About the Park

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There are over 5 km of trails in the park. The trails pass through a variety of unique and scenic ecosystems from a lush Douglas fir, Cedar and Alder forest that give way to a sprawling meadow and marshland, then transitions to an oceanside walkway. Many visitors also enjoy strolling along the massive white sand flats of Rathtrevor Beach. There are also many programs offered including by donation programs in the summer for visitors. Please check www.naturehouse.ca for more information.

For more information, please visit www.bcparks.ca

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Park Info


  • Hiking

  • Swimming

  • Canoeing / kayaking

  • Fishing

  • Interpretive programs

  • Pets on leash

  • Bicycling
  • Windsurfing

  • Playground

  • Beach

  • BBQ


  • Vehicle accessible

  • Picnic sites

  • Camping

  • Group campsites

  • Toilets

  • Showers

  • Drinking water

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Sani-station / dump facilities

  • Winter recreation


Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park is located on central Vancouver Island 3 km south of Parksville on Hwy 19a. Take exit #51 from the Inland Island Highway (Hwy #19) and follow signs to the park. Parksville is located at the junction of Highway 19, which runs the length of Vancouver Islands east coast and Highway 4, which runs to the west coast of the island through Port Alberni to Long Beach.

Nearby Parks

Nearby parks within a 20 to 30 minute drive of the park include Englishman River Falls Provincial Park, Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, Spider Lake Provincial Park, Rosewall Creek Provincial Park and Cathedral Grove at Macmillan Provincial Park. This is an excellent park for visitors wanting to experience several different natural settings within a single park.

For more information, please visit www.bcparks.ca

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Rentals & Accommodations

Trailer Rentals

Please Read First: COVID-19 Updates 2022 Reservations for the RV Trailers are now open. Bookings can be made 90 days in advance of your arrival date. Bookings for the 2023 season will open February 1st, 2023. Are you hoping to enjoy a camping experience at one of our most popular campgrounds but don’t have your...

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