Wy ash Island (Island 44)

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Nuchatlitz
Coordinates:49.8099847, -126.9814701
Site Type:Dispersed site primary
Tent Sites:10 - 14
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:08/31/2021

Landing Comments:

Easy sand, gravel beach. Sheltered on N and E sides. Gradient 3 to 5 percent. N aspect. Beaches on S shore, E point similar but more exposed to swell, wind.

Camp Comments:

Random wilderness camping allowed. No fees (2018). Undeveloped sites on gravel bench at high water line on N side and in protected clearings in trees. ‘Green Throne’ plastic pit toilet placed next to each other at NW corner of island. Food cache. Some camping on S shore at undeveloped beach sites, also at E point pebble tombolo or in adjacent forest.

Other Comments:

150 m hiking trail across to S beach. Gravel bar to Nuchatlitz Island IR to E dries. Sea otters. Aka Island 44. See: Nuchatlitz Provincial Park .

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