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Mount Maxwell Provincial Park

Mount Maxwell Rd, British Columbia, Canada
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Short and sweet spot!

We always visit this spot when we are in Salt Spring Island. There are hiking trails to go up or... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
tex_pulpa
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Victoria, BC
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Love the view

We read some reviews earlier on and decided to give it a try. Although some part of the road is... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2016
Jazi C
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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We always visit this spot when we are in Salt Spring Island. There are hiking trails to go up or you can drive up to the top with your car. We always drive up especially now with a toddler. It's a small place to look...More

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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We read some reviews earlier on and decided to give it a try. Although some part of the road is quite steep for going uphill and some part are bumpy. We drove a minivan and still made it okay. Unbelievable view ! And has great...More

Thank Jazi C
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The climb up by car took a while, and the road could use the help of the pothole patrol, but when we got to the top, the view was spectacular. We could see all the way to Mount Washington. The hiking trails and trees are...More

Thank urbanfoodie77
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lookouts and relatively easy undulating hikes with loop options. Maps and trail markers could be better detailed with distances and times. Looks like some locals tried marking the trails to help. Went with a 3yr old no problem since we had lots of chocolate...More

Thank BaliBuddha
Reviewed September 3, 2016

An interesting drive through a magnificent forest. Seemed like rain forest to me. Huge trees with high canopy's and lots of undergrowth. The drive up is along several kilometers of rough, narrow gravel road (which I enjoyed thoroughly). The views from the top are amazing...More

Thank CaminoGord
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Worth the drive. If you're on Salt Spring Island you must visit mount Maxwell. Great views of the gulf islands. Even the kids were in awe.

Thank Thesmithz
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Stayed at the Between the Covers B & B. Margriet Ruurs recommended us to drive the twenty mints to Mount Maxwell, and it's simply amazing!

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed August 29, 2016

another park where you can take a short hike or a longer, more difficult one. The views are astounding. The road is a bit rough for the last few kilometres.

Thank JaneJoanneThomas
Reviewed August 24, 2016

a bumpy road but take it slow and be considerate of other drivers going up or down. Fantastic views - my only comment regarding downside would be that it would be helpful to have some sort of signage that could tell you what islands you...More

Thank Josie825
Reviewed August 24, 2016

We saw many of the sites on Salt Spring and this one was well worth the winding weathered road to get too. Honestly the top of the mountain is the place you would expect fairy's would live. Old tress, moss covered forest floors and quiet....More

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