The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

North America | | August 30, 2011 at 12:30 am


The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve has 3 primary sections; they are: Broken Group of Islands, West Coast Trail and Long Beach. This setting of this natural reserve boasts features of both forest and marine environment. This place possesses island archipelago, a rainforest and a number of archeological sites of great historical significance.

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve is located in Canada and houses a wide variety of animals. Here you will come across marine mammals of different species; this includes seals, whales and sea lions. There are also more than 250 avian species, some of which come as migrants during the fall and spring.

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

The activities you can take part in during your visit to the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve includes fishing, scuba diving, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, wildlife viewing, camping and several interesting interactive programs. The national park’s Long Beach section hosts an area named as the Green Point; it is basically a campground having more than 100 campsites in it. You can also spend fun-filled hours in this national park by participating in the walking trails in the park’s Long Beach segment. There are 9 such walking trails in this park.

Long Beach at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve West Coast Trails at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Another segment of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, Broken Group of Islands on the other hand houses several bays and coves. These water bodies can be explored by the visitors on boats. People also use this section of the park for setting camps, particularly during the time between mid July and August.

Broken Group of Islands at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Now, you must be wondering about the best time of visiting Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. The time during which majority of the facilities of this park stay open is: between mid-March and mid-October. From the middle of October till the middle of March, the park sees a low season every year due to snowfall and extremely cold temperature. During this phase of the year, most of the significant segments of the park stay closed.

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