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.

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Selwyn Road Park

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Selwyn Road Park is a small grass covered area in the Thetis Heights neighborhood of Langford, B.C. There is a short gravel pathway that connects with Selwyn Trail, a gravel and dirt pathway along a ridge above 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 is about five kilometers of Mill Stream that lie within the City of Langford. Selwyn Road Park has London Plane trees along the sidewalk and snowberry and blackberry bushes near the trail. McCallum Road Green Space is nearby.

Geographic location N48° 27’46” W123°29’40”

Selwyn Road 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 onto Selwyn Road. There is parking along roadway near the park which lies between3387 and 2393. City buses travel along Treanor Avenue.

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.

Phelps Road Green Space

Phelps Road Green Space connects to Millstream Creek Trail and Goldie Park. This forty meter long gravel pathway from Phelps Road has a laurel tree hedge along the south side. The pathway is then lined by wooden fences with several tall cedar hedge trees providing shade. Once past the homes the trail widens slightly to connect with the trails along 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 is about five kilometers of Mill Stream that lie within the City of Langford. Gold Park, Goldie Trail, Millstream Creek Trail, Millstream Creek Park, Ecole Millstream Elementary School Green Space and Thetis Lake Park are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 28’3” W123°29’46”

Phelps Road Green Space can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and turn right onto Treanor Avenue just before the log house pub. Make a left turn on to Bellamy Road and another left onto Phelps Road. The trail access is between homes 630 and 638 at the end of the road. There is limited parking along Phelps Road. City buses travel along Treanor Avenue and Bellamy Road.

Millstream Creek Trail

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There are three sections to the Millstream Creek Trail in Langford, B.C. Goldie Trail forms the first section that is starts north of Goldie Park. The second section lies just south of this park. This section of trail is about five hundred and forty meters along the flowing waters of Mill Stream. The third section starts at Treanor Avenue and heads downstream another four hundred meters to reach Selwyn Road. 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 is about five kilometers of Mill Stream that lie within the City of Langford. Millstream Creek Trail is a compact gravel trail can be accessed at the bridge over the creek along Treanor Avenue in Langford, B.C. The trail is along the back of the Ecole Millstream Elementary School, on Hoy Lake Road, in the Thetis Heights neighborhood. The route is along a ridge line above the creek bed. A chain link fencing and steel barriers limit access to the water along most of the pathway. Tall cedar and Douglas-fir trees provide ample shade to the trail and forest floor. Ferns, salal, snowberry and ocean-spray plants are seen. Song birds and the occasionally migratory waterfowl can be seen. In the floodplain of the creek, lantern plants thrive. The trail leads to the playground at Goldie Park and passes by Millstream Park. Goldie Trail starts at the end of Goldie Road. Geographic location N48° 27’53” W123°29’44” Millstream Creek Trail can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and turn right onto Treanor Avenue just before the log house pub. Make a left turn on to Hoy Lake Road. There is parking near the school grounds. The Trail starts near the bridge along Treanor Avenue. City buses travel along Treanor Avenue.

Goldie Trail

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Goldie Trail is a wide gravel footpath along a reach of Mill Stream in Langford, B.C. It starts fifty meters to the northwest of the playground at Goldie Park. The trail which lies along the east and west side of Mill Stream, or Millstream Creek, leads to a distinctive riveted steel bridge. 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. Its gravel pathway continues to the west section of Goldie Road. Along most of two hundred and thirty meter long route are tall western red cedar trees. Several trees have grown from old stumps. Sword ferns and salal plants fill in the understory. A gravel service road parallels the pathway which leads to the end of the golf driving range in the All Fun Recreation Park. The riparian along the stream is created by alder thickets and tall cedar trees. Douglas-fir trees are also seen in this second growth forest. This is a great place to explore nature in your backyard.

Geographic location N48° 28’9” W123°30’

Goldie Trail can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and continue past the log house pub. Turn right onto Goldie Avenue and continue to the end of the road. There is limited roadside parking. City buses travel along Millstream Road.

Goldie Park

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Goldie Park is in the Thetis Heights neighborhood of Langford, B.C. The park is about half a hectare in size with a playground that was built with support from the Kinsmen Club in the year two thousand. The play area is partially surrounded by a chain-link fence and concrete walkway. A pea-gravel base lies under the paired toddler and child swings. The swings are next to the wooden playset that is designed for toddlers. A ramp leads to the bright yellow tunnel that is beside blue and white tic-tac-toe tiles. There are also a couple of steps up to the tower which can be exited using the yellow slide. This park has a few places that are good for parkour too. There are picnic tables and benches near the playground. Goldie Trail is a wide footpath about fifty meters further along Goldie Road. It follows the stream to the unique riveted steel bridge that crosses over Mill Stream. The gravel trail on the left side of the park leads to Mill Stream Creek Park. A long board walk and wooden foot bridge allow access across Mill Stream. This gravel trail continues south toward the Millstream Elementary School Green Space and Treanor Road. Kestrel Rason Green Space, Thetis Lake Park, Haley Rae Place Green Space, Peacock Place Green Space, Bellamy Park, Gourman Park, Millstream Creek Trail and Park are nearby. Well shaded by tall cottonwood and cedar trees, Goldie Park is a great place to explore in your backyard.

Geographic location N48° 28’66” W123°29’49”

Goldie Park can be reached from the Trans Canada Highway also called Hwy1. Turn at Millstream Road and continue to Treanor Avenue, where the log house pub lies on the corner. Turn right onto Treanor Avenue then make a left turn onto Bellamy Road. Continue up the hill to reach Goldie Avenue then turn left. There is parking near the playground at 649 Goldie Avenue. City buses travel along Bellamy Avenue and Phelps Road.