By Richard Blier

This climbing advisor covers the Victoria British Columbia's Capital neighborhood District, together with Portland, and Sidney Islands; the Saanich Peninsula; middle municipalities; Western groups; Sooke west to Port Renfrew; Juan de Fuca Marine path. Explro over a hundred locations starting from neighbourhood walks on pavement to week-long backpacking journeys; contains the Gowlland Tod and Juan de Fuca Provincial Parks, and the preferred Galloping Goose path. This consultant contains tricks & Cautions, old notes, birding and nature info.

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At Willis Point Road turn left again and continue to Ross-Durrance Road. Swing left one more time to the parking lot, also on the left. ) For Durrance Lake: Follow directions as above to Willis Point Road. Turn right at Durrance Close, which leads to the parking lot. For the Fork Lake Entrance (south end trailhead): From Victoria, take Highway #1 (Trans-Canada) and cut off at Helmcken Road interchange (Exit 8). Head north to Burnside Road West and turn left. Continue to Prospect Lake Road and turn right.

Expect some up and down stretches with moderate grades. You will pass rock outcrops (look for glacial scouring marks), open areas and some southeast views. Avoid the trail that runs west to connect with Thetis Lake. Backtrack to the Centennial Trail and out to the parking lot. 7 km) that loops around the park. Worth Noting: + + + + + The park features spring wildflowers (including shooting stars, spring gold, white fawn lilies and camas), ferns, lichens and mosses. In the fall various types of fungi appear.

The hike takes approximately 10 minutes, one way. The rock, pebble and mud beach is best visited at low tide. In 1921, at the age of 70, John Dean presented 32 ha of his property to the province as parkland. This was the first donated provincial park in BC. 6 ha parcel given by Sydney Pickles in 1958, have increased the park’s size to 174 ha. During the 1930s federally funded relief crews constructed what we now call Dean Park Road, originally a fire access road, as well as construction of the trails and picnic area in a grove of very large trees.

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