Going Fishing? It’s Almost Time to Renew Your Licence

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Anglers who are living in Victoria BC are checking their gear and getting ready for a new season of sport fishing, are you ready to go fishing?  Don’t forget that your freshwater and tidal water sport fishing licences will expire on March…

The 2013 Curling Classic in Victoria BC

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Mark your calendar!  March 20-24, are the dates of the 2013 Victoria Curling Classic.  People who are living in Victoria have the opportunity to watch some of Canada’s top men’s teams compete against international champions from Scotland,…

Stay Out of the Water - And Keep Your Pets Out Too!

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See on Scoop.it - Living in Victoria BC Capital Regional District confirms the presence of toxic blue-green algae at Beaver and Elk lakes.   Geoff McLean's insight: Elk-Beaver Lake Regional Park is a great place to walk the…

Mount Wells Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Mount Wells Regional Park sits just a half hour drive west of Victoria, yet this regional park is the gateway to the Sooke Hills Regional Park Reserve, the largest regional park in the area, covering 4100 hectares of land. These parks are…

Mt Work Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Mt Work Regional Park is one of the largest regional parks in Victoria BC, offering diverse outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, swimming, canoeing and fishing.  There are three lakes within the park; Durrance Lake; …

Galloping Goose Regional Trail in Victoria BC

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The Galloping Goose Regional Trail winds along 55 kms of former rail line, stretching from Victoria to Sooke.  This amazing multi-use trail is used by walkers and runners, bicyclists and horseback riders, among others. The Goose, as it’s…

Francis/King Regional Park in Victoria BC

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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…

Under construction in Victoria BC - The Esquimalt and Nanaimo (E&N) Rail Trail – Humpback Connector

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Presently under construction, the E&N Rail Trail - Humpback Connector will provide cyclists and other users with an excellent commuter path connecting the municipalities of Victoria, Esquimalt, View Royal and Langford.  This ambitious plan…

Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park in Victoria BC

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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…

East Sooke Regional Park in Victoria BC

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East Sooke Regional Park is a large (1433.94 hectares) diverse park within the District of Sooke, about a half an hour (depending on traffic) from Victoria BC. You can find real west coast wilderness if you visit East Sooke Regional Park,…