Barnacle Road

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:48.6867099, -123.4074543
Site Type:Launch Site
Tent Sites:n/a
Site Access:Sea, road
Marine Trail:Gulf Islands Marine Trail, Salish Sea Marine Trail
Last Update:

Landing Comments:

High floats at end of long dock or small sand, pebble beach accessible by short carry over steep brushy uneven access path. Little beach space at high water, floods at Springs. Either launch a bit awkward. Vessel traffic. Many ship movements immediately to N.

Camp Comments:

No camping

Other Comments:

End of Barnacle Road, off Dolphin Road. Parking limited to short term. Possible long term parking at marinas nearby or at ferry terminal. Easy access from ferries with boat cart. Managed by Capital Regional District as a Small Craft Harbour.. Formerly known as Swartz Bay Government Dock.

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