Hardy Island

South Coast Mainland
Paddling Area:Strait of Georgia North
Coordinates:49.72755, -124.21250
Site Type:Dispersed site secondary
Tent Sites:2 - 3
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:10/14/2020

Landing Comments:

Bedrock ledges at entrance to sheltered cove. Rough beach with sharp rocks to 200 mm.

Camp Comments:

Undeveloped. No developed trails. Limited number of small level walk-in sites in bluffs. Main tent site used by paddlers lies above E tip of Musket Island. Pit toilet reported but not acknowledged in BC Parks website (2015), nor found (2019).

Other Comments:

Anchorage, Provincial Boat Haven. Most of 17 ha park lies on Hardy Island. Small Musket Island is separated from Hardy Island only at mid or higher tide. Aka Musket Island. Popular with boaters for swimming, viewing, diving, fishing, wilderness camping. Not set up well for paddlers. See Hardy Island Marine Provincial Park

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