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Francis Point Provincial Park

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Beautiful Views Along the Trail

This is a moderate walk. In a few areas, I would have liked my walking stick, but still managed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
coast_to_coast_250
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Victoria, Canada
Beautiful Trails, Well maintained but still natural

I wish I had time to hike the whole thing, great west coast scenery with a well maintained but more... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
vheim1
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a moderate walk. In a few areas, I would have liked my walking stick, but still managed fine. Wear a hat as most of the path is not in the trees. The lighthouse is more like a beacon and not what we had...More

Thank coast_to_coast_250
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I wish I had time to hike the whole thing, great west coast scenery with a well maintained but more natural trail.

Thank vheim1
Reviewed 17 April 2018

From the parking lot it's a short walk through a small stretch of rainforest, with some really big trees, to a pretty cove where the Francis Peninsula meets Malaspina Straight. Then the walk is mostly along a sloping rock foreshore with open views of the...More

Thank Glen B
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Try and make it to the lighthouse at the end. It’s well worth it although on the day we were there it was blowing a gale. Very invigorating! Along the way there are some superb coverings of mosses and lichens and some lovely examples of...More

Thank simon W
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A short walk along the high Bank. Fabulous Salish Sea views. 30 minutes easy pace to a small lighthouse.

Thank Janice10411
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Fantastic and easy walk along the coast with a wonderful view over the water up to Francis point takes a quiet hour. Lots of nice lookouts and places to sit either down on the beach or near the hicking trail to enjoy the view and...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This track along the coast is under two miles but every step is a delight. Rocky pathways, some scrambling and areas of rich vegetation make is a varied walk, but with the ocean as a constant companion within a few metres. We had sunshine for...More

Thank Chris_Batt2014
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A nice walk along the cliffs to the lighthouse! Can be a little slippery after a rainfall! An outhouse is located by the parking lot!

Thank wilde_bunch
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This is a little gem that I had never experienced on my many trips to the area. A short walk and a beautiful bay. Venture further to visit the quaint lighthouse. Worth the walk

1  Thank Goldwingman
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My husband, infant daughter and I tried to hike the trails here. The beginning of the trail was misleading in that it was wide and flat, and our initial attempt on the trail with our stroller was short lived as the trail becomes narrower and...More

1  Thank Angel_de_Azul
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