Peden Lake in Sooke, BC. Photograph by Tracy Clifford
Peden Lake is known as a great swimming destination and an excellent day hike for campers staying at the Sooke Potholes Campground. Peden Lake also makes for a great rest stop for those hiking up to the summit of Mount Empress.
Waterfall along Mary Vine Creek Trail on the way to Peden Lake. Photograph by Tracy Clifford.
For Peden 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.
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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.
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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:
Kids & Families