Vancouver Island is home to some of the world's best hiking trails and backcountry treks.
Day hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities and the Island has countless trails perfect for a quick burn or leisurely stroll. For the more ambitious there are the mountain trails of Strathcona Park and the coastal hikes of the West Coast Trail, Nootka Island and Cape Scott.
Headwaters of Ralph River, Strathcona Park, Vancouver Island.
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Trans Canada Trail The Trans Canada Trail will be a shared-use recreation Trail that will wind its way through every province and territory. It will be the longest trail of its kind in the world, spanning approximately 16,000 kilometres.
Juan de Fuca Marine Trail Guide Juan de Fuca Marine Trail stretches along forty-seven kilometres of wild and beautiful rainforest coastline, cradled between Port Renfrew at the west end and Jordan River on Vancouver Island.