A little-known oasis of nature, this park exemplifies the exquisite beauty and ecological wealth of our region. Walk through cool woodland and climb to the summit (203m) for spectacular views.
- Delicate wildflowers and arbutus, Douglas-fir and Garry oak
- Views of Esquimalt Harbour, Victoria and the surrounding hills and mountains
- Trail connecting with Thetis Lake Regional Park
Trail Rating: Moderate to Challenging
Size: 71.33 hectares
Location: Atkins Avenue in Langford
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
- Park Brochure (PDF)
Things to Do
Visitors can discover a variety of environments in this park. Hike on trails that meander past a Douglas-fir forest, a Garry oak ecosystem and a rocky hilltop. Take in breathtaking views overlooking Esquimalt Harbour and a scenic panorama of the Victoria area. At the summit, visit the Regional Parks 35th Anniversary peak-finder cairn, built from stones found at the summit and mounted on the foundations of a Forest Service lookout tower.
For more adventurous hikers, a trail winds down the eastern side of Mill Hill and connects with a trail to Thetis Lake Regional Park on the other side of the Trans-Canada Highway.