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The primary value of Seal Bay Nature Park is that it is a large contiguous stand of regenerated second-growth forest. Seal Bay forest features rare plant communities such as hardhack (spirea), wetlands, trembling aspen, Pacific crab apple and slough sedge.
Established in 1961, The Courtenay and District Museum collect preserve and interpret natural and cultural heritage of the Comox Valley region. Throughout the year, the museum offers on-site and outdoor programming suitable for all age groups. Program subjects include fossils, geology, First Nations history, pioneer settlement history, social history of the Comox Valley, logging and lumber history, river way study, as well as, a series of changing exhibitions.
This feature park offers a tranquil setting along the river. Fully accessible walkways, observation platforms, seating areas, a small children’s play area, a canoe/kayak launch, washrooms, picnic tables and a BBQ, make this the perfect setting for small, intimate gatherings or larger special events.