Campbell River Legends & Folklore

The Communities surrounding Campbell River and Quadra Island are riddled with Folklore. We present a small glimpse into the many stories.

The Legend of Big Rock

Big Rock in Campbell River Vancouver Island

Big Rock is a monstrously huge rock prominently sitting on the beach in Campbell River, standing like an effigy and totally misplaced. Where did it come from?

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The Fable of the Giant Turtle Rocks on Vancouver Island

The legend of Turtle Rocks Campbell River BC Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island once sat at the bottom of the ocean, the evidence is all over the island encased in the karst veins particularly on the north Island around the Campbell River area. Within these karst veins lies what looks like giant turtle sculptures. Are they turtles?

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UFO Sightings on the North Island

UFO over Menzies Mountain Campbell River Vancouver Island

Beyond a shadow of a doubt the central north island region and Campbell River has one of the longest standing reputations for UFO sightings in British Columbia. Why? This picture is one of the best every taken.

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