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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Waterfalls, Cathedral Grove Rainforest and Coombs Private Tour
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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum River, west of Parksville, where impressive waterfalls cascade and plummet down a rocky gorge in a beautiful forest setting. Perhaps the most magnificent park on Vancouver Island, Little Qualicum Falls incorporates the entire southern shore of Cameron Lake, adjacent to MacMillan Provincial Park and the awesome Cathedral Grove Rainforest. Cameron Lake is bordered by steep mountains: Mt. Wesley to the north and Mt. Arrowsmith to the south.
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“short hike” (13 reviews)
“easy hike” (16 reviews)
“the loop” (10 reviews)
Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Despite a little bit of rain we decided to check out the park. The paths were well maintained and the views of the falls were spectacular. Would highly recommend.

Thank Audra M
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Just a few minutes off Highway 4 and well worth a visit. Lots of places to sit down and take in the forest views and sounds of the ranging river below.

Thank DevonDon
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Upon reading other reviews we thought this was a quick out of the car to the falls and back. There is so much more than that if you truly want to see the falls. You can leave your car and walk to the base of...More

1  Thank Wanda R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you’re visiting the mid-island, the gorgeous falls and provincial park are right in the middle of everything, just a few minutes out of Parksville/Qualicum Beach, and right off the highway to Coombs, Cathedral Grove and Tofino. It’s on our circuit of “must see” attractions...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Trails are well marked with places to sit and view the falls, have a picnic at the tables provided with shelter. Great for all ages!

Thank 76ievans
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A Must see if traveling anywhere near this gorgeous falls and trails. Any time of year it's a must see. Never camped there but the sites look good, don't think I would camp with little ones as River in almost ALL spots is dangerous.

Thank Loriallin
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Although we have toured this park previously, we stopped for a picnic lunch while visiting Vancouver Island. Unfortunately, we visited after two months without rain and were amazed by how different the park felt. Still the short hike to the upper and lower falls was...More

Thank greentree33
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Very easy walk along the Little Qualicum river, you can go up river to see some of the falls or go down river and play in the water. There are picnic tables available and a covered cook house. Great for kids and elderly alike.

Thank Harold E
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Need to have a railing and better steps. Not good for people with a handicapp. But once down the falls are beautiful.

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic walking trails along the water and into the forests. The walk to the falls is easy, signposted well and definitely family friendly. Plenty of parking too. If you're feeling adventurous head off the beaten path. By no means busy, we splashed in the river...More

Thank Tamsyn E
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Matt M
16 August 2017|
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Response from Marius P | Reviewed this property |
Campground around Qualicum Falls P. Park...23-7:30 am
10 July 2017|
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Response from Stuart71 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't notice many, but we were there in the middle of a very warm day.
12 September 2016|
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Response from NZHells | Reviewed this property |
Intermittent at best