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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

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Very scenic

Really good walking trails the washrooms are open year-round beautiful views of the ocean and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Parksville, Canada
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First time, not the last time!

We went camping here for the first time over the August long weekend. We loved it! The campground... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca L
Victoria, Canada
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Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really good walking trails the washrooms are open year-round beautiful views of the ocean and the mainland abundant wildlife everywhere

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank larry7prince
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went camping here for the first time over the August long weekend. We loved it! The campground is so well maintained and there is tons to do! The kids really loved biking and scooting around the circle and playing on the awesome playgrounds. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful park with magnificent trees. Easy trails to walk and nice beachfront. Lots of black bunnies about. Good parking and bathrooms.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kayuo
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Spent many days here, staying at Downtime Abbey in one of the rental accommodation. The beach is sandy but with enough on it to make it interesting for the whole family. No dogs allowed on this beach, which is good for the wildlife seen here....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vekel
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I have enjoyed visiting Rathtrevor beach many times. I did again today, such a beautiful day, a beautiful beach.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 510iank
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favourite group walking places. There are varied routes you can take for any length of time and abilities. A favourite for baby strollers, joggers and walkers of all ages. You can take the well maintained routes along the beach and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 133HappyCamper2018
Reviewed November 2, 2018

There really is no point delving into an in-depth review of this park. All that is necessary to say is: IT IS THE NICEST BEACH ON THE WEST COAST OF CANADA. PERIOD. Everything about this park is not just perfect but beyond perfect. It has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank metaungulate
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely park right along a wide sand beach on the ocean. It’s one of the few places you can walk so far out on the beach while the tide is out. After you’ve explored the beach, you can continue walking along a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marilynkatherine
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Walked here from Oceanside Village Resort, about 20 minutes down a wide tree lined road. Very nice beach, plenty of seating and car park if you've driven. Only negative couldn't see any facilities such as a café, tea bar or WC's. Highlight the number of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheGuv-and-Bolli
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We were a bit put off by all the "no dog" signs but once you are into the park, the signs disappear.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hwieler
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October 9, 2018|
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Response from Donn T | Reviewed this property |
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May 3, 2018|
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Response from NGBUNK | Reviewed this property |
No hook ups. Just a beautiful place to visit. There are a handful of other privately owed sites in the Parksville area that offer hook ups. They also offer a much higher per night price. Book this site early as it will sell... More
March 23, 2018|
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Response from jowE787KI | Reviewed this property |
Previous contributor had the answer. Information on all BC parks can be found at env.gov.bc ca.
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