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Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park

Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
Little Qualicum Falls
Map of Vancouver Island
Map of Vancouver Island
LocationNanaimo RD, British Columbia, Canada
Nearest cityParksville
Area440 ha (1,100 acres)
Established1940
Governing bodyBC Parks

Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, on central Vancouver Island, that encompasses the entire southern shore of Cameron Lake. The Island Rail Corridor line to Port Alberni passes through the park.

History

Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park was originally established as a park in 1940[2] to protect the old growth Douglas Fir forest.

Activities

Swimming, fishing, campgrounds and day-use areas are available within the park, as well as sail boarding due to a wind funnel created by the surrounding mountains, Mount Wesley to the north and Mount Arrowsmith to the south. The park maintains 6 km of walking trails within its perimeter. 49°19′00″N 124°33′00″W / 49.316667°N 124.55°W / 49.316667; -124.55 (Keyhole Falls)[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Protected Planet | Little Qualicum Falls Park". Protected Planet. Retrieved 2020-10-22.
  2. ^ Environment, Ministry of. "Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park - BC Parks". bcparks.ca. Retrieved 2022-12-28.
  3. ^ "Upper Little Qualicum Falls". World Waterfall Database: World's Tallest Waterfalls. Bryan Swan & Dean Goss. 1985–2008. Retrieved 2008-11-07.

49°17′07″N 124°35′57″W / 49.285332°N 124.59913°W / 49.285332; -124.59913


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