Peter Grant Park

Peter Grant Park is in the seaside community of Sidney, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia.  Peter Grant Park is a large natural park near Reay Creek. It borders the Pat Bay Highway yet is buffered by the cottonwood forest. This park is frequented by dog walkers and runners; its one of the few parks in the area that permit dogs to be off leash. The trail connects to Reay Creek trails and to Greenglade Community Center trail. Mr. P. Grant was an alderman for the Town of Sidney. This is a good place to walk in your back yard.

Geographical Location N 48 38′ 17″ W123 24′ 32″

Peter Grant Park is accessed from the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1). Exit Hwy1 onto McKenzie Avenue to reach the Pat Bay Highway (Hwy 17). Head north along Hwy17 as it leads past the airport to reach Sidney on the Saanich Peninsula.  Turn at left at McTavish Road and travel through the multi-traffic circles following the airport signage. Exit to the right off McTavish onto Canora Road. Once on Canora Road follow the road as it curves right at the junction to stay on Canora Road. Turn right onto Northbrook Drive then right onto Wesbrook Drive. As the road curves to become Eastbrook Drive look for the gated trail access on the curve of the road. This trail connects with hee Greenglade Community  Green Space and onto connect to Peter Grant Park. There is limited parking. If you inhabit the private Summergate community then an alternative is to turn onto Summergate Boulevard and follow along to the bridge across Reay Creek. There is some street parking on Summergate Blvd near the creek.  A bus passes along Canora as it travels through this part of Sidney; stroll along Frost Avenue to reach the parkland.

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