SUNSHINE COAST TRAIL

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Sunshine Coast Trail

This world famous, 180 km hiking trail can easily be explored in smaller sections, or via one extraordinary multi-day hiking vacation! Twelve shelters dot the trail at stunning locations and make for an interesting day hike, or a secure overnight experience.

The Sunshine Coast Trail is a 180-kilometre trail that stretches from Sarah Point in Desolation Sound to Saltery Bay. In 1992 a small group of people founded the Powell River Parks and Wilderness Society (PRPAWS) and started building trails that linked the remaining stands of old growth forests of the region. 

The Sunshine Coast Trail traverses a wide variety of landscapes, from coastal shorelines, along creeks and lakes, through old growth forests to panoramic mountaintops. It provides hikers with the opportunity to experience Powell River’s breathtaking backcountry with its rich fauna and flora. 

Attracting visitors from around the world, this epic trail now boasts seven huts with two more planned this year, making it the only free hut-to-hut hiking experience in Canada. This is the best outdoor adventure vacation value in North America! 

What are you waiting for? Come see for yourself...

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    Polar Bear Swim January 1 Willingdon Beach Warm up to the New Year with the Polar Bear Swim at Willingdon
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    Powell River Film Festival February 7-16 Patricia Theatre & Evergreen Theatre Screenings of selected films at the Patricia Theatre. Tickets
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    Powell River Festival of the Performing Arts February 23 - March 8 Powell River Academy of Music, Powell River Recreation Complex
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    PRISMA June 17 - 29 Various Locations Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA) offers a unique program that prepares music
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    Marathon Shuffle Run April 28 Shinglemill Pub - Kinsmen Parking Area A fun, low-key shuffle (hike or run) on a 29-kilometre
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    Lund Shellfish Festival May 25 - 26 Lund The 11th Annual Lund Shellfish Festival will be held along the shores Lund
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About us - Hello and Welcome

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Make your first stop in Powell River the Powell River Visitor Information Centre located at 4760 Joyce Avenue.
Here you will find helpful staff ready to provide maps and directions, offer local services, help source and book local adventures and tours as well as secure accommodation.
Our staff are all trained Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellors who are happy to answer questions and offer local insider knowledge.
We are available to answer your calls and help you plan your visit to the Sunshine Coast and the Powell River area.


Visitor Information Centre

4760 Joyce Avenue, Powell River B.C. Canada

Call 1.604.485.4701
Live Chat with us on our website

You can reach us by email at info@discoverpowellriver.com.

Mon - Sat: 9am - 5pm
  


Please feel free to contact us!

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