Nicklaus Rockhampton Green Space

Nicklaus Rockhampton Green Space is a seventy-five meter long pedestrian access between two roads. Located in the Bear Mountain neighborhood of Langford, B.C., the concrete foot path leads to the small playground called Rockhampton Park. The pathway connects to trails in Nature’s Gate Park which lies across Nicklaus Drive. Rockhampton Park and Nicklaus Park are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 28’13” W123°31’25”

Nicklaus Rockhampton 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 Nicklaus Drive. Turn onto Nicklaus Drive and continue along and look for pathway on the right as the road continues to climb. There is limited roadside parking this area.

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Nicklaus Green Space

Nicklaus Green Space lies immediately across the road from the playground of Nicklaus Park in Langford, B.C. Located in the Bear Mountain neighborhood, Nicklaus Green Space is a nature park on a steep slope of Miniskirt Mountain. Douglas fir, cedar and arbutus trees are seen in the second growth forest on the hillside. They provide shade to ocean spray, salal, snowberry and scotch broom shrubs. Nature’s Gate Park, Hannington Park, Troon Park, Muirfield Park and Nicklaus Park East are nearby.

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Nicklaus 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 Nicklaus Drive. Turn left onto Nicklaus Drive. The park is part way up the road across from Nicklaus Park. There is roadside parking.

Nicklaus Park

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Nicklaus Park is in the Bear Mountain neighborhood of Langford, B.C. Located near the lower slopes of Miniskirt Mountain, Nicklaus Park has a partially fenced play ground and grass covered area. There are two small climbing play structures with slides set on a pea gravel base. There a small plastic slide can be access from a low tower while the higher metal climbing tower is reached by climbing various ladders and poles. Two twirling stems, a rocking pod and blue basin are in the play area as well as a swing set with both a toddler swing and one big kid swing. Benches are placed around the area and up the slope where there is some landscaping. A dirt and gravel trail lead up the steep slopes to the south of this park. The trail connects too Nature’s Gate Park and Rockhampton-Nicklaus Green Space while Rockhampton Park, Hannington Park, Muirfield Park, Deerview Park, Nicklaus Park East and Nicklaus Park West are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 28’21” W123°31’40”

Nicklaus 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 Nicklaus Drive. Turn left onto Nicklaus Drive and look for the parkland part way up the road on the left. There is parking along Nicklaus Drive.

Muirfield Place Green Space

Muirfield Place Green Space is in the Bear Mountain neighborhood of Langford, B.C. A long sloped concrete pathway with several staircases traverses thorough this green space. There are six stairs that form the first set of stair followed by three sets of stairs with four, ten and eight stairs each. The concrete pathway continues a short distance past the top of the stairs then becomes a narrow gravel footpath. The route connects Bear Mountain Parkway with Muirfield Place. A small grove of arbutus trees lies near the pathway. Most of the park land is covered with Scotch broom and other plants that grow on disturbed soils. Nichlaus Park, Nicklaus Park East, Hannington Park, Troon Park, Bear Mountain Bike Park, Highland Valley Trail, Skirt Mountain Trail, Canada Cup Trail, Natures Gate Park and Muirfield Park are nearby.

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Muirfield Place 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 Nichlaus Drive. Turn left onto Nichlaus Drive then right onto Muirfield Place. The green space and footpath is on the right near the end of the road. There is limited parking along Muirfield Place.

Nicklaus Park East

Nicklaus Park East lies in the Bear Mountain neighborhood of Langford, B.C. Located on a steep northern slopes of Miniskirt Mountain, Nicklaus Park East is about one third of a hectare in size with a polygonal shape. The park is bordered by several residential homes. Douglas fir, cedar and arbutus trees are seen in the second growth forest in this park. They provide shade to ocean spray, salal, snowberry and scotch broom shrubs as well as ferns and moss. The gravel trail into the park is steep and eventually connects to trails in Natures Gate Park, Nicklaus Park and Miniskirt Mountain Park. Muirfield Park is across the road from the trail along Nicklaus Drive. A small sign shows the trail head which meanders through rocky outcrops coved with moss.

Geographic location N48° 28’25” W123°31’28”

Nicklaus Park East 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 Nicklaus Drive. The trail to the park is near intersection of Nicklaus Drive and Bear Mountain Parkway. Further along Nicklaus Drive is the playground in Nicklaus Park. There is limited roadside parking.