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Mount Maxwell Provincial Park

Mount Maxwell Rd, British Columbia, Canada
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Rough Road, view is worth it!

Bumpy gravel road but regular car can make it. Only go on a clear day or you’ll see nothing. The... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Shirley C
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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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Great view of the whole island!

This is our favourite spot on salt spring. The views from Mount Maxwell are just incredible! The... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Monique T
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Bumpy gravel road but regular car can make it. Only go on a clear day or you’ll see nothing. The view is spectacular! You look towards Vancouver Island one way and Fulford Valley the other. Great place to take photos or have a picnic. The...More

Thank Shirley C
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This is our favourite spot on salt spring. The views from Mount Maxwell are just incredible! The drive is quite steep and bumpy, but is totally worth it. Make sure you go on a clear, sunny day to fully enjoy the view!

Thank Monique T
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Well worth the effort to get here! There is quite a steep, bumpy drive up the mountain in order to get one of the most stunning views ever of surrounding islands, water, etc., etc.! Absolutely breathtaking on a beautiful day!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stayed on Salt Spring Island the last week of September at Cusheon Lake Resort (which is the perfect location to stay to explore Mt. Maxwell and the rest of the island) and would highly recommend this Park. We drove the small rugged road to...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

After reading the reviews, I was of two minds about risking my rental car on the unpaved final section up Mount Maxwell but it turned out to be perfectly OK. I took my time because the bumps were not obvious due to the trees casting...More

Thank EvelynSydney
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

it is a long and hard way to climb this Maxwell Mount. 9.1 KM from the car park. it is not possible to drive there by yr own car if you dont want to break it. the rental car dont allow you to drive their...More

Thank alerda
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

o A SUV is recommended, but not required for this drive as it is uphill o Gorgeous view of the Gulf Islands from up here – words cannot describe it o A must see!

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It is a panoramic view of the islands as if you're in a plane, but to get there be prepared for the most rutted road you've probably ever been on. There is a bathroom at the top and that's a saving grace

Thank Joel A
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Last time we had a great hike with our kids. This time we let our friend with fear of heights behind and brought some Australians up for the view. We made it up just fine in a mini van with four adults. Last time we...More

Thank Mari Anne H
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic view loved it. washroom facility and bences to sit. very clean area. very steep climb make sure your car is in good shape road extremely uneven not recommened for a car. But there is a better road I hear where you can park and...More

Thank Domenico T
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