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I wanted to visit this as we know parts of the TCH very well and had not been before. As others say, a little underwhelming, but then after all it is just a sign.
I would not make a special trip, but if you are...More
Mile Zero is significant because of what it is (the far end of the Trans-Canada Highway). More importantly, it is inspiring because of its connection to Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope. It's in a grassy park, so there's plenty of room. I went...More
Ah, the Mile Zero marker! This is one of those attractions/landmarks I’ve passed by countless times but never really took the time to fully appreciate it or its significance. Like many things we Canadians do, this marker is fairly understated – far from being grandiose...More
If you are driving, it's a no-brainer. Park and have a look at the start (or finish) of Highway 1. If you're on foot, and energetic, sure. In any case, Beacon Hill park is a must-see in Victoria. A lovely urban park, especially in spring...More
The beginning of the Trans Canada Highway. It starts at the corner of Dallas Road and Douglas St. at the edge of Beacon Hill Park. A statue of Terry Fox reminds us of his dream to run cross Canada for cancer awareness which was cut...More
A beautiful park literally yards from the Pacific Ocean. Depending which direction you are travelling it is either the beginning of the trans-Canada highway or the end. Parking on the street right next to the park. Note also the tribute to Terry Fox just a...More