Mortimer Spit

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Gulf Islands
Coordinates:48.767342, -123.2565625
Site Type:Launch Site
Tent Sites:n/a
Site Access:Sea, road
Marine Trail:Gulf Islands Marine Trail
Last Update:05/07/2019

Landing Comments:

Moderately steep protected pebble, shell beaches depending on tide height. Drift logs. Various aspects to suit conditions. Unsurfaced boat ramp. Small lagoon. Short carry.

Camp Comments:

no fires permitted.

Other Comments:

Road access from Mortimer Spit Road, off Canal Road just S of bridge. Large gravel parking lot. No overnight parking permitted. Swimming. Capital Regional District Park. Nearby is Xelisen – aboriginal site bisected by construction of nearby canal. Outhouse on site near road.

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