Seal Bay Nature Park (off-leash trails), Comox Valley, BC

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Park Features
Leashing Requirements:
  • Off-leash areas
  • On-leash areas
Dog Features:
  • Off-leash trails
Size of off-leash area (Parks):
  • Extra Large
Park Governance: City, Municipal, Township, etc.
Trail Features
Trail difficulty:
  • Beginner
Other Features (Trails & Hikes):
  • Horse trails
Trail length:
  • Less than 1 kilometer
  • Between 1 and 5 kilometers
Trail terrain:
  • Dirt or gravel
Trail elevation gain:
  • Mostly flat
  • Mild

The large trail system at Seal Bay Nature Park has many trails which you can explore with your dog with some restrictions.

  • Dogs must be on-leash seasonally from April 1st to protect newborn fawns and fledgling birds.to June 30th.
  • Dogs must be on-leash on the Swamp Loop and on all trails on the east side (water side) of Bates Road.
  • The rest of the park can be explored off-leash.

Parking at Seal Bay Park

Seal Bay Nature Park is located in the Comox Valley Regional District.  The park has 2 main entrances  - 2201 Hardy Road, and 2100 Bates Road.

The Hardy Road entrance has over 60 parking stalls available. At the  Bates road entrance, you will find over 30 parking stalls.


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Seal Bay Nature Park, Bates Road, Courtenay, BC, Canada

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