Walking trails in Victoria

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GOWLLAND TOD PROVINCIAL PARK

Gowlland Tod Provincial Park View from Gowlland Tod Trail provides excellent day-use recreation opportunities for hiking, nature appreciation and picnicking. More than 25 kilometres of trails, varying in degree of difficulty, offer spectacular views, as well as the chance to view animals in their natural environment. In spring and early summer, the moss-covered

WITTY’S LAGOON REGIONAL PARK

One of Victoria's gems is Witty's Lagoon Regional Park Witty's Lagoon is located in Metchosin, one of the Westshore communities in Victoria. It is a very pleasant drive through rural farm land to get here.  You can begin your exploration of Witty's Lagoon at the Nature Information Centre where you can check out the interpretive

GOLDSTREAM PROVINCIAL PARK

Massive trees, majestic waterfalls, a meandering river that meets the sea, flowers, birds and fascinating fish are but a few of the attractions that draw people to Goldstream Provincial Park, a mere 16 km from downtown Victoria on southern Vancouver Island. Goldstream’s numerous trails criss-cross through the dramatically different terrain of two distinct vegetation zones.

ELK LAKE/BEAVER LAKE REGIONAL PARK

Elk Lake and Beaver Lake are 2 'conjoined' lakes located just off the Pat Bay Hwy. in Saanich.  (See map below) This is one of my favorite walks.  You can walk completely around the 2 lakes which is about 10km and will take approximately 2 hours.  Of course you can walk as much or as

GALLOPING GOOSE TRAIL

Victoria is a biker's paradise!  Many streets have dedicated bike lanes so getting around town is fast and convenient. If you'd like something different - to get you out of downtown - this is a great idea: The Galloping Goose Trail Size: 151 hectares (373 acres) or 60 km long Location: Sooke, Metchosin, Colwood, Langford,