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Rainforest Trail

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Address: PO BOx 280, Ucluelet | 2040 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-726-3500
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Rainforest Trail has two routes, A & B, both of which fully engulf you...

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 memories, ready to make more.

Scan the upper canopy for birds, listen to the trickle of water and smell the life of this highly productive forest.

Trail A is located on the opposite side of the highway from the parking lot. Trail B starts from the parking lot.

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Lovely big tree forest, well prepared trail

You walk mainly on boardwalks with some steps through old growth forests with good explanation boards along the way. There is an A and a B trail and it is worth doing both as they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Les_Landau
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Canberra, Australia
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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You walk mainly on boardwalks with some steps through old growth forests with good explanation boards along the way. There is an A and a B trail and it is worth doing both as they are a little different. We preferred the A trail but liked the B very much too. Keep your eyes out, as we saw a really... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only had time to do Loop A. Once away from traffic noise it was amazing!! Stop for a while and listen to the sounds of the birds. There are a pair of red adirondack chairs at mid point. Great place to take pictures and relax.

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Sandpoint, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect stop for a short walk on the way to Long Beach and Tofino. May be slippery when wet but very good for all ages.. Very pretty old growth rainforest on the B loop..

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great way to experience the rainforest. My son, who is six years old also enjoyed this trail and liked looking at all the trees and vegetation.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely thing to do on a warm day, loads to see some fantastic old trees, well marked out trail with a boardwalk all the way round.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did both trails (A & B) and I learned quite a bit from each. Each trail is just over 1 km so quite short. Most of the trails are on boards so one doesn't need hiking boots. However, both trails involve a lot of stairs. That being said, each trail has different things to features and each trail has... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have trouble with stairs, this is probably not the trail for you. There is a lot of going up and down on wooden stairs throughout the rainforest. However, if walking this type of trail is not an issue for you, be sure to take the time to explore this beautiful rainforest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great time walking in the rains forest and we got rain twice which was perfect. Lots of interesting stuff to see and on a Sunday there is a free guide that helps you navigate through the forest

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have not been there in over 15 years. The trail needs some TLC. I personally loved the worn out effect of it, not advisable for children under the age of 8 or so. There are lots of places that are dangerous for wee ones or the elderly.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very educational for those who've never experienced the rainforest. The boardwalks are reasonable for those with minor mobility issues.

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