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The Lochside Regional Trail is another old railway line which has been
converted into a recreational trail 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.

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Mount Baker USA from the Lochside Regional Biking and Hiking Trail
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The Lochside trail passes through farmland, beaches and wetlands
such as the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary.

Bronze figure Blenkinsop Trestle with Mount Douglas in the background

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From the 8km mark a short 10min walk up Lohbrunner Road then right on
Blenkinsop Road will bring you to a Mount Douglas Park access trail.
This a very enjoyable hike with plenty of trails to explore and great views.

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Blenkinsop Lake from Mount Douglas Park
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Blenkinsop Trestle, Lochside Regional Trail
For detailed maps, information, parking and trail access points
visit the official CDR website