• Matheson Lake


Matheson Lake

On a hot summer day, Matheson Lake is a perfect place to enjoy a refreshing dip and a picnic at the sandy beach area.  It’s quite small, but nice.

In any season, hikers can enjoy the loop trail around the lake, or explore the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, which leads to adjacent Roche Cove Regional Park and points further afield.

Matheson Lake is an excellent starting point for a cycle day trip on the Galloping Goose Trail.

  • Restrooms
  • Picnic Area
How to get there:
Follow the Trans-Canada Highway fromVictoria, and take the Colwood exit.  Follow the Old Island Highway, which turns into Sooke Road.  From Sooke Road, turn left on Happy
Valley Road,then right on Rocky Point Road, and right again on Matheson Lake Park Road, which leads to the park entranc. All0w approximately35 minutes driving time fromVictoria.
Map to Matheson Lake

Map to Matheson Lake

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I've lived in Victoria over 30 years. I've travelled the world but I still believe that no other city beats Victoria for it's sheer beauty and variety of activities available year round. I sincerely want to help others explore and enjoy this great city - and hopefully make you want to come back again and again!

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