Planning your hike on the West Coast Trail New for 2013
: Beginning 8:00 am (PST) on April 17, 2013, reservations for the West Coast Trail can be made for any date between June 15 and September 15 through the Parks Canada Reservation Service
All overnight users of the WCT must participate in an orientation session.
Hikers may ONLY ENTER the WCT at Pachena Bay (North) or Gordon River (South).
NOTE: Starting the trail from any other location, including Nitinat, other than by walking is NOT permitted.
All hikers should draft a trip plan and leave it with a responsible friend or family member. Details should include: