2021 Newcastle Island part I

Sitting beside the sandstone pillar
"This walk brought us to a sandstone quarry, long since abandoned"

Newcastle Island has numerous walking paths, places to camp, a concession stand and lots of history. We took a small ferry to the island from Maffeo-Sutton Park in Nanaimo. This walk brought us to a sandstone quarry, long since abandoned. The big sandstone cylinder at the end of the video sat underwater for a hundred years after the ship that was carrying it, the Zephyr, sank just off of Mayne Island. The trails are easy to walk with a few short inclines. I heard it takes 2 ½ hours to walk around the perimeter of the island but we haven’t done that yet. Maybe in part II?

Did you find the Canada Goose?

Where was your last walk?

Newcastle Island

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