Juan de Fuca/Westshore Parks and Recreation PT 163

Hatley CastleStart point: Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre (Westshore Parks and Recreation), 1767 Island Highway, Victoria V9B 1J1

Registration: This is a self-registration walk. Please ask for the walk box at the front counter. The Recreation Centre is open Monday to Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and on weekends from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. To confirm hours call the centre at 250-478-8381.

Contact:  Rick  250-514-3181

 

Programs: Boardwalks

There are six routes from this start point:

  • Royal Roads University Route “A” (10 km). This route, mostly on trails, explores the grounds of Royal Roads University. Watch for peacocks! Trail rating is 2C.
  • Royal Roads University Route “D” (5 km). This 5 km route passes through the grounds of Royal Roads University before returning to the start. Trail rating is 2C.
  • Mill Hill (10 km). This scenic route explores the streets and trails around Mill Hill Regional Park and the Colwood area. Trail rating is 2B.
  • Juan de Fuca Golf Course and Belmont Park (5 km). This 5 km trail winds through the Juan de Fuca Golf Course and playing fields behind the recreation centre, then explores the Belmont Park area. Trail rating is 2B.
  • Juan De Fuca Golf Course and Royal Roads (10 km). This walk follows the same route as the 5 km but includes trails on the grounds of Royal Roads University and passes by historic Hatley Castle. Trail rating is 2B.
  • View Royal (5 and 10 km). Explore View Royal on the Galloping Goose and E&N Trails. The 5 km route omits the E&N section. Trail rating is 2B.