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Comox Valley Hikes & Walks

There is a vast number of hiking and walking trails in the Comox Valley.

From intense hikes in the mountains, to leisurely walks around the Courtenay air park and all skill levels in between, there is something for everyone.

While we try to include a vast array of options, this list is just a drop in the bucket for what is truly available. We will work on expanding, but for now If you have a favorite place you like to go let us know and we’ll add it!

You can click on the pins in the map below to find more information and links to photos and more, or simply navigate from the list of trails found underneath the map itself.

Also, if you have any great photos you would like to share, be sure to contact us and we will include your photos with full credits given.

Comox Valley Guide on YouTubeA short video with footage and photos from a hiking trail at Cumberland Lake Park

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Courtenay Air Park

Courtenay Airpark WalkThe Air Park offers an easy paved 1.7km loop with additional trails following the river and waterway. Centrally located near downtown Courtenay.

More Info & Photos of the Courtenay Air Park

Comox Marina

Comox Marina TotemThe Comox Marina offers a leisurely walk along the waterfront boardwalk and features amazing ocean and mountain views, and of course all the boats of the Marina. The park features a playground and ample greenspace. This venue serves as the home to Comox Nautical Days celebrations each August.

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MacDonald Wood

This trail meanders through an old Comox forest and makes its way down to a waterfront boardwalk. Tall trees and lush forest make this easy stroll feel like you are out in the wilderness.

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#6 Mine Memorial Park

This quaint park in Cumberland offers a short casual walk and playground for the kids with a terrific green-space for a relaxing afternoon or picnic.

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Glover Community Nature Park

This small community park contains second growth Douglas Fir, Maple, and other native speccies. The Trail cotnains two short easy loops.

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Morrison Creek Greenway

This 31 Acre natural park contains an easy 2km wheelchair accessible wood chip trail and follows the stream in a beautiful forested setting

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Rotary Riverside Trail

This trail is about 1 km long and does contain stairs. It follows along the Puntledge River and connects to the Morrison Creek Greenway. It can be accessed from several points along 1st st, Robert Lang Drive and Arden Rd.

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Wildwood Interpretive Forest

This large 682 acre nature park contains trails connecting Piercy, Wildwood, Forest Hill, and Burns Rd. This is a great park for a hike, mountain bike, or walk. Trails vary containing logging roads and an old rail grade

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Northeast Woods Conservation Area

This large conservation area contains a short 1.5km loop as well as a large trail system through a rare ecosystem including mixed second growth forest, meadows, wetlands and wildlife. Located just minutes from downtown Comox.

These trails are great for all ages and serve well for short hikes and mountain bike rides. This is also a very popular spot for dog walking.

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One Spot Trail

This trail follows along Condensory Rd in Courtenay. It includes a large variety of wildlife including deer, aquatic life woodpeckers and many other birds. The trail follows an old rail grade and is a nice easy stroll.

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Paradise Meadows

Paradise MeadowsParadise Meadows offers something for everyone. There are short easy 3-4 km boardwalk loops and 20+km more advanced trails. Paradise Meadows is not wheelchair friendly.

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Nymph Falls

Nymph Falls ParkNymph Falls contains many trails leading to and along the Puntledge river. The river can be a great spot for swimming in the summer under the right conditions. Pets are welcome in this wooded park offering several km’s of possible trails.

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Seal Bay Regional Nature Park

Seal Bay Nature Park, Comox ValleySeal Bay has several km’s of easy to moderate trails. Some lead down the a rocky ocean beach and others to a natural marsh land. Some trails are also bike and horse friendly.

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Ships Point

Ships point park conservation trial contains a small waterfront park with scenic views and rare plants and wildlife. This trail is moderate to difficult as it contains a long walk along the beach with steps, dirt and often muddy slippery sections

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Puntledge Park

Puntledge ParkPuntledge Park offers a small network of easy walking trails suitable for children. The park also has some great river swimming, a playground, and a grassy field. Swimming may not be suitable for younger and inexperienced swimmers due to river currents.

Learn more about Puntledge Park