About the Park
An easy 1 km trail from the parking lot leads to a small picnic area on the beach overlooking beautiful Stewart Channel. This trail weaves through second-growth Douglas fir. The rocky beach has great opportunities for wildlife viewing. Steller’s and California sea lions, haul out to bask in the sun on the park’s unique sandstone ledges during the summer months. Great Blue herons, Bald eagles and a variety of seabirds can also be spotted in the park. Ensure all pets are leashed to protect the wildlife of this park.
There is no formal picnic area within this park; however, there are many places to sit by the water to enjoy a casual picnic.
There is no camping permitted in this park.
Fires are not permitted at this park.
Roberts Memorial Park is located 15 km south of Nanaimo. Take the Cedar Road exit from Hwy 1 and then turn onto Yellowpoint Road. Follow signs to the park.
Nearby parks to the north include Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park, Englishman River Falls Provincial Park and Cathedral Grove at Macmillan Provincial Park. Nearby day parks with in Nanaimo are Petroglyphs Provincial Park, Hemer Provincial Park, and Morden Colliery Provincial Park.
For further information, visit www.bcparks.ca