Tag Archives: Vancouver Island walking trails

Nanaimo’s Buttertubs Marsh

With the feasting, partying and indoor activities of the looming Yuletide season (not to mention this month’s Thanksgiving celebrations) often comes the desire to just get outdoors for a bit of fresh air and exercise. There is a perfect spot … Continue reading

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Qualicum Beach’s Heritage Forest

The story of Qualicum Beach’s 50-acre Heritage Forest is one of commitment, inspiration and a community that values natural beauty. There aren’t many towns of 8,800 that can boast of pristine forest lands right in their midst, but thanks to … Continue reading

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Qualicum Beach’s undocumented Town Trail

If you didn’t know it was there, you might never actually find it. There is a lovely trail in Qualicum Beach (we call it the Town Trail) that has virtually no documentation, either in print or on-line. It isn’t listed … Continue reading

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100 years on and millions of visitors later, the majesty of Cathedral Grove continues to entrance

    It has been more than 40 years since I first set foot in the magical environs of Cathedral Grove but still, every time I visit, I am entranced and soothed by the place.             Cathedral Grove is located … Continue reading

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