Vancouver Island is home to over 50
parks, making it a haven for nature-seekers
from all over. You can save up to 50% on park entry fees with
a discount card or the
For a map of
parks around Victoria, click
here. From the links at the bottom of the page, you'll find
all the information you're looking for about Victoria parks.
Beautiful Beacon Hill Park extends
from the back of the museum to cliffs overlooking Washington's Olympic
Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Windsurfers, hang gliders,
joggers, and picnicking families fill the park on summer days.
There's also a petting zoo for the kids.
Saanich Commonwealth Place
Featuring a wave pool and 160° water
slide, a steam/sauna/swirlpool, and more fun for the family.
Swan Lake Christmas
Hill Nature Sanctuary
Nature preserve contains marsh for
birds and mammals, and hills for wildflowers and hiking.
Race Rocks Marine
A set of small islands, intertidal
and subtidal reefs, located just south of Vancouver Island in the Strait
of Juan de Fuca.
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