Wild Pacific Trail

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The Wild Pacific Trail is located in Ucluelet and is a seven phase trail system skirting the rugged cliffs and shoreline of the west coast of Vancouver Island. Overlooking Barkley Sound and the Broken Group Islands to the east and the open Pacific Ocean to the south and west, it offers spectacular shoreline panoramas and seaward vistas through ancient cedar and spruce-framed viewing platforms constructed on the best headlands along the route.
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Alyssa D
11 contributions
Family
Stunning scenery the view changes every 5 feet! The tree canopy makes it cool regardless of temp. I'd recommend that you start this hike/ walk when the sea fog clears so you can appreciate the vastness of open space. Not a flip flop type hike. The trail itself is easy to manage for all. the side branches to the rock beaches are tricky or require better agility.
Written July 31, 2022
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babsinbc
Victoria, Canada145 contributions
We make it a point to visit the Trail whenever we're on Long Beach. It is well-maintained and, with COVID-19, they've marked a one way route to keep visitors safely separated. If you're short of time you can walk from the main parking area, down the road to the Lighthouse, skipping the longer leg of the trail, and return on the shorter leg. For a quick stop at the lighthouse, there is limited parking at the end of the road. This is one of the best places to watch the largest waves when it's really stormy.
Written September 27, 2020
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Thanks for including us each time you are out our way. Thrilled to be part of your West Coast experience and appreciate your positive review.
Written September 29, 2020
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NorthVan_dan
North Vancouver, Canada734 contributions
I was very impressed by how well this trail was maintained and marked. This is a "walk in the park" hike that can be enjoyed by folks of most fitness levels. There are numerous viewpoints with benches along the way - looking out on a very rough rocky shoreline. There are many signs offering information - including a sign discussing shipwrecks in the area. I also loved the sign at the lighthouse - the fog horn blows every 20 seconds!
Written September 13, 2021
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Thank you for encouraging others to venture out on to the Trail when in Ucluelet. Appreciate receiving such a glowing review!
Written November 1, 2021
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mariedesjardins
Prince George, Canada6,213 contributions
Solo
Nice peaceful coastal trail running from Ucluelet to Tofino. Many were on the 2 km loop which included the light house and thick forested areas. Didn’t encounter any wildlife and kept close to others. The waves were up but not as much as during storm season which would be winter.
Written September 11, 2020
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Thank you for taking the time to share your Wild Pacific Trail experience. Happy you were able to see some wave action as we get closer to the winter storm season. Cheers!
Written September 25, 2020
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GlobetrotterMissy
Canada19 contributions
Did the lighthouse loop in this trail and I must say this is one of the best scenic hikes I’ve been to. Due to covid, the lighthouse loop trail is only marked as one way so do your research before going to the area. Lots of viewpoints and benches along the way so you can relax and enjoy the amazing view. Every turn gives a different feel of the place.
Written August 2, 2020
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So wonderful to receive such high accolades for our scenic views. Thanks for mentioning our one-way directional signage on the Lighthouse Loop.
Written August 31, 2020
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JeanieKK
Park City, UT201 contributions
Solo
The coastline & forests are so beautiful and easily viewed from the Wild Pacific Trail. The trails are kept up nicely and are pretty level & smooth. Some are even wheelchair accessible. There are pull outs with benches throughout making for a better view of this amazing coastline. Some do have steep stairs with handrails but most are level.
The trail is broken up into sections/trailheads but they are all connected..
I got lucky with the weather the three days I was there and had very little rain but it was still cool.
I highly recommend experiencing this trail.
Written May 3, 2022
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Thank you for recommending the Wild Pacific Trail to others and for taking the time to describe its accessibility. Wonderful that you included us as part of your trip to Ucluelet.
Written May 24, 2022
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GheartsM
Vancouver, Canada9 contributions
From the parking lot at the Amphitrite Lighthouse, the Wild Pacific Trail on the southern tip of the peninsula, called the Lighthouse Loop, is an easy walk with a couple of short hills. There are many spots from which you get a great view of the ocean and the many inlets along the coast. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the trail must be walked one-way only (counter-clockwise) to minimize proximity with other walkers.
Most of the trail is under cover of the trees, and is pleasant to walk in the rain.
Written August 31, 2020
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Thanks for the glowing review. Glad you enjoyed your time well spent on the Wild Pacific Trail!
Written September 2, 2020
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StevoinMinnesoto
Cottage Grove, MN576 contributions
First off, the trail does NOT start by the large map off of the parking lot. It starts much closer to the parking lot and is easy to walk right by. We know because we did and after our hike, we ate our lunch in the car and watched about 90% of the people walk to the map to look for the trail. Once you find the trail, it is well maintained but could use a few more direction signage. The views are spectacular and there are many small spurs you can take to get down to the water. Highly Recommended!
Written February 24, 2020
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for highly recommending us. There are many entry and exit points along the Wild Pacific Trail. The start of the trail as noted on our website has plenty of parking and can be walked in either direction as it is a loop. There are trail brochures at the trailheads to guide you as you walk the trail, please feel free to take one. Happy hiking!
Written March 15, 2020
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coasttraveller
6 contributions
We happened to visit during a dark and stormy day, and this allowed us to feel the full wrath of the Pacific Ocean. Wonderful views, and great "bang for your buck" as one guide told us. We didn't have time to walk the whole trail, but just the bit of the LIghthouse Loop we saw were jaw-dropping.
Written October 6, 2021
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Yes, storm watching at its best. Glad you got to see the power of the waves from the safety of the Trail. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review!
Written November 1, 2021
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ThunderBayGoof
Thunder Bay, Ontario81 contributions
We walked the entire trail over 2 days. Amazing rugged ocean views. There are so many places to step off the trail and sit on a bench. It seemed like there was one every 25 metres. Never felt crowded even though it seemed like we saw many people. Many access points so that you can do as little or as much of the trail as you want!

Well worth the walk!!
Written May 2, 2022
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Many thanks for recommending us to others! Happy to hear that you enjoyed your trail experience.
Written May 24, 2022
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