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Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park

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Address: Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: (604) 885-3714
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Great hike!

Had a great hike in to Skookumchuck Narrows to see the Flood Tide. We got there a little too early to see the true XL waves, but the hike was great - a little more difficult than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Had a great hike in to Skookumchuck Narrows to see the Flood Tide. We got there a little too early to see the true XL waves, but the hike was great - a little more difficult than a "walk" as many of the guide books/magazines said. Beautiful place!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The start of this 6-8 km. hike is a bit banal (about .5km of road through the woods) but gets better and better. More a hilly "walk" than a "hike" through beautiful rainforest ending at the ocean (Sechelt Inlet), with an optional twisty 1km to the second lookout (Roland Point). But I would not recommend a baby stroller (what are... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This hike/walk was a fairly easy hike/walk and most people could be able to handle it. It was such a beautiful and majestic place with lush vibrant green forest. My little yorkie loved it. It was off season and fairly quiet but did pass a couple of groups. Once we reached skookumchuck narrows we sat and wait for the tide.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Okay my title may be a little over the top, but bare with me. My fiance and I are both from Downtown Vancouver and decided to go to the Sunshine Coast for a relaxing getaway from the city. We heard Skookumchuck was a great walk through the forest, so we headed out to Egmont to check it out (about 1... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

what is beautiful place one beauty to another beauty . I was very much enjoyed a lot water trees birds bald eagles sea lions whales all so great experiences love it alots

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Great rainforest hike through old moss covered trees. Trail is very well kept. One hour in and the treat at the end was the fierce rapids (tide timed right) and enjoyable time watching kayakers battle the rapids. Lots of purple starfish clinging to the rocks to enjoy. After the trail walk, went out on a zodiac boat ride to see... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The 4 km walk to the narrows is an easy one with a few ups and downs on a well-maintained trail through the woods. It will take you 45 - 60 minutes to arrive at the narrows. Be sure to print off the tide chart before you go so that you can see this phenomenon at its peak!

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A lovely walk through the woods! The rain forest was just amazing! Beautiful huge trees with moss and ferns growing all over. A very nice walking trail. I'd say about a little under half was about level. The rest of the walk was at a slight grade with a bunch of short "not too steep" hills closer to the rapids.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Time it with the tides and you won't be disappointed. An incredible amount of moving water, and if you're lucky enough to catch a few friendly kayakers, it's an amazing site!

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Burnaby B.C. Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is an easy hike/walk, takes about 50 minutes each way and that's with a husband who is waiting for a new hip! Quiet and peaceful.

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