Mt. Geoffrey Bench Park
- hiking with access to to the Bench Trail in Mount Geoffrey Escarpment Provincial Park
- wildlife viewing
- panoramic views over Denman Island and beyond to the mountains of Vancouver Island
- leashing optional for pets
- roadside parking
The Bench Traill follows the edge a cliff with a steep, high drop off. Please exercise extreme caution and stay well back from the edge.
Mount Road, Hornby Island
Denman/Hornby Islands (Area ‘A')
How to Get There
View the map [PDF - 426 KB] for directions.
This is park is comprised of an escarpment face above the Denman Island ferry landing, a bench and a second escarpment face to the top of Mt. Geoffrey. Amazing views of Shingle Spit as well as Denman and Vancouver Islands can be enjoyed from the park. The park has a trail that provides access from Mount Road to the Bench Trail in Mount Geoffrey Escarpment Provincial Park.
Parks Committee of the Hornby Island Residents & Ratepayers Association http://hirra.ca/
Mount Geoffrey Escarpment Provincial Park
This park was originally named Shingle Spit Park. It was renamed Mount Geoffrey Bench Park in 2007 at which time a bench commemorating early Hornby Island settlers was installed.
Mt. Geoffrey is named after Admiral Geoffrey Hornby of the Royal British Navy.