Boyle Point Provincial Park
About This Park
Boyle Point, a small day-use park, is located on the southern point of Denman Island off central Vancouver Island. A forested trail leads through the park's second-growth forest to the viewpoints, where visitors will be rewarded with a spectacular view of Baynes Sound and the Chrome Island Lighthouse. Seals and sea lions can be spotted off the point, as well as Bald eagles, osprey and a variety of seabirds.
Please note: This park operates on a "User Maintained" basis. Services and facilities differ from those offered in other BC Parks.
Park Size: 125 hectares
Location and Maps
Boyle Point is located on Denman Island. Take the Denman Island Ferry from Buckley Bay, off Hwy #19a on central Vancouver Island. Take the Buckley Bay exit #101 from Hwy #19. Once on the island, follow Denman Road to the Hornby Island Ferry terminal; turn right and follow East Road to the park. Nearby communities include: Fanny Bay, Comox Valley
Maps and Brochures
Any maps listed are for information only - they may not represent legal boundaries and should not be used for navigation.
- Park Map - (51 KB PDF)
Nature and Culture
- Wildlife - California and Steller's sea lions come to the area around Boyle Point to feed on huge schools of herring found in Baynes Sound during the winter. Visitors can often see Bald eagles and osprey from the viewpoints, as well as a variety of other sea and shore birds.
Activities Available at this Park
For your own safety and the preservation of the park, obey posted signs and keep to designated trails. Shortcutting trails destroys plant life and soil structure. Please use caution around cliff areas along the trail.
Pets on Leash
Backcountry areas are not suitable for dogs or other pets due to wildlife issues and the potential for problems with bears.