Humpback Road Park

Humpback Road Park

Humpback Road Park is in the Goldstream neighborhood of Langford, B.C. It parallels the roadway with the tall Douglas fir trees and include a couple of these trees that were planted in eighteen eighty-six. Mister Phair, proprietor of the Goldstream Hotel, created a welcoming route with eighty-six fir trees planted along the boardwalk that lead to the hotel and trails along Goldstream River. The hotel burnt down in nineteen twenty three and the current building, with Ma Miller’s Pub, lies across the street from the original structures. Many of the fir trees have been removed due to their height which makes them vulnerable during high winds. Humpback Road Park also has an arbutus tree and smaller shrubs. This park can be part of a walking route in the neighborhood which includes Sooke Lake Road Trail and Henson Trails. Gold Stream Provincial Park, Mt Wells Regional Park, Harlequin Park, Cressida Park, Goldstream Meadows Park, Langford Lake Park and several green spaces are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’26” W123°33’12”

Humpback Road Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at the West Shore Parkway and make a right onto Amy Road to pass the gas station. Continue along Amy Road which merges with Sooke Lake Road. Turn left onto Humpback Road and look for the park to the right near the junction with Cressida Crescent. There is limited roadside parking this area.

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