Biking & Skateboarding

Biking in Ucluelet allows you to enjoy the outdoors while exploring our town. Get close to nature as you cycle residential streets that run along the inner harbour, or on the other side of the peninsula along the wild open ocean. There are bike paths in Ucluelet, including one that leads out of town along Highway 4. Although there are many great bike trails in the area, please note that cycling is not allowed on the Wild Pacific Trail. There is a BMX trail park on Matterson Drive between Bay Street and Marine Drive.

It is just over 30km to Tofino, and although cycling is allowed on this route, please use caution when on the Highway. Paved bike paths start just outside of each town.

Bicycles are not permitted on walking trails in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve although cycling on the beach is allowed. Wait until low tide and cycle on the hard, packed sand of Wickaninnish or Long Beach. Enjoy the sea breezes as you peddle along 16km of surf swept nature.

The extensive web of logging roads and back country trails make Ucluelet a hub for enthusiastic mountain bikers! Take on the adventure and challenge of mountain biking near Port Albion across the bay from Ucluelet, and throughout the land areas of Barkley Sound, heading towards Mussel Beach, Salmon Beach and Toquart Bay Recreational area. Purchase a Vancouver Island Backroad Mapbook from many of the local shops or bookstores for more trail ideas.

Skateboarding and longboarding are also popular in Ucluelet. There is a skateboard park located on Matterson Drive, next to the basketball courts and Ucluelet Community Centre. Look out for the annual longboard competition during Ukee Days in July.