Entries by Jodi Baker

Horth Hill Regional Park in Victoria BC

Horth Hill Regional Park was named for a pioneering family who settled in North Saanich back in 1860.  The park itself, established in 1966, is a 36 hectare hilltop park featuring a moderately difficult trail to the summit of Horth Hill where you can enjoy views of Satellite Channel, the Saanich Peninsula, and the Gulf […]

Gonzales Hill Regional Park in Victoria BC

Gonzales Hill Regional Park is the smallest of all the Regional Parks in Victoria BC at just 2 hectares in size.  It’s easy for people who are living in Victoria to access, perching close to town in the beautiful municipality of Oak Bay. The Gonzales Observatory is one of the main features of this little […]

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Francis/King Regional Park in Victoria BC

Francis/King Regional Park is an excellent place for visitors of all abilities to explore nature and one of the most accessible wilderness parks near Victoria BC. The park offers 11 kilometres of trails through mature forest dotted with meadows where you may enjoy wildflowers during the spring months.  There are connector trails leading to the […]

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Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park in Victoria BC

Located just outside the city of Victoria beside the Pat Bay Highway you’ll find the popular Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park.  Consisting of two conjoined lakes surrounded by parklands offering extensive trail systems and diverse recreational opportunities this park is visited daily year round by hundreds, if not thousands of Victorians. Beaver Lake is the smaller […]

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Ayum Creek Regional Park Reserve in Victoria BC

Ayum Creek Regional Park Reserve is presently undergoing some conservation and restoration work to enhance salmon spawning.  This sensitive ecosystem consists of a stream-fed estuary emptying into the Sooke Basin and long-term management plans for Ayum Creek include the development of this reserve as part of the Sea to Sea Green Blue Belt. Ayum Creek […]

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Strata Property Owners and Prospective Buyers – What You Need to Know About Depreciation Reports

If you are looking to buy a strata property in Victoria BC, or if you own and are considering selling your strata property, you should know about the recent regulations passed by the Provincial Government of BC regarding strata property depreciation reports. As of December 13, 2013, all strata properties with more than 4 units […]

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Multi Day Summer Camps for Children in Victoria BC

Families that are looking for multi-day summer camps for their children can choose from a number of options in or near Victoria BC.  Some of these choices include: Horne Lake Adventure Weekend Mother Daughter Camp for girls aged 8-16 and their Mom.  This weekend camp offers outdoor adventure activities like rock rappelling and caving and […]