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Helliwell Provincial Park

| St. John Point, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
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Lovely gentle walk, amazing vies

Helliwell is a terrific easy walk in the park, located on Hornby Island. We went on a chilly but... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Leah K
Bowser, Canada
beautiful BC

Been coming to this place for 20+ yrs and hope to come back for 20 more. Nothing like a hot... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
morgan c
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“sea lions” (7 reviews)
“easy walk” (7 reviews)
| St. John Point, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Helliwell is a terrific easy walk in the park, located on Hornby Island. We went on a chilly but sunny day in March and had just the best day ever. Anyone can do this walk and the views are simply gorgeous.

Thank Leah K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Been coming to this place for 20+ yrs and hope to come back for 20 more. Nothing like a hot afternoon on the cliffs of Helliwell

Thank morgan c
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The trails well marked and made it easy to navigate and enjoy the entire Park. I even shot a video on my camera so that I could take a little bit of heaven on earth home ...... for minute vacations whenever I needed a break...More

Thank Lorill2014
Reviewed 29 March 2017

don't miss this provincial park, the wild life is amazing from seals to sea lions to eagles to otter to brant geese

Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Never tire of this walk. It is glorious in any weather and all seasons. In winter, you won't meet many people. In summer it is busy any time, any day. The route provides a circle which is great. In the prevailing SouthEastern winds, I prefer...More

Thank 60iesdame
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful 45 minute circle walk in this Provincial Park. Some along the scenic bluffs and some through the park protected forest. Generally easy walking with many photographic opportunities.

Thank KarenHornby12
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We hiked the well groomed trail along the bluff overlooking the water. We saw numerous eagles flying out to fish for salmon. it is a wonderful place to see coastal wildlife. Trail bikes are not allowed.

Thank David W
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Went for a earlier morning walk in between the rain showers which turned out to be a great hike. Not too long and very friendly for all ages. The scenery along the ocean is quiet nice and as you approach the south end (?) you...More

Thank wkuech
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful hike. The first part is through forest and then it breaks into the coastline. Contrary to all the danger warnings re the coastal part of the walk, the trail is well marked with steel cables on the ground and if you...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lots of trails to walk along and there are many options depending on how much time you have. The views are beautiful and the trails are mostly flat and easily walkable. I highly recommend it.

Thank LinnyBC53
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