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Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

Beaver Lake Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
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Vancouver Island Cycling Tour including Lunch and Wine Tasting
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“main trail” (3 reviews)
“water quality” (3 reviews)
“dog walkers” (3 reviews)
Beaver Lake Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by on way to ferry. At the time we were there it was very quiet and peaceful although I could imagine that it got a bit busy on summer weekends. Parking was readily available but signposting not great. Didn't see any elk or beaver.

Thank David T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to find a nice swimming lake in Victoria so we drove to Beaver Beach. Do not swim or take your pets here, there is blue green algae which is deadly to animals. And can make you very sick..

Thank Mvtravels2000
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This review is only for Beaver Lake side proper only. The park as a whole is a gem within the CRD. BEAVER LAKE itself is an absolute mess! I went troll fishing there on Saturday 3 June 2017, and it was disgusting. I would never...More

Thank Timothy J
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great trail 13kms in length around both lakes. Wonderful day activity trail us well marked shared with cyclists and horses. There are a few rest stops with washrooms. Beautiful scenery

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a great place to go for a walk or run and end with a picnic! It is a long walk so make sure you bring comfortable shoes!

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Elk and Beaver lake have wonderful trails and multiple beachs. Bring a bbq and spend the day. Located 5 mins out side downtown Victoria. Dog Friendly and a " dog park" to boot. The lake often closes for swimming based on water quality. The water...More

Thank jar0sw
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This Capital Regional Park is used by hikers, marathoners, cyclists, fishers, rowers, equestrians, bird watchers, picnickers, paddlers, dog walkers and daycares. The complete walk around both adjoining lakes is 10 km on the main trail and some parts of trail are narrow so always stay...More

Thank cocopep11
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We stopped off to see the lake. There are loads of different carparks all around the lake. Some of them have public toilets and playgrounds for children. There is a well marked pretty flat 10k trail all around the lake which takes about 2-3 hours...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for going for a walk or running. Has nice trails and the lake it's beautiful. Also has a few playgrounds for kids. There are washrooms in certain areas. If the day is sunny you can have a picnic or even swim...More

Thank Axel C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lovely walk. Great for dogs. Great for nature. Peaceful , safe , clean. High recommend it. I go there regularly. Easily accessible off the Patricia Bay Highway

Thank brendaarlenec
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