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Junction of Highway # 19 ( The Island Highway North )& Highway # 28
City of Campbell River, BC West to village of Gold River, BC. North to Port Hardy ferries to Prince Rupert, BC; Bella Coola; BC . South to cities of Nanaimo, BC; Victoria, BC. Campbell River, BC; is the fourth largest city on Vancouver Island; a very scenic oceanfront city on the east shore of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Attractions in Campbell River, BC: CR and District Public Art Gallery, contemporary art exhibitions, classes, workshops - North Island Logger Sports Event, depicts the past and present logging practices through entertaining competitions between loggers - Summer Salmon Sizzler,features amateur and professional salmon cooking competitions and barbeque salmon meals for the public - Museum at Campbell River, shows history of the region with exhibits and programs of the rich cultures of First Nations groups the our unique coastal lifestyles. The museum highlights include Logging, the Salmon Fishing Industry, the Ripple Rock Story and First Nations exhibits - Campbell River Shoreline Arts Society's 'Transformations on the Shore' featuring a Driftwood-Carving Competition - Tidemark Theatre Feature live entertainment - Shoreline Musical Theatre Society features amateur musicals.
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The Oceanside Route Scenic Drive
View from Highway
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Access to highway #19 (The Island Highway North)
North side of highway. NOTE: For highway travel south via highway #19 See Highway Travel Guide - City of Nanaimo to city of Campbell River, BS - For travel north via highway #19 See Highway travel guide - City of Campbell River, BC to Port Hardy, BC for driving directions.

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Sani R V dump
South side of highway
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Campbell River, BC; City Center - RC M P Detachment
West of highway, access to campground and boat launch
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British Columbia Ferry Terminal
East of highway
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Photo - View from Highway
Driving south
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Hospital - R C M P Detachment
West of highway
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View from Highway
Driving south
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Campbell River, BC Campground & Fishing Camp
West side of highway
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50th Parallel
50th parallel marker, east side of highway
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Hilchey - North Island College
West 3 kms
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Roadside Highway Turnout
East side of highway, picnic tables, toilets
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Roadside Highway Turnout
East of highway, picnic tables, toilets
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Jubilee Street
West to highway #19 (The Inland Highway). West to Campbell River, BC; Airport.
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Sea Drift R V, BC; Resort Campground
Access from highway
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View from Highway
Driving south
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Roadside Highway Turnout
Toilets , no picnic tables
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Alder Campground
West side of highway
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Rest Area - Roadside Highway Turnout & Wildlife Viewing Area
Access from highway
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Community of Oyster Bay, BC
Access from highway.
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Salmon Point Resort, BC & R V Park

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Point of Interest
Crossing the Oyster River, BC. The Oyster River, BC is a small stream that flows northeast from Pearl Lake, BC. The Oyster River is has very good fishing for sea-run Cutthroat Trout.
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Community of Black Creek, BC
East of highway. Black Creek, BC is a community on the eastern side of Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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Miracle Beach Provincial Park, BC
East of highway 2 kms. This park offers 197 vehicle accessible campsites, set in a second-growth forest of Douglas fir, alder, hemlock and maple. Campsite reservations are accepted and first-come, first-served sites are also available.
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Hideaway Resort Campground, BC
West of highway to highway #19 (The Inland Highway North)
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Services at Highway

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Endall Street
Roadside highway turnout, paved, west side of highway. Access to Bed and Breakfast
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Mount Washington, BC Recreational Area
West of highway
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Services at highway
West side of highway, fuel
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Coleman Ave
East to B C ferries to community of Powell River, BC. Campground and R V Park east of highway. Attractions in and around Powell River, BC - Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific and Blackberry Festival - Patricia Theatre - Evergreen Theatre - Little Teapot Gallery Ltd - Artique Gallery - Cranberry Pottery - Malaspina Exhibition Centre - Powell River Open Air Market - Powell River, BC Historical Museum and Archives - Powell River's Seawalk - Emerald Princess - Powell River Art Studio Tour - Tla'Amin (Sliammon) Salmon Hatchery - Powell River, BC, Historical and Forestry museums.
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Forbidden Plateau & Mount Washington, BC Recreational Area
West of highway. West to highway #19 (The Inland Highway North Route)
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Point of Interest
North boundery The City of Courtenay, BC. Courtenay and District Museum and Palaeontology Center, Features; The natural and cultural heritage of the Comox Valley, in British Columbia, located on the shores of the Strait of Georgia, BC. - Annual Outdoor Recreation show - Comox Valley Art Gallery - Sid Williams Theatre - Courtenay River Walk - Millennium Park - ValleyView Walkway - Vancouver Island Music Festival - North Island Hot Jazz Festival.
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Courtenay, BC. - City Centre - Business Section
Access to Ferries to community of Powell River, BC; C F Base Comox, R C M P Detachment
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Community of Royston, BC
Royston, BC, is a seaside village directly across the bay from Comox, BC.
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Trent River
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Community of Union Bay, BC
Union Bay, BC; was first established as 'Union Wharf' back in 1887. - Attractions: The Gaolhouse museum.
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Roadside Highway Turnout
East side of highway
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View from highway
Driving south
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Rest Area - Roadside Highway Turnout
Picnic tables, toilets
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View Point - Roadside Highway Turnout
East side of highway
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Sea Haven - Bed and Breakfast, BC
East side of highway
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Buckley Bay Road
East of highway, B C Ferry to communities of Denman Island, BC, Horby Island, BC. West to highway #19 (The Inland Highway North Route)- Denman Island, in British Columbia is one of the Northern Gulf Islands. There is regular ferry service links to Denman Island. Denman Island was originally found and mapped in 1791 by the Spanish. - Attractions on Hornby, Island, BC; are Tribune Bay Provincial Park, BC, Helliwell Provincial Park, bc; and Whaling Station Bay, BC.
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Tsable River, BC
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Rosewall Creek Provincial Park, BC
East of highway. This park is day-use only and has 4 picnic tables (2 on each side of the creek), two pit toilets and a small parking lot. A short riverside trail connects the two picnic areas on either side of the river.
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Point of Interest
North Corporate Limits City of Nanaimo, BC. West to Highwat #19 ( The Island Highway North Route) - Nanaimo, BC; has the name as the 'Bathtub Racing Capital of the World' The event is held the last weekend of July every year. Nanaimo, BC; was Incorporated in 1874. Attractions in Nanaimo: - Nanaimo Marine Festival & Bathtub Race - Maffeo-Sutton Park ferry to Newcastle Island, a Provincial Park where one can picnic, camp or use one of the cycling paths. Nanaimo District Museum - The 150 year old Museum is has one of the only remaining, original Hudson's Bay Company Bastion left in North America.
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Deep Bay R V Park
East side of highway
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Community of Bowser, BC
Bowser, BC; overlooks the Georgia Strait.
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Services at highway
West side of highway
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Shady Shores Resort, BC
East side of highway
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Sea Flame Resort, BC
Access from highway.
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Qualicum Bay Bed and Breakfast, BC
Access from highway
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Casa Del Mar R V Park, BC
Access from highway
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Qualicum Bay Resort, BC
West side of highway
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View from highway
Looking north at Qualicum Bay, BC
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Qualicum, BC First Nations Campground
East side of highway
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Big Qualicum River, BC. Big Qualicum River, BC source is at Horne Lake, the river flows approximately 11 km (7 mi) to the Strait of Georgia, BC. All species of salmon return to Big Qualicum as do steelhead and cutthroat trout.
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Spider Lake Provincial Park
Spider Lake Provincial Park, West of highway. Day Park no campground. One of the best picnic sites in the area, Spider Lake features a small sandy beach perfect for water lovers of all ages on a hot summer day. The warm water of Spider Lake is noted for its excellent canoeing, kayaking and swimming and the park is an idyllic spot for a quiet family outing.
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The Big Qualicum Fish Hatchery, BC
West of highway. This hatchery provides an important source of fish for the native food-fish program.
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Cost A Lotta R V Park & Campground, BC
East of highway
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Bahari Bed and Breakfast, BC
East side of highway
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Arrowsmith Golf Club, BC
West side of highway
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Services at Highway
West side of highway
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Little Qualicum River, BC
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Cedar Grove Campground

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Qualicum R V Park
East side of highway
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Point of Interest
Little Qualicum Fish Hatchery, east of highway
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Point of Interest
North corporate limits community of Qualicum Beach, BC. Attractions in and around Qualicum Beach: Museum of Power, exhibits outlining the history of power - The Vancouver Island Paleontology Museum. Exhibits include fossils during the Mesozoic times, also features 'Rambling Rosie' a skeleton of a 60,000 year-old female walrus, discovered just north of Qualicum Beach. - Qualicum Beach Historical and Museum Society, artifacts, photographs displaying Qualicum Beach's past.
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Roadside Highway Turnout
East side of highway, picnic tables, toilets
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Qualicum Beach, BC
Entering business center
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Parking Lot
East of highway, with picnic tables.
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Qualicum Beach, BC
Looking east
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View fro highway
Looking north
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Visitor Information Centre - Photo highway welcome sign
Welcome to Qualicum Beach, BC
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Access to Highway #4
West to communities of Port Alberni, BC, Ucluelet, BC, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Tofino, BC. West to highway #19 the (Inland Highway North Route) - Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada is comprised of three geographically separate units: - The Long Beach Unit is located between Ucluelet, BC; and Tofino, BC - The Broken Group Islands Unit is accessible by boat only. - The West Coast Trail, BC, Unit is a 75 km (47 mile) backpacking hiking route through a temperate rainforest, waterfalls, sea caves, arches, sea stacks and beaches. Attractions in and around Port Alberni, BC - The Maritime Discovery Centre, maritime museum, located on the waterfront adjacent to the city's deep-sea harbour, features, cultural, environmental and industrial maritime history. - The McLean Steam Sawmill, the only steam-operated sawmill in Canada - The Alberni Pacific 'Steam' Railway, Train rides, pulled by a restored 1929 ex-logging locomotive at the 1912 CPR Station and ride to the McLean Mill National Historic Site. The track winds through the City of Port Alberni, BC and then the surrounding forests for 35 minutes each way. - The Alberni Valley Museum, features local and International Art, Ancient Egypt, cultural heritage of the island community.
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Access to Highway #4
West to communities of Port Alberni, BC, Ucluelet, BC. NOTE For highway travel via BC Highway #4 See - Road Map Highway Travel Guide City of Parksville to Port Alberni - Tofino - Ucluelet driving directions

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Qualicum Beach, BC Airport
West of highway.
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Community of French Creek, BC
East of highway. There is a private ferry service which operates between French Creek, BC and False Bay on Lasqueti Island, BC.
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Services at Highway
East side of highway
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City of Parksville, BC
Parksville, has over 7.5 km of sandy shoreline. - Attractions in and around Parksville: Parksville Beach Festival, International sand sculptors creating giant piles of sand into beautifull works of art. - The Lion's Ventureland Playground & water spray park; Located right on the beach. - Milner Gardens & Woodland, a 70-acre oceanfront estate - Craig Heritage Park and Museum. features historic early buildings and displays of the early days in Parksville.
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Elm Street
R C M P Detachment, east of highway
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Parksville, BC
City Centre, business section
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Junction of Highway #4a
West to communities of Port Alberni, BC, Ucluelet, BC, The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, BS, Tofino, BC. West to highway #19 (The Inland Highway North)
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Parry's Campground, Big Tent Campground, BC
Access from highway
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Point of Interest
Crossing the Englishman River, BC
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Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
Access from highway. 175 vehicle-accessible campsites in a wooded upland setting are available at this park. West of highway. A 5-minute walk from the campsites takes you to the 2-km stretch of sandy beach. Facilities include 3 hot shower buildings, an adventure playground, fresh water, flush toilets, and a sani-station. Reservations are accepted for some campsites and first-come, first-served sites are also available
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Visitor Information
East side of highway
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Junction of Highway #19
NOTE Highway #19a (The Oceanside Route) overlaps highway #19 (The Inland Highway North Route) at this point
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View from highway
Driving south
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Emergency - Roadside Highway Turnout
West side of highway
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Nanoose Creek Campground, BC
West side of highway
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North West Bay Road
Services at east side of Highway
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Provincial - Rest Area - Roadside Highway Turnout
West side of highway, paved, picnic tables, toilets
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Community of Lantzville, BC
East side of highway
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Superior Road
East to community of Lantzville, access to Land Crest by the Sea Bed and Breakfast, BC.
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Point of Interest
South corporate boundry city of Nanaimo, BC.
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Junction of Highway #19a
Note - Highway #19a ( The Oceanside Route) leaves highway #19 overlap (The Inland Island North Route) at this point
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Mary Ellen Road
R V trailer dump, west of highway
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City of Nanaimo, BC, Business Area
Access to shopping malls, all services. Attractions in and around Nanaimo, BC: - The Hudson's Bay Bastion. This former Hudson's Bay Company outpost, was built in 1853. It is the oldest building in Nanaimo, - Fisherman's Wharf - Georgia Park - Newcastle Island - Nanaimo Marine Festival & Bathtub Race - Morrell Nature Sanctuary - Vancouver Island Military Museum - Nanaimo District Museum - Morden Colliery Historic Provincial Park - Crescent Moon Gallery Hill's Native Art.
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Photo - View from Highway
Driving south
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Brannen Lake Campground, BC & Jingle Pot Campground, BC
Access from highway
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British Columbia Departure Bay Ferry Terminal, BC
East of highway. Ferries to Horseshoe Bay Terminal, BC, Greater Vancouver, BC.
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View from highway
Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
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B C - Departure Bay Ferry Terminal
Start / Finish of highway 19a (The Oceanside Highway Route
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British Columbia Ferry
Queen of Oak Bay Ferry entering terminal
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The Queen of Oak Bay, BC
Ferry to Horseshoe Bay, city of Greater Vancouver -e