McKenzie Bight

McKenzie Bight

Gowlland Tod Provincial Park

McKenzie Bight - Comments

4.5 out of 5 - 6 reviews

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Gwen from Victoria writes:

Took about 2 hours--75 years old and found the trail after the bridge very steep and was glad I had my hiking pole.
Beach beautiful. Walk back up on wide gravel trail good but still quite a climb. I think I would rate the trail going down past the falls area as difficult but the rest I would rate as moderate

Posted: July 18, 2020 02:42:31 PM PST

Zaki Jiwa from Coquitlam, BC writes:

Beautiful and serene hike overall. Clearly marked, easy hike down to the Bight and then there are 2 options back up: The way you came down or via the cascade trail (more intense). Either way, its uphill and expect it to take a bit over an hour total without factoring a nice long break and picnic.

Posted: September 27, 2018 03:13:03 PM PST

Dome Jiang from Victoria writes:

It was a good experience but tiring fun

Posted: September 10, 2017 06:41:32 PM PST

Lucas from Fort Collins, CO writes:

I'm not so sure it shouldn't be 2 hours! The first part of the Cascade trail from the water side was an absolute wall! And most of the McKenzie bight trail was appreciably steep as well. We spent 20 minutes or so at the water and took a good 110 minutes to complete the trail. My question is, how is this trail moderate? A novice hiker would have all manner of cramps by the time they came out.

Posted: July 19, 2017 08:40:17 PM PST

Gary from Victoria writes:

Second what Bronwyn said. Just completed this trail in around 1 hour, my fitness level is low enough that I had to catch my breath several times. The listed time is definitely off.

Posted: June 13, 2017 12:43:41 PM PST

Bronwyn from Vancouver, BC writes:

Listed time is 2h, but I completed this in 1h, including taking some time at the water to enjoy the view. My fitness level is nothing special so I think the listed time may be off on this.

Posted: January 16, 2017 05:39:38 PM PST

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