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Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

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Beaver Lake Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
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“horse riders” (5 reviews)
“main trail” (3 reviews)
“water quality” (3 reviews)
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Beaver Lake Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful long trail around the lakes allows for a fantastic long walk if you are up for it. Be careful to track your time on the trail as there are several side trails and you wouldn't want to get lost.

Thank Tanis A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The city nearby, is a very pleasant city with many places of interests and one of the best global visitors destination - yet its people do come to swim and walk and be with nature which is still slightly wild. There are rest ares, places...More

Thank Amnon C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe one of the best walks in the CRD. A nice relatively flat walk around both lakes a 10k loop, can be a little muddy etc in the winter but runners pretty much can do the job, enjoy!

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We were in the area and did the 10k hike around the lake but 60% all you hear is the traffic from the highway. There is many other places to explore on the area without the noise. It did have some great views along the...More

Thank Ironjet
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The trails are great and the dogs love the walks as well as the kids enjoy the ducks in the lake. I haven't swam here for a lot of years but many people do.

Thank noral420
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 22 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
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