7/6/2008--Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada..Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park , located south of Secret Cove on the Sechelt Peninsula of British Columbia's Sunshine Coast. The park is accessed by both water and land. The 185 hectare (457 acre) park is home to beavers (there is an actual beaver dam in the park), birds, and deer. This park is ideal for wilderness tent camping, hiking, swimming kayaking and picnicking..The rocky Sunshine Coast of British Columbia is just two hours northwest of Vancouver and can only be reached by ferry from Horseshoe Bay near Vancouver. Much of the coastline is accessible by boat only and protected as provincial parkland and visitors have an array of activities to choose from including hiking, kayaking, diving and sailing. Hotels, resorts and B&Bs offer a range of accommodation for travelers...©2008 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.