Explore the most popular birding trails near Nanaimo with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

walking
1 month ago

It is an amazing walk! Pet friendly and family friendly. This is a walk that I have went on ever since I was 5 years old. Amazing view and ocean!

Easy quick trail

hiking
2 months ago

Great quick family hike!

Amazing views, easy walk with a few stairs in some places. The trail meanders around the water front, with breathtaking water views everywhere you look. Lots of benches and look out spots to stop and take in the scenery. I highly recommend this trail.

Great walk for the family! Ran into an owl and a deer!

Great trail by the sea. Many options to shorten or make it longer, so absolutely great with small kids.
Fairy doors add extra magic for the kids:-)

I love the fairy forest you can find here! Plus the views!

However some people keep stealing the fairy doors some kids are making :(

They have expanded the trail; now enters into a larger trail section. Look for the signs when walking it!

walking
7 months ago

Nice walk along the ocean. Awesome on sunny days, you can see all the mountains across the water.

Nice bike trail

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

easy

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Done it well over a hundred times. some routes still challenge me.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

First time. Snow covered. Better if dogs could be off leash.

hiking
Sunday, November 20, 2016

Nice trail. getaways. Need to take a boat shuttle there

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

March 31st, Pretty much had the trail to ourselves. Got lucky with unseasonably warm day.

hiking
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

It was beautiful and awesome. Also had a good time slipping into the water after trying to be cool walking across a slippery log! :D Be careful kids!

hiking
Saturday, July 27, 2013

Short but Nice. Beaver there too.

camping
Thursday, January 24, 2013

i like this small island a lot i would recommmend camping over night note it is only tenting!!, it has a great history of mining underneath it and the chance to see the old quarry sites for sandstone mining. The trails around the island are well worth the hike and i would recommend this being a five minute boat ride over to the island via public foot ferry it is 9 dollars for a round trip

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

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