Walk Through An Ancient BC Forest With Towering 1,000-Year-Old Trees

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If you enjoy practicing the Japanese art of forest bathing—look no further. The Ancient Forest, also known as Chun T’oh Whudujut can be found in Penny, B.C.

It features hundreds of lush trees dating back one thousand to two thousand years that are towering above the forest floor. Some of the Red Cedars are more than 52 feet in length.


The park is also home to a stunning 98 foot waterfall, called the Tree Beard Falls.

You can easily access the Ancient Forest Trail thanks to a scenic boardwalk spanning 1,640 feet.


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Discover all this natural beauty has to offer, which according to Atlas Obscura is within one of the world’s only inland temperate rainforests.


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Penny is approximately an hour east of Prince George and while it’s a bit of a trek—this hidden gem makes it totally worth the drive.

And it’s yet another reminder of why the west coast really is the best coast.

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Where: Penny, B.C., travel about an hour east of Prince George on the Yellowhead Highway


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