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Flores Island
Flores Island is found north of Tofino in Clayoquot Sound and is one of the largest contiguous areas of old-growth forest left on Vancouver Island. The stunning 10km walk along the Wild Side Trail travels up the Island's beaches while dipping in and out of the amazing coastal rainforest where it eventually reaches the blue waters of Cow Bay. Here, Gray whales can be seen year round and wolves, cougars, and bears cruise the beach at night. The trail should be accessed from the village of Ahousaht on Flores. Water taxis departing from the 1st Street dock in Tofino will get you there.

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Flores River InletCoastal SunsetFlores Island - River Inlet at SunsetFlores Island - Gorgon Giant!Flores Island - Giant Sitka spruce in SalalA small creek inlet on Flores Island
 
Logs washed from the ocean into the riverTwo Giant Sitka spruce trees on Flores IslandSitka spruce hanging gardensSitka spruce covered in epiphytesGiant moss pads on Flores IslandA forking tree on Flores Island
 
The sun shining through the temperate rainforest on Flores IslandWind battered trees and hikersHanging out underneath a hollowed tree!Rainforest trailsAn elf in its natural habitatHikers gather fresh water for the long hike
 
A river estuary on Flores IslandRiver estuary and old cedar snagA river meets the Pacific ocean on Flores IslandHikers preparing food and camp in the eveningThe foggy West Coast climateHikers trekking the Wild Side Trail on Flores Island
 
The aqua waters of Cow Bay - Flores IslandCow Bay PanoramaCow Bay wide view - Flores IslandMount FloresThe rugged rocky shoreline along the coastA classic West Coast view
 
A First Nations shell midden on Flores IslandWaves crash against the rocky shoreSunset over Cow BayCow Bay SunsetStairtrails over Mt. Flores in Cow Bay 

 

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