Sooke River Regional Park Reserve

Sooke River Regional Park Reserve is in the seaside community of Sooke, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This limited access park reserve was a private property until twenty thousand and sixteen. The Sooke Salmon Enhancement Society has been able to cross the park reserve in order to access the Sooke River’s Pemberton Pool for salmon brood stock for several years. Chum and coho salmon spawn in these reaches of the Sooke River. The riparian area of the Sooke River is included in this park that is in the Milnes Landing area of Sooke. The park is a nature park with limited access. The multi-user pathway called the Galloping Goose Trail – Sooke is nearby.  There are several tall trees such as cottonwood, cedar and hemlock trees with a varied understory of ocean spray, snow berries, blackberries and salal can be seen from the road side. The outdoor art sculpture is found the Charters River Interpretation Center at 2895 Sooke River Road.

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Geographical location N48º 23’ 45”  W123º 43’ 12”

Sooke River Regional Park Reserve can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway. Take the Langford Parkway exit and follow along to reach Sooke Road (Hwy 14). Follow Sooke Road to the Sooke River Road. Turn right onto Sooke River Road continue along to reach 2548 Sooke River Road. There is limited parking near this parkland along Sooke River Road. This is about a forty minute drive from Victoria. There is a city bus stop along Sooke Road near the Sooke River Road.

https://vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca/crd-snaps-up-two-properties-in-sooke-for-salmon-enhancement-1.2923521

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