Parks & Trails

The Beach Club Resort is close to a wide variety of walking, hiking and mountain biking trails and beautiful regional and provincial parks. Here are a few options to choose from:


ENGLISHMAN RIVER REGIONAL PARK

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The picturesque Englishman River Regional Park in nearby Errington offers swimming, hiking and mountain biking. Enjoy an exciting hike or bike excursion along the recently built Top Bridge suspension bridge and through the surrounding forested trails. Explore Englishman River Falls in Errington with incredible views of the falls and deep gorge.


PACIFIC RAINFOREST ADVENTURE TOURS INC.

Discover rainforests, tidepools, alpine meadows, wildlife, local culture, artisans. and very special wine & cheese tours with expert naturalists guides. Pacific Rainforest Adventure Tours has been providing outstanding quality nature tours, wine tours & sightseeing tours on Vancouver Island since 1999. Tour and transportation arrangements for groups of 2 to 150.


RATHTREVOR PROVINCIAL PARK

Located at the southern edge of Parksville, the famous Rathtrevor Provincial Park offers beautiful ocean and forest trails to explore. The easy to navigate walking and cycling trails feature picturesque views, peaceful old growth forests and opportunities to view local and migratory birds and wildlife.


CATHEDRAL GROVE

his majestic ecological wonder is located in MacMillan Provincial Park on the Alberni Highway 4, and features ancient Douglas firs and other old growth trees, many over 800 years old. Trails located on either side of the highway take visitors on a self-guided, easy to navigate walk through this incredible stand of forest, as education signage offers information about this delicate ecosystem and natural environment.


LITTLE QUALICUM FALLS

Located 15 minutes west of Parksville on the Alberni Highway 4, Little Qualicum Falls is an incredible natural walking or hiking experience. Well maintained trails run up and down either side of the Little Qualicum River and feature stunning views of the upper and lower falls. The trail includes some stairs and occasional uneven ground, but is easily accessible for sure footed explorers of all ages.