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Gowlland Tod Provincial Park

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Address: Ross Durrance Road, Highlands, British Columbia V9E 2A3, Canada
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Nature reserve full of marked hiking trails for up-close observation of...

Nature reserve full of marked hiking trails for up-close observation of untouched wilderness.

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Love the walk down to Tod Inlet - Year Round

My wife and I and our friends love the hike/walk down to Tod Inlet. It is a very picturesque walk with nice views of Tod Creek. In the winter months the creek runs quite fast... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Victoria B.C.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I and our friends love the hike/walk down to Tod Inlet. It is a very picturesque walk with nice views of Tod Creek. In the winter months the creek runs quite fast. It is a wonderful place for a family picnic. There are outhouses. The parks people are currently upgrading the beach area with gravel and sand... More 

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Saanichton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is such a great park for hiking. Some of the view points are incredible. Make sure you have some sort of map of the area. Some of the trails are not that obvious. If you want an easy walk try Tod Inlet. Mackenzie Bite Beach is beautiful too, but it is a good hill to go down to get... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

A forested walk opens up onto waterfront beauty. There are a few places to park and then it's an easy hike through the forest and to the waterfront area. There are several paths too - yours to explore! It's beautiful there - take your camera. It's actually very close to Butchart Gardens and you'll recognize the view if you've been... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful place to go with family and pets. Has a great view and a beautiful nature. Should have more information about the trail

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Bring water, food, a camera, dress in layers and you'll be all set. There are some really steep parts at the Caleb Pike end; this is not a hike for beginners or those with little fitness. It's peaceful, gorgeous, offers varied terrain and in October -- very, very quiet!

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Situated near Victoria - half an hour drive - so very convenient for a day's excursion. We did one hike - the 10K Jocelyn Hill hike. There are spectaculars views on the way. Not a difficult hike - there are some elevations but not too difficult.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A quiet walk thru moss covered trees to the cove by Butchart Gardens. relaxing and peaceful stroll - free.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

This park is mesmerizing no matter what season you go! You can hike, walk, or stroll for hours. I bring my dog Bella, who loves meeting new friends on the popular trails or to bound up rocky slopes to explore new ground. It has breath taking views, access to swimming spots, amazing ecosystems, and many more amazing things to see.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Hiking along the ridge was pretty spectacular ...It's also a decent hike..be prepared for some rugged trails .

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This park has a variety of hikes, ranging from a simple half-hour to all-day. There are several access points as well. The views from most of the high points are spectacular. It's a wonder that there are not more people using this park. We have enjoyed it many times. There are no services. Parking can be a challenge.

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