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Popular campsites along the West Coast Trail from North to South (click the image)
pachena beach
  michigan boiler   darling 14
  Orange Juice

klanawa 22
PACHENA BAY  Campsite is on the beach
very near the Park Headquarters. T
his is a
great spot
if you must wait a day.
  KM 12  MICHIGAN  has numerous beach
sites and several in the trees.  Also has a
composting toilet and bear boxes.
  KM 14 DARLING Creek has a pristine
waterfall that sits back from the beach. 
It is seldom busy. There is an outhouse.
  KM 15  ORANGE JUICE and KM 16.5
TSOCOWIS have suitable campsites that
are seldom used. Tsocowis has a lovely
 waterfall.

KM 22 Hikers often use the cable car and pass by the beautiful KLANAWA RIVER. It has great sand and views.
tsusiat falls 25
  dare beach   cribs 42
  carmanah 46

beach boogie
KM 25 TSUSIAT FALLS is the most used
beach on the trail but always worth a
stop. 
  KM 40   DARE POINT and CHEEWAT
BEACH
have campsites but check with
the Park Rangers. Some beach areas
might be closed to camping.

  KM 42 The rocks at CRIBS CREEK,
form a natural breakwater  at the mouth
 of the creek.  A great spot but often
busy.
  KM 46 CARMANAH CREEK usually
has lots of wood, sand and water.  There
is an outhouse in the woods and
Monique's Place is two kilometres.

KM 48 BONILLA POINT has a good campsite with plenty of firewood and a small waterfall.  It is seldom busy.
walbran


Camper 62

Thrasher Cove 70

Gordon River 75
KM 53 WALBRAN CREEK is an idyllic place to set down your tent.  The water is deep and clear, firewood is plentiful and there's plenty of level sand.

KM 58 CULLITE  Some fine sites here.
KM 62 CAMPER CREEK This is one of the most heavilly used sites on the trail because of its location and often suffers from abuse.

KM 70  THRASHER COVE is a very busy campsite at the bottom of steep ladders. It has plenty of space on the sand and in the woods. 

KM 75 GORDON RIVER
The Pacheedaht First Nation operates a rustic, on-the-beach campsite adjacent to the Park's Canada office.