Fisherman’s Wharf Park

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Fisherman’s Wharf Park is in the seaside community of Victoria, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This is a popular place to visit to enjoy a playground, walking trails, wetlands, waterways, terrific views and delicious foods. Fisherman’s Wharf Park is in the James Bay Community of Victoria, B.C. It is across the small parking area from the wharves of Major Bay, typically called Fisherman’s Wharf. The park has an excellent playground with beach chairs, benches and picnic tables. The view is to the north, across the Middle Harbour of Victoria. There is large grass covered area, used for soccer or football with a few horse chestnut trees mixed with Garry oak trees. The playground is set in a rolling hill and a climbing set and slides. There are information signs describing the water retention features of the parkland near the bridge and terraced garden beds. The park is located near Heron Cove Park, Heron Street Green Space, the Canadian Coast Guard Rooftop Garden and Green Space, Ogden Point Park and Walkway, Holland Point Park, MacDonald Park, Earnest Todd Park, James Bay Community School Green Space, Todd Park, Fisherman’s Wharf Park and James Bay Allotment Garden. The park is along the route of the David Foster Walkway and the Trans Canada Trail.

Geographic coordinates N48° 25′ 19” W123° 23′ 1″

Fisherman’s Wharf Park can be reached the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the highway as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn right onto Superior Street. Continue to the end of Superior Street and left on to St Lawrence Street. The park is near the junction of Erie and St Lawrence streets where there is limited roadside parking. City buses travel along Dallas Road to this area of James Bay from downtown Victoria.

 

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