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Beautiful spot on a beautiful day!

Highly recommend this spot for it's unique landscape and cooling waters. We ended up going on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cycled a long way to see these

Cycled a long way to see these but it was worth it. You must go down and go for a swim. So... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Langley, Canada
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“sooke river”(25 reviews)
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These rock formations have become a popular local swimming area.
Sooke River Road, Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful area with some good trails. It is to bad they have not made the trails down to the river where the viewpoint overlooks. People have broken through the chain linked fence to get there. Getting down to the river is hard in quite a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this spot for it's unique landscape and cooling waters. We ended up going on a blistering hot day and we thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank MarieHut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cycled a long way to see these but it was worth it. You must go down and go for a swim. So refreshing. Wished we’d had more time to walk down a few of the trails

1  Thank persephone67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a pleasant stop. Some reasonable hiking paths are in the area. It’s best to pick a warm day when you can climb down into the pools of water and go for a awim. Signage is very poor. It is paid parking.

1  Thank Roy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did not go to swim, but wanted to see the waterfall and potholes of water. The parking lots charge a fee, but if you go to the end of lot 2 and make a u-turn, you’ll see free short term parking to check out...More

4  Thank S T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really a fun and Great family place to enjoy and visit and spend quality time enjoying the place and learning a lot as well. The hike isn't for the weary. Not wheelchair appropriate, Good health and strong hikers should only try this.

1  Thank noral420
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am truely blessed to have spent 4 days here in Nature and pure Beauty... Do not miss a dip in these refressing waters sliding down rock slides and Playing a few tunes.. Wow

3  Thank Jean M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've only been to the bottom part of these Pot Holes with my dog and it was lovely. I went just around supper time so it was not crowded and it had been a nice warm day so it was perfect for swimming for my...More

Thank JoanieFM
Reviewed 9 July 2018

While small, it was interesting to see the variation in landscape. It was great for a picnic. We didn't see bear but we heard about them!

Thank sheilamO1753HG
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This park had some outstanding views which we enjoyed. I had red that the trails were easy...as a person with some mobility issues, this trail was hard and I was glad that my husband was there to help me out. Because it was in our...More

2  Thank Yolande B
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3 August 2018|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
The regular parking area has enough room for RV’s but I’m unsure about the camping area.
Judy S
21 June 2017|
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Response from WilmaFee2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, great place to walk dogs
Denise C
26 July 2015|
Response from algonquin29 | Reviewed this property |
There is a municipal bus service from Victoria to Sooke. Sooke itself has several coffee shops, some good restaurants and more. There is a pub in Sooke plus another on the way out to Sooke about halfway between Langford and... More