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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
(250) 474-1336
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Langley, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great photo opportunities! Interesting tidal pools, shells, sea birds, seaweeds, etc. Expect windy and rainy days this time of year.

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Victoria, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We have walked the sands of this beach too many times to count and it never gets old. The size of the beach, the open spaces, and the great clean air blowing in your face is just fantastic. The park is always evolving, the beach landscapes always changing. Clean washrooms, and plenty of picnic tables adds to the atmosphere of... More

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Calgary
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We went camping for only 2 nights and LOVED it - wished we could have stayed longer!! It was soooo beautiful, quiet, CLEAN, and so family friendly. All the staff are so nice and it really was unbelievable how nice the facilities are!! Our children absolutely loved the park, beach at low tide, and the family activities - we will... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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309 reviews 309 reviews
126 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

First time at this park, we went during off season, however the weather was perfect for walking the trails along the beach & wooded area. This trail is set up so that all ages can enjoy the sites & sound of this beautiful park. Lots of parking/picnic tables & out houses (Ha Ha!)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

so many options of things to do in the fresh air so many trails to explore and the beach is so rugged and beautiful!

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Florence, Italy
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The coastline of Vancouver Island is filled with quiet places - they seem to each have their own charm. Most of them, once you leave Victoria, have quiet. For me it doesn't matter if it is the calm lapping of the waves (most days) or the dramatic surge as the wind picks up - the lack of man-made noise is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great sandy beach to walk along and enjoy the ocean and sunset.Easy access and great walkway. On weekends you can watch the stunt kite flyers.

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Olympia, Washington
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32 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The tide goes out here half a mile at least over flat, firm sand mostly, while at the land end of the long beach there are dozens of picnic tables amid tall douglas firs spread over several acres. A beautiful place, with lots of room for kids and dogs to run, providing entertainment for us as we enjoyed our lunch... More

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

There is simply no better West Coast campground, with the amazing forest and awesome beach that goes out for a kilometre at low tide, and so is warm for paddling, the nature house with thing to see, good playgrounds, safe biking, covered picnic shelters, great level walks. AND, Parksville with shopping and restaurants and Starbucks and Tim Hortons and lots... More

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Reminded me of when I was much younger and the whole family would go camping in various Provincial Parks. This time though, we enjoyed the amenities without having to camp in the park itself as we rented a beach house for the week very close to the park. The weather was spectacular for this time of year and quite warm.... More

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