This six-hectare park protects the stream-fed estuary of Ayum Creek, which empties into the Sooke Basin. The creek flows through mixed forest and riparian habitat, and is a spawning stream for wild coho and chum salmon, as well as steelhead and cutthroat trout.
- Salmon spawning stream
- Forest and highly sensitive wetland
- One of the few remaining estuaries in the region
Trail Rating: Easy
Size: 6.40 hectares
Hours: Sunrise to sunset
Things to Do
A quiet spot for a walk around the creek on the designated trail, excellent bird watching.
How to Get There
Follow the Trans-Canada Highway from Victoria, and take the Sooke exit. Follow Sooke Road #14 past Ludlow Road. Park by the bridge near the bus stop. Allow approximately 45 minutes driving time from Victoria.
Take BC Transit bus #61 and get off at the stop past Ludlow Road.