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Clo-oose / Carmanah Point / Cheewhat River

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Port Renfrew, BC (Nearby: Clo-oose, Whyac, Anaqtl'a, Bamfield, Kildonan)

  • Carmanah Point
  • Cheewhat River
  • Clo-oose

6638 Deering Rd
Port Renfrew, British Columbia
V0S 1K0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • Carmanah Point was named after the nearby Nitinaht Indian village, whose name can be translated as 'thus far upstream.'
  • Cheewhat River from a very old Nitinaht Indian word meaning ' having an island nearby'.
  • Clo-oose...Derived from the Nitinaht Indian word meaning 'campsite beach.' Before the village was built, the site was a favourite resting spot for halibut fishermen.
  • In the years before World War I, a Victoria real estate promoter sold nearby land to well-to-do English families, some of whom built fine houses. Evidently not happy with the Indian name Clo-oose for their postal address,
  • they petitioned unsuccessfully to have the name changed to Clovelly.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Clo-oose Lake, 3km
  • Little Squalicum Lake, 8km
  • Cheewhat Lake, 6km
  • Tsuquadra Lake, 7km
  • Oyees Lake, 9km
  • Squalicum Lake, 10km
  • Doobah Lake, 9km
  • Sprise Lake, 8km
  • Tsusiat Lake, 9km
  • Nitinat Lake, 11km
  • Hobiton Lake, 12km
  • Little Tsusiat Lake, 9km
  • Carmanah Mountain, 9km
  • Blue Lake, 11km
  • Hitchie Lake, 15km
  • Smokehouse Mountain, 13km
  • Mount Rosander, 15km
  • Glad Lake, 16km
  • Flora Lake, 25km
  • Rosseau Lake, 24km
  • Bewlay Lake, 28km
  • Sarita Lake, 29km
  • Pachena Lake, 26km
  • Frederick Lake, 27km
  • Black Lake, 25km
  • Mount Walbran, 23km
  • Mount Blenheim, 33km
  • McClure Lake, 25km
  • Francis Lake, 35km
  • Consinka Lake, 34km
  • Darlington Lake, 36km
  • Sugsaw Lake, 30km
  • Calamity Lake, 28km
  • May Lake, 34km
  • Mount Grey, 39km
  • Mount Parsons, 40km
  • Haggard Lake, 38km
  • Pandora Peak, 29km
  • Tuck Lake, 37km
  • Holford Lake, 37km
  • Kichha Lake, 31km
  • Hecate Mountain, 42km
  • Logan Peak, 41km
  • Edinburgh Mountain, 30km
  • Hawthorn Lake, 45km
  • Mount Vernon, 36km
  • Mount Olsen, 43km
  • Cass Lake, 44km
  • Lizard Pond, 46km
  • Kildonan Lake, 44km