GALLOPING GOOSE REGIONAL TRAIL
The Galloping Goose Regional Trail stretches
with the .
Along the way it passes
by , through , Roche Cove, hugs the Sooke
basin shoreline and skirts the just southeast of . to
Formerly a railway line,
this wide sunny 55 km Regional Trail,
travels through urban, rural and wilderness scenery.
Island highway overpass and the connection
at the 4 km mark, Galloping Goose Regional Trail, Victoria.
The is another old railway line which has been
converted into a recreational trail extending from to Victoria where
it joins with the Galloping Goose Regional Trail. Creating a trail
which extends from at the northern tip of the Saanich Pennisla,
to the on the south western coast of Vancouver Island.
can be reached from
Victoria via the
Regional Trail. Access can be found
Six Mile Road overpass, approx a 40 min ride from downtown Victoria.
Lake via the Galloping Goose
One of the most enjoyable
sections of the Galloping Goose Regional Trail
this 5km section of the Goose offers access to both swimming and
hiking trails along the way. Parking can be found at 30km mark off
Rocky Point Road or Roche
Cove at the 35km mark off Gillespie Road.
Sooke basin at the trails
39km mark. Here you'll find outdoor
kayaking and boat rentals as well as a restaurant/pub.
Potholes via the Galloping Goose
Sooke Potholes can be reached by parking at the
Galloping Goose Regional Trail access, approx. 3 km before
the park and a short enjoyable 40 minute walk.
From parking to potholes approx.
2.5 km crossing two Trestles
along the way, Charters Creek and Todd Creek Trestles.
Town & Trails End
This is a great ride to the Trails End and the remains of
Leech Town at the 55 km mark. Scenic waterfalls and access to
large clear pools along the way. Enjoy a swim on a hot summers day
away from the main park or find yourself a nice quite fishing hole.
Great ride on the way back as it's all a downward grade...Yahooo
Trail is wide and well maintained,
approximately a 6 km ride from the
Provincial Park. 55 km post marks the end of the
side of the the trail you will
find what remains of Leech town.
For detailed maps, information and jumping off
points visit the official