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Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

Beaver Lake Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
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Beaver Lake Rd, Central Saanich, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to go for a walk or run and end with a picnic! It is a long walk so make sure you bring comfortable shoes!

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elk and Beaver lake have wonderful trails and multiple beachs. Bring a bbq and spend the day. Located 5 mins out side downtown Victoria. Dog Friendly and a " dog park" to boot. The lake often closes for swimming based on water quality. The water...More

Thank jar0sw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Capital Regional Park is used by hikers, marathoners, cyclists, fishers, rowers, equestrians, bird watchers, picnickers, paddlers, dog walkers and daycares. The complete walk around both adjoining lakes is 10 km on the main trail and some parts of trail are narrow so always stay...More

Thank cocopep11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped off to see the lake. There are loads of different carparks all around the lake. Some of them have public toilets and playgrounds for children. There is a well marked pretty flat 10k trail all around the lake which takes about 2-3 hours...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for going for a walk or running. Has nice trails and the lake it's beautiful. Also has a few playgrounds for kids. There are washrooms in certain areas. If the day is sunny you can have a picnic or even swim...More

Thank Axel C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lovely walk. Great for dogs. Great for nature. Peaceful , safe , clean. High recommend it. I go there regularly. Easily accessible off the Patricia Bay Highway

Thank brendaarlenec
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Good groomed trails, lots of wildlife viewing: mink, herons, eagles, peregrines, owls, frogs, lily ponds, etc. Nice trail all around the lake takes about 2-3 hours (about 10 k) to walk. Dog and horse swimming areas, good for rowers and kayakers. Check local water quality...More

Thank Lori V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a popular place for families and anyone who would like to jump in the water on a hot day. There are two lakes in this park. Each has one prime beach / swimming entry point but you can get in wherever you can...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nothing more beautiful than walking/jogging around the 10km trail around Elk/Beaver Lake. Watch the wildlife - herons, ducks, geese and watch the rowers practicing their strokes on the Lake. The Canadian Men's and Women's Rowers train here so inspiring to watch them training hard.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This lake and park is outside of Victoria and you would need a car or take a bus to get there. It is the Canadian National Team Rowing Centre. Great swimming in the summer.

Thank TravelOften1968
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Are there any metal BBQ's on stands there for families to enjoy a BBQ on the beach?
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