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.

Ayum Creek Regional Park currently has no facilities or amenities.


Dogs must be on leash in Ayum Creek Regional Park.

  • Salmon spawning stream
  • Forest and highly sensitive wetland
  • One of the few remaining estuaries in the region

Trail Rating: Easy
Size: 6.40 hectares
Location: Sooke
Established: 1997
Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

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.

Public Transportation

Take BC Transit bus #61 and get off at the stop past Ludlow Road.

Ludlow Road at Sooke Road
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Please conserve our Parks

Please follow these rules to keep the park natural and enjoyable for everyone.

  • Stay on designated trails
  • Dogs must be on leash and under control to avoid injuring or disturbing people, pets or wildlife
  • Pick up dog droppings and take them to the trash
  • Leave no trace and carry out litter
  • Motorized vehicles, camping, open fires, smoking, and alcohol are prohibited

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