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Crabapple Lake

Pink lily pads at Crabapple Lake in Sooke. Photograph by Adam Ungstad.

Pink lily pads at Crabapple Lake in Sooke. Photograph by Adam Ungstad.

If you are looking for a lake to enjoy an afternoon of peace, quiet, and solitude with nature, Crabapple Lake is the one. Its remote location and high altitude mean that few people venture up to see it, and if they do they’ll often head to the larger Sheilds Lake just to the west.

Pink lily pad at Crabapple Lake.

Pink lily pad at Crabapple Lake.

For Crabapple Lake trail maps, photographs, directions, and much more practical information get a copy of the Secret Lakes of Southern Vancouver Island Guidebook.

In the full book you’ll find details on facilities, swimming, hiking, fishing, boating, kids, dogs, and plenty more for 25 lakes in Victoria, Sooke and Saanich.

 

The Best Guidebook For Lakes in
Victoria, Sooke & Saanich!

Secret Lakes of Southern Vancouver Island Guidebook - eBook edition for $9.95

Watch the forest glide by as you swim through clean, warm waters on a hot summer’s day. Admire the wildflowers as you hike to a secluded lake, or spend a sunny afternoon with the whole family on the beach.

From fishing for trout with eagles overhead to enjoying a peaceful morning at the lake shore, the lakes of southern Vancouver Island are a fantastic way to get outside.

The Secret Lakes of Southern Vancouver Island Guidebook is packed full with 152 pages of maps, photographs, quick reference, top ten lists and history.

 
 

What's in the book?

Packed with maps, directions, quick reference and Top Ten lists, the full book covers 25 lakes in Victoria, Sooke and Saanich with detailed information on:

Swimming

Hiking

Fishing

Paddling

Cycling

Kids & Families

Dogs

Trail Maps

Natural Features

Local History

 
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