Camosun Green Space

Camosun Green Space is in the seaside community of Oak Bay, one of the thirteen regions in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. While most of Camosun College-Lansdowne is located in the District of Saanich, the Camosun Green Space is near the north parking area of the campus and lies with in the boundary of Oak Bay. Argyle and Ernest avenues provide pedestrian access into the parking area with the perimeter of trees that forms this green space. Garry oak tree predominate the area as well as a few assorted street trees. West coast bramble fills the understory unless the landscapers have maintained the grass covered areas. This green space is used by walkers, dog walkers and bicyclists who enjoy a wander through the campus of Camosun College.

Geographic Location N48º 26’ 56”  W123º 19’ 14”

Camosun Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the Hwy 1 into Victoria as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn off Douglas onto Hillside Avenue to head east. Stay on Hillside Avenue as is becomes Lansdowne Road near Camosun College. Turn left onto Foul Bay Road, which curves to become Henderson Road. The parking area near this green space is access from Foul Bay Road. Turn left into the parking area which requires payment as posted. There is limited street parking near the college. City buses travel along Henderson Road between Camosun College and the University of Victoria and lead downtown.

 

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