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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

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Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Beach Trail Paradise

There's nothing more romantic than a walk on the edge of the forest where it meets the shores of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Childhood memories

I grew up on Van Isle and spent a lot if time on Rathtrevor Beach .Spring,summer and fall the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“low tide” (81 reviews)
“tidal pools” (26 reviews)
“nature house” (14 reviews)
Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's nothing more romantic than a walk on the edge of the forest where it meets the shores of the ocean in the fall or any season for that matter! Invigorating, peaceful and a welcoming explosion of the senses. Take the time to enjoy the...More

Thank brianlE9197UT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up on Van Isle and spent a lot if time on Rathtrevor Beach .Spring,summer and fall the beach,the forest and the trails are an amazing way to spend a family day trip,or a couple of days camping. In the winter,the beach is still...More

Thank MD J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even in the late fall the beach is beautiful! Great for a beach walk or taking photographs of our beautiful west coast.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

but you have to haul your stuff a long ways through the endless beach if you want to make it to the shoreline ... which is hard work in the scorching sun, but well-worth the effort. LOTS of room for everyone, BUT NO LONGER dogs...More

Thank annapace
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Beautiful walk through the beautiful forest trails and beach areas. Wonderful views of the mainland mountains. A must to see and do and it is just on the edge of Parksville BC.

Thank florendinelk
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Right on the Salish Sea , with lovely beaches and camping . Magnificent views . Great walking trails , open fields , and children's park ,

Thank Vanc0uverIslanders
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful place to hike the trail, walk your dog or just watch the seals and whales as they swim by. Views are spectacular! At low tide you can walk forever!

Thank Sharon863
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Walking Rathtrevor anytime of the year is wonderful! Rain, Snow, Sun - it doesn't matter as the surroundings are breathtaking. Sunny calm days are peaceful walking the ocean floor (when tide is out), thru the giant evergreens or relaxing on the beach; Rainy/stormy times brings...More

Thank Krazy4
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Ocean front park with lots of parking, sitting benches, playground and picnic tables . Walk onto the beach, preferably at low tide, to explore and beach comb. During low tide you can walk 100's of metres towards the ocean. We saw a couple eagles and...More

Thank cengizg29
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Each time we have visited Rathtrevor Beach it has been winter. Usually off season rates in Parksville Resort area are really good. So we often stay here then. You can walk from many of the resorts along the beach until you reach Rathtrevor Beach area....More

Thank MombyDesign
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8 June 2017|
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Response from heeter_lyn23 | Reviewed this property |
Firewood is about $8 for a small bundle, enough maybe for one evening.
Cassandra M
16 March 2017|
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Response from Christina H | Reviewed this property |
Dawn to dusk. No dogs slowed during the Brandt Gees Festival for the protection of wildlife. Great dog run the rest of the year. Not sure if the dates but think it's approx June.
11 September 2016|
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Response from Sangeeta M | Reviewed this property |
We were at the day use beach area and had no problem with cell coverage there....hope it helps