Hiking can be done almost anywhere, but the best scenery and terrain is in the provincial and national parks. These parks provide marked and mapped trails to avoid getting lost.

Here are some good areas right around Victoria itself in any of the larger Regional Parks:

  • North Hill (Saanich)
  • John Dean (Saanich)
  • Elk-Beaver Lake Saanich)
  • Mount Work (Saanich)
  • Thetis Lake (Langford)
  • Roche Cove (Sooke)
  • East Sooke (Sooke)