Benson Point

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Nuchatlitz
Coordinates:49.7793333, -126.8806167
Site Type:Dispersed site primary
Tent Sites:8 - 12
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:08/12/2021

Landing Comments:

Land east of the point. west of the point it is a surf landing. Easy on long sand, gravel beach. Gradient 3 to 5 percent. SE aspect. Moderate protection.

Camp Comments:

Exposed beach sites. Aspect S and W. As of July 31, 2021 “Warning: Benson Point currently has no toilet and is experiencing human waste issues. BCMT strongly urges visitors to bring “wag bags” or similar to pack out human waste. On-site disposal is not recommended.”

Other Comments:

Waterfall at W end of beach. Attractive. Interesting shorelines. Sea caves. Lagoon nearby. Recreation Site REC6094.

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