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Galloping Goose Regional Trail BC
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FORT RODD HILL & FISGARD LIGHTHOUSE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES
Lower Battery Fort Rodd Hill BC

Fort Rodd Hill Lower Battery & Ramparts, with it's guardhouses,
barracks, underground storeage rooms and 6" gun emplacements,
Fort Rodd Hill is great fun for kids and adults alike. Pinic in a park
like setting of Garry oaks, Douglas-firs and warm sunny meadows.

Fisgard Lighthouse Fort Rodd Hill Park BC
Fisgard Lighthouse - Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site
Upper Battery Fort Rodd Hill BC
Upper Battery Fort Rodd Hill Park National Historic Site
Lower Battery Fort Rodd Hill BC
Main gate and entrance to the Lower battery Fort Rodd Hill Park.
Special Events Fort Rodd Hill ParkSpecial Events Fort Rodd Hill Park
Annual Military Encampment Weekend. Step back in time!
Military re-enactment groups present living history at the Fort.
Belmont Battery Fort Rodd Hill Park
Belmont Battery from Fisgard Lighthouse Fort Rodd Hill
Belmont Battery Fort Rodd Hill Park BCBelmont Battery Fort Rodd Hill Park BC
Belmont Battery Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site

Belmont Battery Fort Rodd Hill Park BC

Belmont Battery with it's twin barrelled 6-pounder guns and range
finding tower. Constructed in 1898 to prevent small, fast torpedo
boats slipping under the guns of Upper and lower Batteries.
Nature Trail Fort Rodd Hill BCFort Rodd Hill BC
Nature Trail Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site

Historic Nature Trail Fort Rodd Hill BC

Wildlife and Nature Trail, Fort Rodd Hill Park
This short 15-minute trail follows an historic sentry path and takes you
through lush shorline woods to a machine gun post and searchlight
emplacements overlooking the beach and the Esquimalt Lagoon.
Esquimalt Lagoon BC
Esquimalt Lagoon and estuary seen from the searchlight emplacement
on the the shoreline nature trail. The estuary acts as a transition zone
between freshwater, marine and forest habitats. The grounds just
north of the lagoon are home to Hatley Castle and Gardens
and Royal Roads University campus.
Fisgard Lighthouse Fort Rodd Hill BC
Photo Courtesy Ron Meuse ©
Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site seen from
Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt
The first lighthouse on Canada's west coast Fisgard Lighthouse has been an
important symbol of sovereignty-British, Colonial and Canadian-since 1860.
Fisgard provides a guide for mariners to Royal Roads anchorage, Esquimalt
harbour and its naval base, and points the way to Victoria harbour.
PARKS CANADA FORT RODD HILL WEBSITE
Site Hours Feb. 15 - Oct 31: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.*
Turn off Hwy 1A onto Ocean Boulevard and just follow the signs.
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