Henson Trail

Henson Trail is in the Goldstream neighborhood of Langford, B.C. The one kilometer trail branches off of the Ed Nixon Trail near Langford Lake and continues along the Trans Canada Highway toward the West Shore Parkway. After crossing the parkway the trail follows along the concrete sidewalk past the gas station and along Amy Road. There is a pedestrian crosswalk to transit across Amy Road to reach Amy Pond Park. Henson Trail continues onto Lakehurst Park. After strolling along the gravel pathway through Lakehurst Park the trail ends at Lakehurst Drive. Both Lakehurst Green Space and Willway Elementary School Green Space are across the road. This is a pleasant urban walk in the Goldstream neighborhood although there are few trees except in the parkland areas.

Geographic location N48° 27’28” W123°32’47” along Lakehurst Drive

Henson Trail 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 Mt Wells Road and take another left onto Lakehurst Drive. The trail is at the Lakehurst Park and Lakehurst Green Space. There is limited roadside parking this area.

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Vista Dawn Green Space

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Vista Dawn Green Space is the gated roadway that connects to a small paved and gravel path and is signed as Vista Dawn Place. The green space has several large patches of Himalayan blackberries and a couple of tall trees. The rough trail along the roadway connects to Amy Road, Amy Pond Park and Lakehurst Park. Lakehurst Green Space, Turner’s Bog Park, Willway Elementary School Green Space, Santana Green Spaces, Robalee Green Space, Harlequin Park and Cressida Park, Goldstream Provincial Park, Irwin Ponds Park and Mt Wells Park are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’30” W123°32’48”

Vista Dawn Green Space 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. Once on Sooke Lake Road make a left turn onto Wells Drive then another left onto Lakehurst Drive. The green space is signed Vista Dawn Place that is hidden in the scotch broom shrubs. There is limited roadside parking this area.

Lakehurst Park

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Lakehurst Park is in the Goldstream neighborhood of Langford, B.C. A gravel foot path through this park connects Amy Road, and through Amy Pond Park, with Lakehurst Drive. There are several small shrubs and a couple of tall trees grow along the hundred meter trail in this parkland. Amy Pond Park, Turner’s Bog Park, Lakehurst Green Space, Willway Elementary School Green Space, Gold Stream Provincial Park, Mt Wells Regional Park, Harlequin Park, Goldstream Meadows Park, Langford Lake Park and several green spaces are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’29” W123°32’47”

Lakehurst 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. Continue along to turn left onto Wells Drive then turn left onto Lakehurst Drive. The trail to the park is between homes 2816 and 2812. There is limited roadside parking this area.

Amy Pond Park

Amy Pond Park grass

Amy Pond Park is in the Goldstream neighborhood of Langford, B.C. The shallow pond, fenced with a tall chain link fence, drains toward Turner’s Bog and is part of the Langford Lake wetlands. There is a one hundred meter gravel foot path that connects into the quiet residential area from Amy Road. Himalayan blackberries, snowberries and a few other shrubs grow in this parkland. The park borders along Turner’s Bog Park which lies to the south and Lakehurst Park which lies to the north and west. Gold Stream Provincial Park, Mt Wells Regional Park, Harlequin Park, Goldstream Meadows Park, Langford Lake Park and several green spaces are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’30” W123°32’42”

Amy Pond Park Turner’s Bog 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. The trail into the park is at the pedestrian crossing over Amy Road near the large Sysco warehouse and fenced pond. There is limited roadside parking this area.

Turner’s Bog Park

Turners Bog 3

Turner’s Bog Park is in the Goldstream neighborhood of Langford, B.C. As shallow wetland area that drains toward Langford Lake to connect with Langford Creek, Turner’s Bog has several wetland shrubs, sedges and rushes along its shoreline. The wetlands were formed as a glacial depression called a kettle lake. Langford Creek is part of the Goldstream River watershed. There are few taller trees found near the wetlands too. This park borders on Amy Pond Park which lies to the north and is surrounded by a warehouse for Sysco, a food service distribution company, the West Shore Parkway and Kettle Lake Drive. Amy Pond Park, Lakehurst Park, Gold Stream Provincial Park, Mt Wells Regional Park, Harlequin Park, Goldstream Meadow West Shore Park, Goldstream Meadows Park, Langford Lake Park and several green spaces are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’17” W123°32’32”

Turner’s Bog Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at the Westshore Parkway and continue along the roadway past the traffic circle. The parkland is on the right just before Kettle Lake Drive. There is limited roadside parking this area. There is a geocashe near this park.