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All reviews francis point texada island nice walk arbutus trees short walk easy hike small lighthouse spectacular views old growth beautiful bay great hike sunshine coast pender harbour path ocean rock strait
Beautiful secluded natural marine park. Easy coastal walk through tall trees, wonderful coastal views, rocky beachs and platforms, and a stunning grove of arbutus trees on the point. Dog friendly..must be on lead.
Loved this walk!!! So beautiful! The coast I this area is spectacular, so much rock, moss, even saw a couple of seal swimming below us! The lookout spot to the left is amazing! Worth the climb to just take a few min to take it...More
We did a few hikes while in Madeira Park. My Boyfriend and I liked this one the most. It was such a gorgeous coastal hike. It's a very natural hike, no a designated path. We were fine but my Mother had to stop eventually and...More
Picturesque hike along the Malaspina Strait on Beaver Island otherwises known as Francis Point... relatively easy path through a unique eco system with lots of mosses, arbutus and some huge old growth cedars... the Francis Point lighthouse is end destination as you turn and hike...More
This is a beginner hike that produces spectacular views shortly after you begin the route. The hike begins in a small protected bay that looks like an excellent place for a swim. It then follows the coastline along Francis Peninsula to the light. An ideal...More
This is a moderate walk. In a few areas, I would have liked my walking stick, but still managed fine. Wear a hat as most of the path is not in the trees. The lighthouse is more like a beacon and not what we had...More
From the parking lot it's a short walk through a small stretch of rainforest, with some really big trees, to a pretty cove where the Francis Peninsula meets Malaspina Straight. Then the walk is mostly along a sloping rock foreshore with open views of the...More
Try and make it to the lighthouse at the end. It’s well worth it although on the day we were there it was blowing a gale. Very invigorating!
Along the way there are some superb coverings of mosses and lichens and some lovely examples of...More