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Helliwell Provincial Park

| St. John Point, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
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Walk with the dogs

Beautiful hike from the forest to the seashore and back! Very easy hike with gorgeous views at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Drobeyns
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Vanvouver
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Easy beautiful and interesting

Wide paths so you can walk and talk. So many beautiful photo ops - forest, cliffs, golden grasses... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Diane M
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North Vancouver
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“easy walk” (8 reviews)
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| St. John Point, British Columbia V0R 1Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hike from the forest to the seashore and back! Very easy hike with gorgeous views at the beaches

Thank Drobeyns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wide paths so you can walk and talk. So many beautiful photo ops - forest, cliffs, golden grasses, etc. About 90 minutes depending how often you stop and ogle the scenery.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has everything, the trail and the trees were beautiful and the path along the water with the cliffs, the view of Denman island, the beaches. We saw an orca whale from the top of the cliff, in between 2 sailing boats. Lovely and...More

Thank brvancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the loop trail (5km) and with my new artificial knee managed quite well. A few sketchy rocky parts but okay. Incredible views abound with Texada and Lasqueti Islands in the distance. Somewhat hazy today but well worth the hike. Even got in some beach...More

Thank Spyhopper12
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful easy walk through old growth forest. Memorable seaside views. We actually ate some raw oysters right out of the sea at low tide (carefully choosing the spot). Best Hornby experience!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Tranquil forest trails lead to windswept bluffs, quiet beaches, and islands that can be accessed by foot during low tide. While the hikes themselves are not strenuous, the pathways can be challenging due to exposed tree roots and roots. During our visits, we encountered both...More

Thank bocadey
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Helliwell is a terrific easy walk in the park, located on Hornby Island. We went on a chilly but sunny day in March and had just the best day ever. Anyone can do this walk and the views are simply gorgeous.

Thank Leah K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Been coming to this place for 20+ yrs and hope to come back for 20 more. Nothing like a hot afternoon on the cliffs of Helliwell

1  Thank morgan c
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The trails well marked and made it easy to navigate and enjoy the entire Park. I even shot a video on my camera so that I could take a little bit of heaven on earth home ...... for minute vacations whenever I needed a break...More

Thank Lorill2014
Reviewed 30 March 2017

don't miss this provincial park, the wild life is amazing from seals to sea lions to eagles to otter to brant geese

Thank Lorna S
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