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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2016
Terry_Barb
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Canmore, Canada

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Vancouver, Canada
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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 

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Toronto, Canada
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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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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

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Ottawa, Canada
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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 

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Darwin, Australia
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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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Vernon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My daughter (21) and I hiked the JDF in mid Sept. in 4 days and 3 nights and had fantastic weather. We started at China Beach at approx. 11:00 am on the first day and went to Bear Beach where we spent the night. Day 2 we went to China Beach and spent the night there, day 3 we made... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We parked the car at the parking lot, next you will have to walk through the forrest which is so beautiful really large trees and then suddenly you will hear the see and you can sense the salty air. Once you reach to the beach you can enjoy a beautiful scenery and you can see the United States across the... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Four of us completed the 47 km hike in 4 days (3 nights camping) including a hardy 13 year old. We also had a dog who carried packs. Hiked from Botanical Bay to China Beach and stayed at Little Kuitshe, Chin Beach and Bear Beach campsites. Little Kuitshe was ok but in the forest and was dark and cold, Chin... More 

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