Cathedral Grove, Port Alberni

Marvel at towering trees and lush foliage at Cathedral Grove, a living remnant of the island's ancient forests. Pay a visit to this section of MacMillan Provincial Park to see colossal Douglas-fir trees, the largest of which stand at a height of more than 75 m (250 ft) and feature a circumference of 9 m (29 ft). Wander along the network of walking trails that crisscross the area and admire these old-growth evergreens, some of which are nearly eight centuries old. Keep an eye out for falling branches and animals, such as bears, elk, cougar, and owls. See Cathedral Grove and all Port Alberni has to offer by arranging your trip with our Port Alberni vacation planner .
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  • This is a wonderful place. It was rather wet while we were in the rain forest - clue in the name - but it just added to the experience. The fallen trees and green moss hanging from the branches provid...  more »
  • Fantastic stop - good for the whole family - some of Nature's Best !! And, there is no charge for visiting  more »
  • Easy stop on the highway. In Macmillan provincial park. Nice trails to wander in the old growth forest.  more »
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