British Columbia Travel Guide
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Without a doubt, Duncan is an epicenter of cultural activity representing a huge collective resource of information on the Coast Salish First Nations. Individuals and tourists alike, enjoy engaging with colourful historical totems and the artifacts at the Cultural Center.

The area around Duncan is also prone to exploration by outdoor enthusiasts, who take pleasure in wilderness hiking, horseback riding, leisure beach combing, Salmon spawning (October), sailing, trailer camping, photography, canoeing and festivals.

Population: 4,800+

The Northwest Coast Natives at the Quw'utsun' Cultural and Conference Centre
Salmon spawning (October
The Cowichan Valley offers over 10 wineries and vineyards with tours and tastings.
Duncan is home to the World’s Largest Hockey Stick and Puck.
The Vancouver Island Trout Hatchery, which offers educational resources and creative hands-on displays.
Enter a 1912 train station, which contains the Cowichan Valley Museum
25 Parks Available to Explore:
Bamberton Provincial Park
Bright Angel Park
Blue Heron Park
Carmanah-Pacific Provincial Park
Cherry Point Nature Observation Park
Cowichan River Provincial Park
Coverdale Watson Park
Crofton Beach
Fuller Lake Park
Gordon Bay Provincial Park
Hecate Park
Kingburne Park
Koksilah River Provincial Park
Maple Bay Beach
Mason's Beach
Mill Bay Beach
Mill Bay Nature Park
Olde Mill Park
Quarry Wilderness Park
Spectacle Lake Provincial Park
The Trans Canada Trail
Transfer Beach
West Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park
The Sutton Creek Wild Flower Reserve
Yellow Point Park

The Coastal Salish First Nations stretched north to the upper islands of British Columbia's Coast line and down through into the Seattle and upper USA boarders. The existence here for centuries is well documented and much of their artifacts and even crafts by local natives are on display at The Northwest Coast Natives Quw'utsun' Cultural and Conference Centre. Be sure to visit and get a first hand glimpse of one of British Columbia's treasured historical contributions.

Summer average 17 degrees Celsius
Winter average 5 degrees Celsius


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Duncan Things to Do