Riverside Drive Green Space

Riverside Drive Green Space is a thirty meter long pedestrian pathway toward Craigflower Creek in View Royal, B.C. It provides access the trail along Craigflower Creek which is part of Thetis Lake Regional Park. The trail has a seven step wooden staircase from the roadside and leads to a forest trail along the creek. The trail parallels the west side of the creek both downstream toward Marler Park and upstream toward Prior Lake. The Highland Pacific Golf Course is on the east side of the creek. Chalmers Court Park, Meadow Vale Green Space, Thetis Lake Regional Park, Craigflower Creek Park, the Galloping Goose Trail-View Royal, the Trans Canada Trail-View Royal and Francis View Park are nearby.

 

Geographic location N48° 28’ W123°27’19”

 

Riverside Drive Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway, also called Hwy1. Take Exit 11 onto Six Mile Road to reach the Old Island Highway. Turn left onto the Old Island Highway and stay on the roadway as it becomes Burnside Road West and passes under the Trans Canada Freeway bridges and continue up the hill to the junction of Burnside Road West and Watkiss Way. Turn left onto Watkiss Way and follow the road as it curves to the right to become Highland Road. Continue along Highland Road then turn right onto Riverside Drive. The green space is at the end of the roadway. There is limited parking in this residential area. City buses travel along Watkiss Road to the junction with Highland Road.

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