• A girl walking along fallen tree suspended above the water on the Juan de Fuca Trail.

Juan de Fuca Trail – Bear Beach

Hike Details

Location: Vancouver Island, BC, Canada
Hike Quality (1-5): 4
Hike Difficulty (1-5): 3
Round Trip Distance: 18 km

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Trailhead Directions

Located on the west coast of southern Vancouver Island, Juan de Fuca Provincial Park extends from China Beach, just west of the community of Jordan River, to Botanical Beach near Port Renfrew. The park is accessed by vehicle at various points along West Coast Highway 14 between Jordan River and Port Renfrew. The China Beach campground is adjacent to Highway 14 just east of the China Beach day-use, 35 km west of Sooke and 36 km east of Port Renfrew. Nearby communities include: Port Renfrew, Sooke, Victoria, Duncan.

Camera Details

Camera: Canon 5D Mk IV
Lens 1: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

Trip Details

Date: July 22, 2017
Start Time: 9:00am
Total Time: 21 hours
Participants: Patrick Latter, Paige Sorger, Nicole Formosa, Andrew Formosa

We had limited time so we only did the first 9km portion of the Juan de Fuca trail to Bear Beach and back again.

By |2018-02-18T18:22:03+00:00July 24th, 2017|Overnight Hikes|4 Comments


  1. jmsabbagh July 25, 2017 at 11:52 am - Reply

    Amazing adventure …so lovely nature.

  2. Maureen Sudlow July 25, 2017 at 2:18 pm - Reply

    fantastic shots. Hope you didn’t meet those bears

  3. Mary Strong-Spaid July 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm - Reply

    Your photos quietly remind me that this world is an incredibly beautiful and amazing place.

  4. Jim Brennan July 31, 2017 at 8:22 am - Reply

    You put me there. Thank you.

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