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Beautiful Area - Great Hike

My daughter (21) and I hiked the JDF in mid Sept. in 4 days and 3 nights and had fantastic weather. We started at China Beach at approx. 11:00 am on the first day and went to Bear... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
Vernon, Canada

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Vernon, Canada
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My daughter (21) and I hiked the JDF in mid Sept. in 4 days and 3 nights and had fantastic weather. We started at China Beach at approx. 11:00 am on the first day and went to Bear Beach where we spent the night. Day 2 we went to China Beach and spent the night there, day 3 we made... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We parked the car at the parking lot, next you will have to walk through the forrest which is so beautiful really large trees and then suddenly you will hear the see and you can sense the salty air. Once you reach to the beach you can enjoy a beautiful scenery and you can see the United States across the... More 

Thank Dny88
Vernon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Four of us completed the 47 km hike in 4 days (3 nights camping) including a hardy 13 year old. We also had a dog who carried packs. Hiked from Botanical Bay to China Beach and stayed at Little Kuitshe, Chin Beach and Bear Beach campsites. Little Kuitshe was ok but in the forest and was dark and cold, Chin... More 

1 Thank Zizi M
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The Juan de Fuca coastal trail is a 47 kilometer long wilderness trail beginning at China Beach and culminating at Botanical Beach, Port Renfrew. Likely the main difference between it and the famous West Coast Trail (which begins at Port Renfrew extends 75 km up the coast in the opposite direction) is that the Juan de Fuca Trail has accessible... More 

Thank ClaireCalgary
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I did the first few kilometers of the Juan de Fuca trail from China beach and I can already say: It is probably one of the best trails I ever did! The trailhead is close to China beach, so the hike there is very short (few hundred meters one way). If you go into the direction of Port Renfrew you... More 

Thank derflieger2003
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

All these little marine creatures in the tide pools were amazing and so beautifull, and the trail through the misty, mistic rainforest is wonderful

Thank jakkolwiek
Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Incredible scenery with a challenging trail for an immerse temperate rain forest experience. Have backpacked the entire trail twice. If you are afraid of suspension bridges that wobble there are 4 of them along the 47km trail. Camp in the designated camp sites because the trail is either in dense forest or rocky cliffs and there is not room to... More 

3 Thank Nathan C
south carolina
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386 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Lovely walk on the loop trail to Botany Bay and botanical beach. The trail is about 2-3 miles depending on where you stop along the way. Highly recommend doing the loop as you see various old trees and lush ferns and other plants and wild flowers. It's like stepping into a scene of Jurassic park. The beaches at low tide... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My friend, a local in Victoria, drove us to Juan de Fuca Marine Trail where we stopped for explorations on short graveled trails to Botanical Beach where the sand is more like gravel and black blending with gray, and shades of light brown volcanic ash that at low tide offered mini aquariums of tiny fish, crabs and sea urchins and... More 

Thank Amanda M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We walked the stretch from China beach to Bear beach and back again. This is a absolutely stunning walk, with a mixture of woodland and coast paths. It had been raining the morning we went, and the path was a bit muddy in places but still passable. Not a route for the casual stroller either, the path can be a... More 

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