Lincoln Dunlevy Green Space

Lincoln Dunlevy Green Space is in the seaside community of Oak Bay, one of thirteen areas of the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. The concrete pathway is about one hundred and ten meters long and is border by the various fences of the neighboring properties. This green space is simply an outdoor area that makes a pleasant walk from Willows Beach to Estevan Village market area. There are many unique homes along quiet neighborhood formed by Lincoln, Heron and Denlevy streets. Willows Beach, Beach Lincoln Green Space, Willows Elementary School Green Space and Lokier Gardens are nearby.

Geographic Location N48º 26’ 6”  W123º 18’ 26”

Lincoln Dunlevy Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the Hwy 1 into Victoria as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn off Douglas onto Hillside Avenue to head east. Stay on Hillside Avenue as it becomes Lansdowne Road. Continue along Lansdowne Road to reach Cadboro Bay Road. Turn right onto Cadboro Bay Road and then right onto Estevan Avenue.  Continue past the five way intersection and through Estevan Village market area turn on left onto Dunlevy Street. The pathway is near the junction with Dalhousie Street between homes 2560 and 2275. There is some street parking. City buses travel along Cadboro Bay Road and Beach Drive.

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Beach Lincoln Green Space

Beach Lincoln Green Space is in the seaside community of Oak Bay, one of thirteen areas of the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. The concrete pathway is about seventy meters long and is border by the very tall fences of the neighboring properties. This green space is simply an outdoor area that makes a pleasant walk from Willows Beach to Estevan Village market area. There are many unique homes along quiet neighborhood formed by Lincoln and Heron streets. To reach Estevan continue along Lincoln Street or follow the green space pathway that leads to Dunlevy.

Geographic Location N48º 26’ 4”  W123º 18’ 19”

Beach Lincoln Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the Hwy 1 into Victoria as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn off Douglas onto Hillside Avenue to head east. Stay on Hillside Avenue as it becomes Lansdowne Road. Continue along Lansdowne Road to reach Beach Drive. Turn right onto Beach Drive and look for the pathway across from Willows Beach Park between homes 2246 and 2247. There is some street parking. City buses travel along Beach Drive.

Lokier Gardens

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Formed by two lots on the corner of a five-corner junction, Lokier Gardens was named after the Oak Bay’s citizen Mr. Thomas I. Lokier whom donated his time and energy to enhance the original park. The park was rededicated in nineteen sixty three, twelve years earlier Mr. Lokier designed the gate to the garden.  The Lokier Gardens contains rose beds surrounded by cedars, blue spruce, daisies, lilies and green meadows.  The garden benches provide a sheltered respite in the dynamic and busy corner market area. It is a wonderful place to visit in every season. An unusual outdoor sculpture featuring optical frames and a large nose provide a unique view of the park. Created by the artist Ronald Simmer and titled “What the Nose Knows” this outdoor art is part an outdoor art exhibit in Oak Bay. Camas Trail Green Space, Willows Beach Park, Uplands Park, Carnarvon Park and Willows Elementary School Green Space are nearby.

Geographic Location N48º 26’ 16”  W123º 18’ 30”

Lokier Garden is located on the corners of Thompson and Estevan avenues, Musgrave, and Hamiota streets.  From the TransCanda Hwy turn east onto Hillside Avenue and continue as it become Lansdowne Road. Turn right onto reach Cadboro Bay Road. Turn left onto either Estevan or Thompson avenues.  Some street parking is available is available along the parkland. City buses travel past this park along Cadboro Bay Road.

Camas Trail

Camas Trail Green Space is in the seaside community of Oak Bay, one of thirteen areas of the Capital Regional District of British Columbia. Named for the camas lilies, bulb plants with a spring time blue flower, that were a seasonal food of the residents of this area. These spring time flowers usually are best seen in bloom from March until May along this trail. This green space was an Oak Bay Heritage Byway used before eighteen eighty two as a service trail along the border of Jon Tod’s Willows Farm and Hudson Bay’s Upland Farm. It is a pedestrian friendly pathway that partially composed of back lanes in the Uplands Willows neighborhood. From Musgrave Street to Esplanade Drive the route is about eight hundred and fifty meters with a variety of surfaces. Several sections are paved others are wood chips and many are gravelly soil. The route is bordered by an equally interesting variety of fence materials including hedges, chain-link and weathered wooden fences. Several trees and shrubs provide additional shade along the route. This green space is near Uplands Park and Willows Beach Park.

Geographic Location N48º 26’ 34”  W123º 18’ 29”

Camas Trail Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway. Continue along the Hwy 1 into Victoria as it becomes Douglas Street. Turn off Douglas onto Hillside Avenue to head east. Stay on Hillside Avenue as it becomes Lansdowne Road. Continue along Lansdowne Road to reach Nottingham Road. Look for the Camas Trail marker on the lane way across from 1510 Nottingham Road. There is some street parking. City buses travel along Nottingham Road.