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HIKING/SIGHTSEEING

The North Island is an incredible place to hike in natural settings. Whether you are looking for a short 20 minute hike or the challenge of difficult terrain or multiple day excursions, you will find it here.

Guided Hiking

Please inquire about rates.

Enjoy a leisurely walk through an Old Growth Forest with our local naturalist or hike to the West Coast of Vancouver Island on Trails such as Sans Josef Bay, Raft Cove, Gooding Bay. The choice, as always, is yours.   

Local Unguided Hikes include:

Alert Bay Ecological Park, Cormorant Island

(a 45 minutes ferry boat ride from Port McNeill)

A unique series of trails in the forest and a boardwalk over a marsh.

A paradise for bird-watchers and botanists.

Little Huson Cave Park, 20 minutes of Hwy 19, on the road to Zeballos

A short hike will bring you to these unique lime stone and rock formations.

Marble River Trail, not far from Port McNeill, on the road to Port Alice

This trail follows the Marble River and is utilized by mountain bikers as well as hikers.

Port Hardy - Tex Lyon Trail, Quatse River Trail and many more

Port McNeill - Suquash Mine, Cluxewe Marsh (10 minutes from Port McNeill)

Sointula, Malcolm Island - has two main trails

Bere Point Park Trail (along the ocean), and the Historic Matejo Trail

Malcolm Island is a 25 minute ferry ride from Port McNeill

Our area is well know for the San Josef Bay trail and Cape Scott Provincial Park. The San Josef Bay trail is about a 45 minute hike to the open ocean. You will need a minimum of two days to hike to Cape Scott (a minimum 8 hour hike one way). Park fees apply.

Please Click Here for more details about Cape Scott Provincial Park.

A new 43 km hiking trail currently in contruction is the North Coast TrailClick Here for info.

There are many hiking trails in the area. We look forward to having you experience our world.

 

 
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