The Flower Ridge Trail is one of the most popular hikes in Strathcona Park. The historic route extends deep into the Vancouver Island Ranges.
The Elk River Trail leads to the highest peaks in Strathcona Park. Hike to Landslide Lake for views of Colonel Foster, Elkhorn, and Rambler.
The Phillips Ridge Trail offers efficient access to subalpine meadows at Arnica Lake. It continues along a rough route to the Golden Hinde.
The Moat Lake Circuit is a challenging alpine route in Strathcona Park. Hike to the scenic summits of Castlecrag, Frink, and Albert Edward.
The Bedwell Lakes Trail provides efficient access into the subalpine of Strathcona Park. There are excellent campsites at the lakes.
Overall the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail is worth hiking! There are many reasons to include this one on your Vancouver Island coastal bucket list.