Start point: G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, 3100 Tillicum Road, Victoria V9A 6T2
Registration: This is a self-registration event. Please ask for the walk box at the front desk. The recreation centre is open Monday to Friday from 6:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. May be closed on statutory holidays. Call 250-475-5400 for confirmation of hours.
Contact: Gord 250-479-6512
There are three routes out of this start point:
- The Gorge (6/10 km). This walk leaves from the Pearkes Centre following the Colquitz River to the scenic Gorge Waterway and ending in tranquil Cuthbert Holmes Park. Trail rating is 1B/2B.
- Swan Lake (10 km). This walk follows creeks and trails to Christmas Hill Park and returns through lower Swan Lake Nature Reserve. Trail rating is 2B.
- The Gorge (5/10 km). This walk also goes to the Gorge Waterway and explores the other side, including Gorge Park, and returns via the Selkirk Trestle and the Galloping Goose Trail. Trail rating is 2B.