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Take a Hike – Connect! Rejuvenate!
July 27 @ 10:00 am
Join with community as we connect with Spirit of Place on a guided hike with our team leader and naturalist, Caren. Take a rejuvenating and informative few hours away from your wifi and cell phones and give yourself the gift of calm, clarity and creative thinking. Rebalance your nature in Nature!
All ages, all abilities and dogs on leash are welcome.
Two hikes in one! The first hike very easy stroll through gently rising fields. Approximately ½ mile. The scenery is beautiful. Bring a camera or binoculars.
Directions for Part 1:
Proceed out of Victoria towards Colwood. Drive through Colwood past London Drugs on Old Island Hwy and take the left fork to Metchosin Road. Continue for approximately 5km past ‘Royal Bay Project’. Turn sharp left onto Duke Road East (at Albert Head: do not turn into compound). Continue approximately 3km to the stop sign. Continue across into village on Olympic View Drive. Park at “Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park, Tower Point”.
NOTE: Carpooling is recommended, as parking can be limited.
Part 2 of the Hike:
Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park, Sitting Lady Falls
This second hike is only 1km drive from first hike. The hike has elevation gains and stairs. There are nice views of falls (although small at this time of the year) not too far from car. A walk of ½ km to beach means push back walk up hills and stairs. There is a picnic area for lunch.
Directions for Part 2:
We can caravan together over the short distance. Drive Metchosin Road past small Green Acres golf course on right. Continue until the second golf course on right. Turn left into the car park of Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park, Sitting Lady Falls. We should arrive at approximately 12 noon.
Washrooms are available.
What to Bring: We will take short breaks along the way over the duration of the hike, so bring a lunch or snack, bottled water, beverage, etc.
What to Wear: Comfortable and sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather, rain or shine. Dressing in layers is recommended for this type of activity. Bring sunscreen and insect repellent when necessary.
NOTE: Your leaders for this hike are Michele and David Baker. If you are planning to come and want us to wait for you, please call 250-208-0995 for Michele, or 250-886-5037 for David.
For more information contact the Inner Quest office, by email or by phone (250 383-1012), or the Information table after the Sunday Gathering. Let us know if you plan to join us, or you can just show up. Be on time and don’t get left behind …. see you there!