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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

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Address: Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum...

Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum River, west of Parksville, where impressive waterfalls cascade and plummet down a rocky gorge in a beautiful forest setting.

Perhaps the most magnificent park on Vancouver Island, Little Qualicum Falls incorporates the entire southern shore of Cameron Lake, adjacent to MacMillan Provincial Park and the awesome Cathedral Grove Rainforest. Cameron Lake is bordered by steep mountains: Mt. Wesley to the north and Mt. Arrowsmith to the south.

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This park has beautiful natural scenery. It also has a pond which in summer is great for swimming. This is an ideal location for families to visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Parksville, Canada
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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has beautiful natural scenery. It also has a pond which in summer is great for swimming. This is an ideal location for families to visit.

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Errington, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A little more up and down than at Englishman River Falls park but even better spectacular falls and river views. Take a walk, have picnic, enjoy the sights and sounds of a wild river environment.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our kids love going here to tube ride down the rivers and jump off the rope into the still eddies. Great summer fun.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

It was not the best season for this hike, however there is magic in snow and ice. Stunning views of the falls

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is no little waterfall. This is a definite must-see for anyone travelling along this route. Great little hike along the upper and lower part of the falls. Clean, crisp and easy to use trail. Bathroom facilities were decent. Would recommend keeping toilet paper of Kleenex in the car for any of these little hikes as the washrooms rarely had... More 

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

On Vancouver Island, while heading from the populated eastern side to the west coast, for destination like Port Alberni, Ucluelett & Tofino you travel Hwy 4. Keep your eyes open ! This stop is often missed because people are in a hurry to get to the final destination. Make sure you take the time to stop and enjoy. The park... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

It was so good we actually went back a second time and even though it was raining a bit it was just as enjoyable as the first time. When we go back we will return there for sure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

It's a looping trail that follows a river through a wet and lush forest. We went in winter so the water was very low but it allowed us to see everything that the water runs through and wears into the mountain each year. We were also to see the water line and how high the water reaches in summer. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I visited friends camping at Rathtrevor this visit, but have been to the park many times. The park is a great oceanside camping option, close to Parksville. The park is rural in nature even so close to Parksville. There is wildlife, especially birds, to watch.

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Parksville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Rugged but easy walk for the able involving stairs and inclines with uneven surfaces (rock pathways), this is a beautiful and typical BC park. Two foot bridges at either end of the walk connect a loop trail. Spectacular views of the falls can be had all along the trail on both sides. And, many local trees, mosses, and fungi can... More 

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