Henderson Park

Henderson Park play

Henderson Park in the seaside district of the Capital Regional District called Oak Bay. The park is located next to the Henderson Recreation Center and Golf Course. The jogging and walking trail winds through and around the golf course.  Runners from the UVic frequent the woodchip trail.  As you walk along  take time to enjoy the forest, the Henderson Gyro Park playground, and the golfers.  Henderson Park has a baseball diamond and several tennis courts.  Toilet facilities are available in the Recreation Center. The woodchip jogging trail has outdoor exercise equipment set along its perimeter. The forest that surrounds the trails and golf course is composed of mostly Garry oak and Douglas fir trees. Snowberry, ocean spray and blackberry bushes make up part of the underground and form the perimeter of the lawns. University of Victoria walking trails are nearby as is Upland School Green Space. This park shares its east border with the Uplands Golf Course.

 

Geographical Location N48° 27′ 19″ W123° 18″ 44″

You can get to Henderson Park from Cedar Hill Cross Road.  Turn into the parking lot for recreation center.  Parking is also available along the road.  You can access the playground from Arden Street (off of Henderson) where there is limited parking.  The walk takes about 30 minutes. Several buses provide service near Henderson Park.

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