Mount Maxwell Provincial Park contains one of the highest points on Salt Spring Island BC. This point is called Baynes Peak offers beautiful views of Vancouver Island BC, the Gulf Islands and the mainland of British Columbia.
This day-use only park has an array of trees that include old-growth Douglas fir, Garry oak meadows, salmon bearing creeks and the largest undeveloped estuary in the Gulf Islands. Mount Maxwell Provincial Park in BC, is a popular destination for visitors and residents who take advantage of the beautiful land to picnic, hike, and enjoy the spectacular views abroad. From the top of Mount Maxwell visitors have a unique opportunity to see the topside of soaring raptors, or to peer through the mist and marvel at the panoramic views.