Pacific Rim National Park, Tofino

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Explore flourishing temperate rainforests and weatherbeaten coastlines at Pacific Rim National Park, a protected area consisting of three main zones. Wander on Long Beach, named after to its 16 km (10 mi) expanse of sand, or hike trails running though the rainforest regions of the park. Only accessible by boat, the park also includes hundreds of small islands and islets. Truly adventurous explorers might want to tackle the 75 km (47 mi) West Coast Trail, traversing all types of terrain and taking between five and seven days. With our world travel planner, Tofino attractions like Pacific Rim National Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Endless sandy beaches, rain forest, huge trees, beautiful ferns, great for long walks and picnics and of course surfing.  more »
  • Pacific Rim National Park actually extends from near the outskirts of Ucluelet to the outskirts of Tofino. The real (i.e., with exhibits) Visitor Center (the Kwistis Visitor Center) is at the east end...  more »
  • Lots of short trails, well maintained tracks and boardwalks so everyone can enjoy the rainforest. Lots of interpretive signs. Great visitor centre; Kwisitis, really informative and friendly. Huge dese...  more »
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