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Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park

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Awesome Rain Forrest

Very nice trail to an incredible forrest to the narrows/rapids. It‘s recommendable to look up the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Skookumchuck Narrows trail

Wonderful hike today into Skookumchuck Rapids. Saw kayaker and a surfer both. Score. Wonderful hike... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice trail to an incredible forrest to the narrows/rapids. It‘s recommendable to look up the Tide-Timetable for your visit.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank bateman187
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful hike today into Skookumchuck Rapids. Saw kayaker and a surfer both. Score. Wonderful hike in through 2nd or 3rd growth timber. Some reviews say trail is easy mostly flat. Wrong. There is actually a fair amount of up and down and you have to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bob W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on this hike as it was proclaimed as "easy" - I have a bad knee injury which prevents me from taking tougher hikes. Unfortunately, by the end of the hike (wherein you choose to view the whirlpools or rapids) we were hit with...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kseb13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stated from the West Coast Wilderness Lodge so the bonus of stopping at the bakery and picked up a coffee there and cucumber mint water to go . The trail is well worn and amazing lush Forrest passing by Brown Lake and ending at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NotAllAreLost
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park to walk through and many people miss the beauty of the trees in the haste to get to the whirlpool and the Rapids. The walk is about an hour or 4km each way. Not too difficult but there are some hills along the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank traveltheworldlz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s a good hour walk to get to this nature point. Go to Roland Pt, turn right at the “t” just before the end of your hike. Interesting natural phenomenon but not sure it’s worth the hike. If your lucky you’ll see kayakers or surfers...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank michaelbkolsky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aim to catch the high tide if possible (there are tide times and heights in the free guides from one of the many tourist information - go for L or XL tides if you can) allowing bit over an hour to hike in with children...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank doctorjane
Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

Went in a weak tide day so we didn’t see a huge spectacle at the narrows, however; it was still a really nice walk and the narrows are beautiful regardless!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank lgleed
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Tidal flows happen 4 times daily, pushing millions of liters of sea water in and out of a small narrows in Sechelt Inlet. The whirlpools created by this phenomenon are unbelievable, changing by the minute up until peak flow. Sometimes river kayakers hang out and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Peter W
Reviewed July 31, 2019

This is a relatively easy (2/5) walk through forest to the rapids and whirlpool - 45 minutes to an hour each way. Saturday and Sunday are busy so go somewhere else if you want peace and quiet. And pee before you go. The outhouse at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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July 2, 2019|
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Response from erica110 |
I’m answering my own question since I just visited. We couldn’t find the answer beforehand anywhere online so I thought it might be helpful to have it in the Q & A. The first part of the trail is on a private gravel road... More
Bonnie K
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Mr_Jones2 | Reviewed this property |
I was there about 2 hours before max high tide and the standing wave had already formed at the right hand view point and people were surfing it in kayaks, so it's definitely good to watch any time from -2 to +2 hours of high... More
Darlene W
May 17, 2017|
Response from B0bJay |
No benches but lots of big rocks,logs and soft moss to sit on. We had a small backpack with us and took a piece of foam to sit on. We brought our lunch and ate it at the rapids which gave us a good rest before heading back... More