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Botanical Beach Provincial Park

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Address: Juan de Fuca Trail, Port Renfrew, British Columbia, Canada
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2.5 km drive from seaside Cottages, 1km walk down to the beach. Complete loop is 2.7 km. Up hill walk back .

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Deb S
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Campbell River, Canada
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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

2.5 km drive from seaside Cottages, 1km walk down to the beach. Complete loop is 2.7 km. Up hill walk back .

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is set up as a nice hiking loop to the beach and back. The lush coastal forest is a fantastic interlude to descent onto the beach. Low tide is best to be able to walk on the reef and explore the tide pools. Lots of families and seniors can be seen enjoying the area. Be careful of the very... More 

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Flin Flon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hike was gorgeous and fairly easy, and the botanical beach was fascinating. Love the tide pools. Great day trip. Well worth the trip to Port Renfrew.

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Langley, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is a beach of a different kind but one that must be seen the side i was on was like another world the waves had mades places to sit and relax

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Cochrane, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to enjoy nature. Take the time to walk the full extent of the beach and enjoy the magnitude of the ecology and the massive forest.

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Thank lufter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hiking. The parking lot is not too far from the beach. Such a great west coast experience. Wasn't too cold or too hot.

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Thank Murraè W
Guelph
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went at low tide. All kinds of different things to see when the tide is out. Great views and even encountered a black bear on the beach (he left the people alone). Long walk up and down hills so be prepared. Only downside is the drive.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trail and really enjoyable short hike from Botany Bay to Botanical Beach. The beach itself is really interesting and serene.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was quite a drive, but well worth it. Trail to beach is awesome. It's a loop. 2.8km total. If you start from the right side, it's more scenic, but a bit longer. If you just want to get to the beach, take the trail to the left. It's a bit shorter. Tidal pools were awesome. Kids loved it.

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Winnipeg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice little hike, also a nice little beach walk in town. It isn't signed very well as far as where to go but drive around a little and you figure it out. You can do a round trip hike that ends up being about 2.5 KM I think. There's bathrooms in the parking lot. The drive up... More 

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