Vancouver Island’s Cathedral Grove

Because this site was only a ten minute drive from Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park that I’d just hiked around, I decided to revisit the short loop walk through a forest of mainly douglas firs.

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The real giants were eight hundred years old, while many were around the three hundred year mark.

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On the easy walking trail, these trees towered above, blocking out the sunlight and often I couldn’t see the tops of the trees.