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Mount Maxwell Provincial Park

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Address: Mount Maxwell Rd, British Columbia, Canada
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Amazing panoramic view!!

An easy drive up the mountain from town. We were amazed at how high we were and how far we could see. The panoramic view is a treat for all ages. The pathways and protective... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Greg S
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Vernon, Canada
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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An easy drive up the mountain from town. We were amazed at how high we were and how far we could see. The panoramic view is a treat for all ages. The pathways and protective barriers are a relief to parents.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Drive up the bumby road to the top and see some fantastic views! Don't try if snowy or rainy. There were a couple large potholes on the road.

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Thank Christina A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just went up for the view which was good. It was a bit chilly for hiking when we went. It does have toilet facilities at the top which is nice.

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Courtenay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time we've visited this park in winter. The road was closed because of winter damage so we had to hike three K uphill. We discovered the rim trail this way so it was well worth it - the trail is gorgeous if strenuous. I would definitely recommend this park if you like hiking or have a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Sunday, we were the only ones at the top! The view is incredible and a great picnic spot. Only complaint is the drive up can be rough, there were a few fallen trees. Be sure if you come here on a rainy day you have a 4x4 vehicle, as it will be very difficult to get... More 

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Thank megkath
Canmore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Hope for a clear night to see the sunset, but it was totally socked in when we got there and seeing the clouds clear and the view unfold was pretty spectacular and made for some neat photos!

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Thank TaraLCanmore
Victoria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Was able to make it up the gravel road to the top in a small sports car! Amazing! Next time will hike the park and start earlier! Top notch views of the Olympic mountains, Vancouver Island, Cowichan Bay, and Fulford Harbour. Great place for a photo op and to get an appreciation of the landscape.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Incredible views. Road is less than I would of expected for a provincial park, but I guess maintenance is an issue with the weather.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a wonderful option for hiking with vistas, forests and uncrowded trails.Park on the way, or at the top. There are many well marked options. Enjoy the trip.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were short on time so we drove to the top on a whim. A soft, misty cloud was climbing the face of the mountain and working its way through the forest. At the top, there is an incredible view of Burgoyne harbour. Best views we saw during our trip to Salty. Gave some locals a hitchhike ride to the... More 

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