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“we go every year”

Pacific Rim National Park
Ranked #2 of 52 things to do in Tofino
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Unique park composed of three sections - Long Beach, the West Coast Trail and the Broken Group of Islands - that feature sandy beaches, island archipelagos, temperate rainforests and important archaeological sites.
Salt Spring Island, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“we go every year”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Spring and Fall best time [not too busy-great weather]. Any Time of year is good. Do Everything! Go Everywhere! The Whale Watching! Walking Trails,Beach Walks,Local Fresh Fish,Crab,Art.The road to get there-HEY TAKE THE KIDS, TAKE THE DOG -they will thank you

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Sherwood Park, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
223 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Nature at its best”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Went storm watching in Dec2012. If you want peace and quiet, this is the perfect time. There are many beaches to walk, all awe-inspiring. Long beach is, well, very long. Our favorite was the South Beach Trail. There are also some hidden gems, such as the Shorepine Bog Trail, a short easy trail (wheel chair friendly) with unique trees, but a word of caution - don't step off the trail! We skipped the rain forest trail this visit, although we have been on it many years ago with the kids and if you haven't been, it is worth it. So much to see, so little time.

Visited December 2012
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Dawson Creek, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“The Rainforest”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

What an awesome walk through this rainforest, it is educational, quiet and peaceful, we like to stop on the trail and have a bit of a picnic but don't leave any of your garbage behind! Leave it the same as when you arrived!

Visited December 2012
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Awe inspiring.”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

We walked from the car park to Schooner Cove. The boardwalks made walking easy and the trees were absolutely amazing. It was rejuvenating being amongst trees that were hundreds of years old. By the time we got to the beach it was pouring with rain (it is a rainforest :)), so we only stayed there briefly before walking back. I would love to go back there some day, but it's a long way from the UK.

Our two sons (12 and 14) were initially resistant to the idea of a walk, but even they were impressed.

Visited December 2012
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ST. ALBERT
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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“Wild old growth”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

This is the Pacific Coast of Canada at it's finest. It feels like you're one of the first people on earth to have set foot here - it is so unspoiled and intact. There is very little evidence of human impact, other than the obligatory parking for visitors and garbage washed up on the beach. However, the garbage is a fraction of what it is in the Bahamas so that's good. Must have a daily park pass or yearly national park pass to park and explore the park. Absolutely best $136 you will ever spend if you're in Canada to buy a yearly National Park Pass.

Visited November 2012
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