Scenic South Beach

The gravel beach and rocky outcrops of South Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve make it a dramatic destination. I took advantage of the last couple of days of passable weather on the west coast of Vancouver Island to revisit one of my many favourite beaches in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. It’s only a short 800 meter walk …

A Rose By Any Other Name

South Beach in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. I’ve recently enjoyed walking the South Beach Trail in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve and was amazed by the number of plants in flower both along the trail and on the rocky outcrops at South Beach itself. Five of these plants belong in Rosaceae (Rose family) and I decided to put them …