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The Petroglyphs at Sproat Lake Port Alberni scenic British Columbia are ancient rock art. It is a humbling experience to see these megalithic stone etchings in person almost as overwhelming as natures hoodoo formations in Drumheller Alberta.
They are well worth the short pleasant walk along the lake. Along the way you can see the water bombers. We went to see them several times when camping there and they look different at different times of the day depending on the light. A...More
About 500M walk from the car park; viewed from the jetty on the water. The petroglyphs are interesting to see. A pity that the site is not better maintained and that there is not more signage / interpretation near the actual petroglyphs (there is one...More
This was another place we checked out when we were travelling towards Tofino. We came across it when travelling alonf the side of Sproat Lake. I really recommend going to check this place out. It's amazing to see the untouched writing of an ancient people...More
Love the idea of seeing petroglyphs so close to the water. Easy walk and access but when we got there, kids and adults were climbing all over the place, sunbathing, throwing things at the petroglyphs, and encouraging others to do so. Tragic to see how...More
This was another place I checked out when I was visiting Port Alberni. I really recommend going to check this place out. It's amazing to see the untouched writing of an ancient people on cliff face. I would have given 5 stars but I would...More
The Petroglyphs have almost disappeared over the years, so get there quickly if you really want to see them. The Lake and park are beautiful.There are hiking trails, camping, picnicking, etc. Restrooms were clean...but of course visitors were few in April. Worth a visit for...More