Lakes & Rivers
Rathtrevor Beach Park
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park in
Parksville one of the best camping picnic areas on Vancouver Island. Giant old
growth firs, an incredible sandy beach with campsites located in the mature
Douglas fir forest.
At low tide the ocean go out for almost a kilometer and this gives visitors a
chance to walk on endless sandy beaches.
There are many campsites in this forest along with trails through out the park.
All campsites are within a 5 min walk of the beach.
Bird watching is popular in March and April
when the herring spawn goes on and Rathtrevor Beach is also famous for its
return of the migrating Brant Geese.