Tag Archives: Highway 14

Western Forest Products – Jordan River

I was camping across the road in the CRD campground in Jordan River, and did a bit of exploring at the abandoned building that were the headquarters for the Western Forest Products Jordan River logging operations. The buildings are slowly … Continue reading

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Port San Juan

  A moment at Port San Juan – I was at from Snuggery Cove, looking toward Thrasher Cove and the southern edge of Pacific Rim National Park. I was at this particular location as I wanted to get a shot … Continue reading

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The Jordan River Surf Shack

The Jordan River Surf Shack Sometimes all you need is a nice shack on the beach, a quiet spot where you can relax, watch the waves, have some fun and maybe go surfing, right? Not exactly. In Jordan River you … Continue reading

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One of eleven – Jordan River

One of eleven – Jordan River There were eleven houses in Jordan River, all located in a tsunami inundation zone, and in the middle of the flood plain if BC Hydro’s Bear Creek dam were to fail. BC Hydro offered … Continue reading

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Jordan River – birds on the beach

Gulls on the shore of Juan de Fuca Strait on a windy day in Jordan River, British Columbia.

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Miss Jordan

Miss Jordan at the Queesto Community Forest log sort in Jordan River   Queesto Community Forest is the company that manages TFL 61 at Jordan River. The Pacheedaht First Nation owns half of TFL. 61

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Jordan River Surf Shack

The Surf Shack is an iconic Jordan River structure, and one of the last still standing in Jordan River. The majority of the buildings have been torn down due to concerns that the Jordan River hydro dam will fail during … Continue reading

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Muir Creek – the birds

Located off Highway 14 between Sooke and Jordan River, Muir Creek opens onto Orveas Bay on Juan de Fuca Strait. It’s a great place to watch birds and to search for fossils that are exposed at low tide.

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Jordan River waves

Waves at Jordan River on a foggy coastal day Jordan River is a popular recreation area, located on Highway 14 between Sooke and Port Renfrew. and a time lapse segment…

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China Beach waves

Waves at China Beach Provincial Park

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