Victoria Hiking Trails RatingGrass Lake(aka Grasse Lake or Grassie Lake) is a moderately difficult trail to a beautifully remote lake far in the wilderness of Sooke.  Popular for swimming and escaping the world.  It is a beautiful and remote lake.  There are a couple of lakeside clearings that are perfect for camping.  South facing, and sunny all day.  If you don't mind the tough hike in, you will be in paradise.

  • Pro's Victoria Hiking TrailsDeep wilderness hike
  • Pro's Victoria Hiking TrailsInfrequently hiked & seldom busy
  • Pro's Victoria Hiking TrailsInteresting artifacts in the forest
  • Pro's Victoria Hiking TrailsVery dog friendly
  • Pro's Victoria Hiking TrailsFamily friendly trail
  • Pro's Victoria Hiking TrailsSpacious tent sites & free
  • Pro's Victoria Hiking TrailsLikely to have the lake to yourself!
  • Victoria Hiking Con'sNot a lot to see on the trail
  • Victoria Hiking Con'sNot the prettiest lake
  • Victoria Hiking Con'sNot a lot of accessible shore

Victoria Hiking Trails

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There are in fact, several ways to access Grass Lake.  The recently re-branding of the area as the Sea to Sea Regional Park and the Sea to Sea Green Blue Belt have focussed interest in creating new and better trails in the area. Grass Lake is in the back of beyond and you will will usually find no one there but you.

Most Sooke locals have only vaguely heard of Grass Lake and its rare to talk to someone that has been there.  The reason for this may be Sooke Potholes.  They are very beautiful and very easy to get to.  Grass lake is tricky to find and a bit of tough hike to get there.  Once you do find it, however, you will have this hidden paradise to yourself.

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Victoria Hiking Trails

The Galloping Goose Regional Trail developed from a disused railway line begins at the Johnson Street bridge in downtown Victoria and goes in two ...
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Spectacle Lake Provincial Park is popular with hiking, fishing, canoeing and swimming.  Located north of Victoria, the drive to get there is very beautiful and ...
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East Sooke Regional Park is a convenient and easily accessible way to experience the wild, west coast of Vancouver Island.  Weather blasted rocky cliffs, ...
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Thetis Lake Regional Park is a very popular Victoria park that contains several lakes.  Lower Thetis Lake, Upper Thetis Lake, Prior Lake and further out, ...
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Goldstream Provincial Park and Mount Finlayson are beautiful places that are definitely a must-see on any visit to Victoria.  Huge coastal rainforest trees ...
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Clayoquot Hiking Trails

Radar Beach is one of the countless places that makes this part of the world so amazing.  It is difficult to get to due to it having an unmarked trailhead, ...
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The Nuu-chah-nulth (aka the Wickaninnish Trail), has the amazing distinction among all the other beach hikes in the Tofino-Ucluelet corridor, in that it is flanked ...
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The Wild Pacific Trail is a must see on any visit to Pacific Rim National Park, Ucluelet and/or Tofino.  Located in Ucluelet, the Wild Pacific Trail is ...
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At 53 metres, Virgin Falls is quite an impressive sight.  You walk through the short, two minute forest trail to reach it and it fills your view.  It is ...
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Hot Springs Cove is a wonderful day trip from Tofino.  Lots of whale watching companies offer whale watching/hot springs tours for very reasonable prices.  The ...
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The West Coast Trail

When shipping in and out of Juan de Fuca Strait rapidly increased in the mid 1800's and alarming and costly number of ships were lost, the need for a ...
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The West Coast Trail is incredible. Everything about it is amazing. From the wildly, incomprehensibly enormous trees to endless jaw dropping views. And ...
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The West Coast Trail hiking season is confined to just five months due to the dangerously stormy weather during the winter months. In the winter the days ...
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There are three entry/exit points for the West Coast Trail, however the midway entry/exit point at Nitinaht Narrows is for hikers only hiking part of the trail. ...
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There are lots of options to getting to the West Coast Trail. The trail is linear so you have to arrange to get to the trailhead as well as from your exit ...
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The West Coast Trail is a very tough hike. About one out of one hundred hikers don't make it, they need to be rescued. That's why there are so many fees. ...
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