Foster Park

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Foster Park is in the seaside community of Esquimalt, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. With a view over Royal Roads Bay and the Olympic Mountains across the Strait of Juan de Fuca, this pebble beach can be access through a concrete staircase.  There might be logs to rest upon. At the top of the staircase an anchor symbol is embedded in the roadway barrier. A short walk of three steps leads to a viewpoint that is fenced with a chain-link barrier.  There are benches to sit on.  Foster Park s a wonderful place to enjoy a view of the water of the Strait of Juan de Fuca which ships use to access the Pacific Ocean. The street and park name commemorates a Major George Foster, a retired British Army officer whom, in the eighteen sixty, was the Esquimalt District Member of the House of Assembly for Vancouver Island.

 

Geographical Location N48º 25’ 35” W123º 25’ 18”

 

Foster Park can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy1). Exit onto Admirals Road to head south. At the junction with Craigflower Road continue along as the road curves to reach Esquimalt Road. Turn right onto Esquimalt Road and continue along to Foster Street. Turn left onto Foster Street and continue to the end of road. There is limited street parking. Buses travel along Esquimalt Street.

Further information

Secret Beaches of Greater Victoria

And a terrific bag to carry items Victoria Secret Beach Bag

 

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