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Great Local daytime hike getaway

I've done this hike a few times and this time was just as good as any before. They've done some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver Island, Canada
This is a must see and do

Although we never did the whole trail, the start was pretty good. Easy walking , well marked and... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Vernon, Canada
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Ripple Rock Trailhead, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done this hike a few times and this time was just as good as any before. They've done some upgrading to the trail. The first kilometer or so has been widened. Probably due to the fact they installed a new bridge. The rest of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Although we never did the whole trail, the start was pretty good. Easy walking , well marked and lots of parking. Our next trip to Campbell River, we are making the time to do the complete journey.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EagerB
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Ripple Rock is a great afternoon hike with easy access from the highway parking lot. The trail has some steep sections not suitable for mobility-impaired people. The viewpoint is particulary spectacular if you aim to arrive near full current.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steven T
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This well-maintained 5-mile round-trip trail takes you out to the narrowest point in the Inside Passage between Vancouver Island and the mainland. We arrived in time for the tide to change and saw the tugs and barges taking advantage of the flood. Fascinating to read...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Flora L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

If you want a good day walk just out of Campbell River, this is the one. Easy parking just off the highway, it's a gentle slop down to the start of the trail. The walk itself is not too difficult, but challenging enough to feel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joanne01
Reviewed 7 August 2018

A lovely 3-hour there and back again walk, through beautiful woodland and ending with stunning views on Quadra Island.A little more than easy, so be prepared to sweat in BC's summer heat.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank P6027GOpaulb
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We read reviews and were eager to hike this trail just ten minutes out of Campbell River. The signage on the highway is excellent. The sign at the actual entrance leaves a bit to be desired. Make sure you have an idea how far 400...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank James G
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Great day hike, not too difficult, nice scenic stops along the way. Just over 9 km roundtrip, but we had some diversions. One short climb, did not use the ropes, but may be handy for some. Even on a grey day the view at Ripple...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GRK5335
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We have done this hike a few times and plan to go more now that our youngest is old enough. We used to cary the youngest on a back-pack but he got too heavy. Now we were able to make it to the end of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank shantallm2017
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Some of the most dangerous tidal changes in the world are here. They surge through the narrow channel known as Seymour Narrows and you have a front row seat from the Ripple Rock lookout.

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Fishbonz67
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