Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island, is home to some of the world’s largest spruce trees. We were told that the extension of the trail that went to the Giant was closed because it was too dangerous. The distance from the trail is also not realistic as a side trip. The winds on Nitinat Lake are renowned by windsurfers. The Valley Mist Trail is leads to the valley bottom and developed ‘feature zone.’ The return route is the same way you came. Map Trails Proposed Unpaved Roads Teal Jones Proposed Cutblocks - from May 27, 2015 Map 50m elevation contours Old Clearcuts Central Walbran Ancient Forest Proposed for Protection byR Wilderness Committee Carmanah-Walbran Provincial Park Boundary - from BC Government Data updated Mar 31, 2015 Mapping by: Wilderness Committee, June 4, 2015; based on BC Government Geographic Data … Bald Mountain Map » Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park ... Carmanah Valley Trails: From the developed campsites it is a 30 minute hike to the junction with the trail along carmanah creek. In July I’m going to be on Vancouver Island for about 3 days, landing in Victoria. Just a few years later, Randy Stoltmann died in an avalanche while ski touring. %PDF-1.6 The park covers a land area of 16,450 ha immediately adjacent to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve’s West Coast Trail on the southwestern, coastal terrain of Vancouver Island. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is a remote and wilderness park accessed from the communities of Lake Cowichan, Port Renfrew and Port Alberni, BC on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Just got back from Carmanah a couple of hours ago. ; Rockies Kootenays. Thanks! Unfortunately, this closed trail blocks access to the Carmanah Giant, a further 7 km to the south. Come join us on our adventures! At one time, most of British Columbia looked similar to the Carmanah Valley. This is essential. On our most recent visit (2020), the route was hard to follow after it reached the creek. Regions. West Coast Trail KM’s: KM 53 to KM 46; Map of the Route & GPS data: Yes!! We can (sadly) never really know how long a place like Carmanah Walbran will be around. i�B���bQ���% L��Įp�$�&��ړ���*�&�V�h��N�2/����!b �x7�}�B�_s��/�.�3�E4V��K2%����S�B&-�. Beyond information boards and outhouses, there are very few facilities. On either side of the Walbran Bridge there is ample room for parking while you are camping or hiking. Will update as soon as we have more information but it’s likly closed until at least the 2021 New Year! Be sure to treat before using. #1 Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park Protected Area Updated: 2019-12-09 Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, originally Carmanah Pacific Provincial Park, is a remote wilderness park located inside traditional Ditidaht First Nation ancestral territory. WCT Day 4 Map. Riverside Inn – Highly rated on Booking.com, A Complete Guide to Storm Watching in Tofino, Where and How to Find Big Trees on Vancouver Island, 11 Fast and Fun Hikes In and Around Tofino, Beyond the Beaten Path Road Trips on Vancouver Island, One half of the Canadian/British couple behind Off Track Travel, Gemma is happiest when hiking on the trail or planning the next big travel adventure. Before heading out on a trip to Carmanah Walbran, there’s a few things you should know. Valley bottoms, in particular, have been almost completely decimated since they host the largest trees. We are a grassroots, 100% volunteer run collective of individuals working to gain protection for these ancient forests and to work towards sustainable economic alternatives for … Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is the hike that's worth every second of the bumpy, windy, pothole filled road that it takes to get to it. Cariboo Chilcotin Coast. Home; 2020 Calendar; Archive. Beautiful place tho. Don’t rush, Be prepared to meet loaded logging trucks at any time, A 4X4 is not needed, however I would recommend using a vehicle with decent clearance, Secure items in the vehicle that may move – some sections of the road are very bumpy, On our last visit, there were Carmanah Walbran signs leading the way to the park from the end of Cowichan Lake, Let someone know where you are going and when you expect to be back, There is no fee required to enter Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park. Tried to make it to the Giant but gave up after 5 hours. Thank you for posting this Gemma. It lasted for hours and the volume of water was intense. Not to be mistaken with the Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, the Walbran Valley is unprotected from logging and lies just on the outside of the eastern park boundary. Stoltmann launched an international campaign to protect the Camanah Walbran Valley. In contrast, the trails in the Walbran valley provide a constant "big tree" experience, are still lightly visited, with some trails carpeted in moss. Left the parking lot at 9am got back at 6:45 . There are three different routes leading to the Caycuse River Bridge, which is the only way to access the park. The lightly shaded light green area is the Central Walbran Ancient Forest that is being proposed for protection by the Wilderness Committee. HOME. Hi Gemma, It was early May so we wonder whether the trail just doesn’t get bushwhacked until the summer. Hiking in Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park. It’s a sobering sight but I’m not sure whether there would be any kind of access to this area without existing logging operations. To the left is the Nelson Mandela Trail, which takes you to the wild and awe-inspiring Mordor tree, and down to the Emerald Pools of the Walbran River. Or Big Lonely Doug close to Port Renfrew (unreal scenery). This glorious tree is just within the protected boundaries of Pacific Rim National Park. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is located on the western edge of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It’s completely maintained by volunteers from Friends of Carmanah Walbran and the Wilderness Committee. Minutes from the parking lot on the first stretch of trail you are greeted by large trees, creeks and moss covered forest floor with a boardwalk fit for a hiker, and by that I mean it's quite old and not much easier than walking the forest beside it. After passing the first significantly large tree (the ‘Coast Tower’) on the right, the path splits at the 1km mark. We haven’t decided yet. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park. This cathedral of trees seems seems endless as you hike for hours through the rain-soaked valley, spotting one ‘big one’ after another. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Some sources date it to be an incredible 2000+ years old. With a trunk diameter of 6m and a height of 56m, this tree is a magnificent sight to see. Arriving at Paradise Pools was well worth it, gorgeous emerald green waters, deep enough to swim and no current. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is the hike that's worth every second of the bumpy, windy, pothole filled road that it takes to get to it. I had the pure joy of visiting the park back in the late 1990s with my sister and her boyfriend. The 16,450 hectare recreation park accounts for 2% of the 'Old Growth Forest' still living in the province. It is highly recommended you visit the carmanah … Social. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, originally Carmanah Pacific Provincial Park, is a remote wilderness park located inside traditional Ditidaht First Nation ancestral territory. If you could follow the park to the ocean you would end up on the famous West Coast Trail! BC Communities. While Carmanah Walbran is a protected park, the other half of the park in the Walbran River Valley still remains unprotected. In 2km (1.2mi), after crossing the Walbran Bridge, you will reach the trailhead. The park itself felt a little forgotten, with the camping areas being sparse, signage dated and no other visitors to be seen. From emerald pools, waterfalls, and majestic old growth cedar giants, … Downstream the trail is mostly on boardwalks and quite easy to hike. It is also possible to drive to Carmanah Walbran via the north shore of the lake – we’ve done this once too. Many years ago, the trails once continued further south into the park. The first time we visited Carmanah Walbran, it was a bit like entering a time warp. The Three Sisters is now only two, with one of the huge spruce trees falling naturally during the winter of 2018/19. Check the weather forecast before starting your journey, Be prepared to cut your trip short if the weather changes, Watch your step on the boardwalks, they can be very slippery when wet, Drive slowly and defensively on the dirt roads leading to the park, Logging trucks have right of way at all times – be prepared to pull over, Drive with headlights on at all times, no matter the weather conditions, Nearby services are very limited. Gallery; Search. The route through the forest is not maintained and is vulnerable to damage from storms. Here’s everything you need to know about Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, British Columbia. function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} Visitor access is centered on the ‘feature zone’ in the western side of the park. Vancouver & Coast. Enjoy. No other map for the area provides you with this level of recreational or topographic detail. They'll also give you a free logging road map while at Lake Cowichan visitor center. Would love to know if you make it! Thanks for the reply, I’ve done some further research as well. A great map of all Southwestern B.C. Hiking the West Coast of Vancouver Island by Tim Leaden has the best map of the Walbran side that i've come across. Thanks. The provincial park is one of the oldest protected parks on Vancouver Island. Carry bear spray as a precaution and know how to use it, The easiest way to access the park is via Cayuse, on the southern shore of Cowichan Lake. Map Trails Proposed Unpaved Roads Teal Jones Proposed Cutblocks - from May 27, 2015 Map 50m elevation contours Old Clearcuts Central Walbran Ancient Forest Proposed for Protection by Wilderness Committee Carmanah-Walbran Provincial Park Boundary - from BC Government Data updated Mar 31, 2015 Mapping by: Wilderness Committee, June 4, 2015; based on BC Government Geographic Data … A great map of all Southwestern B.C. I will be camping in Carmanah in a few days, and it’s nice to get some current info about conditions in the park. About 1/2 hour from Port Renfrew. The Carmanah Giant, at 95 metres, is thought to be the tallest Sitka spruce in the world, although it is less than 400 years old! Perhaps there were big plans for Carmanah Walbran at one point, but it seems that it has now been left to run a little wild. Should you make qualifying purchases via these links, I may receive a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. Across the bridge, you will find a beautiful handmade information sign with maps and info on the boardwalks, trails and sights not to be missed on your hike. The trailhead to the Cheewhat Giant is located along the main Carmanah Walbran road, a short distance before the provincial park gate. to reach. They'll also give you a free logging road map while at Lake Cowichan visitor center. Looking up at the impossibly high canopy. There is an outhouse near the Heaven Tree. Pingback: 5 Places I Never Expected To See in Canada | Off Track Travel, The magic of Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, Planning a trip to Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, How to get to Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park: Complete Hiking Guide, 32 Ways to Stay Connected With the Outdoors While Indoors. That is really sad. With the help of conservationists and the Western Canada Wilderness Committee, Carmanah Pacific Provincial Park was established in 1990. I was reading your story about your trek into Carmanah-Walbran PP. The Valley Mist Trail loses elevation quickly as it descends (it’s not as fun on the way back). �%�����}ݽ~�����O^��������/~���{�������������9=�+|��|�g��ç������"+K��.~/��2�/��bff�p03�,n��I�Գ��g�3 ;c ���������G?��"S��jG?��1�O�ң����&=ă��G��g��,k�f����̼�������J��U���i��b�}���V�����R,���}���[����W������S�����U �g��N��P��"��I�P>���>R��W���P��gΡƉ�\D��.s�`��9���"����9�(�3�~i��>����gn�ꗃ�e�?��Å�~}^W���Ut-$`z���C��16E�g�қ��3֘����zn�2ѱ`��-�s튊��?���ZʟUz�X�Y���KZ_�I��Q�K�n�TA��-)�ND}��.�#��)���®t�[P{���1���E�KF�,��ʝ����F�Wl��vaP�R��|��qEP׻Y�.z���%�� �Q�)�� The ‘Three Sisters Trail’ leads north to the Hollow Stump (500m return), the Three Sisters (2km return) and Grunt’s Grove. At about 15 km on the Carmanah Main stop and look over the edge; there is a remarkable set of falls carved out of the sandstone on the Little Nitinat River, marked in your map book. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. JR and Gemma are currently based in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada. At 16,365 hectares, Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is a sizeable protected area. Maxine’s Tree: The largest specimen in the Carmanah Walbran system, surrounded by second growth “blow-down” forest. Fishing Vacations. Being such a remote park, I assume that repair is low on the ‘to do’ list. The thick dark green line shows the newly updated boundary of Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park (updated March 31, 2015). A larger vehicle is recommended as you will have more clearance but at the very least bring a spare tire and jump cables with a battery pack. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is an expansion of the former Carmanah Pacific Provincial Park which was established in 1991 to protect the downstream portion of Carmanah Creek. Over the years, old giants have fallen naturally and provided light and nutrition for new life. Info; Contact Us; Travel Subsidy; Videos. The official line is to prevent damage to this area, but I would guess that stopping people from accessing the West Coast Trail would have some part in the decision too. Carmanah, Bonilla & Walbran are skipped by most! Trails in the park lead either up or down Carmanah Creek. The park covers a land area of 16,450 ha (63.5 sq mi) immediately adjacent to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve's West Coast Trail on the southwestern, coastal terrain of Vancouver Island. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, originally Carmanah Pacific Provincial Park, is a remote wilderness park located inside traditional Ditidaht First Nation (also spelled diiɁdiitidq) ancestral territory. Off Track Travel is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. The trail to get there, however, is not. The Carmanah Giant is probably impossible if not very hard(!) A sunny summer day with no rain! Did it 10 or 12 years ago and it was no problem. Coast Tower: Length 1.2 km. Carmanah Valley is a 7.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The condition of the park’s trails have deteriorated over the last few years. British Columbia Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is a rough and rugged wilderness park accessed from Lake Cowichan, Port Renfrew and Port Alberni, BC on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Our plan had been to just … Regards. The park is often used for forest research and education. For that reason, I urge you to visit if you can. From my research, it doesn’t sound like access to the park is unavailable. Northern BC. The viewing platform in the middle of the three trees is now closed. Hey there! Despite being 2014, the info on the bulletin board hinted at ‘new developments coming in 1996’ once new park acquisitions were consolidated. gtag('js', new Date()); Gemma, There is an outhouse near the Three Sisters. Many years ago I hiked the west coast trail, which today is a bigger commitment than I’m prepared to make, and I’ve visited Cathedral Grove over the years, which is ok but it’s over-crowded and closer to a theme park. 1 0 obj John (above) mentioned “Big Lonely Doug” near Port Renfrew. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, originally Carmanah Pacific Provincial Park, is a remote wilderness park located inside traditional Ditidaht First Nation ancestral territory. We love sharing these experiences to inspire and help others to do the same. Carmanah Walbran is home to giant spruce trees that can reach heights in excess of 95 metres, some of these trees could be over 900 years old. Enjoyed the ancient forest hope you do too! The 16,450 hectare recreation park accounts for 2% of the 'Old Growth Forest' still living in the province. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, Port Renfrew: See 9 reviews, articles, and 4 photos of Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 18 attractions in Port Renfrew. Friends of Carmanah Walbran Sustainable Ancient Forest Economies. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park is located 20 km northwest of Port Renfrew on the southwestern coast of Vancouver Island. Find the perfect walbran stock photo. Driving Instructions. The trail is tough, and you are climbing up and over slash, under and over fallen trees, and through a couple of river bed gullies. This location is completely created through the generous efforts of the many volunteers who love this special place, and I am sure after you visit you will, too. Check out the "friends of the carmanah walbran… Renowned conservationist Randy Stoltmann first visited Carmanah in 1982 after hearing whispers about a giant 8.5m diameter spruce tree. I was simply awestruck as I stood in front of the Cheewhat Giant. Often called Canada’s ‘biggest tree,’ the Cheewhat Giant sits not far Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park. When the boardwalk ends, the mud, roots, and logs begin. We continued on the beach almost all the way to Walbran Creek, but headed into the woods for the final mile because we couldn’t stand slogging through the loose gravel on the beach any longer. Across the bridge, you will find a beautiful handmade information sign with maps and info on the boardwalks, trails and sights not to be missed on your hike. ), revealing the endless layers of green from branches, leaves, moss, fallen trees and ferns. Would greatly appreciate any help on the matter as it is my first trip to Vancouver island! This is a great article on the Carmanah Walbran Park and it really is horrible that BC Parks has let this park become so run down. Some of the trees in Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park reach heights of 95 metres and more. All hiking trails start from the main Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park parking lot. Don’t let the distance fool you though, the road is mostly unpaved and rough in places. It was probably one of the most humbling experiences of my life. Unfortunately, this isn’t too surprising since at least 75% of the original old growth forest on Vancouver Island have been logged. Since you also visited the area in early spring I am wondering what the 3 hours of rough roads entail? Gates to Central Walbran: Two massive Sitka Spruce create the original entranceway to visit Botley and Auger Lakes. WCT Day 4 Map. Or maybe John or someone else can jump in. x��[�u;r��@���8F��s�Ѳ�_Ԁ� �ݲ�h/+�e���Q��(��O�#9��:}����8��b�X�*�� �����>ƿ��׿�_��?�����?�G�p�S����G���%��!|�+�������3���g�������׿�W���koW��)��* ?����G The road to the Walbran is marked by the side of the road in baby blue tape and spray paint. As of 16th November 2020 access by both routes into the Central Walbran is now closed due to a large rock landslide at the Canyon area on Glad Lake Main. We are a grassroots, 100% volunteer run collective of individuals working to gain protection for these ancient forests and to work towards sustainable economic alternatives for local communities. It's hard for any photographer to keep up with the group (as I found). BC parks has a carmanah park map that only covers the 'open' sections, the backroad mapbooks for vancouver island is quite small. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. This is one of those truly special places in the world. 's recreational hikes (including logging roads) is available showing the locations of key groves, logging roads, camps, and trails, from the Carmanah Forest Society, see www.carmanah.bc.ca, or pick one up at MEC. A miracle! Find all the transport options for your trip from Victoria to Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park right here. /Filter /FlateDecode A junction 1.3 km from the Trailhead offers visitors the opportunity to travel upstream toward August Creek, or downstream toward the Randy Stoltmann Commemorative Grove. I’m glad you still had a great time despite not seeing the Giant. 2018 Bio-Blitz Results; 2018 Myco-Blitz Results; Bibliography; FoCW. While the bulletin board had been brought up to date and the camping facilities improved, the boardwalks were in a much worse state than in 2014. Look up on the mountainside where they are logging and see some of the huge trees still remaining. On our most recent visit, I was surprised to find things a little different. Day 4 Log of the Journey – Walbran Creek to Carmanah Creek + Chez Monique’s I’m a bit old school with tracking our adventures in my Moleskin Notebook. I haven't found many good maps of the area. At the bottom of the cliff the trail continued to join up with the southern extent of the west coast trail. Lodging & Services Recreation Cities & Towns Lakes Travel Info Points of Interest Provincial Parks Trails. When I was hiking the trail 5 years ago I heard a story of someone who went looking for the Carmanah Giant as a sidetrip. Gallery; Search. The park is named after the anglicized word Carmanah, which means “thus far upstream,” and John Thomas Walbran, a colonial explorer. !’ But you need to continue until a brown Pacific Rim National Park sign appears. Thanks, Does anyone have any updated info on reaching this? Hi Breanna, The gas station here is open May to September only, The closest cell phone signal is in Lake Cowichan, three hours drive from the park entrance, Bring a fully inflated spare tire, a tire compressor kit (like, Wildlife sightings are not uncommon in the park. This fact makes the visiting experience even more poignant. The park covers a land area of 16,450 ha (63.5 sq mi) immediately adjacent to Pacific Rim National Park Reserve's West Coast Trail on the southwestern, coastal terrain of Vancouver Island. Thank you for your excellent account, including great photos, of exploring the giants in Carmanah-Walbran. gtag('config', 'UA-43280157-1'); Even if you don’t have much appreciation for trees before you go, you definitely will after. In the other direction, the southern ‘Heaven Grove Trail’ heads first to the Heaven Tree (2km return) and then to the Randy Stoltmann Commemorative Grove (previously known as the Heaven Grove, 4km return). The area contains a spectacular and diverse forest ecosystem. Road/Trail conditions. Glad you hear you had a great time Marilyn. The Carmanah Valley was saved from the “logger’s saw” with the creation of the Carmanah Provincial Park in 1990. The Carmanah Valley was once scheduled by the provincial government to be logged. Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, Port Renfrew: See 9 reviews, articles, and 4 photos of Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 18 attractions in Port Renfrew. We just came back from a day among the Giants at avatar grove. The rustic campground is currently being expanded to offer more than 100 sites. On a return visit in 1988, he discovered that the area was about to the logged and sprung into action. Undisturbed for centuries, the rainforest here is pristine. That was after 5 hrs of steady hiking. Saw the giant and went as far as the west coast trail in about 8 hours return. Having driven a little in that area (to see Avatar Grove and Big Lonely Doug), I think the journey would be rougher and potentially more complicated too. During our last visit, there was plenty of flagging next to the road to indicate the trailhead. contents preface and acknowledgements vii introduction 1 1 Coastal Hiking 9 2 The Juan de Fuca Marine Trail 29 3 The West Coast Trail 45 4 Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park 77 5 Long Beach and the Tofino/Ucluelet Area 89 6 The Hesquiat Peninsula 109 7 The Nootka Trail 119 8 The Brooks Peninsula 135 9 Cape Scott Provincial Park and Area 143 10 Natural History 163 11 First Nations 171 Check the BC Parks website for Carmanah Walbran for details. Keep an eye out for the Cheewhat Giant Cedar trail- a small flag that is easily missed! Trails are completely built and maintained by amazing volunteers, and they have created an accessible paradise amongst old growths along Walbran Creek. Carmanah Walbran Park, Photo By Bud Logan. Premier Listings for Carmanah Walbran Park. There are cedar trees here that are over 1000 years, awesome trees to see. 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