Meares Island

Meares Island

Meares Island is one of the many islands surrounding the town of Tofino, British Columbia, Canada. It is named for John Meares. The island is located within the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District.

An attraction for tourists visiting Tofino is the Big Tree Trail, the small section of Meares Island that contains a boardwalk that features some of the tallest trees in British Columbia. It is a spectacular site for photography and has been viewed in many nature publications and television.

Meares Island is reachable by boat or water taxi.


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