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GOWLLAND TOD DAY USE PARK
Gowlland Todd Park Vancouver Island BC
Gowlland Tod Park offers more than 25 kilometers of trails and spectacular views. Posted signs give trail information. Malahat Viewpoint, Squally Reach and Jocelyn Hill view points offer spectacular views of the Finlayson Arm Inlet and the Malahat Drive. Day use only.
McKenzie Bight Gowlland Tod Park BC
Clear green tidal pools and a fern lined trail with a rainforest feel mark this access to Mckenize Bight. Part of Gowlland Tod Provincial Park, the McKenize Bight Access is the northern starting point to many of the hiking trails within this park. You can also access though the Timberman Trail a few feet down the road and follow the trail along the waterfall. Hiking time is approx. 20-25min to beach.
Mckenzie Bight Gowlland Tod Park BC
McKenzie Bight Access - Gowlland Tod Park
McKenzie Bight Gowlland Tod Park BC
Though well mark and maintained many of these trails are fairly steep. Just past Durrance Lake turn left off Willis Point Road, you'll find parking just around the corner.
Timberman Trail Gowlland Tod Park BC
Timberman Trail - Gowlland Tod Park
Part of Gowlland Tod Provincial Park, the Timberman Trail starts off as a gentle wide open trail leading to many of the view points within this park. You will come to fork in the trail and a small bridge which crosses the top of a waterfall. Posted sign gives trail information.
Timberman Trail Gowlland Tod Park BC
Keeping to the left will lead to the Malahat Viewpoint. Squally Reach and Jocelyn Hill viewpoints also offer spectacular views of the Finlayson Arm Inlet and the Malahat Drive, eventually meeting with the Ridgeline Trail and the southern Caleb Pike trail access.
Waterfalls Timberman Trail Gowlland Tod Park BC
Keeping to the right will lead you to a viewing platform over looking the waterfall. Continuing to follow this trail will give you access to McKenzie Bight Trail and the beach. WARNING This trail is steep.
Malahat Drive from Gowlland Tod Park
Malahat Drive and Saanich Inlet - Squally Reach Viewpoint
Partridge Hills Gowlland Tod Park BC
View from Partidge Hills - Gowlland Tod Park
Just behind Durrance Lake and part of the Gowlland Tod Provincial Park system. Nice views of southern island and Saanich Inlet. Network of old roads which are fairly easy to navigate, though unmarked or maintained these trails are becoming increasing popular with mountain bikers.
Partridge Hills Gowlland Tod Park BC
Warning Partidge Hills Trails NOT signed or maintained.
Tod Inlet Marine Park BC
Tod Inlet - Gowlland Tod Provincial Park
Gowlland Tod Provincial Park BC Canada
Gowlland Tod Provincial Park BC Canada Gowlland Tod Provincial Park BC Canada
Gowlland Tod Provincial Park BC Canada
Part of the Gowlland Tod Park system, Tod Inlet can be reach by both land and sea, providing safe and secluded overnight anchorage. Enjoyable 20 min hike from Wallace Drive.
Gowlland Tod Park
Caleb Pike Access - Gowlland Tod Park
Part of Gowlland Tod Provincial Park, the Caleb Pike Access is the southern starting point to the more than 25 kilometers of trails this park offers. Following the Ridgeline Trail will lead to one of the many viewpoints along the way. Jocelyn Hill, Malahat Viewpoint, also offer spectacular views of the Finlayson Arm Inlet and the Malahat Drive, eventually meeting with the Timberman Trail and the northern McKenize Bight Access.
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