Events

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

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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

Active

  • Campfire ban in effect at Jordan River Regional Park Campground #crdparks

    The BC Coastal Fire Centre has issued a campfire ban due to the extreme fire hazard rating. Read more>>
  • Campfire ban in effect at Island View Beach Regional Park Campground #crdparks

    The BC Coastal Fire Centre has issued a campfire ban due to the extreme fire hazard rating. Read more>>


  • Campfire Ban at Sooke Potholes Regional Park Spring Salmon Place Campground #crdparks

    The BC Coastal Fire Centre has issued a campfire ban due to the extreme fire hazard rating. Read more>> 
  • Lower water levels at Upper & Lower Thetis Lakes, use caution when swimming

    Underwater objects closer to lake surface due to increased water flow releases into Craigflower Creek this summer to improve fish habitat #crdparks


  • Fire danger rating is Extreme, take extreme care in parks and natural areas #crdparks

    Fires (except in campgrounds) and smoking are prohibited at all CRD regional parks and trails #BCwildfire Learn more >>
  • Warning of cougar sighting on Sunset Bridal Trail in Horth Hill #crdparks

    Cougar not displaying aggressive behaviour but please report threatening or unusual behaviour to BC Conservation Officer Service 1-877-952-7277
  • Warning of cougar sighting on Seaborn Trail in upper Thetis Lake #crdparks

    Cougar not displaying aggressive behaviour but report threatening or unusual behaviour to BC Conservation Officer Service 1-877-952-7277


  • @SaanichFire boat drills training Aug 10-11 & Aug 20-23 at Brookleigh boat launch

    There will be reduced parking space during the training period #crdparks


  • Warning of Bear Sightings at Sooke Potholes #crdparks

    Bear sightings btw parking lots 2 & 3. Report displays of threatening or unusual behaviour to BC Conservation Officer Service 1-877-952-7277


  • Mt Work - Hartland Easy Rider Trail closed Mon-Fri, open on weekends #crdparks

    Trail closed during construction of new Technical Training Area

        
  • Restoration Underway at Thetis Lake Former Pistol Range Site off Highland Road #crdparks

    Park visitors and neighbours are asked to use caution around trucks and heavy equipment travelling through the area hauling organic materials for site restoration. Read more>>

Resolved

  • Elk Lake Fishing Pier closed all day Aug 24 & 25 for maintenance #crdparks

    A series of temporary closures are planned over the summer for fishing pier maintenance at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

Island View Beach Management Plan

Regional Parks is updating the Management Plan for Island View Beach Regional Park. Read more >>

Draft Regional Trails Management Plan

Tell us what you think! Review the Draft Regional Trails Management Plan and provide feedback. Read more >>

Blue-green Algae Advisory Lifted at Elk/Beaver Lake

The blue-green algae advisory has been lifted at Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park. Read more >>

Learn more about blue-green algae: