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Schooner Cove, Tofino
(4.9/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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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  • pay your parking; it helps with the maintenance and creation of a great boardwalk through the rain forest to this secluded beach and plan on low tide to maximize your time once you are there. 
  • We walked the trail and it's a relatively narrow boardwalk so you need to pay attention to people going the opposite direction. The trees, flora and fauna are vivid green and pleasant but of course th...  more »
  • A beautiful 1 km each way hole on a boardwalk through the rainforest but with lots of stairs (up and down). Gorgeous beach at the end of the walk for strolling, but the walk in and out is only for the...  more »