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Juan de Fuca Marine Trail

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Phone Number: 250-391-2300
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Unique Coastal Hiking - WCT Jr.

Have hiked the West Coast Trail 2X so wanted to try something a little different. We just did day hikes but seemed to be less of a steeplechase than WCT. Fewer mud bogs, giant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have hiked the West Coast Trail 2X so wanted to try something a little different. We just did day hikes but seemed to be less of a steeplechase than WCT. Fewer mud bogs, giant trees to scramble over, no ladders, and no trolleys. Also more points of egress if one got into a bind. That being said I'd feel more... More 

Thank MtnFlier
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent four days hiking the trail from end to end in July. The combination of the mud, roots, elevation, rain can sometimes make the journey a very challenging hike I thought it was more than worth it for the spectacular views and incredibly sense of peace found along the trail.

Thank D_R_C_99000
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a really great trail. The beaches were really nice and it felt very isolated and wild despite the nearby road. I was, however, disappointed that I could not find a toilet and bear box at Sombrio Beach East. As the map suggested they should be there. There should be forest spots at all the campsites for people who's... More 

Thank Dean A
Vancouver, Canada
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Stunningly gorgeous trail Not in the best shape though Many of the helpful structures are rotted so best be prepared to work for it nothing trail It didn't rain on our hike and if it did it would have been gross. Loads of mucky stretches Camp sites were OK except the forest sites where you couldn't light a fire. Excellent... More 

Thank JayMPelton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I recently stopped here primarily to spend most of a day hiking along the West Coast of Vancouver. I hiked from Chin Beach to Kuitshe Cove and believe this section of the trail offered great variety. I saw otters, seals, deer, frogs, eagles, plenty of birds and even a snake sunning on a rock. I walked over rocky, boulder-strewn beaches,... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Camped at China Beach provincial campground and did day hikes. Some days hiking (14 km/day) were quite challenging(difficult footing, lots of climbing) but definitely rewarding trail though the rain forest. Great views to the Juan deFuca sound and onto Washington State. Hiking boots, rain gear and hiking poles were a must. The highlight of the trip were the variety of... More 

1 Thank Terry_Barb
Toronto, Canada
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284 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Extremely fun hike about 1 hour through trails, streams, mud and trees to get to Mystic Beach. About 1.5-2 hours out from Victoria proper and worth every minute. Lovely breeze

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

You have to do this road to realize what a feat it was to engineer it and build it. WOW. If you are tough enough to drive this, you can do anything

Thank Joan B
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

My ex Girlfriend and I walked this trail in the pouring rain alone and LOVED IT!! Not a soul around. This is all second growth so don't expect ant huge trees because logging has taken almost every one. Fun for beach and forest lovers alike. Rushing streams and even the occasional pensive glimpse of wildlife. Not The west coast trail... More 

1 Thank Andrew M
Darwin, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Hiked this a the end of October, the trail maintenance leaves quite a lot to be desires, it's falling to bits, non existent (or lying upside down at bottom of a cliff), bridges broken in half and sometimes really hard to find! This all adds to the fun and adventure...clambering up tree roots and waist deep in mud in the... More 

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