Demos Place Green Space

Demos Place Green Space has gravel trail that connects to the east side of Portage Park in a quiet neighborhood of View Royal, B.C. This side of Portage Park is separated from the westside by the E&N Rail Trail and railway. There is a concrete tunnel under, as well as a pathway over, the railway. The park area is about a hectare of Garry oak, big leaf maple and Douglas fir forest. It is a wonderful place to stroll and place to explore in your backyard. There are rough trails throughout the forest and the pathway connects to Glentana Road and Aldersmith Place Green Spaces. This section of the park is locally known as Glentana Park and is surrounded by residential homes both private and townhomes. It is short walk to Shoreline Community Middle School Green Space, Craigflower Manor Gardens and Shoreline Drive Green Space.

 

Geographical location N48° 27’ 05” W123° 25’ 50”

 

Demos Place Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway (Hwy 1). Turn south onto Admirals Road (McKenzie Avenue is north from this intersection). Stay on Admirals Road and cross over the Craigflower Bridge, at which point the road names changes to Craigflower Road. Continue past the intersection of Craigflower Road to stay on Admirals Road. Take the next right onto Glentana Road. Demos Place is at the round-about near the end of Glentana Road. The trail is between homes 25 and 28 Demos Place. There is limited parking along Glentana Road. City buses travel along Admirals Road and the Island Highway.

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