Thomson Place Park

Thomson Place Park is in the municipality of Central Saanich, one of the thirteen which form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Located on the Saanich Peninsula of Vancouver Island, this park is nestled beside the larger Butterfield Park.  This five thousand square meter park honors the pioneer Mr. William Thomson who settled in this area in the mid eighteen hundreds. The family homestead is along Mount Newton Road Thomson Place Park host a grass covered slope that overlooks the valley and waters of Hagan Bight in Saanich Inlet and hosts a pump station. The postal boxes are nearby. This is a beautiful place to walk in your back yard. The park is bordered by both Mount Newton Cross Road and Thomson Place. This is a good place to walk in your back yard.

Geographical location N48º 35’ 53” W 123º 26’ 57”

Thomson Place Park can be reached from the Trans-Canada Highway, Highway One. Exit on to Mackenzie Avenue to reach Highway 17, the Pat Bay Highway.  Continue along Highway 17 to reach Mount Newton Cross Road. Turn left onto Mount Newton Cross Road and follow along to reach Thomson Place.  Turn right onto Thomson Place and look for the park immediately on the left.   There is limited roadside parking; Butterfield Park is further along the road. City busses travel to Saanichton along Mount Newton Cross Road.

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