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hiking trails?

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hiking trails?

what are the best hiking trails around victoria?

we're looking for something relatively easy (beginner to novice level) that would take 1-3 hours (not the whole day)

a little drive is not a problem, we'll have a car.

thanks for any info!

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1. Re: hiking trails?

Goldstream park is nice about 20 minutes from town.Lots trails around.

www.goldstreampark.com

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2. Re: hiking trails?

Goldstream has Mt Finlayson as well as trails. Mt Doug or Mt. Tolmie are hikeable as well as driveable. Hike Bear Hill on the penninsula or hike around one of the lakes: Thetis, Elk, Durrance

Drive out past Sooke and stop at any of the beaches, most have a bit of a hike to get to them. Botanical Beach out by Port Renfrew is nice.

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3. Re: hiking trails?

thank you!

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4. Re: hiking trails?

There is a road up Mount Douglas, but is closed off at the bottom, so park there and it's only 20 or 30 minutes walk to the top, which has good views all round.

There are good hikes in East Sooke Regional Park, accessed from either east or west of the park.

But if you can take the time (basically a day) to go to Botanical Beach, don' t miss it.

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5. Re: hiking trails?

The galloping goose trail in Victoria and all the way to Sooke is amazing for cycling or hiking. Also try the Beacon Hill Park pathway along the waterfront Beach Drive. Have Fun. kathy

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