Island View Beach Regional Park in Victoria BC

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Island View Beach Regional Park stretches along the eastern shore of the Saanich Peninsula in Central Saanich.  The park boasts a long sandy beach, perfect for sunbathing, relaxing and swimming on a warm summer day.  There is a small, self-contained…

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…

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; …

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…

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,…

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…