Raft Cove

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Cape Scott
Coordinates:50.5839619, -128.2308189
Site Type:Campsite secondary
Tent Sites:20
Site Access:Sea, trail
Marine Trail:Cape Scott Marine Trail
Last Update:

Landing Comments:

Low gradient sand beach. Easier landing S of river mouth. Expect surf at low water or when swell exceeds 1 m.

Camp Comments:

Upland sites N of river mouth. Also beach camping. Spit at river mouth may be used as campsite. 2 unenclosed pit toilets. Food caches. Camping fees apply 1 May to 30 September. May pre-pay permit via Internet, but no reservable sites. Fee $5.00 per person per night (2018) via BC Parks Backcountry Registration System.

Other Comments:

Attractive. Water at river upstream. Macjack River navigable for some distance. Hiking trail 2.5 km to industrial road. See: Raft Cove Provincial Park.

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