“Delightful and enchanting…
a lovely book.”
“A comprehensive guidebook.
An excellent resource on local lakes.”
Featured in Capital Daily.
Discover Victoria’s lakes and new places to walk, hike, swim, fish, or paddle.
Featuring 31 lakes in:
Saanich Peninsula, Highlands, View Royal, Langford, Colwood, Malahat, Metchosin, Sea to Sea Regional Park, and Sooke.
In the book, discover where to:
- Walk: strolls & boardwalks.
- Hike: trails and views.
- Swim: fresh water and sun.
- Fish: stocking trends and piers.
- Paddle: shorelines and hidden bays.
- Bike: plan your next route.
Meet the animals and plants
that know these lakes as home.
Unearth forgotten place names,
learn stories of days past and unknown trivia.
Learn how watersheds work, which lakes are connected to each other, and
how we can take care of Victoria’s lakes.
With detailed, topographical trail maps, access information, and facilities, you’ll know what to expect when you get there.
Information on accessible trails for wheelchairs and strollers, parking, dogs, and washrooms tells you what you need to know to get started on your next family day or great adventure.
From locals to visitors, everyone will learn something new
about the freshwater lakes that bring Victoria to life.