Larkvale Galbraith Green Space

Larkvale Galbraith Green Space 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 green space is a walkway between Larkvale Road and Galbraith Crescent.  The pathway is bordered by the fence lines of the neighboring homes and a diverse collection of shrubs and plants. The view to the west from the Larkvale Road is over the fields that form Mount Newton valley. There are a couple streets in Central Saanich that are named after the local politician, Archibald Galbraith. The Capital Regional District establish his memorial scholarship that enables a student to attend Lester B. Pearson College in Metchosin. This is a good place to walk in your backyard.

Geographical location N48º 35’ 58” W 123º 25’ 25” Galbraith 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 continue along past East Saanich Road. Turn right onto Simpson Road and then left onto Doney Road which curves to become Larkvale Road. Look for the green space about half way along the road. There is roadside parking.

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