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Malaspina Switchback Trail is a 4.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Powell River, British Columbia, Canada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from March until October.

Length 4.3 mi Elevation gain 764 ft Route type Out & Back

Kid friendly

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Forest

Views

Wildlife

No dogs

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Tanya Charuk
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HikingOver grown

the trail up to Wildwood is good but continuing beyond the fence towards the bluffs at the end is overgrown and tough to pass through in some spots. be prepared to bushwack. bluffs are better reached from Gibsons beach. nice views at the bluffs. great spot for lunch or some fishing. be very bear aware as we encountered a momma bear with 2 cubs as well as another bear not 20minutes after the first encounter.

Verity Kenyon
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Walking

A nice easy incline to get up into wildwood. Trail is good.

Will Van Delft
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Hiking
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Julie Zhu
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Hiking
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