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Cathedral Grove - Macmillan Provincial Park - Cathedral Grove - Macmillan Provincial Park

Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park hiking

Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park Statistics

Distance

4 KM

Estimated Time

0.5 hour

What are the activities at Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park?

The Cathedral Grove is a provincial park located in British Columbia, Canada. The park is known for its old-growth temperate rainforest and contains some of the tallest trees in the world. The park was established in 1944 and covers an area of 898 hectares.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Open 24 hours every day
Coordinates
-124.666511
49.2876004

What are the coordinates and address of Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park?

MacMillan Provincial Park
(250) 474-1336
452 Alberni Hwy, British Columbia V0R, Canada

Hiker reviews

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Starting Point

The Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park is located in British Columbia. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 4 west from Port Alberni. The park is located about 30 minutes from Port Alberni.

Why visit Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park

The Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park is a beautiful forested area located in British Columbia that is perfect for a nature hike. The park is home to towering old-growth Douglas fir and red cedar trees, and visitors can enjoy a peaceful walk through the forest while taking in the natural beauty of the area. The park is also a great place for bird watching, and visitors may be lucky enough to see some of the local wildlife, including black bears, deer, and bald eagles.

Is Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

Yes, Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park is a good place for the whole family.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Cathedral Grove - MacMillan Provincial Park in British Columbia are hiking and camping. A bref description not to be missed would be the beautiful old-growth forest, which is home to some of the tallest trees in Canada.

-Hiking the trails in Cathedral Grove

-Picnicking in the park

-Viewing the old-growth forest

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Grouse Cafe - This cafe is located in the heart of Cathedral Grove and offers a wide variety of food options, including sandwiches, salads, soups, and desserts.

2. The Logger's Grill - This grill is located in the parking lot of Cathedral Grove and offers burgers, hot dogs, fries, and other snacks.

3. The Trailhead Cafe - This cafe is located at the entrance to Cathedral Grove and offers a variety of breakfast items, sandwiches, salads, and desserts.

4. The Teahouse - This teahouse is located in MacMillan Provincial Park and offers a variety of tea options, as well as light snacks and desserts.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

How long is the estimated climb?

0.5 hour

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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