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Juan de Fuca Marine Trail: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 September 2019

We spent a morning hiking the Mystic Beach section of the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail. We parked at the China Beach/Mystic Beach trailhead and followed the trail to Mystic Beach and back to the parking lot (out and back) It was a pretty rugged...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank skishell
Reviewed 28 August 2019

We just finished this hike a week ago - it is in great need of repairs! I think the trail needs to be upgraded from some "moderate" to all "difficult and more difficult" I would say about 15% of the trail is in good shape....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nadine S
Reviewed 8 August 2019

The Juan de Fuca Marine Trail is a great shorter less difficult alternative to the West Coast Trail. You still get to see amazing vistas and shoreline and yea bears but without the difficult rope and ladder challenges on the WCT. There are also many...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Deleta
Reviewed 4 August 2019

This place is not that easy to get to. The car has to go through some very steep and unpaved path, with lots of potholes. There is no cell service, so if you are stuck then good luck The trail is physically very demanding. Even...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank smhr
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The parking lot can get very full but you can access both Mystic Beach and China Beach. Path to China Beach is quite easy and wide, the trail to Mystic Beach is more rough. Pictures of Mystic Beach were taken on the same day within...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SRfromLondon
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We backpacked the south portion and drove up to Port Renfew after to see what it was looking like. Both Mystic and Bear exceeded our expectations. We tented on both beaches and felt like the only people in the world. It was marvellous. We had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank persephone67
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This hike has often been referred to as the "baby west coast trail". It was not nearly as advertised. There was virtually no maintenance done along the trail making for dangerous conditions throughout. Many bridges are broken along the way. Most "stairs" are broken. Railings...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mattmcg09
Reviewed 27 February 2018

we hiked 9k & turned around, for an 18k hike many hikers were going 9-13k & then tenting. & then continuing for the total of 34k one way.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Charles D
Reviewed 1 January 2018

5 days, 9 Winnipeggers -- 5 backpacking the 47K from China Beach to Botanical Beach, 4 of us doing out-and-back day trips from the various trailheads. The 5 backpackers may have bragging rights to a well-deserved achievement, but us 4 day hikers had a much...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We walked only the part of the trail to Mystic Beach, not the whole Juan de Fuca Marine Trail. But this piece was very nice. Great path through the forest including a suspension bridge. We didn't find the beach sooo outstandingly beautiful, but that may...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Katie G
13 August 2015|
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Response from Brad M |
Just to add to that, Barkley Sound, a few hours north, is a kayaker's paradise, and is worth a week-long trip on its own.
13 June 2015|
Response from H and W |
We just spent a few hours near the trailhead. We parked at the China Beach Day Use lot and walked down to Mystic Beach (2km), which was beauitful. We then continued along the JDF trail (west) for a short time. From Mystic... More