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Wild Pacific Trail
Lighthouse Loop & Terrace Beach Interpretive Trails
Lighthouse Loop Trail
Just a 2-minute walk from Ocean Mist Guesthouse, the Lighthouse Trail loop section of the Wild Pacific Trail can be accessed at the corner of Coast Guard Rd. and Peninsula Rd. past the large tree log.
Skirting the rugged coastline of the Ucluelet peninsula, the pathways of the Wild Pacific Trail wind through lush rainforest vegetation dwarfed by ancient cedar and spruce trees. Views of the open Pacific Ocean, Barclay Sound and the Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park can be seen from various vantage points along the way. Watch for whales breaching offshore and bald eagles soaring overhead or perched on nearby treetops. This section of the trail is home to the historical Amphitrite Lighthouse.
Terrace Beach Interpretive Trail
An 8-minute walk from Ocean Mist Guesthouse is the Terrace Beach Interpretive Trail past He-Tin-Kis Park parking lot, the site of an ancient First Nations’ canoe beach.
Connects to the Wild Pacific Trail
A 5-minute walk from Ocean Mist Guesthouse, the He-Tin-Kis Park sign marks the trailhead near Terrace Beach. This 2-kilometer trail loop winds through lush old growth forest and offers ocean views of rocky headlands and Terrace Beach. He-Tin-Kis Park connects to the Wild Pacific Trail and lighthouse.
Wild Pacific Trail
Big Beach, Brown’s Beach
Artist Loops, Ancient Cedars & Rocky Bluffs
A 30-minute walk or a 3-minute drive from Ocean Mist Guesthouse to Big Beach. Follow Peninsula Rd. to Marine Dr., past seaside neighbourhoods to the second stretch of the Wild Pacific Trail.
Brown's Beach to Artist Loops, Ancient Cedars & Rocky Bluffs
Enter at Big Beach or Brown’s Beach and continue to the Artist Loops, Ancient Cedars and Rocky Bluffs. Take in sweeping views of the rugged coastline and witness some of the largest standing trees in the forest. You can double back or exit the trail near the start of the Ancient Cedars section. Follow the bicycle path to Forbes Rd., then through forest trails, exiting near the Wild Pacific Trail parking lot on Marine Dr. near Browns Beach.
Find more information about the Wild Pacific Trail on the Wild Pacific Trail website.