Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

British Columbia, Canada - V0R 3A0
Type: Park
(250) 726-3500
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Welcome to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, an awe-inspiring stretch of coastal wilderness on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. This national park reserve is a testament to the rugged beauty of Canada's Pacific coastline, offering visitors a unique blend of temperate rainforests, expansive beaches, and vibrant marine ecosystems.

Spanning over 500 square kilometers, the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is divided into three distinct regions: the Long Beach Unit, the Broken Group Islands, and the West Coast Trail Unit. Each area provides a different yet equally captivating experience for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers.

Long Beach, with its seemingly endless sandy shores, is a haven for beachcombers, surfers, and those seeking the therapeutic rhythm of crashing waves. The coastline is complemented by the lush rainforests of the surrounding area, where hiking trails lead you through ancient trees and provide opportunities to spot diverse wildlife, from shorebirds to black bears.

The Broken Group Islands, an archipelago in Barkley Sound, beckon kayakers and boaters to explore their sheltered waters and secluded coves. The islands are rich in indigenous history and offer a peaceful retreat for those looking to connect with nature and experience the unique cultural heritage of the Nuu-chah-nulth people.

For the adventurous, the West Coast Trail Unit presents one of the most renowned and challenging hiking trails in the world. Stretching along the rugged coastline, the West Coast Trail offers a multi-day trek through rainforests, over suspension bridges, and along pristine beaches, providing a true backcountry experience for seasoned hikers.

Throughout the park reserve, interpretive programs and visitor centers enhance the experience by offering insights into the region's natural and cultural history. Whether you're exploring tidal pools, hiking through ancient forests, or paddling along the coast, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve invites you to immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of Canada's Pacific coast, where the land meets the sea in a harmonious dance of nature.

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Opening Hours Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fees Free Admission

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