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We went up the hill just after a rain, so we had sun filtering through raindrops and birds singing... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Victoria, Canada
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We were a bit surprised that we had trouble getting a single campsite on the beach. However some... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
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Tow Hill Road | Nr. Masset, Queen Charlotte City, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We went up the hill just after a rain, so we had sun filtering through raindrops and birds singing, and the place basically to ourselves. This probably shaped my view of the place, but the viewpoints are great, and it's nice to climb steps and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Megan_Outside
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We were a bit surprised that we had trouble getting a single campsite on the beach. However some people moved out and we were able to arrange to get a single one which was what we wanted. The beach is fabulous with the agates you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Good lookout, you can also climb up to the top of Tow Rock. Boardwalks well made for safety in damp weather.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank familydiva2015
Reviewed 26 September 2018

My sister and I had a beautiful day to drive to Tow Hill which is about 30 minutes out of Masset. There is a very well marked boardwalk up to the viewpoints, of which there is two. There are sections of the walk that are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 517kathryn
Reviewed 27 July 2018

On a recent tour we stopped at the Blow Hole. Unfortunately the sea was calm and no water spouts. We did notice a branch off to the Tow Hill View Point near the Blow Hole View Point so decided to take the walk. It did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ken H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Stepped in Haida lore, Tow Hill is a magnificent volcanic plug formed from eruptions of molten lava some 2 million years ago. It is, unquestionably, the most distinguishing geographic feature of North Beach and Naikoon Provincial Park. Besides its awe-inspiring natural beauty, Tow Hill and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Top of Tow Hill is about 865 M from the parking lot. It has a boarded walkway all the way up, and is a Medium to Hard hike. Steep and lots of steps but easy to navigate. However the view at the top is spectacular,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bill J
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this park to see the blow hole. Interesting but need to be there on incoming tide Very windy and cold worth the walk

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank michaelbkolsky
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Tow Hill and Blow Hole Hikes are a terrific way to spend a few hours in nature. The Tow Hill hike goes uphill to the top of (naturally) Tow Hill. The viewpoint offers amazing vistas towards Masset and up along North Beach. The Blow...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Worth climbing the steep path and built-in stairs up to the two viewpoints. Spectacular viewspoints reached by walking up a well laid out path through a beautiful, mossy forest.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Kathryn T
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