Exploring Dave Farrant’s Blinkhorn Trail

April 2024

In Telegraph Cove, BC

Nestled within the pristine wilderness of Telegraph Cove in British Columbia, lies a hidden gem waiting to be explored: Dave Farrant’s Blinkhorn Trail. This scenic trail offers visitors a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the breathtaking beauty of nature while embarking on a memorable outdoor adventure.

Named after Dave Farrant, a local conservationist and nature enthusiast, the Blinkhorn Trail winds through dense forests alongside meandering streams and offers panoramic views of the surrounding coastal landscape. Whether you’re an avid hiker seeking a challenging trek or a nature lover searching for tranquillity, this trail has something to offer everyone. It’s a top pick among our guides, and we eagerly suggest it every season to those who relish strolls or hikes! Be sure to allow 4 hours for a round trip or one hour from the campground to the viewpoint.

As you embark on your journey along the Blinkhorn Trail, you’ll be surrounded by towering old-growth trees. You might even encounter some wildlife, such as deer, otters, sea birds, and bald eagles. Keep your eyes peeled for signs of the creatures that call this wilderness home, and don’t forget to bring your camera to capture these magical moments.

One highlight of the Blinkhorn Trail is the breathtaking viewpoint that offers an incredible panorama of Johnstone Strait and the surrounding islands. Pause for a moment to take in the awe-inspiring beauty of the coastal landscape, with its rugged shorelines, lush forests, and sparkling blue waters which stretch as far as the eye can see.

The Blinkhorn Trail is not only a place to connect with nature—it’s a journey of discovery, where every step brings you closer to the heart of British Columbia’s wilderness. As you finish your hike and head back to Telegraph Cove, make sure to pause to appreciate the beauty of the trail!