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Tea like water

The water has a red/brown tinge to it but is very clean. We all had a very refreshing swim here and... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Dennis K
A good hike, not too strenuous.

We thoroughly enjoyed our walk to Big Lake on this trail through the forest and bogs. The growth... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Squamish, Canada
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23 Sep 2016
“Tea like water”
7 Sep 2016
“A good hike, not too strenuous.”
Third Street, Sointula, British Columbia V0N 3E0, Canada
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

The water has a red/brown tinge to it but is very clean. We all had a very refreshing swim here and the trail is a wonderful hike!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our walk to Big Lake on this trail through the forest and bogs. The growth was quite different from the Beautiful Bay Trail. The various sites and the collection relics from the old homestead made it very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank davidgerdmoore
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Our visit to Malcolm Island was in March after a rainy West Coast winter, so our Mateoja HeritageTrail hike was a soggy, muddy one. It is evident from every detail on this amazing meander that much time, thought and energy has been given to the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Islander280
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This trail has a lot to offer. It goes through a forest that is recovering from an old fire. There is a boardwalk over a marsh. There's lots of helpful wood blocks, and positioned logs, to help you. Excellent!

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Shibert
Reviewed 9 February 2016

we were hoping to see something of the homestead but couldn't find any signs. It is a nice walk through the forest.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Cabbie4110
Reviewed 8 February 2015

The 6km Mateoja Heritage Trail begins on Third Street. This delightful and very doable trail wanders through the site of an early 1900`s homestead, one meanders through a marshland, forest, and a 110 year old forest fire site. Be sure to stop at Little Lake...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Meri S
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