Port Renfrew is base camp for the ultimate coastal hikes & adventures. Serving as a trailhead for the world-famous West Coast Trail & Juan de Fuca Trail, you can choose to hike at length, or just check out the highlights such as Botanical Beach, Sombrio Beach and more!
Port Renfrew is Canada's Tall Tree capital! Experience ancient, luscious rainforests unique to the west coast of Vancouver Island. Avatar Grove, Big Lonely Doug & Eden Grove are home to some of the oldest specimens on the planet, such as Western Red Cedars and Douglas Firs.
rivers + lakes
In the San Juan Valley, you will find hidden gems such as Fairy Lake, Lizard Lake and the impressive San Juan & Gordon rivers. Bring your paddle board, your kayak or take a dip in the refreshingly cool waters around Port Renfrew. Fishing enthusiasts will find trout & steelhead abundant in the local lakes & streams.
Start the day with a locally-roasted coffee and a wonderful breakfast before hitting the trails. Then, after a long day of adventuring in the wild West Coast, you'll be ready for a tasty meal. You will find there are several family-friendly establishments in Port Renfrew that will quench your thirst and fill your belly.