Elk / Beaver Lake Regional Park is the District of Saanich, one of thirteen areas that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This is a friendly family area where you can walk around the entire lake and explore its shoreline and forest trails. The peaceful lakeshore has picnic tables and picnic shelters for … Continue reading Elk / Beaver Lake Regional Park
Desolation Sound Hike on East Rhonda Island
Mount Addenbroke (1,591m) is an extremely prominent mountain tucked away in the Discovery Island region of British Columbia’s Inside Passage on East Redonda Island. Almost the entirety of the mountain and most of the eastern half of the island are protected as the East Redonda Ecological Reserve.
It is one of the highest island peaks in British Columbia and one of the highest island peaks in the world based on circumference of the island.
“Addenbroke was long thought to be the highest mountain in BC not on the mainland or on Vancouer Island, but an unnamed peak on King Island [near Bella Coola] is now known to be 1,679m high.” – The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names.
Needless to say, it is quite steep – rising over 1,500m in less than 3 km – and offers commanding…
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Cooper Cove Park is in the seaside community of Sooke, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This small mud and rock bay is a good place to launch a personal watercraft to set off to explore the Sooke Basin. A historical society sign can be seen in this … Continue reading Cooper Cove Park
Westsong Walkway is in the seaside city of Victoria, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. This is a lovely twisting and turn pathway along shoreline that forms the Inner and Middle Harbour of Victoria, B.C. In the Vic West community this pathway is also known as Songhees … Continue reading Westsong Walkway
The Galloping Goose Regional Trail - Victoria is in the seaside city of Victoria, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. A branch off the Galloping Goose is the Lochside Regional Trail leads into Victoria, BC, from the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal. The Lochside Regional Trail, maintained by the … Continue reading Galloping Goose Regional Trail – Victoria
Willis Point borders along the Highland District, one of thirteen communities that form the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Located on the Saanich Peninsula and not part of the actual Highlands District, it is included here. The Willis Point Community, located in the Capital Regional District Juan de Fuca Electoral Area, is clustered on … Continue reading Willis Point Parks and Playgrounds
Glen Lake Park is along the west shore of Glen Lake in Langford, B.C. This park hosts lake front sandy beach access to the water, a short wharf, a spray play area and a playground. The waterpark and playground are separated by a low concrete wall. The grass covered area has a pathway from the … Continue reading Glen Lake Park