Welcome Bay on North Pender Island is accessible from a trail that starts on Clam Bay Road just north of Hope Bay. The beach is small but is a very pleasant area to spend a few hours with lots of driftwood to sit on or against, beautiful pebbles to look at and a great view. Fane Island is directly in front with Navy Channel and Plumper Sound affording distant views to Mayne Island, Samuel Island and Saturna Island. On clear days Mt. Baker in Washington State adds a snow capped backdrop to the image.