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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

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Address: Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 474-1336
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Connect with BC Outdoor beauty

Rathtrevor Provincial Park, located in Parksville on Vancouver Island, is a beautiful destination to connect with the outdoors. The sandy beach, tide pools, trees, and scenic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Rathtrevor Provincial Park, located in Parksville on Vancouver Island, is a beautiful destination to connect with the outdoors. The sandy beach, tide pools, trees, and scenic vistas of the Salish Sea and the Coast Mountains are perfect for kids of all ages in any season. A number of birds can be spotted in the wooded and the beach areas. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My family and I have been coming to this campground every year for 8 years now, and we've loved it every time. I'm 17, and my youngest sibling is 11 now (Has her birthday at the campground every year.) The campground itself is very plentiful with trees, and each campsite has at least a fair bit of privacy, and are... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this beach for over 50 years. So much has changed. It used to be a dirt road entry and you parked under the trees. Now, well, modernism has imposed. However, you can't beat Rathtrevor for its amazing beach! The tide flows in over sunbaked sand, so warm! Small seaweeded tidal pools with crabby inhabitants. Sand... More 

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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful provincial park located right on the beach just east of central Parksville. The campsite is particularly special. Toilet facilities were all renewed 2 years ago and are kept clean and well stocked. Each campsite is located in the Douglas Fir and Cedar forest. If you're lucky, get a site on the north edge of the camsite... More 

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West Kelowna, British Columbia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Natures best,walks,,beaches,and birding There is a camp grounds that are very near to the water Paring is free

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Extended shallow water beach goes for miles when the tide is out. Perfect for family gatherings! Opportunity to picnic, go on nature hikes and soak up the sunshine. Well maintained. It was a lovely spot for a pre-wedding icebreaker a year ago and this Canada Day, we were equally delighted for an interlude to explore. Nice walk to Tigh-Na-Mara resort.... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a beach! What wonderful sites. What a pleasure. Well maintained and patrolled. A wonderful family place.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Woah! What a spot .. Absolutely amazing when the tide is out.. Felt like you could walk forever to reach the ocean! Just a small heads up that sandals are a good idea as there are many small crabs when the tide is low. Ocean water was so warm and swimming was enjoyable in late June.. Came back in the... More 

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Salt Spring Isla
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We spent 3 nights here in the campsite. We chose to come before the summer season begins during the first week of June. Consequently it was very quiet and there was lots of choice of campsites. We liked the space between the campsites, the hot showers and flush toilets were a bonus! It is a short walk to the foreshore... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were unpleasantly surprised after driving all the way out there that no dogs are allowed on the beach.

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Address: Address: Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 474-1336
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville

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