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.

Geographic location N48° 28’25” W123°31’14”

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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Spirit Ridge Park

Spirit Ridge Park

Spirit Ridge Park is in the Bear Mountain neighborhood of Langford, B.C. This park has two sections that are separated by Spirit Ridge Drive. The east section is about two hectares in size with mostly steep inaccessible slopes. This area lies behind the homes along the eastside of Spirit Ridge Drive. The west section is about a third of a hectare and is a nature park. There is a concrete sidewalk that parallels the roadway. Spirit Ridge Park is accessible from Quail’s Run, Timberview Place and Players Drive. It shares borders with Players Drive Park and Quail’s Run Park. Douglas fir, arbutus and cedar trees grow along the northern slopes of the park, whereas the steep southern slopes are covered with Scotch broom shrubs and other plants that grow on disturbed soils.

Geographic location N48° 28’28” W123°31’15”

Spirit Ridge 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. Turn onto Players Drive and take the first right onto Spirit Ridge Road. A rough trail lies to the park is seen just past Quail’s Run. Alternatively drive to the end of Timberview Place and access the park from the pedestrian walkway. There is limited parking along the roadways.

Quail’s Run Park

Quail’s Run Park is a nature park in the Bear Mountain neighborhood of Langford, B.C. The exposed metamorphic rock shows signs of drilling along the bluff that runs the length of the east side of the park. There is a rough dirt pathway into the park from along Spirit Ridge Road. This park borders along Spirit Ridge Park and shares a meandering trail that connects to the sidewalk through Timberview Place Green Space. The trail follows a ridge of about 133 meters with great views to the east. This park is landscaped along the lower western length of Quail Run. A concrete sidewalk is along the east edge of the road which ends with a cul-de-sac. Spirit Ridge Park, Player’s Park, Green Space, BMP Park, Skyline Park and Blue Grouse Ridge Park are nearby.

Geographic location N48° 28’27” W123°31’09”

Quail’s Run 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 limited parking along BMP, Players Drive or Spirit Ridge Road near this park.