kilometer hike through lush ferns, mosses and cedar trees.
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Top of 9th Street
Queen Charlotte
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Found along the Port Man Forest Service Road just east of the Mamin River, this is a 400 metre one-way crescent-shaped trail that leads you through the woods and across a creek to an unfinished Haida canoe.
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Port Man Forest Service Road
Port Clements
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The Mayer Lake Picnic Grounds is an ideal area for swimming, family picnics, relaxing, fishing and launching a boat or canoe
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Tlell
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Gray Bay is a recreational campground with a large beach area. The campground onsite enjoys some good size campsites for campers and grassy ones for tenters.
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School Road
Sandspit
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One of the historic settler trails in the area, this trail crosses the Nadu River and introduces you to the bog environment and settler remnants
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Highway 16
Port Clements
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The 3-6 days spent hiking along muddy trails, wooden bridges, climbing over deadfall trees, trekking along sandy and pebbled beaches provides lots of opportunity to discover spanning ocean views, historical shipwrecks and Haida Ancient Village Sites.
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Highway 16
Masset
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The 1 1/2 hour return hike starts opposite the Anvil Trail - Mariners Point Parking Lot found on Hwy 16 south of the Naikoon Park Headquarters. The Anvil Trail parking lot is a treat as it is right on the ocean providing fantastic views of Mariners Point!
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Hwy 16
Tlell
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On the north side of Moresby Island, in-between Onward Point and Sandspit Village is a long stretch of sandy beach to explore.
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Sandspit

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