"A walk on the WIld Pacific Trail is a meditation with Nature."
Rocks are scoured clean by waves more powerful and fast than any human, so stay on the trail at all times.
Our guided walks will return in the Spring for Whale Festival in March 2024.
All events are sponsored by the trail society and supported by donations. A library of videos are available to LEARN MORE >
The Wild Pacific Trail Society is looking for people passionate about connecting people to Nature. We are currently seeking to expand our "Friends of the Trail" and Board of Directors. Or contact us if you are interested in being a guest speaker. LEARN MORE >
Nature's voice is strong in this place if we listen. Whether you walk here every day or for the first time, observe the cascade of ecosystems as the trail showcases coastal forests, bogs, mudflats and the creatures that thrive here if we give them space. Give yourself time to explore interpretive signs along the trail, or join a free guided walk with an Naturalist. Benches are spaced along the trail so you can just sit a while to observe the flora and fauna living on this wild coastline. Please visit with respect in the traditional Territory of the Ucluelet FIrst Nation.
This 8 kilometre coastal trail can be walked in two main sections:
Interpretive Trails explore fascinating natural and cultural history in specific focus ares:
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for off season interpretive postings and photos of the wild creatures and weather being observed. Our award-winning videos on a wide range of natural and cultural topics begin below or on our events page.
Guided walks and talks will resume for Whalefest in March and run through September 2024. The calendar above is a sample of events to come.
Award winning video: "Force of Nature" will sweep you off your feet.
Explore the unique WEATHER that comes with living on the coast, how species not only manage to survive, but THRIVE!
Fun fact: Can you name an amphibian that has no lungs?
We are proud to acknowledge the talents of our past naturalist Tanya Nestoruk for her work with videographer Arya Touserkani www.waterlogue.ca in achieving an award of excellence from Interpretation Canada for this video. Special thanks to Vi Mundy of Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation and Dr. Barb Beasley with the Association of Wetland Stewards for Clayoquot and Barkley Sound for their expert advice on content. Project funding from Clayoquot Biosphere Trust is also appreciated. Play full screen to enjoy fully.
This video is a wonderful overview of your goals and 20-year+ success story. The journey continues!
Thank you for your support! Contributions via CanadaHelps or mailed to Box 572, Ucluelet will receive a charitable receipt.
Click here to learn more about donations to the non-profit trail society.