Third Beach

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Nootka
Coordinates:49.718002, -126.9399015
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:Many
Site Access:Sea, trail
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:10/25/2020

Landing Comments:

Extensive moderately steep sand beach at high water. Low gradient at low water. S aspect. Protected from NW. Prominent large treed rock outcrop at W entrance breaks swell for surf-free landing behind.

Camp Comments:

Beach sites on sand. Report of upland forest margin sites.

Other Comments:

Attractive. Water at year-round creek to E up along log into edge of woods. Freshwater bathing pool across E side of beach. Rope hang ladder on trail up onto treed rock outcrop. On Nootka (hiking) Trail. Frequently used as first night stop by hikers starting from Louie Bay. by float plane.

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