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Lochside Regional Trail

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Address: Switch Bridge, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
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Good scenic flat route Sidney to Victoria

Very nice ride from BC Ferries to Victoria. Some road riding but most has a bicycle lane. All is very flat and can be ridden by even the most novice riders. Ties into the well... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
Penticton, Canada
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Penticton, Canada
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Very nice ride from BC Ferries to Victoria. Some road riding but most has a bicycle lane. All is very flat and can be ridden by even the most novice riders. Ties into the well laid out bike routes in Victoria and the wonderful Galloping Goose trail all the way out to Sooke and Leachtown.

Thank GrummanRV
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Good trail for biking and walking, it is about 6 km walk from golf course to the farm and back. Relax and have ice cream or tea after the walk.

Thank Canucks888
Sidney, Canada
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45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

miles of well tended trail most quite level ..water front scenery, woods,eagles,gulls,&much more....well worth the time spent....

Thank redline41
Victoria, Canada
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Dust off your bicycles and take an easy safe ride as far as your legs can take you. If you are a visitor to the city......rent a bike! You won,t regret it. Walk , pack a picnic, stop at Matticks Farm for ice cream. For all ages and capability trail. Thank you Saanich! ( and other municipalities). We use the... More 

Thank Marilyn Dennis D
Prince Albert, Sask.
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136 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is a nice trail that meanders thru the country and loops back into the city. We road about 27-30 k one way from Central Saanich to Victoria Harbour. Stopped for coffee and road back so about a 60 k ride. It is a very easy ride. No much of a challenge. I am sure if you live there you... More 

Thank 59Sheryl
Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is a very beautiful walking/bike path- definitely a peaceful place to take a walk or bike ride. The trail is quite long- it goes from Sidney all the way to Victoria. Not all of it is paved- in the particular part that we were walking on, most wasn't; given that it had been raining all morning before we went... More 

Thank 11223344a
Saltspring Is.
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This trail stretches from the edge of Victoria city where it meets up with other trails to Sidney. It is wide enough to accommodate walkers, runners, bikers, dogs and the odd horse. It is also flat. It passes through farm land, and some urban areas. There are places along the route to grab a bite to eat as well as... More 

Thank Terry S
Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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61 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

We chose this trail on a sunny Sunday afternoon, as the weather had been grey and raining, and we wanted to make the most of the blue sky and bright light. Many people had the same idea and we encountered cyclists, horseback riders, walkers and runners. The trail was busy but there were many moments of quiet. The trail is... More 

Thank Joan_U778
Victoria, Canada
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93 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This trail goes through beautiful farmland and is well used by walkers, bike riders and sometimes horses. Some very muddy spots. There is talk of paving the muddy areas and not allowing horses on the trails as apparently they are not picked up after. It's nice to use the trail as it is not along a road so is quite... More 

Thank McBab
Victoria, Canada
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34 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This trail is excellent for a bicycle ride between Victoria and Sidney. Well marked but be aware there are a couple sections that are gravel and after (or during) rain you will kick up mud a you may need to wipe down your bike. That is not a strike against the trail, simply a fact. Interesting scenery along the route... More 

Thank Harold W

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