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Mount Maxwell Provincial Park

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Mount Maxwell Rd, British Columbia, Canada
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Incredible views

We had a moderately sunny day and the locals told us to head up to the top of Mt Maxwell on Salt... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GoAlong2
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Seattle, Washington
Wow - what a view from the top!!!

The drive up was a little dicey in a few spots - but still very drivable in a small car. You should... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
lulubelle99ca
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Whitehorse, Canada
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Mount Maxwell Rd, British Columbia, Canada
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"access road"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a moderately sunny day and the locals told us to head up to the top of Mt Maxwell on Salt Spring Island. Be aware that the road is quite rough and can be muddy. We drove up in an SUV with 4 wheel...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The drive up was a little dicey in a few spots - but still very drivable in a small car. You should go to the top - the view is stunning. People were up there with picnic baskets enjoying the view and quietness.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The road to the top is a bit narrow & bumpy near the top.... would have been easy in our jeep, but for our low clearance car it was pushing the limits. We did make it though and the stunning view was worth the climb...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Bumpy gravel road but regular car can make it. Only go on a clear day or you’ll see nothing. The view is spectacular! You look towards Vancouver Island one way and Fulford Valley the other. Great place to take photos or have a picnic. The...More

Thank Shirley C
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is our favourite spot on salt spring. The views from Mount Maxwell are just incredible! The drive is quite steep and bumpy, but is totally worth it. Make sure you go on a clear, sunny day to fully enjoy the view!

Thank Monique T
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Well worth the effort to get here! There is quite a steep, bumpy drive up the mountain in order to get one of the most stunning views ever of surrounding islands, water, etc., etc.! Absolutely breathtaking on a beautiful day!

Thank krsthom
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We stayed on Salt Spring Island the last week of September at Cusheon Lake Resort (which is the perfect location to stay to explore Mt. Maxwell and the rest of the island) and would highly recommend this Park. We drove the small rugged road to...More

1  Thank Trevor N
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

After reading the reviews, I was of two minds about risking my rental car on the unpaved final section up Mount Maxwell but it turned out to be perfectly OK. I took my time because the bumps were not obvious due to the trees casting...More

1  Thank EvelynSydney
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

it is a long and hard way to climb this Maxwell Mount. 9.1 KM from the car park. it is not possible to drive there by yr own car if you dont want to break it. the rental car dont allow you to drive their...More

Thank alerda
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

o A SUV is recommended, but not required for this drive as it is uphill o Gorgeous view of the Gulf Islands from up here – words cannot describe it o A must see!

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