Cumberland (Vancouver Island, V0R 1S0)
1. Cumberland (Village) / Century Sam Lake / Cruikshank River / Mount Drabble / Forbidden Plateau Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 336-2291 - Leave a Public Review
Century Sam Lake - Commemorating Comox district's Sid Williams, who, as 'Century Sam,' was the province's mascot during its 1958 centennial.
2. Courtenay (City) / Brown's River / Puntledge River (Courtenay, 8km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 334-4441 - Leave a Public Review
Reporting on his explorations on Vancouver Island during 1864, Dr. Robert Brown wrote:
  3. Grantham (Courtenay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  4. Headquarters (Courtenay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  5. Kitty Coleman Beach Park (Courtenay, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
6. Merville / Hankin Range / Vancouver Island Ranges / Karmutzen Range / Mount Washington (Courtenay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Hankin Range - After Philip James Hankin, who first arrived on this coast as a mate on HMS Plumper, then served as a lieutenant on HMS Hecate.
  7. Pentledge 2 (Courtenay, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
  8. Puntledge (Courtenay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
9. Sandwick (Courtenay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Sandwick - Named after Sandwick parish in the Shetland Islands by Eric Duncan, first postmaster here and author of From Shetland to Vancouver Island.
  10. Williams Beach (Courtenay, 8km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  11. Wood Mountain Ski Park (Courtenay, 8km) - Leave a Public Review
12. Royston (Royston, 7km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Royston - William Roy and his family settled here in 1890. In 1910 Roy, collaborating with a real estate promoter named Frederick B. Warren, laid out a townsite here that they named Royston.
  13. Balmoral Beach (Comox, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
14. Comox (Town) / Cape Lazo / Robb Bluff (Comox, 10km) Your Host(s): Municipal Administration, Phone: (250) 339-2202 - Leave a Public Review
From a Kwakwala Indian word meaning 'place of plenty,' with reference to the abundant game and berries in the Comox Valley. Comox Harbour was once known as Port Augusta.
  15. Comox 1 (Comox, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  16. Goose Spit 3 (Comox, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  17. Kin Beach Park (Comox, 10km) - Leave a Public Review
  18. Nelson Land District (Union Bay, 11km) - Leave a Public Review
19. Union Bay (Union Bay, 11km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Union Bay - When in 1894 the Dunsmuir interests, which had taken over the Union Coal Company a few years earlier, changed the name of the mining town from Union to Cumberland, they left unaltered the name of the company's coal port, Union Bay.
20. Lazo / Kye Bay (Lazo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
Kye Bay - Kye is said to be derived from an Indian word of the extinct Pentlatch language, meaning unknown. (It has been claimed that an early settler used the Scottish word for 'cattle' as the name for this bay.)
  21. Little River (Lazo, 14km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  22. Lieutenant Ian Philip MacDonald Picnic Area (Fanny Bay, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  23. Newcastle Land District (Fanny Bay, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  24. Rosewall Creek Park (Fanny Bay, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  25. Sproat Lake Park (Fanny Bay, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  26. Taylor Arm Park (Fanny Bay, 17km) - Leave a Public Review
  27. Boyle Point Park (Denman Island, 18km) - Leave a Public Review
28. Boyle Point Protected Area (Denman Island, 18km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After David Boyle, first lieutenant on HMS Tribune when she was on this coast in 1859-60. He later became Governor of New Zealand and president of the Institute of Naval Architects.
  29. Buckley Bay (Denman Island, 18km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
30. Denman Island / Lambert Channel (Denman Island, 18km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
After Rear-Admiral Joseph Denman, FRS (1810-74), Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station 1864-6.
  31. Denman Island Park (Denman Island, 18km) - Leave a Public Review
  32. Denman Island Protected Area (Denman Island, 18km) - Leave a Public Review
  33. Fanny Bay (Denman Island, 18km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  34. Fanny Bay (Denman Island, 18km) Your Host(s): Canada Post, - Leave a Public Review
  35. Fillongley Park (Denman Island, 18km) - Leave a Public Review