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Cathedral Grove

BC-4, Alberni Hwy | MacMillan Provincial Park, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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A once in a life time experience.

Right off the hwy. easy walking paths with great signage to explain the different trees and fauna... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oyakickboxer
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Qualicum Bay, Canada
Worth the stop

On the road to the west coast just before Port Alberni. A lovely stand of protected old growth with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Portalberni10
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Canada
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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“both sides” (56 reviews)
“huge trees” (37 reviews)
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BC-4, Alberni Hwy | MacMillan Provincial Park, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Right off the hwy. easy walking paths with great signage to explain the different trees and fauna. bathrooms and wheel chair exessable.

Thank Oyakickboxer
Reviewed 2 days ago

On the road to the west coast just before Port Alberni. A lovely stand of protected old growth with easy walking trails. It's a very popular spot so parking can be difficult.

Thank Portalberni10
Reviewed 2 days ago

I Loved this, my husband loved it . it made a great halfway stop and stretch place on our drive from Nanaimo to Ucluelet. wonderful

Thank Ivy_Irish
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are walks on both sides of the road - both are lovely. One takes in the widest tree and on the other side is a nice view of the lake. Magnificent trees and great example of what the forests must once have looked like....More

Thank supertraveltracy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice touristy stop on the drive from Nanaimo to Tofino. The oldest tree on the Islas is/was located there as I recall. Total viewing time can be done in around 20 mins (walk around).

Thank Has S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The trees and forest floor are lush and incredibly beautiful - centuries-old moss-covered trees, healthy ferns. The paths were full of mud and puddles that needed a bit of clamoring around. Hopefully they will be adding some mulch or sawdust to the pathways soon.

1  Thank janmomma
Reviewed 1 week ago

So green and lush but a bit rainy and cold. I drove right by it at first and didn't even notice it was there. It was not well marked.

Thank jcmd2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to stop and visit this place, only complaint it's very challenging to push the wheelchair in which my 75 yrs old mother was in, the park could put more gravel in the water puddles

1  Thank kenr377
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking among these giant moss cloaked trees is one of the most humbling and spiritual experiences we have had. Words cannot express. Well worth the visit.

Thank mishwilly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful Magical forests I have ever seen, truly a sight to behold. Trees the width of a bus and as tall as skyscrapers, a must see.

Thank hedgeplumber86
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mandyh0
Can I bring my dog here??
7 September 2016|
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Response from Ruston63 | Reviewed this property |
Yes however on a leash.
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Eileen59Toronto
Is it safe for a female to visit alone or can one be easily lost in there? Thanks
17 November 2015|
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Response from Gord B | Reviewed this property |
Is anywhere safe for anybody? It depends. Go when it's busy and tag along with a family. Get or borrow a dog. Stick to the trails, get your bearings, use a compass. Wild area = cougar, wolf and bear.
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885heatherk
Are the trails suitable for a baby stroller?
9 August 2015|
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Response from Gord B | Reviewed this property |
Some are okay.
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