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Moorecroft Regional Park

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This park is a hidden gem. Short walks to a tranquil beach. There are lots of trails outside the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vancouver Island, Canada
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Beautiful Vancouver Island Gem

This hidden gem is a great place to go for an easy walk around the Nanoose waterfront and see... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2019
British Columbia, Canada
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1563 Stewart Rd, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia V9P 9E7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This park is a hidden gem. Short walks to a tranquil beach. There are lots of trails outside the park to walk dogs also. Highly recommend if in area

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DaphneD639
Reviewed January 27, 2019

This hidden gem is a great place to go for an easy walk around the Nanoose waterfront and see spectacular West Coast beauty. The trails are very well groomed and easy to walk on, making this a great spot for explorers of all ages and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shiny_Crow
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Just a short drive from Parksville is this gem of a park. A wide, well maintained trail leads from the parking lot to the driftwood beach complete with picnic tables and new washrooms. There is a lookout point with scenic views of Winchelsea and Ballenas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Via_girl
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Moorecroft is a lovely hike to a open meadow, then through the woods to a lower bay then up to a bluff overlooking the ocean. We saw seals, cormerants and gulls. Some people had made some inukshuks on the rocks. We joined and made some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lynn T
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to break our journey north from Victoria. Beautiful little cove and fabulous views out to sea and the islands. Very peaceful. Good for wildlife - saw eagles, treecreepers, Black oystercatcher and highlight was a swimming mink! Had a lovely picnic sat on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank I4507EIrichardf
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We were searching for sealions as we were told Moorecroft Regional Park was a good place to view them from the shore. We did hear their unique calling to each other but they were too far round the bay to distinctly see them. Lovely walk...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away on the Nanoose Peninsula we found an amazing park with numerous trails ( mostly flat) winding through large cedar trees, water areas, Meadows and the ocean coast line. Pet friendly (on leash) and very clean. Highly recommend .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank A6431AQneilb
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Beautiful little regional park. Very clean and well maintained. Adequate parking nice pathway down to the beach. My only complain is on me, I wish I had remembered to check the tide chart, the little bay that is so lovely for the kids was empty...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank P314CJsandrah
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

If you have a stroller with larger wheels all the paths are great. We saw seals!!!!! There is a pond on the meadow trail that has frogs and other creatures. Great for the family. Can be a quick walk or make a longer day. On...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Learnigntotravel
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Go in the evening for wonderful ocean views. This is a very easy walk suitable for all ages. You will meet lots of locals with good suggestions for other activities in the area.

Date of experience: March 2018
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