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  • Self Guided Kayaking Trips in Johnstone Strait

    Johnstone Strait is a world class sea kayaking destination, a place where nature is raw and unspoiled. Visitors from around the world come here to sea kayak with orcas, humpback whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins, minke whales and steller sea lions. Bald eagles and giant ravens roam the lush cedar forests and grizzly and black bears can be seen in many of the remote inlets and fjords.  Read More
  • Three Family-Friendly Paddling Trips Near Vancouver

    As the days warm up and COVID restrictions begin to loosen around the province, many people are looking for local paddling routes to help reconnect with nature.  Three great options are Thormanby Island, Pitt Lake/Widgeon Creek, and Sechelt Inlet. Read More
  • Oskar's Speck Incredible Kayak Journey: 1932 to 1939

    I was fascinated reading Oskar Speck’s epic seven-year journey from Germany to Australia, starting in 1932, only to be interned in a prisoner camp when he arrived. Read More
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BCMTN News

  • Wildlife viewing regulations and guidelines for paddlers to follow

    The following are some of the resources paddlers should keep in mind for correct behaviour when you encounter wildlife on the water. Read More
  • Heiltsuk Closure

    Dear Paul Grey; BC Marine Trails, I write on behalf of the leadership of Heiltsuk First Nation to address the 2020 tourism season. Read More
  • Why Give?

    BC Marine Trails: Respectful, Caring, Green, Volunteer-based Why Give to the BCMT? Please read below or visit our Give a Legacy page. Our board will respectfully handle your gifts. If you wish to donate one-time or monthly please go to our Canadahelps page. Read More
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BCMT in the news

Salish Sea Marine Trail grand opening

Salish Sea joins Canada’s Great Trail

A paddling route used for thousands of years between Vancouver Island and the mainland has officially become part of the Great Trail.

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Island Coastal Economic Trust project profile

TRAILS - BOTH HIKING TRAILS ON land, and marine trails for paddlers – are significant and growing regional tourism assets. That's the preamble from the Island Coastal Economic Trust in its profile on the Salish Sea Marine Trail, a project of the BC Marine Trails Network Association.

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Global News report

B.C.’s coastline could soon be more accessible to everyone. The BC Marine Trail Network Association is working to establish the Salish Sea Marine Trail connecting Vancouver Island with the mainland. Global News reports.

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