No matter what your age, CRD Regional Parks has a nature outing and event for you - for every season. Join a park interpreter for a guided walk, hike, drop-in event or canoe adventure. See the calendar for an outing and event that piques your natural curiosity.

Regional Park Maps

Printer-friendly Park Maps

Volunteering for Regional Parks

Regional Parks Volunteer Services program provides opportunities for you to be involved in preservation and enjoyment of regional parks and trails.

Parks Library

CRD Regional Parks protects and manages more than 13,000 hectares of spectacular and easily accessible natural areas in 33 regional parks and trails in the Capital Regional District.

Legacy Program: Where Gifts Grow

Be involved today by planting seeds for the future. Explore the vision of your legacy with Regional Parks.

Land Acquisition Fund

The CRD acquires land through the Regional Parks Land Acquisition Fund. Funds are generated through a residential property tax.

Alerts & Notices


  • Mount Work–Hartland Mountain Bike Area temporary closure for storm clean up

    Several trees are down in the park due to storms. Crews are removing the trees to reopen the trails. For safety, please refrain from entering Hartland mountain bike area until further notice.


  • Search & Rescue orientation at Thetis Lake Sat Feb 25, 9am-12pm

    Metchosin Search & Rescue are conducting a member orientation at the south end of the park up to McKenzie Lake. Parking may be limited.

Winter Weather Update

During inclement weather, parks crews clear snow and ice during daylight hours on the Galloping Goose, E&N Rail Trail & Lochside high use areas:

  • Galloping Goose - Wale Road to Selkirk Trestle
  • E&N Rail Trail - Atkins Road to Esquimalt Road
  • Lochside - Don Mann’s to Switch Bridge

After clearing snow on the regional trails priority work is clearing park parking lots, starting with Elk/Beaver Lake and Thetis Lake. Expect and prepare for slippery conditions until areas are cleared. 

Learn more about blue-green algae:

New Parks & Trails

Learn more about the Sea to Sea Regional Park. Construction is underway for the E&N Rail Trail and for the new Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail. Follow the progress.