Extremely beautiful River is also a heavily regulated river system for fishing.
There are many closures including the at time incredible winter Steelhead Run.
There are catch and release programs in
place for the Brown Trout and
Cutthroat Trout. There is a large Chinook Run that starts in August and a great
Sea Run of Cutthroat in the fall.
A favorite destination on Vancouver Island
is the Little Qualicum Falls
Provincial Park, which straddles the Little Qualicum River and incorporates the
entire southern shore of Cameron Lake. There are plenty of trails, picnic areas
and 93 maintained campsites.
Waterfalls tumble down rocky
canyons in a rainforest setting framed by giant first growth trees at this park,
one of the prettiest parks on Vancouver Island.
falls, beautiful canyon side trails and picnic areas make Little Qualicum Falls
a very popular family recreation destination. A series hiking trails run through
the park, giving incredible views of the falls and river plus providing access
to the upper and lower falls.
Cameron Lake is one of those great lakes that is good for camping, swimming and
fishing as well as sail boarding, across the lake from the highway you can see
the Cameron lake trestle, plus incredible views.
Continue on past the other end of the lake
and you are at Cathedral park, where you can see giant Island trees from a
series of trails.
The Little Qualicum Falls campground and
day use area is located 19 km west of Parksville on the Port Alberni Road. Cameron Lake is located 4 km past the
campground. Cathedral Grove is just at the end of