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Spend the day at North Beach and revel in the views from Tow Hill and the Blow Hole - Photo: Talon Gillis

Gray Bay is a popular recreational site known for its beachcombing and camping opportunities - Photo: Flavien Mabit

We've got a selection of camping locations just right for you - forest sites thick with carpets of moss, rustic beach campsites and comfortable campgrounds with showers and hook-ups - Photo: Flavien Mabit

Haida Gwaii's got rainforests, beaches and mountains to explore - let's go! - Photo: Alexander A MacDonald

The Pesuta Shipwreck Trail will lead you along East Beach to the scenic remains of the Pesuta, a log ship that ran aground in 1928 - Photo: Alexander A MacDonald

Visit the award-winning Haida Heritage Centre and Museum at Second Beach in Skidegate - Photo: Guy Kimola

Step into another world as you tour ancient Haida village sites in Gwaii Haanas - Photo: Flavien Mabit

The Rennell Sound area offers exceptional wilderness camping and short trails for accessing remote west coast beaches - Photo: Guy Kimola

 

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Hikes

To ensure that your Haida Gwaii experience is the best it can be, we strongly recommend making accommodation, tour, ferry and vehicle rental reservations prior to your travel.


Anvil Trail

Tlell - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The Anvil Trail is a 1 to 2 hour return loop trail that goes through a variety of forest types and meanders along a bend of the Tlell river that has somewhat...

Blow Hole Boardwalk

Masset - Tow Hill Road - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Hikes - This Trail leads the hiker to the base of Tow Hill. From there you can wander on the rocks and observe the feature known as the "Blowhole". A cavity fills...

Cape Fife Trail

Masset - Tow Hill Road - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - Cape Fife Trail is a trail located inside the Naikoon Provincial Park. It is a fairly long 10km hike on relatively flat ground. It can be very muddy and the...

Dogfish Bay Hiking Route

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - Though Dogfish Bay is not really the destination of the hike in itself, it is the name given to that particular hike, that essentially starts either from Sheldens bay, or...

Dover Trail

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The "Dover Trail", named after a Sandspit lady of Haida ancestry, aka the "Louise Dover Memorial Trail", aka the "Haans loop", is located just out of the community of...

East Beach Trail

Tlell - Tow Hill Road - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The East Beach Trail is a non-formal route along the sandy coastline that stretches between Tlell and Rose Spit. This hike is inside the Naikoon Provincial Park. This +70km multiday...

Mayer Lake Shoreline Trail

Port Clements - Tlell - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The Mayer Lake Shoreline Trail is an informal route along the southern edge of Mayer Lake, located in the Naikoon Provincial Park. It is not a flagged or marked...

Mosquito Mountain Hiking Route

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - Mosquito Mountain is one of the tallest peaks on island. There is a route leading to the mountain that is described in the blog entry "Hiking up Mosquito Mountain".  ...

Mount Moresby Hiking Route

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - At 1164m high, Mount Moresby is the highest summit on Haida Gwaii. Because of this, it is often a goal for hikers with a challenge in mind. And the hike...

Old Growth Alley Trail

Tlell - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This is a very beautiful hike in the Tlell watershed, where trees grow big. The trail is close to the Anvil trail, and has been put together by the same...

Onward Point Trail

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This short trail features second growth forest and a look-out point with a gazebo on sedimentary rock. Occasionally, grey whales and other marine mammals can be spoted from shore.  ...

Pesuta Shipwreck Trail

Tlell - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This popular trail is a non-strenuous hike of about 3 to 4 hours return (about 10km return). This trail is listed on the excellent brochure, available online, "Guide to Recreation Sites and...

Pure Lake Provincial Park

Masset - Port Clements - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Hikes - Pure Lake Provincial Park is a 130 hectare Park managed by BC Parks and centred around scenic Pure Lake, a freshwater lake popular with locals as a swimming spot.  The...

Secret Cove Trail

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This trail features second growth forest and lush undergrowth. It is approximately 30 minutes return (without relaxing on the calming beach) This hike is also listed on the Guide to...

Shelden’s Bay Day Use Area

Sandspit - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Hikes - Shelden's Bay Day Use area is listed on the brochure "Recreation Sites and Trails of Haida Gwaii". Shelden's Bay is situated on Moresby island, and is accessible via...

Skonun Lake Trail

Masset - Port Clements - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The Skonun lake trail follows an ancient settlers road through the scenic interior of Graham Island, between Port Clements and Masset. The trail goes through gently rolling terrain, follows a...

Sleeping Beauty Trail (Tarundl Trail)

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The Sleeping Beauty Trail, aka the Tarundl Trail is the most accessible alpine hike on island. On a clear day, it provides amazing views of Skidegate inlet, the west coast,...

Spirit Lake Trail

Queen Charlotte - Skidegate - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - Spirit Lake Trail is a popular walking/hiking trail located across from the George Brown Recreation Centre along Highway 16 (the main highway) in Skidegate village. A spacious parking lot provides...

Sunset Park Trail

Port Clements - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The Sunset Park Trail is located in the Village of Port Clements.  This trail is listed on the brochure "Guide to Recreation and Trails on Haida Gwaii". This is...

The Golden Spruce Trail - Yaaguun Gandlaay Heritage Site

Port Clements - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This popular short Trail will bring the hiker to the site where the famous "Golden Spruce", aka "Kiidk'yaas" used to stand. This trail is listed on the brochure "Guide...

The Queen Charlotte Seawalk

Queen Charlotte - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The Queen Charlotte Seawalk is a scenic walk along the oceanside that connects the QC Visitor Centre with the QC Community Centre. It provides a great views of Skidegate...

The ‘Inside Road’ Trail - Lawn Hill Pioneering days

Lawn Hill - Skidegate - Tlell - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - This is a very informal trail, that can be hard to find.  The Inside and North Roads are both part of the original Settler’s Road and are...

Tow Hill Hike

Masset - Old Massett - Tow Hill Road - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Camping & Recreational Sites - Hikes - Tow Hill is a fascinating landmark of Haida Gwaii. It is a basalt outcrop that seems to rise out of the sands of North Beach.  This scenic "Hill" has...

White Creek Hiking Route

Masset - Tow Hill Road - What to Do - Outdoor Recreation - Hikes - The White Creek route is an ancient trail in the North of Graham island. The route takes the hiker through bogs and Muskegs. The route is described in the blog...

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Queen Charlotte Visitor Centre

website: www.queencharlottevisitorcentre.com
email: info@qcinfo.ca | telephone: 250-559-8316

Sandspit Visitor Centre

website: www.lovehaidagwaii.com/businesses/the-sandspit-visitor-centre
email: visitsandspit@gmail.com | telephone: 250.637.5362

Port Clements Visitor Centre

website: www.portclements.ca
email: pcmuseum@qcislands.ca | telephone: 250-557-4576

Masset Visitor Centre

website: www.massetbc.com
email: info@massetbc.com | telephone: 250-626-3982

Haida Gwaii Tourism

Destination Marketing Organization
website: www.gohaidagwaii.ca
email: tourism@gohaidagwaii.ca

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