Length: 5km one way

Trailhead: Behind Beaver Point Hall

Special Features: Quartz Field, Beach, Ocean Views


This is one of our favourite hikes in Ruckle Park - and maybe on the Island.  The trail takes you through lush forest, over a rocky highland and past a quartz field, eventually bringing you out at Kings Cove on the coast. Carry on along a coastal path with amazing ocean views - just before Yeo point is a lovely pebble beach that is great to cool down - remember to pack a picnic and your swimwear in the summer.  At the back of the beach you can also turn left and do the 1km hike along the trail to Mayer RoadCarry on to Yeo Point for a view out across the Gulf Islands - there is even a sign letting you know exactly where the end of the trail is!

Follow 7-6-5-3-4 on the Ruckle Park trail map.

Please note that dogs are allowed on this trail, but there are a few connections into the rest of Ruckle park where dogs ARE NOT allowed - this is clearly signed.

Please hike responsibly: SaltSpringMarket.com does not warrant that trails are safe or passable, nor that the information provided is completely accurate. Look out for maps at trail heads and markers on trails.  Travelling on trails has inherent risks and you assume responsibility for your own safety and protection.  Wear appropriate footwear and clothing, and take food and water.

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