Gerald Island

Vancouver Island
Paddling Area:Island East
Coordinates:49.310364, -124.1626153
Site Type:Day Use
Tent Sites:n/a
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:N/A
Last Update:01/17/2024

Landing Comments:

Easy on protected pebble moderate gradient beach. WSW aspect. Other beaches suitable depending on wind, swell direction. SW side normally preferred. NW cove gravel, cobble, some boulders, SE cove cobble with many drift logs. Other pebble beaches may also be suitable.

Camp Comments:

Day Use only permitted. Several level day use areas on upper beach pebble berm, other upland areas. No facilities or services.

Other Comments:

Ongoing volunteer efforts to control Invasive English Ivy growing on parts of island, damaging natural vegetation. Some rare plants. Attractive. Park created 2013. Management plan not yet prepared (2024). Area 12 ha. See: Gerald Island Provincial Park .

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