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Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park

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Accessible from Egmont Road, this park consists of 307 acres at the northeast edge of the Sechelt Peninsula, overlooking Skookumchuck Narrows. Its name (in Chinook) means "turbulent water" or "rapid current." A level two and one half mile trail leads from the Egmont parking lot to Narrows Point and Roland Point, both prime viewing areas for tidal phenomena. The narrows create a bottleneck for the ebbing and flowing tides of the Sechelt Inlet and Jervis Inlet. It's a great place for divers (advanced only) as the tidal force churns up plankton, attracting abundant sea life such as sea stars, basket stars, coral, sponges, urchins and showers of scallops.

This is just one of hundreds of British Columbia Provincial Parks.

Location: Egmont British Columbia

Other British Columbia Provincial Parks nearby:
(Parksville) Elk Falls Provincial Park
(Parksville) Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
(Parksville) Fillongley Provincial Park
(North Vancouver) Golden Ears Provincial Park
(Hornby Island) Helliwell Provincial Park
(Parksville) Horne Lake Caves Provincial Park

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