Timber View Green Space

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Timber View Green Space is in the Bear Mountain neighborhood of Langford, B.C. A forty meter long concrete pathway leads to a gravel footpath into Spirit Ridge Park. Frequented by hikers, walkers and dog walkers, the view from Spirit Ridge Park is to the east toward Mount Baker in Washington State, USA with San Juan Island, Saanich and Victoria in the foreground. Thetis Lake Regional Park forms the forested area seen below the parkland. Players Park, Quail’s Run Park, Spirit Bear Green Space, Nature’s Gate Park and Nichlaus Park and Deerview Park are nearby.

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Timber View Green space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and turn left onto Bear Mountain Parkway. Continue along BMP to reach Players Drive. Turn onto Players Drive and take the first left onto Spirit Ridge Drive. Timber View is the next left just after the curve in the road. The trail is near the end of the road. There is limited parking along either road.

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Bear Mountain Parkway Park

The Bear Mountain Parkway in Langford, B.C., is bordered by several parks. This one, called Bear Mountain Park is across from Player’s Drive. BMP Park is about a half hectare in size with areas of exposed metamorphic bedrock, mosses, lichen and several tall cedar trees. Shrubs like salal, snow berry and oceanspray are also seen here. The slope is steep with a bluff at about one hundred and ninety seven meters. The sidewalk along BMP has the two kilometer marker near the upper section of the park. There is a bench along the sidewalk on the lower section of this park. The park borders along the Highland District. Players Park, Spirit Ridge Park, Skyline Park, Bishops Gate Park, Stone Gate Park and Blue Grouse Plateau Park are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 28’28” W123°31’03”

Bear Mountain Parkway Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and turn left onto Bear Mountain Parkway. Continue along BMP to reach Players Drive. Look for pedestrian cross walk to reach the north side of the parkway. There is a small pullout, for maybe three cars to park along BMP.

McCallum Park

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A large Wark gneiss knoll lies along the eastern end of McCallum Road Park near the Millstream Shopping Center in Langford, B.C. Covered with mosses and several small oak and arbutus trees, this inland bluff also has seasonal meadows of camas lilies and grasses. The metamorphic bedrock in this park is about a hundred meters high and has a twenty meter cliff on its south east side. Enjoy the wonderful view of the surrounding area in your backyard. McCallum Road Green Space, Sunshine Park, Selwyn Trail, Selwyn Park, Millstream Creek Trail and Ecole Millstream Elementary School Green Space are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’56” W123°29’47”

McCallum Road Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road then take the first right onto McCallum Road which leads to ward the Millstream Shopping Center. Exit the small traffic circle to continue up the roadway. Stay on McCallum Road as to end at the High Park Estates. There is plenty of parking near this park. City buses travel along Millstream Road.