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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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Rathtrevor Beach is one of Parksville's nicest beaches. It is so large that there can be hundreds of people and it will still not be crowded. Swimming, sand castle making... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Parksville, Canada
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Parksville, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Rathtrevor Beach is one of Parksville's nicest beaches. It is so large that there can be hundreds of people and it will still not be crowded. Swimming, sand castle making, kite flying, picnics suntanning seem to be what people enjoy most. I live close by and frequently use this wonderful beach.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Camped for 1 night in June 2015, would love to have stayed longer. Beautiful site and lots of room in RV slots. Wonderful walks on the beach, very peaceful and saw a deer and bald eagles. Lovely showers. Only slight thing was you had to pay for the sanidump, never come across this before.

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We did not stay there but visited friends who did. Awesome campsite for provincial campground, 3 large washhouses ie showers flush toilets, change rooms and several outhouses well placed around campsite. Large campsites wooded with trees and good privacy. Naturalist talks in evening at amphitheatre area. Great vistas of inlet from beach and shoreline. Lots of area to ride bikes... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I walked the trails and spent time on the beach very clean nice beach water is clean and very close to Parksville bc

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Duncan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Magnificent views! Walk forever on beautiful sandy beach!Excellent nature trails and very interesting nature hut...

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Rathtrevor Beach is a great place to walk and hang out for the day. At low tide it took us almost 30 minutes to walk out to the water. Although there isn't a significant amount to see because it is all sand, it is still an enjoyable walk out on the sand. With the tide out, it is great for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Crystal clear water…walk out on shore for miles - kids loved catching jellyfish and little crabs, and wrapping their toes around seaweed. They built sandcastles and squealed with delight when the tide knocked them down.

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's really big, beautiful and quiet. Huge difference in low and high tides of the Pacific Ocean make this place unique.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A fantastic place to spend the day with the family, the tide was out for at least 2km and it was simply beautiful, serene, magical. I'd go back in a heartbeat - as an added bonus a bit hidden is the Black Goose Inn that is an English restaurant with good food and beers on tap!

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It is so interesting when the tide is out to walk the 1 km stretch and discover all the ocean life in the tidal pools. Little crabs, sea lettuce, egg sacks of some kind, snails. Very entertaining and educational. And when the tide is back in it is great swimming. Mostly sand.

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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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