of 25 lakes from the Saanich Peninsula to the Sooke Hills
Other guidebooks occasionally feature lakes, but this is the first, most comprehensive guide to the beautiful lakes that make southern Vancouver Island such a wonderful place to live and visit.
Find the best place to soak up sunshine, where to launch your boat, and how to avoid the crowds. You’ll find plenty of practical information on:
- Swimming & Beaches
- Walking & Hiking Trails
- Fishing, Boating, & Paddling
- Cycling & Mountain Biking
- Parking, Picnic Tables, & Washrooms
- Maps and Directions
Interested in one particular activity? Check the Top Ten lists to find the best lakes to walk your dog, learn about nature, catch rainbow trout, or go for a family picnic.
Maps and directions are provided for each lake, along with detailed descriptions on unique natural features and colourful details on early settlement and historical events. Learn what to watch for and how these places came to be.
The casual visitor, avid naturalist and armchair historian will all find this to be an indispensible guide to exploring, enjoying and understanding the secret lakes of southern Vancouver Island.