(Area A: Egmont/Pender Harbour)
4331 Coastview Drive
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This trail is all about the magnificent view from the top. Added attractions are the dry, rocky arbutus dominated ecosystem with its typical shrubs such as juniper. In April there is an excellent display of wildflowers. The top of the hill is an open, moss covered expanse with Pender Harbour at your feet. It's a perfect spot for a picnic.
Some of the many spring flowers you may find growing on the rock ledges are Mimmulus, Indian Paintbrush, Nodding Onion, Thrift, Death Camas, Shooting Stars, Fritillaria (Chocolate Lily), and Violas. To ensure that these flowers are continually able to grow, please be careful to stay on paths and not disturb moss.
Location: North of Pender Harbour turn left onto Garden Bay Road, off Highway 101. Follow this road for approximatley 8.6 kms to Lee Road. At Lee Road turn right, the trail head is on your immediate left. Please park in designated areas and be mindful of neighbouring homes.
Area: 16.5 hectares (40.8 acres).
Amenities: Short steep 1.5 km hiking trail taking approximatley 30 minutes.
Please note that there is not a portable toilet or garbage receptable in the vacinity. Please take out what you took in, including doogie bags.
Map: Pender Hill