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Upcoming Walk: Saturday June 3rd 2017, Cumberland Woods

Saturday June 3rd; Cumberland Woods Loys will lead a walk into the Cumberland Forest around Coal Creek Historic Park. This is the site of two of the Dunsmuir Coal Mines. It is an easy walk, with wide trails passing wetlands … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Sunday May 28th 2017, Puntledge River from Comox Dam

Today’s walk explores the south side of the Puntledge river downstream for about 2 km. This side of the river is much less visited then the north side, which BC Hydro has developed for hikers, bikers and picnic users. The … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Saturday May 20th 2017, Hollyhock Flats

Hollyhock Flats is as close to natural as you are likely to find in the K’omoks estuary. Known as Kus Kus Sum by the K’omoks First Nation, this area is south-east of the Field sawmill site, and south of Comox … Continue reading

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Upcoming Walk: Saturday May 13th 2017, Union Bay Coal Hills Walk

This easy walk starts at the Union Bay Boat ramp and explores the remains of Dunsmuir’s Coal terminal, located on both sides of Hart (Washer) Creek. In 1887 Robert Dunsmuir had a deep water coal terminal 600 feet long built … Continue reading

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