Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park and Island InterClub Event 2012 (ICE) at Rathtrevor Provincial Park
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park and Island InterClub Event 2012 (ICE) at Rathtrevor Provincial Park Site #1 (NOTE: You do not have to go to Little Qualicum Falls in order to attend the Island InterClub Event at Rathtrevor) Directions to the Rathtrevor event are located on the website: http://www.oceansidephotographers.ca/ice2012/index.php
Little Qualicum Falls
Date: Sunday, July 22
Meet: Meet at the parking area in Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park at 9:30.
Time: For car-pooling, meet at the Duncan Library parking lot at 7:30 to leave no later than 7:45.
Directions: Take the Island Highway towards Nanaino and merge onto the Nanaimo Parkway. Take the Port Alberni exit (51) to the Port Alberni Highway for 9.6 km, keeping to the left at the fork in the road, turn left onto Alberni Hwy 4 for 10.5 km and turn right onto Chalet Rd for 350 m to the park.
Washrooms: Several, at least one of which is handicapped accessible.
Cautions: Riverbanks can be very slippery and the river contains waterfalls, strong currents and other hazards. Stay away from cliff and riverbank edges. Jumping from bridges or cliffs is prohibited.
Features: Shaded trails around the river with views of the river and falls; upper and lower waterfalls set in a rocky gorge; possible birds and other wildlife in and around the park, forest plants.
Post Trip Review (coffee): This will be a picnic at the Island InterClub Event 2012 (ICE) at Rathtrevor Provincial Park Site #1. For more information on the event, go to the web site http://www.oceansidephotographers.ca/ice2012/index.php.
Bring your own lunch or get some take out from one of the restaurants listed on the event web site.