Watkiss Way Green Space

Watkiss Way Green Space is a small rocky outcropping along the north side of Watkiss Way near Marler Drive in View Royal, B.C. A rough foot path connects this end of Marler Road to Watkiss Way. The rocky slopes of the green space are covered with Himalayan blackberry plants, grasses and a few trees. Thetis Lake Regional Park can be reached using the pathway to the WAtkiss Road. Marler Park is north along Marler Road. The playground at Marler Park which connects to the trail along Craigflower Creek is close. Chalmers Court Park, Riverside Drive 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° 27’43” W123°27’20”

 

Watkiss Way 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 to follow the branch that passes under the Trans Canada Freeway bridges and continue to the junction of Burnside Road and Watkiss Way. Turn left onto Watkiss Way then turn right onto Marler Drive. Turn immediately left onto Marler Drive, a short section of the road that parallels Watkiss Way. There is limited roadside parking. City buses travel along Watkiss Road to the junction with Highland Road.

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