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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum River, west of Parksville, where impressive waterfalls cascade and plummet down a rocky gorge in a beautiful forest setting. Perhaps the most magnificent park on Vancouver Island, Little Qualicum Falls incorporates the entire southern shore of Cameron Lake, adjacent to MacMillan Provincial Park and the awesome Cathedral Grove Rainforest. Cameron Lake is bordered by steep mountains: Mt. Wesley to the north and Mt. Arrowsmith to the south.
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“short hike” (12 reviews)
“easy hike” (15 reviews)
“the loop” (9 reviews)
Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This park is about 1 hr west of Parksville. It is marked well on the roads. There are 2 falls, a lower and an upper. There are flush toilets in the day use parking area. Parking area fills up so getting there early is a...More

Thank cyndywill8
Reviewed 5 days ago

To the west of Parksville is this pristine park encompassing rivers, gorges, waterfalls, and forest treks. It's a great opportunity to be in a secluded, protected area that is not overrun with people and litter. It looks very natural and untouched. Overturned tree trunks offer...More

1  Thank alohatripper
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful scenery...like everything is on Vancouver Island! Worth a stop! Not a difficult hike! Would recommend!

Thank mpcrozier
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice and clean, good for families with kids, easy accessible ...nice views, trails are for a light, easy short hike. Close to camp.

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very cool place to spend thw day with family or friends. Great walking spots, swimming spots, and beautiful sights to see. A new favorite spot here

Thank Skiing86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are staying in the Parksville area and need a break from the sun, pack an picnic and go for a hike at Little Qualicum Falls.

Thank VillaStraylight
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on our way back from Tofino. I had read that this was a nice little walk and a nice view. We enjoyed the view and the short break from driving. Not a must see but we would recommend as a nice place...More

1  Thank mizdot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park has nice waterfalls and is an easy hike. The trails weren't crowded but there still were a lot of people on the Wednesday morning that we visited.

Thank Reesincal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice hike could be short or long depending on your stamina . You cross the bridge over to a beautiful falls within the forrest .It is nice for family and children and is full of natures beauty and nature . You will enjoy taking...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by to check this place out and it is a beauty. I certainly will plan a day trip next time. There were quite a few people there for a weekday and it seemed like a fun place to go. I am looking forward to...More

Thank mlkrob
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Matt M
15 August 2017|
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Response from Marius P | Reviewed this property |
Campground around Qualicum Falls P. Park...23-7:30 am
10 July 2017|
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Response from Stuart71 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't notice many, but we were there in the middle of a very warm day.
11 September 2016|
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Response from NZHells | Reviewed this property |
Intermittent at best