Premier Listings for Matheson Lake Park

Matheson Lake Regional Park in Metchosin in the Western Communities of Greater Victoria is set at the foot of Mount Matheson, in a steep-sided, heavily forested environment.

Matheson Lake Regional Park covers 162 hectares and features Matheson Lake, a recreational area providing swimming and fishing opportunities. The park is a paddling destination for those seeking a serene, cloistered environment.

Matheson Trail, a well-maintained 3-km hiking and walking trail loops around Matheson Park. On a hot summer day, Matheson Lake is a perfect place to enjoy a refreshing dip and a picnic at the sandy beach area.

The 46-kilometre multi-use Galloping Goose Regional Trail passes through Matheson Lake Park, connecting the park to the adjacent Roche Cove Regional Park.

Hikers, cyclists, joggers and horse riders share the trail, affectionately referred to as The Goose.

Park facilities include parking, pit toilets and a roped-off beach for swimming. Camping in Matheson Lake Regional Park and the adjacent Roche Cove Regional Park is not permitted.

Follow the Trans-Canada Highway from Victoria, and take the Colwood exit. Follow the Old Island Highway, which turns into Sooke Road. From Sooke Road, turn left on Happy Valley Road, then right on Rocky Point Road, and right again on Matheson Lake Park Road, which leads to the park entrance. Allow approximately 35 minutes driving time from Victoria. .

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Sooke Harbour House
1528 Whiffen Spit Road Sooke BC V9Z 0T4 Home Phone: 250-642-3421Home Fax: 250-642-6988Work Phone: 1-800-889-9688Visit Website

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Sooke Harbour House is a luxury boutique hotel on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, featuring a spa, fine dining, and an art gallery. The 28 cozy and romantic guest rooms feature ocean views, balcony or terrace, private bath with luxurious deep soaker tub and/or misting shower, wet bar, and a wood-burning fireplace. Enjoy the live beachfront entertainment; sunbathing seals, frolicking otters, and visiting whales. Located 45 minutes from Victoria.

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Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina
6971 West Coast Road Sooke BC V0S 1N0 Home Phone: 250-642-3236Home Fax: 250-664-7475Visit Website

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Nestled in the quaint seaside village of Sooke, just 35 minutes from Victoria, Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is the perfect year-round oceanside getaway, surrounded by the rugged natural beauty for which Vancouver Island is known. Our resort vacation rental accommodation provides all of the comforts of home, giving you plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy your own space, under the same roof as your friends and family. Fully-furnished suites have fully-equipped gourmet kitchens, electric fireplaces, private balconies, and full or partial views overlooking our private 114-slip marina and the Strait of Juan de Fuca! Indulge in year-round sport fishing, world-class golf, kayaking, whale watching, winery tours, hiking and eco-tours.

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