Devonian Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Devonian Regional Park is a small oceanside nature sanctuary in the municipality of Metchosin.  Forested trails wind along Sherwood Creek down to the cobble beach, where you can enjoy watching for wildlife and gorgeous views across Juan de…

Coles Bay Regional Park in Victoria BC

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You will find Coles Bay Regional Park tucked away on the west side of the Saanich Peninsula in North Saanich.  This gem of a park boasts a sheltered beach where little ones can paddle and a lovely trail winding through a forest of evergreens…

Brooks Point Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Brooks Point Regional Park is located on the southern tip of Pender Island, one of the southern Gulf Islands.  This undeveloped oceanfront park consists of forest, grassy meadow and rocky bluffs overlooking the water.  There is a sheltered…

Bear Hill Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Bear Hill Regional Park is one of my favourite places to go for an afternoon hike.  The extensive trail system provides a moderate workout and the view at the top is amazing!  Depending upon the time of year, you can see gorgeous wildflowers…

Ayum Creek Regional Park Reserve in Victoria BC

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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…

Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park is located approximately 30 minutes drive from Victoria BC, in the western shore municipality of Metchosin.  This small (7.1 hectares) park is a favourite of birdwatchers as the lagoon attracts local ducks,…

Summer Certification Programs and Camps for Children in Victoria BC

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To conclude this series, aimed at helping you figure out what you can do with your children over the summer school break, let’s investigate summer certification programs and camps for children in Victoria BC.  These are programs that will…

Bike to Work Week in Victoria BC

It’s Bike to Work Week in Victoria BC and we’ve been blessed with a mild but moist weather forecast for much of this week.  Not that will stop many of Victoria’s intrepid cyclists, we have raingear and we know how to use it! Bike to…

Summer Sports Camps for Children in Victoria BC

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Many parents in Victoria are looking for fun activities to keep the children fit and occupied over the summer school break.  There are so many options for summer sports camps for children in Victoria BC that you will surely be able to find…

Multi Day Summer Camps for Children in Victoria BC

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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…