Location: The Northernmost of the large islands in Howe Sound Anvil lies northeast of Gambier Island and Southwest of Britannia Beach.
Geography: The island is essentially one large near-conical mountain, with a plateau on the north side of the summit.
Getting There: By private boat, watertaxi or kayak only
Population: There are no permanent residents on Anvil. The island is enjoyed in the summer by a long established children’s camp and summer residents.
History: Named by Captain George Vancouver in 1792.
Recreation: Popular with kayakers who circumnavigate the island, for sailing and fishermen after salmon. Anvil lies just north of Pam Rocks, home to a good sized seal colony.