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Grace Harbour - Desolation Sound Marine Park


 
 
 
 

Grace Harbour in Desolation Sound Marine Park is one of the most popular anchorages in the Park.   The entire north shore of Grace Harbour was once privately owned but was added to the Marine Park in 1975.   The inner bay is surrounded by forests.  Many old logging and hiking trails can be found in the area.  The bay is very well sheltered and provides excellent protection against winds and the seas.  The spot is very popular during the summer months and can be crowded especially during long holiday weekends. 

There are many nooks explorable by dinghies or kayaks.  You can find an abandoned homestead in the Indian Reserve.  There are several apple trees, plum trees and berries for picking.

Water is warm during the summer months and great for swimming.

Caution: Cruisers should watch out for the submerged rock in the middle of the anchorage.  If you find that there are no boats anchored in the middle, there is a reason.

Interesting articles on Grace Harbour
1.  M/V Just Playing
2.  Grace Harbour Apple Cobbler

   
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