Rainbow’s End Golf Course & Club House
Address: 1608 Rainbow Road, Sayward BC, Canada
Phone: 250 – 282 - 3222
Fax: 250 – 282 - 0149
Schoen Lake Provincial Park
Considered to be one of the most beautiful camping areas on Vancouver Island, formerly a Canadian Forest Products recreation site, Schoen Lake became a Provincial Park in 1977. While a little more primitive than some parks, the facilities present are used by individuals who seek fishing on the lake, boating, climbing or backpacking in a wilderness setting.
The Nisnak Meadows area at the east end of the park can be reached via the upper Adam Road, both roads can be rough, watch out for logging vehicles. This park preserves a spectacular section of the Vancouver Island mountain range for recreational use, wilderness and scenic enjoyment.
Park Size: 8,430 hectares
Location: By gravel road from Highway 19 - 140 kilometers north (or 1.5 hours) of Campbell River and 73 kilometers (or 45 minutes) north of the Village of Sayward.
Camping: This Park offers vehicle accessible campsites on a first-come, first-served basis, campsite reservations are not accepted, campsite fees are collected by a self-registration system at the park
Wilderness Camping: Wilderness, backcountry or walk-in camping is allowed, but no facilities are provided.
Day Use: There is a small day-use/picnic area in the park.
Toilets: There are two pit toilets available in the park.
Firewood: Please conserve firewood, campfire pits are provided at each campsite. Limited burning hours may be in effect at some parks and fire bans may be implemented during extremely hot weather conditions, be prepared to bring a portable stove for cooking.
Activities: There are swimming opportunities taking note that there are no lifeguards on duty at any provincial parks; there are paddling, canoeing and kayaking opportunities at this park. Cycling is permitted on roadways only, bicycle helmets are mandatory in BC.
Boat Launch: This Park has a boat launch.
Fishing: There are excellent trout fishing opportunities.
Notes: Pets must be on kept on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings; you are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.
Hiking trails are not regularly maintained, some may be overgrown.
Address: PO Box143, Sayward BC, V0P 1R0
Phone: 250 - 282 – 0018
The Kusam Klimb is a wild and rugged 23 kilometer look heading up Bills Trail, over Mount H’Kusam and down the Stowe Creek watershed. Participants start at sea level, and pass through the most spectacular scenery on Vancouver Island navigating their way over a well developed trail.
The trail is open all year round for hiking however the event is held once a year on the summer solstice. Drawing participants from all over the world this challenging course is a tough one. For details on the trail, accommodation and other activities, please visit the website.
Address: 448 Community Road, Sayward BC, Canada
Phone: 250 – 282 – 3776
Fax: 250 – 282 – 3737
This new home takes on an old Victorian charm and was hand-built by the owner Karl Huber and his family. Darlene has carefully and lovingly created many beautiful gardens which surround this elegant home, tucked warmly beneath the flower-filled hillside. This forty-acre haven in the country brings a feeling of restfulness and peace to those who experience its beauty and tranquility. Feel free to wander the many paths of the every-expanding gardens, or rest upon a garden bench to enjoy a summer’s day, read a book, or just escape the daily chaos of life.
White River Provincial Park is a wilderness area that offers fishing opportunities and protection for important Roosevelt elk and black bear habitat and significant Douglas-fir trees. Hollywood has taken notice of the park and used the park for filming of the 1994 film the Scarlet Letter. Remnants of the film set are still in evidence including wide boardwalks designed to accommodate horse drawn carriages.
Park Size: 68 hectares
Location: On the White River, approximately 25 kilometers south of the village of Sayward and 7 kilometers west of Schoen Lake Provincial Park on Vancouver Island, the park is accessed by a gravel logging road off Hwy 19 north of the Village of Sayward.
Camping: Not available.
Wilderness Camping: Not available.
Day Use: Not available.
Toilets: Not available.
Firewood: Not available.
Activities: Fishing and hiking, for your own safety and preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails, short cutting trails destroys plant life an soil structure.
Boat Launch: Not available.
Fishing: This Park is a prime recreational area for angling and fish viewing.
Notes: Pets must be on a leash at all times and are not allowed in beach areas or park buildings, you are responsible for their behaviour and must dispose of their excrement.
A short loop trail leads down to the White River. Visitors will be rewarded with views of some massive giant Douglas fir and western red cedar trees which as added to the White River’s other name “the Cathedral Grove of the North Island.”