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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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  • Had a very nice walk with lots of stairs going to the beautiful cove. It was raining and very windy when we went. I would like to have explored more if the weather permitted.  more »
  • Went here a few years ago on a beautiful August afternoon. My boyfriend and I parked in the lot and went down the trail. The trail (then) was a narrow trail which could barely fit two people side by s...  more »
  • Wow, what a great trail. One of the best in the Tofino / Ucluelet region. Comparable to the Rain Forest trail. There is a lot of ups and downs on this wooden trails. It finish on the amazing Schooner ...  more »