Ruckle Provincial Park, Salt Spring Island

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Stake a claim on the grassy meadows overlooking the Swanson Channel and camp in Ruckle Provincial Park, a park in the southern Gulf Islands. The site features a forest and field landscape stretching along a shoreline of rocky headlands, bays, and tiny coves. Watch for an abundance of wildlife in the ocean and along the shore including sea lions, orca whales, mink, otters, crabs, oysters, and octopus. Scuba diving is popular in the area, and bird-watchers can spot cormorants, grebes, eagles, or quail here. The park also features a well-preserved heritage sheep farm founded by the Ruckle family. Using our custom trip planner, Salt Spring Island attractions like Ruckle Provincial Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We enjoyed a picnic at this park along the rocky shores of Salt Spring Island. We walked the trails through the forest with views of the water, then out to various rocky points jutting out into the wa...  more »
  • Came here on a wet day but so glad we did. Spotted a playful sea lion and walked along one of the many trails. Hope to come back on a sunny day and bring a picnic!  more »
  • There's the farm, the beaches, the hikes, the campgrounds and best of all, the people who come here.  more »
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  • Love walking the trails here, especially by the ocean. Get to watch the ferries go by.
  • Ruckel Provincial Park has a lot of great spots for pictures. All along the shore trail has some neat spots to just sit.Check out Beaver Pt Lighthouse.
  • A beautiful spot to soak in the wonders if the West Coast.
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