Trails

The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s ʔapsčiik t̓ašii pathway connecting its northern and southern borders is currently 95 per cent paved and construction is expected to wrap up by next summer. (PRNPR photo)

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s $51M path project on pace for summer 2022 unveiling

25-kilometre path nearing completion between Tofino and Ucluelet.

 

The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s 25-kilometre ʔapsčiik t̓ašii pathway abruptly ends at the Park Reserve’s southern border, leaving users on their way to or from Ucluelet in the lurch. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet swings and misses on grant to build path to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Path project hits unexpected snag as funding request rejected.

 

An extension to Tofino’s Multi-Use Path links the community to the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. (District of Tofino photo)

Tofino links Multi-Use Path to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

New addition connects Tofino to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s northern border.

  • Feb 16, 2021

 

Can you dig it? BMX rider and trail builder Dylan King jumps Ucluelet’s new BMX park on a beautiful autumn day. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

West Coast becoming a vibrant bike community

“This area has everything and more to offer for riding enthusiasts of all diverse ages.”

Can you dig it? BMX rider and trail builder Dylan King jumps Ucluelet’s new BMX park on a beautiful autumn day. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).

Channel your inner pirate in epic Canada-wide treasure hunt

200 treasure chests hidden among trails and waterways, lots of prizes to be claimed

Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).
Elder Richard Mundy speaks at a Parks Canada information session in Hitacu on March 7. (Parks Canada Photo)                                Elder Richard Mundy speaks at a Parks Canada information session in Hitacu on March 7. (Parks Canada Photo)

Parks Canada seeks contractors for ʔapsčiik t’ašii (pronounced ‘Ups-cheek ta-shee’) trail

“No relationship is more important to the Government of Canada than the one with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.”

Elder Richard Mundy speaks at a Parks Canada information session in Hitacu on March 7. (Parks Canada Photo)                                Elder Richard Mundy speaks at a Parks Canada information session in Hitacu on March 7. (Parks Canada Photo)
Terry Dorward, left, smiles as planks are loaded onto Meares Island to help upgrade the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation’s Big Tree Trail. (Photo - Drew Penner)

Big Tree Trail offers moving experiences

“Trail building today is part of an ongoing effort that the First Nations are leading.”

  • Jul 18, 2017
Terry Dorward, left, smiles as planks are loaded onto Meares Island to help upgrade the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation’s Big Tree Trail. (Photo - Drew Penner)
Local volunteers helped upgrade Meares Island’s Big Tree Trail last year and similar opportunities are popping up again this summer. (FOCS - Photo)

Friends of Clayoquot Sound launch trail building events

“It’s a real bush experience.”

Local volunteers helped upgrade Meares Island’s Big Tree Trail last year and similar opportunities are popping up again this summer. (FOCS - Photo)