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Gillies Bay / Harwood Point Park
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Gillies Bay, BC (Nearby: Marshall School Junction, Van Anda, Myrtle Point, Brew Bay, Westview)

  • Gillies Bay
  • Harwood Point Park

4101 Gillies Bay Rd
Gillies Bay, British Columbia
V0N 1W0


British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver Island

Description From Owner:
  • Gillies Bay - Local tradition has it that Gillies was a very Kennedy, who had been Governor of Vancouver Island at the time of Lord Gilford's visit.
  • In 1879 Gilford became Earl of Clanwilliam. He retired from the Royal mean captain whose crew threw him into the bay.
  • Harwood Point Park - After Commodore Henry Harwood, RN, who commanded the cruisers Exeter, Ajax, and Achilles in the action against the German battleship Graf Spee off Montevideo in December 1939.
  • 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:
  • Cranby Lake, 2km
  • Comet Mountain, 5km
  • Paxton Lake, 4km
  • Case Lake, 5km
  • Myrtle Lake, 5km
  • Mount Pocahontas, 4km
  • Emily Lake, 8km
  • Priest Lake, 9km
  • Surprise Mountain, 9km
  • Kirk Lake, 10km
  • Spectacle Lake, 10km
  • East Lake, 15km
  • Hammil Lake, 16km
  • Duck Lake, 19km
  • Mount Davies, 15km
  • Cranberry Lake, 21km
  • Mount Grant, 15km
  • Bobs Lake, 16km
  • Granite Lake, 24km
  • Haslam Lake, 26km
  • Hadley Lake, 23km
  • Little Sliammon Lake, 27km
  • March Lake, 26km
  • Inland Lake, 29km
  • Sliammon Lake, 28km
  • Tony Lake, 26km
  • Mount Mahony, 30km
  • Mount Geoffrey, 24km
  • Nanton Lake, 28km
  • Trematon Lake, 27km
  • Lambert Lake, 27km
  • Trematon Mountain, 27km
  • Confederation Lake, 32km
  • Horseshoe Lake, 28km
  • Ogden Lake, 27km
  • Cockburn Lake, 21km
  • Lois Lake, 26km
  • Giavanno Lake, 33km
  • Ireland Lake, 31km
  • Lewis Lake, 32km
  • Mount Cook, 28km
  • Shoreline Lake, 33km
  • Tin Hat Mountain, 34km
  • Mount Porteous, 34km
  • Little Horseshoe Lake, 31km
  • Dodd Lake, 32km
  • Graham Lake, 27km
  • Shoe Lake, 34km
  • Yolana Lake, 23km
  • Beaver Lake, 32km