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French Creek is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island between Qualicum Beach and Parksville. This marine community is part of the area known as Oceanside.
French Creek is a working harbour, home to a large commercial fishing fleet as well as many charter operations for sightseeing, fishing, and diving. This sheltered harbour is home to the Lasqueti Island Ferry, a private ferry service that runs from French Creek Harbour to Lasqueti Island, and a Canadian Coast Guard station.
With a public boat launch nearby, French Creek is a popular starting point for boaters, kayakers, and fishermen. Not to be missed is the annual fall salmon run. There are many places in the area for biking, walking, and hiking. There are several quality golf courses in close proximity to French Creek.
Services are limited in French Creek but Qualicum Beach and Parksville are just a short drive and provides all the services you would require. In French Creek there is St Ann’s Church, one of the oldest churches on Vancouver Island. There is also a community school, gas station, and a dental clinic. There is a full service marina, marine outfitters, seafood store, general store, lumber store, gift shop, bakery, restaurant, and a pub.
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Your West Coast.com has an Accommodations Directory with a complete list of the bed & breakfasts, cabins & cottages, condos & suites, farm stays, hotels, inns & motels, lodges, resorts & retreats, and vacation homes available to welcome you to French Creek. Alternatively, a complete list of campgrounds and rv parks can be found in the Your West Coast.com Recreation & Leisure Directory.
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