Rockcrest Nature Area

Rockcrest Nature Area is in the seaside community of Esquimalt, one of thirteen communities in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This one hectare area is surrounded by houses in a quiet neighborhood of Esquimalt. Its namesake is from the large rock outcroppings located throughout this area. This is a small natural park that has a concrete pathway between two homes that provides access to the park. This pathway has chain-link fencing on both sides. The parkland trails are wood chip and rock. The pathway leads to across the park as well as up a low rise to a large open area.  The Rockheights Middle School Green Space is nearby.

 

Geographical Location N48º 26’ 1” W123º 24’ 47”

 

Rockcrest Nature Area can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway when you turn southward onto Tillicum Road.  Follow Tillicum to as it becomes Lampson Street.  From Lampson Turn onto Rockheights Avenue and continue to Highrock Avenue. Turn right onto Highrock Avenue look for the pathway on the left near the pedestrian crossing from the middle school.  There is limited street parking.  The closest bus route to this residential park travels along Colville Road.

Additional Information about plants and animals of this area:

The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and Pacific Northwest

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