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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

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

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

 

Cape Fife Trail

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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 boardwalk sections should be replaced in the next few years. Hikers should plan this as a day trip, as the state of the the trail can slow down your pace noticeably. It should take between 5 and 8 hours return. 

This trail is listed on the brochure "Guide to Recreation and Trails on Haida Gwaii".

The trailhead is accessible at North Beach at the end of Tow Hill Road. It is just across the bridge from where the popular Tow Hill hiking trails are located.

The trail is an old settlers' road within Naikoon Provincial Park and leads to East Beach.

At the end of the trail is a campsite and a cabin on the beach. The cabin was built by BC Parks and the Council of the Haida Nation, to provide shelter for hikers It has a woodstove, table and bunkbeds.

It is possible to join this hike with a walk along the East Beach, north to Rose Spit and back on North Beach. This would typically take a minimum of 12 hours of hiking time and is usually done as an overnight trip. This can also be your exit or entry trail if you plan to do the "East Beach Trail". 

For more information and pictures, we also have a blog entry on this trail that you may wish to look at. 

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