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Address: British Columbia, Canada
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A 55-kilometre rail trail between Victoria and Leechtown, which is great...

A 55-kilometre rail trail between Victoria and Leechtown, which is great for hiking and biking.

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Beautiful Rail Trail

We cycled all of the goose except for the last 5 k. We ran out of time as we spent time at the Sooke Potholes. We split our ride up over 2 days. One day from Victoria to Langford... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
59Sheryl
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Prince Albert, Sask.

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Prince Albert, Sask.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We cycled all of the goose except for the last 5 k. We ran out of time as we spent time at the Sooke Potholes. We split our ride up over 2 days. One day from Victoria to Langford and the second day from Langford to Sooke Potholes. The trail is in excellent shape and well marked. There are bathrooms... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a nice way to see a bit of Greater Victoria. A great trail to walk or bike with lots of water views.

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SOOKE, B.C., Canada
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Having lived by the old CNR rail line since 1947, we are a wee bit nostalgic when talking about this magnificent corridor. Part of this rail bed now exists as a walking/biking/horse-riding trail running from Victoria to the Leechtown area. While we can no longer enjoy the sounds and smells of the trains, we sure notice the many trail users... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

.. or part of it. Rented a bike and was told about this trail by locals. Started in Victoria and went to the Best Buy Overpass (quite a ways) then turned around. Wonderful ride~! I happen to bring a pack-able jacket and leather gloves and was comfortable in the overcast weather. Strongly suggest seeing Victoria from a bicycle. Would go... More 

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Thank holbrookusa
Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great place for a hike or biking. Gentle trail, former train line so no steep climbs. Really scenic, great place for a walk or to bike.

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Thank RonInKelowna
Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

So have recently gotten some bikes and we went out for a couple of rides. First we went from Mattocks farm in Saanich to Sidney and the first half of the ride out through the country is great, but after Saanichton it's all road and kinda boring into Sidney..probably won't do that much. Today went from Mackenzie through Blenkinsop to... More 

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Thank Christoph Z
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

My mother and I enjoyed our bicycle ride from swartz bay ferry terminal into downtown Victoria. The entire ride 1-way was about 33 km. The ride is We then took a BC Transit bus back, with our bike on the front of the bus. Each bus can accommodate 2 bikes. Towards Sydney on the way back, we decided to do... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The trail is well marked and easy to follow. The only snag came on a lunch stop in Cordova Bay when I missed the turn and had to back track.

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Mukilteo, Washington
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

The first section of the trail (14 or 15 k) near Victoria is pretty urban. It really starts to get nice about mile post 20K and then is a great ride up to Sooke Potholes Park at about milepost 50K

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Kalispell, Montana
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

We rode the Goose on what was the start of our bike ride on the TCT. In all we rode to Princeton. This was one of the funnest sections of the TCT we rode. If you are in Victoria and have the time, it would be a great way to spend an afternoon or full day depending on how much... More 

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