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Lochside Regional Trail

Switch Bridge, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-478-3344
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Switch Bridge, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a great location for a casual stroll or a bike ride along the waters edge, as the trail follows along through a lovely park like setting. Worth taking time to take a casual stroll to enjoy the sites & sounds!

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This trail is very well cared for and a lovely path to cycle along through quiet areas, just far enough from the main highway to let you feel that you are in the country. We would highly recommend using this cycle path.

Thank Cucina58
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Have been planning on doing the Galloping Goose trail for. Many years. Finally planned it this year only to find that what we thought was the Galloping Goose is actually the Lochside Trail (the Goose runs from Victoria to Sooke). Regardless, this is an amazing...More

1  Thank Seagullplayer
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We enjoyed our early morning walks along the Lochside. The gardens--both wild and cultivated--were lovely. The sea like a mirror reflected the morning sky. A wonderful free activity.

Thank Nadeen M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Anyone visiting Sidney will enjoy the beautiful trail along the waterfront. The trail was bordered by California Lilac, roses and poppies in full bloom. We had the opportunity to see seals, otters and geese as well as many kayakers and boats at sea.

Thank AnnieH1022
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Where can you experience a beautiful trail partially newly done with pavers for scooters, walkers runners etc. It's along side the beautiful Salish Sea. Marina, beach, shell hunting, kayaking, as you walk. Walk past the USA/Canada Sidney/Anacortez Ferry, Picnic areas and handy benches, beautiful flowers...More

Thank Buncy P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

As a beginner biker, it was the perfect trail to encourage me to continue improving my biking skills. The trail is mostly paved off road and the parts that are on the road have designated bike lanes and limited traffic. There are plenty of places...More

Thank maxiner989
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My wife and I are not regular bike riders, but we do take a ride out to Sidney every so often. More often than not, we walk the Lochside Trail. We will often take a walk out to the farms and birdwatch or divert over...More

1  Thank Captains_Rum_Punch
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lochside trail north of McKenzie is a great place to bike or hike. Highlights include Mattick's Farm for coffee, Harvest Road loco-vore cafe at Mitchell Farms, pigs, ponds, horses, farms. New gravel surface between Hunt Valley and Dooley makes it even better.

Thank tynybryn
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Lochside Regional Trail is a very scenic easy ride. Scenery includes ponds with ducks, ocean views, deer and pretty spectacular homes. Definitely recommend as a great way to see the area outside of Victoria.

Thank Travel_junkies_66
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21 October 2016|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
There's a lot info (including photos) on-line. Since I can't post a reply here that contains website links, I can only recommend you do a Google search for "Lochside Regional Trail".