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Temporary Closure of Beaches to Dogs
Beaches within the Parksville Qualicum Beach Wildlife Management Area (PQBWMA) will be temporarily closed to dogs to protect migrating Black Brant geese. Rathtrevor Beach will be closed to dogs from February 15 to April 30 and Parksville Bay Beach, Qualicum Beach from March 1 to April 30.More Info
Here you will find amazing sandy beaches, picture postcard views, world-class biking and hiking trails, salt-tinged ocean air, and the small-town charm of our communities.
Spend some time in Parksville Qualicum Beach and recharge your batteries. Escape the crush of deadlines, traffic jams and over crowded spaces, and step back in time a little.
Seeing goats on a roof, exploring underground caves, strolling endless beaches at low tide, and walking among ancient old growth forests are just some of the experiences you’ll be able to tell your friends about back home.
Relax on our sandy beaches, where the tides are welcoming year-round. Image: @juliiathompsonLearn More
Parks & Nature
Our unique geographical setting provides a wide range of parks, gardens, rivers, lakes, and trails where you can unplug and reconnect with nature. Within minutes of downtown, you can visit our parks to escape the everyday.Learn More
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Order or download a free copy of our Discovery Guide, a comprehensive travel planning tool to help you plan your visit to Parksville Qualicum Beach.View the Guide
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