Madona Beach Resort Parksille Vancouver Island

For those seeking a bit of outdoor adventure, you'll find excellent biking, caving, hiking and skiing in and around the Parksville area...


Vancouver Island BikingBring your bike along on your holiday to Madrona Beach Resort! Biking is a favourite pastime for Vancouver Island visitors and residents alike. Take a leisurely pedal along the quiet trails and low traffic roads in and around Parksville and Qualicum. Or, for avid mountain bikers, visit Top Bridge Mountain Bike Park, Vancouver Island's only park designed for mountain bikes with trails ranging from intermediate to advanced. The park is located along the banks of the Englishman River.


Experience the amazing crystal formations and ancient fossils found in Horne Lake Caves. Take a guided tour of the limestone caves or explore them on your own - you can even climb an underground waterfall. This is a great outing for families and those seeking some extra adventure.


You'll find countless hiking trails in and around Parksville, leading you through beautiful scenery and unique natural features. Trail information for Vancouver Island is provided in three superb hiking trail guides by the Vancouver Island Trails Information Society.

Right from Madrona Beach Resort, you can hike along the beach to Rathtrevor Provincial Park. Head around the point and wind your way back "home" through the park's trail system.

Or, for something a little further from home, visit Cathedral Grove in MacMillan Provincial Park and experience some of the best hiking on Vancouver Island.


Winter at Madrona Beach Resort gives you the luxury of enjoying some of the best ski conditions on the west coast with the comfort of our mild Vancouver Island climate.

Mt Washington Skiing

  • Mount Washington Alpine Resort - only an hour away, this ski resort is famous for its record snowfall, which builds to an average of 35 feet annually. Alpine, nordic and snowshoeing trails are all available along with lessons for all ages.
  • Mount Arrowsmith - A fantastic winter recreation area offering cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice-climbing.

Need directions? Contact us or drop by the Madrona Beach Resort Office for advice on the best routes to take, travel times and distances.


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