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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

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Address: Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 474-1336
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a great place for a quit time

It is a great place to go and enjoy a quiet walk on the beach. There are also some information signs to describe local nature stuff. Lots of parking available.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
rojo-amigo
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a great place to go and enjoy a quiet walk on the beach. There are also some information signs to describe local nature stuff. Lots of parking available.

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Bragg Creek, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Large lots, lots of trees, spacious, and firepits. Bathrooms are very clean. Beautiful bike and walking trails right along beach. Easy access by bike and car to restaurants in town.

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing beach with great views and I'm just sad that I couldn't spend more time there. Absolutely beautiful with what look to be excellent walks. Definitely one to see

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Nanaimo, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great location to swim. so many beach towels the tides eats up! Goto the right to swim where its sandy. goto the left where there are crushed sea shells and sand dollar clusters - be careful where you walk!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find, ample parking, convenient to many other attractions, and a must-see if you're in the area. The mobility-impaired will find challenges, but children and adults will find easy accessibility as they explore [at low tide] an enormous sand and pebble-strewn beach. At first, I felt a little guilty crushing the bajillion shells but soon realized there are so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rathtrevor beach is beautiful, a must-see in Parksville. Unfortunately, there are many many people taking their dogs to the beach although there are no-dog signs everywhere and there is also lots of garbage, cigarette buds etc. laying around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice bathrooms. Beautiful scenery. Close to so many local attractions. We plan to come back again next summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to spend the day very pretty trails With beautiful views! Clean washrooms and a small kids play park.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed just a block off the beach here so went daily. It was ideal for the family....the sea is shallow for about 2 kms so safer for the kids. Ideal for paddle boards, boogie boards, beach games, crab hunting..... The evening skies are beautiful and the view of the mountains beyond is lovely. We were there during summer's busy... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice views and lots of beach type photo ops. Great for a walk in a family friendly setting. Rabbits everywhere so kids would have a blast spotting.

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