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Gowlland Tod Provincial Park

Ross Durrance Road, Highlands, British Columbia V9E 2A3, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Nature reserve full of marked hiking trails for up-close observation of untouched wilderness.
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“inlet” (14 reviews)
Ross Durrance Road, Highlands, British Columbia V9E 2A3, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This huge park offers trails of varying degrees of difficulty. They're reasonably well marked, and well maintained. With 25 km of trail, visitors are spoiled for choice. We visited in December and January. Even in the rain, it's a beautiful place to visit. Eventually, the...More

Thank L P
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We live locally and enjoy the good fortune of being able to walk to the park in a short 5-10 minutes. It's scenic, an easy walk and a nice place to visit and see seabed (at the inlet) reclamation in progress. The outdoor learning space...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed December 31, 2017

We hiked from the Caleb Pike trailhead along the Ridge Trail to Holmes Peak and then to Jocelyn Hill. Lunch. Then back. 4.5 hours elapsed time, 3 hours hiking time, 8.8K distance, 200m elevation gain (200m to 400m), 330m total ascent, a VG workout, an...More

Thank KevinMiller1956
Reviewed November 1, 2017

We have only done the short Tod Inlet hike in the past few years, and always enjoy it. Parking is available on the side of Wallace Drive. Although not part of Gowland Todd park just across the road from where you park, and up a...More

Thank Gelli550
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Hiked to Squally Reach viewpoint (45 min from main parking) and continued to Jocelyn hill (1:40 from main parking). Well prepared and sign posted hike. After all the rain trail through real rain forest . That's nice Not too spectacular after the first viewpoint we...More

Thank Hans G
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We approached from the south, so I'm not sure if it's easier to find from the north/east, but wow we had quite a time with the GPS... Once we got there, parking was pretty easy. Be prepared for a pretty long hike to get to...More

Thank pudman43
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We went with young children and only went on a short 1.4km walk. Everything about it was great. Lovely forest, easy walking trail and when you get to the water ... it really is breathtaking. Plenty of exploring to be done by our little folk

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Rented single kayaks for me and a friend at the nearby Seahorses Café across the harbour in the morning and paddled our way through the harbour into the inlet. Pretty darn choppy waters in the harbour but it gets VERY calm and gentle in the...More

Thank robby321
Reviewed February 13, 2017

My wife and I and our friends love the hike/walk down to Tod Inlet. It is a very picturesque walk with nice views of Tod Creek. In the winter months the creek runs quite fast. It is a wonderful place for a family picnic. There...More

Thank Captains_Rum_Punch
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is such a great park for hiking. Some of the view points are incredible. Make sure you have some sort of map of the area. Some of the trails are not that obvious. If you want an easy walk try Tod Inlet. Mackenzie Bite...More

Thank reed622
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Cinco E
August 28, 2017|
Response from Eric316 |
keep going straight on millstream lake rd. the park is right before you get to Willis point road.