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Ed Macgregor Park

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W Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
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Great boardwalk to the water ...

This park is a local for dog walking or just plain walking. The entrance is on Hwy 14, just west... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Paul B
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Abbotsford, Canada
Ed MacGregor Park, Sooke Marine Boardwalk, and Rotary Pier

Our group of 5 spent over an hour in the very unique Ed MacGregor Park. After descending though the... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
KevinMiller1956
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Winnipeg, Canada
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W Coast Rd, Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

This park is a local for dog walking or just plain walking. The entrance is on Hwy 14, just west of the city centre. The path leads down through a grassy area to the boardwalk that leads down the the shoreline. Sooke deserves credit for...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Our group of 5 spent over an hour in the very unique Ed MacGregor Park. After descending though the heavily forested park down to Sooke Basin on the Sooke Marine Boardwalk (with 11 switchbacks!), we had a fabulous 180 degree view view over the basin...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Our group of 5 spent over an hour in the very unique Ed MacGregor Park. After descending though the heavily forested park down to Sooke Basin on the Sooke Marine Boardwalk (with 11 switchbacks!), we had a fabulous 180 degree view view over the basin...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Spent a day down on the docks dropping our crab traps.. not only was it a good day but we took home a dinner as well. Must have fishing liscence and don't take any females.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Wonderful easy walk about with the added bonus of shrimping and meeting others for conversation.The gardens are very pretty with areas to sit and enjoy the views of Sooke Harbour.

Thank HouseofVieira
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

Easy walk way to to Pier. Beautiful View of Sooke Basin. Crab catching & fising possible from the pier

Thank 319gunterr
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

Have been here a couple of times walking down to waterside boardwalk. Good views of Sooke harbour area an wildlife often visible.

Thank IMH1960
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

Finding this place is certainly a challenge as there are no signs to it. Once you get down the hill (gentle) through the park, the boardwalk takes you over water where you'll find crabbers and fishermen, and a dock at the end.

Thank YVRcockroach
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

The Sooke over water boardwalk is a great place to visit, if you can find it. Some think its location i classified. Find it by heading a little out of Sooke and youll see the parking lot on the left. Walk down the winding trail...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Don't miss crab traps when drop by this pier park. I caught 2 crabs: 1 redrock and 1 dungeness for lunch. Old access trail to the pier was closed, instead, could access to the pier through this park. Could find parking spot near the park...More

Thank Jae K
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Jim P
June 25, 2015|
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Response from ramblingstone | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure about crab fishing from the shore. There is a big long pier, I know people fish off the pier a lot, and I think I have seen crab pots in use. You have to watch out though, the harbour seals will try to... More
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