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Boardwalk Trails on Vancouver Island

Why are there so many boardwalk trails on Vancouver Island? Vancouver Island is covered in a dense temperate rainforest, and if you’ve ever tried making your way through it, you know to stick to trails and paths. Unlike dryer forests, you can’t see the ground, let alone guess what you’re stepping on. Boardwalks are not

Wheelchair Accessible Trails on Vancouver Island

Despite ranging terrain and a dense forest, Vancouver Island is home to a long list of accessible trails, making it easy for anyone with mobility concerns to take in the many elements. Pacific Rim National Park In the Pacific Rim area, wheelchair users can rest assured that the off-terrain landscape of some trails won’t have

Hiking the Juan De Fuca with Desk To Glory

The Juan De Fuca Trail. We trekked 49.5km over three days from Port Renfew to China Beach, shared the trail with a mom and cub black bear, camped on the beach, sipped coffee while listening to the waves roll in, watched the sunrise, watched the sunset, and focused solely on putting one foot in front

4 Tips For First Time Hikers on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island’s outdoors are a big draw for visitors, especially those who’ve never experienced BC wilderness and super natural beauty. Many of those visitors don hiking boots and head out to BC trails—in the 2010-2011 season in BC, 19.7 million people visited provincial parks, while 2.4 million visited national parks. If you’re new to hiking,