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Cathedral Grove

BC-4, Alberni Hwy | MacMillan Provincial Park, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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Great! The biggest trees we saw in our lives!

If you travel from Nanaimo to Ucluelet/Tofino, you have to plan a stop in Port Alberni to visit the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Basky68
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San Mauro Torinese, Italy
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Enormous trees!

This is a very interesting park. You can see many old gigantic pine trees. It was very beautiful to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Amrod_x
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Milan, Italy
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  • Average2%
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BC-4, Alberni Hwy | MacMillan Provincial Park, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you travel from Nanaimo to Ucluelet/Tofino, you have to plan a stop in Port Alberni to visit the Cathedral Grove! The biggest trees we have ever seen and an easy walk good for everyone, also for children. A must see place!!!

Thank Basky68
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a very interesting park. You can see many old gigantic pine trees. It was very beautiful to enter and see the nature power! Unfortunately the path is a little short.

Thank Amrod_x
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely a must-see when visiting the Island. Easily walkable trails, one on each side of the highway, free and a great excursion for all ages. The 800 Douglas Fir really is an amazing sight. Stopping at Cathedral Grove is an easy way to take a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This park has easy-to-navigate trails for all, and affords easy access to some of BC's majestic giants of the forest. Worth a trip if you haven't been able to get to an old growth forest . . . It is a nice short walk though...More

Thank Michele_plus3
Reviewed 4 days ago

You'll certainly see many 300 year-old trees that are re-growth from a fire 300 years ago. There is, I think and feel, something both humbling and comforting about being in an old forest. The trees are magnificent. Their height, size and age cause me to...More

Thank G D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a must when in Port Alberni.Quite impressive trees and convenient trails.Unfortunately too many visitors.Crossing the road is quite a challenge.

Thank alex2013998
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful, easy walking trails. Walking shoes are recommended. Forests like you've never seen before. Cathedral Grove is for everyone, all ages and is FREE. Parking can be challenging but it's free. Spend as much time as you want.

Thank rubywhipp
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My young children were amazed by the amazing trees in this area. One thing that could be addressed though is the parking. There is an accident waiting to happen with all the cars around there

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short stop on the highway! Hike was short and easy for kids! Awesome scenery and great picture place! Worst bathrooms I have every been in! Make sure you go somewhere else before you get there! Almost threw up!

1  Thank mpcrozier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible. Indescribable. Must stop and see. This place is truly majestic. The island is in itself stunning. But this is fantastic.

Thank Smarties43
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Marina N
20 July 2017|
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Response from S1028GCkarenb | Reviewed this property |
No, not that I'm aware. The Tofino bus goes across the island but does not stop
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mandyh0
6 September 2016|
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Response from Ruston63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes however on a leash.
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Eileen59Toronto
17 November 2015|
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Response from babyboo2u | Reviewed this property |
I have visited the park alone many times & felt perfectly safe
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