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“Great trip, but don't come unprepared”
Review of Virgin Falls

Virgin Falls
Walnut Creek, California
Level 6 Contributor
293 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Great trip, but don't come unprepared”
Reviewed 27 December 2012

This trip is difficult if you are not accustomed to logging roads. The road is steep and bumpy, it is not paved, and if you go in the winter you may find a snow and ice-covered trail. If you don't have a 4x4 don't try it. If you break down, you will not have anyone to help you.

It is an active logging area, so watch for logging trucks. Have your own winch, or at the very least a tow rope. Let people know where you are going, plot your route in advance, and bring extra gas, just in case. You will not have cell phone service.

The trip itself is the fun part, you will see Clayoquot Sound's rugged forest and beautiful vistas.

The falls are quite nice, but definitely not worth the journey if you don't know what you're getting into.

There are no signs for Virgin Falls, would suggest getting a Backroads Maps book.

Visited December 2012
9 Thank treepondersleaf
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English first
Tofino, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A rough road”
Reviewed 9 December 2011

It's a long, rough, potholed road to see falls that are nice but not great. You travel on a logging road that follows the Tofino Inlet. Parts of the trip are scenic, but if you value your vehicle, not really worth the trip unless you plan to do some camping. If so, expect lots of bears at night,

7 Thank Janet S
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