Yew Street Green Space

This linear green space connects Reed Street with Villance Street near Tolmie Street with a seventy-five meter paved path. The pathway appears to be the original right of way for Yew Street when the area was initially planned back in early nineteen hundreds. The path is bordered by fences and cedar hedges of the homes along the trail. It is close to Topaz Park, Alder Street Green Space and Quadra Heights Park.

Geographic coordinates N48° 26′ 58″ W123° 21′ 45″

Yew Street Green Space can be reached from Blanchard Street. Turn east onto Finlayson Street. Take the first left onto Yew Street. The green space is at the junction with Reed Street. It is a short walk north to reach Quadra Heights Park on Rutledge and Villance streets. It is a couple of blocks south of Rutledge Park, or pink elephant park, in the Municipality of Saanich or to the south, across Finlayson Street, to reach Topaz Park. A city bus travels along Quadra Street and Finlayson Street.

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