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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Awesome beach!

Go at low tide and the beach is endless. The water is so warm when th the tide comes in and you can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Okotoks, Canada
I love this beach!

It is so awesome when the tide is out...great for little kids! You can walk for miles and miles... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Red Deer, Canada
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“low tide” (73 reviews)
“tidal pools” (26 reviews)
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Rathtrevor Rd, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T2, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Reviewed yesterday

Go at low tide and the beach is endless. The water is so warm when th the tide comes in and you can walk in the wate for a kilometre. Tons of picnic tables and lots of room.

Thank Crazycara11
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is so awesome when the tide is out...great for little kids! You can walk for miles and miles and miles! Dog friendly, a water park and park to play in! Great place to visit!

Thank mpcrozier
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous walk! Very relaxing, good for small or big groups, celebration... Close to campground, town, restaurants.

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great place to walk or play with the kids, the tide goes out forever and the beaches are full of sand. Love it here

Thank Skiing86
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our favourite thing to do in Parksville is go to the beach. Rathtrevor beach is close to our resort and we enjoy walking out on the sand when the tide goes out. It is amazing how far you can walk out. We love to see...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a definite must stop every time we visit the island. We have two boys (9 and 14) who love looking for crabs and other sea life. There is so much space on this beach, you never have to feel crowded with other...More

Thank Larrisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely beautiful beach that should not be missed on any visit to Parksville! Low tide is a great time for exploring but Rathtrevor is a wonderful place to visit anytime!

Thank Fortgal-99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great 5 days at Rathetrevor Provincial Park. The kids enjoyed the endless beach, meeting other kids there ageb and especially the information session on raptors. Jerry's Rangers is another favorite of theirs. The camp sites are spacious and clean. We have been...More

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 1 week ago

RathTrevor beach and park are really attractive places to go. The day we went was really hot but the shelter provided by the trees was just what we needed. The tide was way out and people seemed to be walking for a long time to...More

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful place to walk a see a wonderful place . Great for all ages!!! Breathtaking! It has very clean facilities. A beautiful provincial park. It has sites for camping as well. I have not camped here but have done the hike around the falls....More

Thank Karen Z
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9 June 2017|
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Response from heeter_lyn23 | Reviewed this property |
Firewood is about $8 for a small bundle, enough maybe for one evening.
Cassandra M
17 March 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Cell service fine. There are bathrooms not sure about dogs
12 September 2016|
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Response from Sangeeta M | Reviewed this property |
We were at the day use beach area and had no problem with cell coverage there....hope it helps