About the Park
The park offers more than 115 km of scenic ocean frontage, including about 30 km of spectacular remote beaches. There are many bears throughout Cape Scott and visitors should be well prepared for wildlife encounters and changing weather. Day hikers can explore San Josef Bay, an easy 3 km one way hike from the trailhead. More adventurous hikers can take the 18 km one way trek up to Nels Bight, a great base camp location to explore Experiment Bight, Guise Bay and the Cape Scott Lighthouse. Or try the challenging North Coast Trail, a 58 km one way hike, which takes you along the spectacular northern coast of Vancouver Island. Please visit www.capescottpark.com for more information and to try a virtual hike.