Schooner Cove, Tofino

4.9
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. Take a look at our Tofino trip itinerary website to schedule your visit to Schooner Cove and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • You will see why this area gets nearly 3500 mm of rainfall/year. It has a good walkway, especially when it is raining. Be prepared for a change of clothes when it does rain.  more »
  • This walk is really beautiful and easy. When you get to the beach it’s really lovely as it’s expansive. There are so many interesting things to see in the sand and along the shore. A must do when.....  more »
  • I always appreciated the long walk in to the beach, having camped there with a group a while back. We fully intended to walk the trail with family last week but saw that the area was closed. A local.....  more »

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