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The 40-hectare hilltop Mount Parke Regional Park boasts the highest viewpoint on Mayne Island, with views of the other Gulf Islands and the lower mainland.

The ridge and slopes of 255-metre Mount Parke feature a variety of wildflowers and birds, including vultures and eagles, viewed along the rough and steep trails.

The Mount Parke area is criscrossed with traditional hiking trails and old logging roads. Trails join the western edge of the park to the summit of Mount Parke. Hikers should remain on the trails to avoid harming the fragile moss and lichen communities.

Pick a clear day to hike to the summit and be rewarded with excellent vistas of Saturna Island to the southeast, the Pender Islands to the south, the city of Vancouver over to the east, and Prevost Island and Saltspring Island as you swing around to the west.

Mount Parke Regional Park is located on Mayne Island in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. Access to the park is via Montrose Road off Fernhill Road.

BC Ferries operates a ferry service to Village Bay on Mayne Island. Village Bay actually has no village; all commercial facilities are at nearby Miners Bay, which got its name during the Cariboo golf rush when miners used the island as a stopping point.

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Park Notices

Note
This park is a Regional Park, Municipal Park, or proposed park, and does not fall under the jurisdiction of Parks Canada (National Parks) or the BC Ministry of Environment (BC Parks).

Premier Listings

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Fairview Farm Bed and Breakfast
601 Bell Bay Road Mayne Island BC V0N 2J0 Home Phone: 250-539-5582Work Phone: 1-866-539-5582Visit Website

Biographical Info

Fairview Farm Bed and Breakfast offers two charming rooms overlooking Campbell Bay on Mayne Island for year-round enjoyment. Hike, bicycle, kayak, fish, or swim in the superb natural setting of the beautiful Gulf Islands, and then come back to Fairview Farm to stay and relax in our comfort-filled home. Delicious breakfast of healthy, local and and organic food is served in your room or on the sunny terrace.

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