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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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So unique

Not being from the area, it was unusual for us to see a beach with such a massive flat area that at low tide is completely exposed. Great for skim boarding and just walking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jason F
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Bay Area, CA
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Bay Area, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not being from the area, it was unusual for us to see a beach with such a massive flat area that at low tide is completely exposed. Great for skim boarding and just walking around. Also odd for us east coasters to be at the beach and forest at the same time. Very cool

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful well used park in Parksville BC. Well treed campsites. Many day use picnic tables and shelters. Wonderful walks along the ocean. Walking on the beach when the tide is out. A must visit when in Parksville area.

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Thank Valerie R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the beach is amazing and one of the finest sandy beaches, we went at low tide and as the tide change it was amazing to see what the water can do to the beach...clean cwater

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Seven of us had an evening dinner picnic beside the beach. We walked the short distance from parking lot 5 to our table and enjoyed a meal. Then we strolled the short distance to the beach. The tide was full and the ocean was calm. The air was still and very warm from the heat of the day. A few... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love, love, love this beach. Very difficult to get a campsite as most are now reserved, but it's an awesome place to spend the day if you are in the Parksville area.

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Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great beach, expecially with young kids as there are miles of sand to play in, water is shallow so kids can play ankle deep. It's even fun to run from the tide in late afternoon.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They've done everything right. This is a BIG camp set right in the heart of Parksville - which may sound contradictory - so take a look at Google Maps to understand. They've snagged a beautiful wooded area that juts out into the coastline of sanding beaches and a shallow shore that in late summer allows the water to get to... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to say, great for beach, bikes, hikes, and family fun. Nature house is a must and they still do evening programs at the amphitheater. There is overflow if you can't get in that's not bad.

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Lancaster,Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach has everything ! We love to walk out when the tide is way out, looking for seaweed shapes, shells, and little crabs ! The path around the shoreline goes through the woods, with lots of overlook spots with benches, beautiful driftwood formations, and blue herons. Once we were 3 feet from a family of deer ! We visit... More 

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Leduc, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing beach for little kids, sandy beach with tidal pools and shallow for as far as the eye can see.

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