North Coast Trail directions

How to Get to Cape Scott Park & The North Coast Trail (& where to stop along the way!)

We did a quick search to find out what most people are looking for when it comes to visiting our park. Overwhelmingly, your questions revolve around something we’ve taken pretty for granted, how to...

Meet Cape Scott Park’s New Staff!

Who else out there is as excited as we are for the start of hiking season! It’s mere days until our official park operations season starts at Cape Scott. Maybe this is the year...

Winter in Cape Scott Park

Travelling to Cape Scott in Winter

We get a lot of questions this time of year from people interested in visiting the North Island, and particularly Cape Scott Park. Some are unsure if it is safe to make the journey...

Meet Cape Scott Park’s 2018 Staff

   It’s been a great start to the season at Cape Scott Provincial Park. We’ve seen lots of happy campers relishing their beach campfires and wonderful accounts of the adventure of completing the North...

What’s a Summer Job at Cape Scott & Strathcona?

If you are still looking for one of the best summer job experiences out there, applications close this Friday. If you’re wondering what that job might be, read on… 43K Wilderness Solutions is the...

10 North Coast Trail Facts for 10 Awesome Years!

This November marks the ten-year anniversary of the inaugural hike of the North Coast Trail. It has been our pleasure to host many wide-eyed campers over the years as they explore our rugged coast....

Marine Species of Vancouver Island

5 Marine Species You’re Likely to Encounter in Cape Scott Park & on the North Coast Trail

If you are planning on hiking the North Coast Trail, you are probably a keen beachcomber. The 43-kilometer route hugs the northern coast of Vancouver Island, connecting Shushartie Bay to Nissen Bight. Over half...

Welcome to Cape Scott Park Blog

Thank you for visiting our new blog. We are excited to share our local knowledge of the park this upcoming season. This area will be a platform to keep new, fresh content available that...

Three Kinds of Adventures to try in Cape Scott Park

Many guests who make it out to Cape Scott Park come for the rugged, untouched feeling of its rocky coastline. Experienced backpackers who crave a different kind of challenge on the trail are attracted...