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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

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Address: Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Description: Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum...
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum River, west of Parksville, where impressive waterfalls cascade and plummet down a rocky gorge in a beautiful forest setting. Perhaps the most magnificent park on Vancouver Island, Little Qualicum Falls incorporates the entire southern shore of Cameron Lake, adjacent to MacMillan Provincial Park and the awesome Cathedral Grove Rainforest. Cameron Lake is bordered by steep mountains: Mt. Wesley to the north and Mt. Arrowsmith to the south.
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Beautiful set of falls, nice walk through the park to see them. Would recommend doing it for sure, it's short enough to do easily!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful set of falls, nice walk through the park to see them. Would recommend doing it for sure, it's short enough to do easily!

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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Bring swimsuits, towels, and picnic gear. Close to Parksville. Check water levels and remember no diving!

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent trails, a bit steep with bridges over chasms. Water level a bit low this year. there are a lot of trails for all levels of hikers and safe vantage points bier ins chain link fences,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Beautiful falls and some interesting native plants. This is a relatively short but somewhat challenging trail. Not suitable for people with mobility issues. Look for the maidenshair fern, nodding onion, fritilarias and of course arbutus trees along the trail.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Westcoast water falls, enjoy a short stroll and enjoy! You can not take your pet as there is a small bridge which gets crowded as people peer over the side for a closer look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Amazing falls! Fenced off all around with many warnings on not swimming near the falls as they are very rapid moving and powerful but found a lovely swimming spot about 100m from the upper falls/bridge. Great way to cool off on a hot day and the loop around the falls is a very pleasant easy 10-20 minute walk. Great spot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We really enjoyed walking the trails with our children and grandchildren. The trail was not to difficult for the little people and we managed to push the stroller along the entire trail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

once again, a well laid out trail, with clear paths, plenty of parking and facilites. Views in this part of the world a mind-boggling! They have sooo much nature. They should be proud of themselves (as a nation) that their streams are so clean. Fabulous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The easily walkable trail to the falls has quiet picnic sites along the sides that are not exposed to the walkers. The bridge over the river provides amazing views of the falls. The park is very well maintained and provides great parking areas with easy access to the trails. Very suitable for kids and seniors alike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It's always clean and mostly well kept. It would be nice to see more event help here, maybe a few more benches or the area expanded.

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Address: Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville

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