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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

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Address: Tofino Highway 4, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum...

Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park straddles the scenic Little Qualicum River, west of Parksville, where impressive waterfalls cascade and plummet down a rocky gorge in a beautiful forest setting.

Perhaps the most magnificent park on Vancouver Island, Little Qualicum Falls incorporates the entire southern shore of Cameron Lake, adjacent to MacMillan Provincial Park and the awesome Cathedral Grove Rainforest. Cameron Lake is bordered by steep mountains: Mt. Wesley to the north and Mt. Arrowsmith to the south.

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A great place to experience the outdoos with different paths to choose, depending on ability.

First time at the site to have a new experience. Found the walk very interesting and the scenery awesome, especially with the higher waterflow through the falls.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Parksville, Canada
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Parksville, Canada
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at the site to have a new experience. Found the walk very interesting and the scenery awesome, especially with the higher waterflow through the falls.

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Redmond, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful park with a great hike around the falls. Be sure to bring your camera! Views are spectacular. You tend to hike pretty slowly as you are looking at the falls from many different angles. It is a fun day!

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Thank seberj
Parksville, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for a walk in the forest. Nicely groomed trails and breathtaking view of the waterfalls, particularly at this time of the year. A fantastic camping site as well, used both by locals and travelers. Nice playground for the kids, and safe swimming holes in the summer months. Just a 10 minute drive from Parksville on the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driving by on the highway and decided to stop in and see the falls. We were not disappointed. It's about a 45 minute walk around to see both the upper and lower falls. The trails are a bit rugged in spots, but the views of the waterfalls are amazing!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go visit. been there couple times . love the walking next to the river which is very impressive. There are lots of campgrounds and are pit toilets. just a great place to go for a walk

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Summerland, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trails around the falls are very accessible & the scenery is amazing We were there in the pouring rain but that didn't dampen our enthusiasm for this attraction.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Well worth the walks to Upper and Lower Falls, though there are lots of stairs involved. Upper Falls has fewer steps. You can feel the massive force of the water squeezing through the narrow rocks.

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Port Alberni
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

The falls are offers some beautiful scenery and a lovely walk along well traveled and engineered trail and walkways. Beautiful views of the falls and river, with well marked trails to either end. ..best seen at full flow in early to late spring after the melts. Good to bring a shell jacket at these times as the most will be... More 

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Parksville, Canada
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This park has beautiful natural scenery. It also has a pond which in summer is great for swimming. This is an ideal location for families to visit.

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Errington, Canada
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

A little more up and down than at Englishman River Falls park but even better spectacular falls and river views. Take a walk, have picnic, enjoy the sights and sounds of a wild river environment.

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