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HISTORIC KINSOL TRESTLE

For a unique biking or walking experience, I suggest you drive up to see the amazing century old Kinsol Trestle which is now part of the Trans Canada Trail.  It's about an hour's drive up the beautiful Malahat (Hwy #1) to the parking lot.  (See below for directions) It stands 44 metres high and is

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mt. Doug Summit Victoria BC Linda Holland Visitor in Victoria

MT DOUGLAS (MT. DOUG) PARK

A very popular hiking spot as well as a magnificent view of Victoria can be found at Mt. Doug Park. Mount Douglas Park Mount Douglas Park has something for everyone With year-round activities and experiences, Mount Douglas Park provides inspiration and enjoyment to thousands of visitors each year. At 1.88km2 (188 hectares), the park contains

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