ALBERT HEAD LAGOON REGIONAL PARK

  • Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park looking towards the Olympic Peninsula Visitor in Victoria, YYJ

ALBERT HEAD LAGOON REGIONAL PARK

This small lagoon serves as a wildlife sanctuary and refuge for a variety of birds.

Features

  • A protected lagoon that attracts local ducks, geese and swans, as well as many varieties of migrating birds
  • A cobble beach
  • Views of Victoria and the distant Olympic mountains in Washington state

Trail Rating: Easy
Size: 7.10 hectares
Location: Delgada Road in Metchosin
Established: 1978
Hours: 7am to sunset

Things to Do

Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park is a lovely spot for a quiet family outing. Enjoy a picnic, explore the beach or bird watch.

Amenities

There is a small parking area.  No restrooms or other facilities.

 

How to Get There

Follow the Trans-Canada Highway from Victoria, and take the Colwood exit. Follow the Island Highway, which turns into Sooke Road. From Sooke Road, turn left on Metchosin Road. Turn left on Farhill Road, which turns into Park Drive, then Delgada Road, which leads to the park entrance. Allow approximately 30 minutes driving time from Victoria.

Public Transportation

Take BC Transit bus #50 from Victoria to the Langford Exchange. Transfer to #54 or #55 to Metchosin Road at Farhill Road. The park is approximately a 400-metre walk from the bus stop. Contact BC Transit for schedule information.

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About the Author:

I've lived in Victoria over 30 years and I still can't believe how great this city really is! My husband, Bruce, and I have traveled the world but coming home to Victoria is still quite often a celebration. Together, we want to share our love of the city and the area by giving you an 'insider's' insights of where to go - what to do - and how to get there!

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