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Parks, gardens and beaches in and around Victoria, BC

  • Spring flowers Victoria, BC, Visitor in Victoria

SPRINGTIME IN VICTORIA

March 30, 2017 It's finally starting to look like spring in Victoria!  It might be a bit late this year but Mother Nature is making up for that! Take a deep breath ... can you smell all the wonderful flowers? These photos were taken in Esquimalt ... just a short drive from downtown Victoria. 

  • Mt. Work Regional Park, Victoria BC

MT. WORK REGIONAL PARK

Mount Work is one of the largest regional parks, and is the dominant hill on the horizon from many vantage points in Saanich, Victoria and the Saanich Peninsula. This popular recreation spot offers a variety of landscapes and activities. CLICK HERE FOR A LINK TO A PDF MAP OF THE PARK. Features Three freshwater lakes

  • Sooke Potholes waterfall

SOOKE POTHOLES PARKS

The Sooke Potholes The Sooke Potholes are actually comprised of 2 different parks, Sooke Potholes Provincial Park and Sooke Potholes Regional Park. As you drive along Sooke River Rd, it is he provincial park the you first enter.  This park is comprised of 7.28 acres along both sides of the Sooke River and extends north

  • Mt. Wells Regional Park, Victoria, BC

MOUNT WELLS REGIONAL PARK

Mount Wells is a 123-hectare wilderness park of second growth forest and fragile mossy rock outcrops with spectacular views of the region and stunning spring wildflowers. It is located on the edge of an immense protected area of green space near Sooke Hills. The hike to the summit (352m) of Mount Wells is steep and

  • Bear Hill Regional Park, Victoria, BC

BEAR HILL REGIONAL PARK

Bear Hill covers nearly 49 hectares of hilltop (220m) landscape, with some of the oldest rock on Vancouver Island and gentle forest trails. Features A profusion of wildflowers in the spring Mixed woodland of western red cedar, Douglas fir, Garry oak and arbutus Views of the Saanich Peninsula and Haro Strait Trails for hikers and

  • Lone Tree Hill Regional Park, Victoria, BC

LONE TREE HILL REGIONAL PARK

From the summit (364 m) of this small park, enjoy views of the Malahat, the Highlands, Victoria and the distant Olympic Mountains. Features Rare and beautiful plants nestled in steep, dry rock faces Bald eagles, ravens, red-tailed hawks and turkey vultures riding the winds The park's namesake was a bonsai-like Douglas-fir tree, which was designated

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