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Danton Road Trail, North Saanich

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A wonderful place to stroll in your backyard, Danton Road Trail is lined with lovely cedar, Douglas-fir and cottonwood trees. The vegetation in this green space also includes blackberries, ferns and rosehips. As a connector pathway it is frequently used by equestrians as well as hikers, dog walkers and cyclists. The main section is a four hundred and sixty meter trail that connects Chalet Road with Trillium Place, Baxendale Road and Rosborough Road. The last three access points are easily reached from Clayton Road and its trail system. This green space borders on some impressive estates. The minor section leads to the waters of Deep Cove with a view toward Cherry Point, Vancouver Island. Stride across Chalet Road to look for the track to the shoreline.  Danton Road Trail is a short stroll to the Deep Cove Chalet and Muse Winery as well as the marina.

Geographic coordinates  N48° 41′ 4″ W123° 28′ 15″ from Chalet Road

You can get to Danton Road Trail from Pat Bay Highway.  Before you reach BC Ferry Terminal in Swartz Bay look for the signs that lead to McDonald Park – Wain roads.  As you curve to the right continue up the hill and cross over the overpass to reach the intersection with Wain Road.  Turn left on to Wain Road then make a right turn once you reach Tatlow Road. Follow this rolling curving road past the intersection with West Saanich Road until you reach Chalet Road. Turn left onto Chalet Road and look for the hiking trail marker and trail on the left of Chalet Road. The trail marker is next to 11127 Chalet Road. There is limited roadside parking on Chalet Road.

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