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French Beach Provincial Park

West Coast Road 14 | 20 km west of Sooke, Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada
+1 250-474-1336
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Beautiful Place!

Camped in a 35” motorhome. We are self contained so cannot comment on restrooms/shower facilities... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gina A
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Dallas, Texas
Great place to picnic

Made the trip to French beach and walked down to (and all across) the beach. It’s a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrea B
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“picnic tables” (20 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (13 reviews)
“low tide” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
West Coast Road 14 | 20 km west of Sooke, Sooke, British Columbia V0S 1N0, Canada
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+1 250-474-1336
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"picnic tables"
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"beautiful beach"
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"low tide"
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"china beach"
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"fire pit"
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"pit toilets"
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"drift wood"
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"easy access"
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"big waves"
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"nice playground"
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"short walk to the beach"
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"washed up"
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"great place for a walk"
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"great spot for families"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Camped in a 35” motorhome. We are self contained so cannot comment on restrooms/shower facilities. Stayed in site #35. Pros – - Site is level and surrounded by trees and shrubs. - Short walk down to the beach - Very quiet Cons – - Rangers...More

Thank Gina A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made the trip to French beach and walked down to (and all across) the beach. It’s a beautiful beach! There was a rescue helicopter in the area that was interesting to watch. We believe they were just practicing but it was interesting to watch them...More

3  Thank Andrea B
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is a fun beach with lots of drift-wood so instead of building a sand castle try your hand at building a life size lean-to.

2  Thank Patrick_J_Lane
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Such a great place for families and anyone really. Beautifully cared for park. Beach is sandy and welcoming.

1  Thank JoanieFM
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This beach about a Hour and a bit drive from Victoria and past Sooke is another little gem It’s a great spot for families and picnics in the woods or on the beach There are facilities toilets (washrooms!) and a volunteer watching the car park...More

3  Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Big parking lot, short walk to the beach. Great spot for a slow wander along the beach and a picnic lunch.

1  Thank algebraqueen
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Easily assesible beach. Free parking . Nice walk along the beach. Good picnic spots around there were table and benches. There were also toilet facilities and a nice playground.

1  Thank jllasked
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

A fantastic walk when in need of some West coast magic. Very rocky so wear sturdy shoes. There is a heck of a drop off at the waters edge and a strong undertow so keep pets and young children close.

4  Thank Debbie O
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

My daughter and I were enjoying the Easter Long Weekend around Sooke and had planned to stop at French's Beach. The day we were there was incredibly windy, so we ate lunch in the car and then proceeded to explore the beach. There is plenty...More

3  Thank NVLisa
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This was the first beach I visited because it was nearest to Sooke. It is the most accessible of the beaches along Rt. 14. It has a lovely walk down to beach (short in comparison to the beaches further out) with access at the ends...More

1  Thank periplous
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HollyLMyers
6 February 2018|
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Response from Beluga4162 | Reviewed this property |
can think of other places that would be nicer..Best of luck to you!
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HollyLMyers
6 February 2018|
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Response from 67islandgirl | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the time of year. Pretty before sunset in the summer.
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