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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

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Address: Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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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Torrents to Die For (and Photo)

The falls are simply stunning this time of year, but always beautiful at other times; the park is very well maintained and we always have a great hike.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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Nanoose Bay, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The falls are simply stunning this time of year, but always beautiful at other times; the park is very well maintained and we always have a great hike.

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St. Albert
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This provincial park has beautiful marked trails following the river to the upper and little falls. There are some nice picnic areas to stop for lunch along the way. Well worth a visit.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

this is a picturesque campsite on a hill and winding down to a cold but nice stream complete with paths along to waterfalls and swimming hole better in july and august as the watwer is cold and it often rains during other seasons

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Parksville
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Wonderful walks and great scenery along teh paths along the river. Not disabled-friendly but nice areas by river for picnics and just sitting.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

what a gorgeous provincial park. Stopped on our way to Tofino. Well worth getting out of the car for a short hike through this park. so much beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Located between Parksville and Port Alberni...well maintained walking trails..you can spend a couple hours exploring or a full day...located close the a well maintained campground.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The title says it all. This is a very pleasant park with well-kept trails through forests and along a river that rushes though rocky channels. Great place for a wander in any season. Many steps and a bit rough in places and can get slippery in wet weather, so not the greatest for those with mobility constraints

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Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A great place to walk and see the river and falls. Fabulous photography opportunities. A nice loop trail too. Picnic benches near the parking lot make a great spot to eat lunch after your walk. Some trails are a little steep with roots and loose rock, so not great for wheelchairs or those with physical limitations.

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Toulon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Very nice place to walk, enjoy nature and waterfalls. The bad weather didn't make the place bad at all, it was magic and dramatic with this fog. I hope to come back one day !

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Grenoble, Frane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a small park with a roaring (well, it had been raining all week, so maybe it won't be roaring in the summer) creek foaming through a narrow channel. It was a nice walk that the kids (4, 5, and 12) enjoyed doing with lots of diversions along the way with the abundant nature and interesting bits and pieces.... More 

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