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We’re getting lots of visitors and we’d love to see you too. We’re not the easiest to find but these directions will help.

Street Adress : 370 Crome Pt. Rd., Deep Bay (Bowser), BC

Physical Site Co-ordinates for GPS : 49º27’21.31”N, 124º44’06.15”W (don’t use for driving though!)

Driving Coordinates for GPS: 49°27'45.93"N, 124°43'36.03"W

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From Vancouver Island University 900 Fifth Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 5S5 (Click Link to View Google Map)

1. Head north on Fifth St 600 m

2. Turn right onto Nanaimo Pkwy/BC-19 N (signs for Campbell R) Continue to follow BC-19 N 70.4 km

3. Turn right onto Cook Creek Rd 1.8 km

4. Take the 1st right onto Island Hwy W/BC-19 Alt S 3.4 km

5. Turn left onto Gainsberg Rd 400 m

6. Turn left to stay on Gainsberg Rd 1.6 km

7. Turn left onto Burne Rd 59 m

8. Turn left onto Crome Point Rd 190 m

 9. Drive through gate and follow the oyster shell road for approximately 800M to the Station

 

From Courtenay (Click Link to View Google Map)

Click here to download and print driving direction from Courtenay to the Field Station

1. Head southwest toward Cliffe Ave 1.5 km

2. Turn right onto 29 St (signs for BC-19/Inland Island Highway/Cumberland) 600

3. Continue onto Comox Valley Pkwy 5.1 km

4. Turn left to merge onto Inland Island Hwy/BC-19 S toward Nanaimo 30.5 km

5. Turn left onto Cook Creek Rd 1.8 km

6. Turn right onto Island Hwy/BC-19 Alt S 3.4 km

7. Turn left onto Gainsberg Rd 400 m

8. Turn left to stay on Gainsberg Rd 1.6 km

9. Turn left onto Burne Rd 59 m

10. Turn left onto Crome Point Rd Destination will be on the right 190 m

11. Drive through gate and follow the oyster shell road for approximately 800M to the Station

 

Cook Creek Highway Cam

Current Road conditions at Cook Creek Turn-off

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