Copper Mine Park

 

Copper Mine Park is in the seaside Juan de Fuca Electoral Area and is bordered by Sooke and lies in East Sooke; thus the park is included in the section about Sooke. Both Sooke and the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area are part of the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Copper Mine Park is a small community park that hosts a playground, tennis courts and sports field. The sports field has a backstop for a baseball games with benches and bleachers. The park is about three hectares and includes a community center. The playground along the back of the center and has a pathway with a wooden pedestrian bridge. The base material of the playground is small pebbles in both the four-swing area and the climbing apparatus area. The two areas are separated by a low chain link fence. The parkland is shaded by large trees on all sides. There is a toilet and a small parking area behind the center. This is a good place for a game of ball, Frisbee or other field sports. Enjoy this walk in your back yard.

 

Geographical location N48º 21’ 50”  W123º 40’ 44”

 

Coppermine Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Take the Langford Parkway exit and follow along to reach Sooke Road (Hwy 14). Follow highway 14 to Gillespie Road. Follow Gillespie Road to reach East Sooke Road. Turn right onto East Sooke Road and continue along to reach Copper Mine Road. The park is on the corner of East Sooke Road and Copper Mine Road. There is limited parking along the roadside and a small parking area behind the community center.

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