Pebble Beach Galiano Island

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:48.9487241, -123.480226
Site Type:Day Use
Tent Sites:n/a
Site Access:Sea, trail
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:07/06/2022

Landing Comments:

Easy on smooth sand, pebble beach. exposed to NW. Occasional boulders at low water. Beach mostly floods at high water. Drift logs. Surf possible in NW conditions.

Camp Comments:

Undeveloped. Local bylaws do not permit camping. Wide level grassy area adjacent to beach. No fires permitted most of year. 4 potential beach top sites subject to minor flotsam clearing.

Other Comments:

Popular for day use by walkers on well-used trails from Melissa Road, continuing to
Cable Bay. Upland forest managed by Galiano Parks and Recreation Commission (CRD) as nature reserve, conservation, recreation area. Pebble Beach Nature Reserve, Great Beaver Swamp.

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