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Schooner Cove, Tofino

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Take a scenic hike in Vancouver Island's Pacific Rim National Park at Schooner Cove. This relatively easy trail runs 2 km (1.2 mi) and alternates between gravel, stairs, and boardwalks. The trek starts in the forest, where you'll find large mushrooms, lush trees, and peculiar creatures like the banana slug. The last section of the trail delivers you to a quiet, clean beach, where you can explore pools at low tide. Remember to wear good hiking shoes, and be especially careful of slippery stairs and rocks. Also be aware that tides change quickly, so take caution when exploring the beach. With our online itinerary creator, Tofino attractions like Schooner Cove 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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  • If you want to take a beautiful walk through the woods and then open up to a gorgeous little cove,this is the walk for you. The walk has many steps but average people can do. The cover is a good spot ...  more »
  • Schooner Cove is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen in my life. It's quite a hick through the rain forest to get there, but it's worth every step! My heaven is mountains and ocean, and ...  more »
  • We saved this walk for a day that we knew would be sunny, as we'd heard that the views were great. The walk through the forest to get to the beach was beautiful (very similar to the Rainforest walk al...  more »