NTS Map:92C13. The first 2.5 km is a loop where you see the Broken Islands, the Amphitrite Lighthouse, the rugged coastline and Terrace Beach. If you are there in storm season, watch in awe as the waves form, grow and crash hard against the rocky shore.
After 2.5 km the trail follows the road until the 4.5 km point. There, the trail continues along the coast for 4 more kilometres.
Construction of Phases 3 and 4 of the Wild Pacific Trail has been completed from Big Beach Park to the bike path just outside of Ucluelet. This new section is a fabulous addition to the first section and a great benefit to the local community. Special thanks to the Community Economic Adjustment Initiative grant program, Weyerhaeuser and everyone who has worked so hard to see this project succeed.
The trail originated through the vision of Ucluelet's 'Oyster Jim' Martin, and developed by funds donated to the Wild Pacific Trail Society, the trail will eventually continue northwest 14 km along the outer coast to reach the Long Beach section of Pacific Rim National Park. Many volunteers and sponsors have given their time and energy into making this trail nothing short of a National Treasure.
Actually nearer to Ucluelet then Tofino. Drive straight through town until you see the sign on the right.
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Posted By: Yoho44
- Sat Mar 11 18:48:08 EST 2006
UpsideHiked the trail in January/06 with a great pacific storm brewing in the distance..Trail is a pleasure to hike with fantastic veiws of the Wild Pacific Ocean.We more or less had the trail to ourselves and enjoyed every step of the way.
DownsideThat the trail does End!!The Lighthouse is not a traditional classic you may expect in a rugged area but its all good.
CommentFantastic area to view big storms in the winter season..We highly recommend this trail.
Posted By: bigbadbarry
- Thu Jun 09 00:59:39 EDT 2005
UpsideWe hiked this new trail while Whale Watching in April,Fantastic work done on Trails, KM posted on route, Lots of stops and lookouts,Best Trail by Far in Uclulet.
DownsideNothing but the crowds when this is Discovered!
CommentDo not miss this hike!People will come from all over the World to see it so get out and do this Trail before it becomes as popular as the others in Long Beach!
Posted By: jacintha
- Sun May 18 00:45:28 EDT 2003
UpsideIf you love the ocean, this is a stunning place, with an easy hike and lots of wonderful little places to discover. Usually deserted, or fairly so.
DownsideNot as deserted as it once was, and traffic will increase as the area becomes more developed.
CommentGo when it's windy! And the sunsets are gorgeous. If you like solitude, visit during the off season or during un-sunny weather. The Big Beach end is usually less populated.
Posted By: JHughes
- Wed Mar 26 16:40:06 EST 2003
Upsideclimbing out on the rocks by the Coast Guard station
Downsidelong road to Ucluelet
Commentclosest city should be Ucluelet