Best trails in Port Hardy

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Looking for a great trail near Port Hardy, British Columbia? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. You'll also find some great local park options, like Blinkhorn Peninsula Recreation Site or Quatsino Provincial Forest. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Port Hardy ranging from 0.9 to 4.3 miles and from 29 to 344 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Port Hardy
Top trails (8)
#1 - Dakota 576 Crash Site Trail
Port Hardy, British Columbia
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
This 2km trail takes you to a 1945 Dakota plane crash site. The trail is a bit overgrown and rather rough with mud year-round, and also a couple of rope sections. Park at the Bear Cove Boat Launch paShow more
#2 - Tex Lyon Trail
Quatsino Provincial Forest
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
This trail starts at a small parking area at the end of Chatham Street in Port Hardy. Cross the river on the log bridges or, if the tide is out below 6', take the beach route for the first 600m or so,Show more
#3 - Fort Rupert Trail
Port Hardy, British Columbia
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
Note: There are two trailheads for this trail. Both are located off of Beaver Harbour Road and Bear Cove Highway. This trail is from the upper trailhead. Fort Rupert Trail, also known as the CommuterShow more
#4 - Hardy Bay Estuary Road
Port Hardy, British Columbia
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 37 m
Hardy Bay Estuary Road is a 1.3 mile out and back trail located near Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking Show more
#5 - Glenlion River Walk
Port Hardy, British Columbia
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 26 m
This is a short, fairly flat trail but there are a couple rough patches and quite a few roots. The trailhead is at the end of Cougar Drive, at the north/west end of Elk Drive. Some of this trail was Show more
#6 - Upwards Motion, Echo Lake, Pipeline and Glen Lyon Trails
Port Hardy, British Columbia
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 3 h 59 m
Upwards Motion, Echo Lake, Pipeline and Glen Lyon Trails is a 8.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada that features a lake and is rated as modeShow more
#7 - Keough River Trail
Port Hardy, British Columbia
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Keough River Trail is a 4.3 mile out and back trail located near Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#8 - Microwave Tower Trail
Port Hardy, British Columbia
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
Microwave Tower Trail is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more