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Galloping Goose Trail Victoria BC

The Galloping Goose Regional Trail stretches from Sooke to Victoria
where it joins with the Lochside Regional Trail. Along the way it passes
by Thetis Lake, through Matheson Lake, Roche Cove, hugs the Sooke
basin shoreline and skirts the Sooke Potholes just southeast of Sooke.

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Formerly a railway line, this wide sunny 55 km Regional Trail,
travels through urban, rural and wilderness scenery.

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Island highway overpass and the Lochside Regional Trail connection
at the 4 km mark, Galloping Goose Regional Trail, Victoria.

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

The Lochside Regional Trail is another old railway line which has been
converted into a recreational trail extending from Sidney to Victoria where
it joins with the Galloping Goose Regional Trail. Creating a trail system
which extends from Swartz Bay at the northern tip of the Saanich Pennisla,
to the Sooke Basin on the south western coast of Vancouver Island.

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Thetis Lake Regional Park can be reached from Victoria via the
Galloping Goose Regional Trail. Access can be found at
the
Six Mile Road overpass, approx a 40 min ride from downtown Victoria.

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Matheson Lake via the Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

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 of
Rocky Point Road or Roche Cove at the 35km mark off Gillespie Road.

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Sooke basin at the trails 39km mark. Here you'll find outdoor
kayaking and boat rentals as well as a restaurant/pub.

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Sooke Potholes via the Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

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.

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Galloping Goose Regional Trail

From parking to potholes approx. 2.5 km crossing two Trestles
along the way, Charters Creek and Todd Creek Trestles.

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Leech 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

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Trail is wide and well maintained, approximately a 6 km ride from the
Sooke Potholes Provincial Park.
55 km post marks the end of the
Galloping Goose Regional Trail, to 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
CDR Regional Trails Website

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