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Cathedral Grove

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Address: BC-4, Alberni Hwy | MacMillan Provincial Park, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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This was easy to find and there were great trails for walking among the trees. A really nice time with my family and would highly recommend.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Burnaby, Canada
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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was easy to find and there were great trails for walking among the trees. A really nice time with my family and would highly recommend.

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good stopping point for a walk in the old woods. One side has trails to the lakefront. The other to a giant Douglas Fir. Trails are short and level so do both sides.

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London, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stop and see these old growth trees. The path is well marked and has lots of poster boards explaining all about the forest and the life you see. Trail a bit wet and muddy in the winter but still worth the walk.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trails are not long, however, they are very relaxing and interesting. Signs with information about the different trees you see make the walk interesting. There's a beautiful photo op spot by the water just a little bit off the trail. Just be cautious when crossing the highway from one trail to the other.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop and check it out. Just do it. Remember to look up! Several short trails are good to stretch the legs on the way to Tofino.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

be sure to plan a stop here to walk and enjoy the views. Parking is easily available across the road. Stunning vistas no matter what the weather (although there are warnings to not do the walk in high winds.. the trees have been known to topple over !).

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to Tofino. The trees are massive and quite awe inspiring in a lush beautiful landscape. Parking can be difficult at times as this is a very busy attraction in the summer. Nice hike through the rainforest among the huge trees and greenery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk nice and cool in the summer, beautiful in the winter. There are bathrooms, and also wide paths for wheel chairs. Very poor parking which is small and side of highway.

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much old growth all in the same spot No wonder why Mr MacMillan saved this spot. This is a must see stop. The lake is awesome too! Test your eyes and look for the old train trestles on the far side.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Huge trees. One tree is over 800 years old. Short walk with great parking and washrooms

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