Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Facilities and Services

Long Beach Unit | Broken Group Islands Unit | West Coast Trail Unit

Several facilities and services are available in each of the three areas within the park. For more information on preparing for your visit to these areas, visit our Brochures section.


Long Beach Unit

FacilitiesOct 9, 2014 – Feb 28, 2014Mar 1 – Apr 30, 2014May 1 – Jun 26, 2014Jun 27 – Sept 1, 2014Sept 2 – Oct 13, 2014
Pacific Rim Visitor Centre

closed

closed

10am - 4:30pm

7 days/wk

9am - 7pm

7 days/wk

10am - 4:30pm

7 days/wk

Kwisitis Visitor Centre

11am - 3pm

Fri - Sun

10am - 4:30pm

Wed - Sun

10am - 4:30pm

7 days/wk

10am - 4:30pm

7 days/wk

10am - 4:30pm

7 days/wk

Park Admin Building

(closed on statutory holidays)

8am - 4pm

Mon - Fri

8am - 4pm

Mon - Fri

8am - 4pm

Mon - Fri

8am - 4pm

Mon - Fri

8am - 4pm

Mon - Fri

Green Point Campground

Reservations Open:
March 24, 8am PST

Campsite Reservations Available:
May 1 to October 13 

closed

closed

8am - 4pm

7 days/wk

8am - 6pm

7 days/wk

8am - 4pm

7 days/wk

Green Point Theatre Programs

closed

closed

closed

8pm
(schedule TBD)

closed

NOTE: A park use permit must be displayed in your vehicle when stopped in the Long Beach unit of the park.
(Long Beach Parking Lot only. Four hour maximum.)


Broken Group Islands (BGI)

Services and facilities in the Broken Group Islands (BGI) are limited. This is a backcountry area and visitors must be self-sufficient.

From May to September Beach Keepers provide services in the Broken Group Islands including camping permits, maintenance and general information. 


West Coast Trail (WCT)

A limited number of facilities are offered along the West Coast Trail (WCT). If you are planning on hiking the entire WCT, be prepared for 6-8 days in the backcountry. Facilities on the trail include boardwalk, ladders, bridges, cable cars and outhouses at the most commonly used camping areas. There are no huts for hikers on the WCT.

FacilitiesServices OfferedMay 1 – Oct 5, 2014
Pachena Bay Information Centre
  • 7 days/wk
  • West Coast Trail Orientation
  • West Coast Trail Overnight Use Permit
  • Emergency Evacuations
9am - 5pm
Gordon River Information Centre
  • 7 days/wk
  • West Coast Trail Orientation
  • West Coast Trail Overnight Use Permit
  • Emergency Evacuations

9am - 5pm

Services in the neighbouring communities

Bamfield, Port Renfrew and Nitinat Lake can provide basic services, including accommodation, camping, phones, fuel, groceries and tours. There are no banks in these communities so cash and change can be difficult to obtain.

Contact us for more information.