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The boardwalk was neat!

There are two loops for you to complete on the trail. A and B. Both have some up and down stairs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jacqueline F
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Get a park pass and do these two loops. Lots of stairs BTW but jaw dropping trees and views. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rainforest Trail has two routes, A & B, both of which fully engulf you in the temperate rainforest full of gigantic western red cedars and western hemlocks. Sparking a sensation of zen, you will be overcome with the nostalgia of your childhood...more
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2040 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are two loops for you to complete on the trail. A and B. Both have some up and down stairs, so be ready for a little hike. You do need to purchase a park pass for the day which is like $15 for two...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jacqueline F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get a park pass and do these two loops. Lots of stairs BTW but jaw dropping trees and views. Very Indiana Jones like experience only in a Pacific NW rainforest.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent trail to see an example of a temperate rainforest that the island is known for. Platform trail is well maintained and easily maneuvered (it does have a good number of stairs if those slow you down though). Parking lot right off the highway is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank John D
Reviewed April 12, 2019

This trail is a very well maintained boardwalk through the spectacular rain forest natural habitat. Very appealing to camera enthusiasts who want to capture unique photos of the fantastic forest

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Larry B
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

The A trail is closed at the moment due to storms making conditions unsafe recently...The B trail was absolutely stunning however. Small patches of ice are on the boardwalk but for the most part it was clear and dry. Lots of stairs but no serious...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Jayne H
Reviewed February 27, 2019

One of our favourite short hikes in the Pacific Rim, recently loop B had some major (80%) beautiful boardwalks built. The craftsman ship is incredible! The wandering 1KM loop takes you through a beautiful old growth temperate rain forest, one of the trees is so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank naveed7
Reviewed December 27, 2018

There are a few stairs and some roots to step over, but most of this is either a carefully groomed trail or a boardwalk. The rain forest is gorgeous, and there are informational signs along the way. It is quiet and smells amazing. A definite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Really didnt take very long, only one loop was open when we were there, but it was beautiful! So lush and green. Saw salmon spawning in the brook. Only downfall for some may be all the stairs, people with mobility issues might struggle. Worth the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jenncornelsen
Reviewed December 23, 2018

We loved the trail ! There is Trail A and B, we liked A the best. The boardwalks are very well maintained.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ingrid D
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This trail is an awsome experience. You trek on a wooden board walk, so you cannot destroy the ground. Around you are very tall trees, about 50 meters tall, and so much fern so everything around you is green. The air humidity is about 90...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank patrickraunft
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84Explorer
February 10, 2019|
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Response from karenbM3905DW | Reviewed this property |
Yes for sure. You can stay awhile and check out the shore if you have the whole afternoon. Beautiful!
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May 16, 2017|
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Response from sallymZ6679LU | Reviewed this property |
It's a short drive from Tofino, towards Uqleut. If you go to the visitors centre you can pick up a free map and all locals should be aware of it.
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Summer5
April 19, 2017|
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Response from 1,123,410 | Reviewed this property |
If coming from Nanaimo way stop at Cathedral Grove on the way. It's before Port Alberni. Short trails but huuuge beautiful trees - much larger than the rainforest trail. There's one taller than the leaning tower of Pisa!
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