- Coombs, British Columbia
Coombs is a small community on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, situated on provincial highway 4A approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) west of Parksville. Coombs is home to approximately 1,327 people and is renowned for its Old Country Market (which features a family of goats living on the roof), Butterfly World (which includes a small indoor tropical rainforest ), Jessica's waterslide, (at 1336 Winchester Rd), the World Parrot refuge, and the Coombs Bluegrass Festival held every B.C. Day weekend.
Coombs experiences a rather drier climate, possibly featuring a Mediterranean Dry Summer climate, unlike its more humid counterparts around the edge of the island.
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