Bellamy Park TCH

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Bellamy Park TCH is near the Trans Canada Highway at the south end of Bellamy Road. This nature area is along steep slopes of the ravine for Mill Stream. 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. There are about five kilometers of Mill Stream within the Langford City boundary most of which has a riparian buffer to protect the water quality of the stream. Mill Stream flows in to Esquimalt Harbour near Price Bay. As a second growth forest area there are Douglas fir, big leaf maple and cedar trees in the park. Tacon, Sunkist, Hansen, Gourman Parks are nearby. Avery Place Trail and Nicki Place Trail to Thetis Lake Park are also nearby. Selwyn Trail lies on the opposite bank of Mill Stream.

Geographic location N48° 27’39” W123°29’27”

Bellamy Park TCH can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and continue to the log house pub and turn right onto Treanor Avenue and turn left on to Bellamy Road. Continue to the end of the road. There is limited parking near the park. City buses travel along Bellamy Road and Treanor Road.

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Sunkist Park

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Sunkist Park is 0.17 hectare nature area in the Thetis Heights neighborhood of Langford, B.C. It is bordered by fences and cedar hedges of private homes. The south side of the park is steep cliff with dense shrub growth. Cedar, arbutus, big leaf maple and blackberry bushes are found in the park. A discrete pathway, about one hundred and thirty meters long, connects Sunkist Close with Mocha Close. This is a great place to walk in your back yard. Hansen Park, Thetis Lake Regional Park, Carmanah Place Green Space, Selwyn Trail, Millstream Creek Trail, Gourman Park, Tacon Park, Bellamy Park TCH and Ecole Millstream Elementary School Green Space are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’50” W123°29’25”

Sunkist Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn onto Millstream Road and continue to Treanor Avenue where the log house pub is on the corner. Turn right onto Treanor Avenue and continue along to turn right on to Bellamy Road. Stay on Bellamy Road until you reach Hansen Avenue. Turn left then take the first right onto Sunkist Close. The park is on the left near the end of the concrete sidewalk along Sunkist Close. There is parking along Sunkist Close and Mocha Close. City buses travel along Treanor Road.

Hansen Park

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Hansen Park is a small wetland area in the Thetis Heights neighborhood of Langford, B.C. The western side of the park has steep slopes while a small shallow aerated lake, Hansen Lake, takes up most of the area in the park. Most of the park is bordered by private homes. Tall western red cedar trees provide shade over the park. A gravel footpath circles the lake, two hundred and fifty meters around, and connects to Rockcliffe Place, about one hundred and thirty meters from Hansen Avenue. The pathway is frequented by dog walkers and pedestrians. At about half a hectare in size this park is a great place to explore in your backyard. There are several benches in the park. Waterfowl and other animals enjoy the natural areas of the park. Rose bushes, cedar trees, cedar hedges, big leaf maple, alder, oceanspray, salal and ferns cover much of the land areas while sedges, grasses, spirea, and willows are found along the shoreline of the lake. Carmanah Place Green Space, Sunkist Park, Thetis Lake Park, Gourman Park, Millstream Creek Trail, Bellamy Park TCH, Tacon Park and Selwyn Trail are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’49” W123°29’15”

Hansen Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and continue to the log house pub and turn right onto Treanor Avenue and turn right on to Bellamy Road. Then right again onto Hansen Avenue and look for the park on the left near home 482. There is parking near the lake. City buses travel along Treanor Avenue.