Posted by: cherylyoung | February 7, 2016

DESOLATION SOUND MARINE PARK POSSESSES A MAGICAL MAGNETISN THAT DRAWS VISITOR FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

Cheryl Young's Blog

 

Desolation Sound Marine Park possesses

 a magical magnetism that draws boaters

 and paddlers from distant shores.

Most of those who arrive aboard ‘stinkpots’

tend to congregate in popular anchorages,

such as Prideaux Haven, Tenedos Bay, and

 Grace Harbour, much as ‘fifth-wheelers’

converge on RV parks. Be a little more imaginative

and you’ll find plenty of isolated bays and campsites

throughout Desolation Sound’s more than 37 miles

(60 km) of coastline.

Safe anchorages in Desolation Sound Marine Park,

at the confluence of Malaspina Inlet and Homfray

Channel, include:

Grace Harbour
A long and narrow sheltered bay located on Gifford

Peninsula in Malaspina Inlet. The inner part of Grace

Harbour is completely protected from all winds

 and seas.

There are a few wilderness camping spots at the end

of the bay, and a series of hiking trails.

Follow the trail at the northern end of the harbour

to a small, peaceful…

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