Welbury Bay Park Trail

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Welbury Bay Park Trail

Welbury Bay Park Trail – Jan. 31, 2015

LENGTH: 275m

TRAIL: Easy, well-marked

TODDLER APPROVED… but… hold their hands for first few metres, as there is a steep dropoff beside the trail.

TRAILHEAD: Go past the Long Harbour ferry terminal and just up the hill you can park on the left. The trailhead is right across the road.

 

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This is one of the shortest little trails on the island, but with a lookout bench and a grassy spot for a picnic, it makes for a nice little outing. Located just past the Long Harbour ferry terminal, this is also a nice diversion if you arrive for your ferry with some time to spare.

Since this is a short and easy trail, it’s good for preschoolers, though you should beware of the steep bank beside the start of the trail. If you start at the second trailhead, just a few feet further down the road, you can skip the part with the steep dropoff.

Look for some gorgeous arbutus trees, thriving living stumps, a nice view over the bay (bring your binoculars to look for ducks), and a little beach for exploring, although that involves a little scramble down from the grassy area and bench.

Only 275m long! For those short on time or very short on legs (ie. toddlers).

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