Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park

Patricia Bay HWY Victoria BC .

    Elk Lake and Beaver Lake are conjoined lakes that boast four fantastic family friendly beaches. The lakes include picnic grounds, 15 kilometers of walking trails (including a 10km loop trail), birdwatching, windsurfing, fishing, canoeing and rowing. There is a concession and restaurant open in the summer near the north end of Elk Lake where it is a very popular summer swimming spot for locals. The nature hut is a popular attraction for families with children; open weekends from 12-4PM in the summer.

    Beaver lake is popular for family swimming during the summer. Beaver lake also offers ponds which are great for retriever training, and an equestrian centre for horses.

    Elk Lake is the training area for Canada’s Olympic Rowing team as well as host to several competitions each year for the local schools. Elk Lake also features an excellent playground as well as a boat launch, making this a fantastic spot for families to enjoy the summer.

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    Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.