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Parksville Sights and Landmarks Guide, British Columbia

Parksville is a beautiful city situated in British Columbia, Canada. It has a lot of attractions for tourists from all over the world making them come back again and again. Due to its historical and cultural importance it has become one of the finest landmarks and tourism destinations in Canada.

There are a lot of tourism spots, theaters, nightclubs, bars, gardens, zoo, restaurants and world class hotels that offer an array of amenities and facilities to their guests. The museums and historical places exhibit the culture and history of Parksville. Some of the most popular tourism spots attractions in Parksville include the following.

Highway 19A  

It is also known as Oceanside Route and it is one of the most important transportation routes in British Columbia.  Traveling through this route offers scenic views of the Campbell River, Qualicum Beach and nearby snow-capped mountains and rivers.

Craig Heritage Park and Museum

It exhibits many historical buildings and collectibles from Parksville's early days. The museum is open for public 7 days a week and guided tours can also be arranged to make you visit to the museum unforgettable.

St. Anne's Historic Anglican Church

It is one of the oldest churches on Vancouver Island built in 1894 for farmers. Many of the area’s first settlers are laid to rest in the nearby graveyard. The St. Anne's Historic Anglican Church is one of the most popular religious places in Parksville.

Malaspina University-College

The Malaspina University-College is the most famous University in Parksville. It offers a wide range of diplomas and degree programs. It is also a piece of attraction for the tourists.

Rhododendron Lake

It is located in Nanoose Bay area and named after the nearby ecological reserve of wild rhododendrons. Fishing is the most popular activity in this place.

Cameron Lake

The Cameron Lake offers many recreational and entertainment activities including swimming, fishing, boating and camping. The best fishing months being April to October and a large number of campgrounds are located near the Cameron Lake.

Englishman River Falls Provincial Park

The Englishman River Falls Provincial Park situated southwest of Parksville features magnificent trees, dazzling waterfalls hiking trails and campgrounds.

MacMillan Provincial Park and Cathedral Grove

It is a well known and the oldest Cathedral Grove in Parksville having 76m high Douglas-fir trees.

Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park

The Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park is a family park, which is well known for the recreational activities it offers like swimming, sailing, camping and a lot of fun games.

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