Follow the road less traveled, the one that leads you to the purest kind of wilderness experience. In the Vancouver Island North region, spanning the mountains and coasts of the Island and adjacent mainland, there are vast expanses of land that are still unsettled. Our regional and provincial parks are as much a part of the Island as its people. As much a part of our heritage as the small towns settled over hundreds of years ago.
- Learn about the utopian ideals that the community was founded on at the Sointula Museum
- Find unique artistic treasures at Sointula and Port Alice galleries
- Borrow a bike and cruise Kaleva Road, the bikes are free to borrow, just sign one out at the Sointula Resource Centre
- Learn about biology, habitat needs and threats to local marine mammals at the Whale Interpretive Centre in Telegraph Cove
- You will be struck immediately by Telegraph Cove’s charm, dig into the roots of this place by touring historic boardwalk
- The Nimpkish Valley has the only operational rail logging operation in Canada, visit the Locomotive 113 Heritage Park to see how things were done when steam engines pulled the load