"You start with impossible and go from there" - Oyster Jim

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Quotes from 63 pages of reviews:

“Ancient cedars along the shore, amazing sunsets. You really can't find anything like this anywhere else. One of a kind!"

August 2014, Colorado Springs

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The main parking area is at Brown's Beach Frog Lot. You can also park at the Raven Parking Lot at Tugwell Field on Forbes road, then walk or cycle the bike path along the highway to the trail just 10 minutes away. Please leave bikes at the trailhead, bikes damage the trail and are unsafe for other trail users. A rack is located at the southern highway trailhead. Parking along the highway is not recommended.

Toilets at all main trailheads, but no water
A portable toilet is provided at the northern Ancient Cedars trailhead on the highway into Ucluelet.

Keep the trail wild!
Please pack out doggie bags and anything you carry in. There is no clean-up crew following you! Please also stay on the trail to keep vegetation intact. Side trails into the forest or on to rocks are often wildlife paths and should not be followed. The forest has many layers of trees growing on fallen logs so solid ground is a maze of cavities that will collapse under foot.