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Goldie Trail is a wide gravel footpath along a reach of Mill Stream in Langford, B.C. It starts fifty meters to the northwest of the playground at Goldie Park. The trail which lies along the east and west side of Mill Stream, or Millstream Creek, leads to a distinctive riveted steel bridge. Mill Stream, or Millstream Creek as it is often called, is the main waterway in a watershed that starts in the Gowlland Tod range of the Highlands and includes seven lakes and numerous ponds. Its gravel pathway continues to the west section of Goldie Road. Along most of two hundred and thirty meter long route are tall western red cedar trees. Several trees have grown from old stumps. Sword ferns and salal plants fill in the understory. A gravel service road parallels the pathway which leads to the end of the golf driving range in the All Fun Recreation Park. The riparian along the stream is created by alder thickets and tall cedar trees. Douglas-fir trees are also seen in this second growth forest. This is a great place to explore nature in your backyard.

Geographic location N48° 28’9” W123°30’

Goldie Trail can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and continue past the log house pub. Turn right onto Goldie Avenue and continue to the end of the road. There is limited roadside parking. City buses travel along Millstream Road.

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