East Sooke Regional Park - Aylard Farm Parking Lot
- 50 kilometres of trails through forest, marsh and fields. - Challenging a 10 kilometre Coast Trail with spectacular views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Olympic Mountains - Pocket beaches, rocky bays and tide pools for exploring.
A MUST SEE place if you enjoy coastal hikes, my favorite place! Very scenic, wild and beautiful!! Be sure to stop at the SEA CHEST ice cream shack before the park parking lot. Her ice cream sandwiches are AMAZING!!!
A short drive away, you'll find a beautiful oceanside trail that the cruiseboat tourists can't reach!
The Coast Trail in East Sooke Park is one of the most scenic hiking trails near the Victoria area as it follows the rocky shoreline along Juan de Fuca Strait. The entire Coast Trail takes about 8 hours to complete one-way, however a portion of the trail in the south of the park, from the aylard Farm…
“Little Vienna is an authentically European bakery café in the heart of Sooke, that provides beautiful hand-formed artisan breads, buns and baguettes, as well as lovingly prepared decadent pastries, pies and cakes.....with a strong consciousness towards "fresh-from-scratch" using the finest ingredients; non-gmo, locally sourced and organic. It's simply good food.”
“This is the coffee house where the locals go! Outdoor seating with vegan friendly treat options.”
“We come here for pizza and milkshakes every Sunday! The drive is worth it! There is an awesome restaurant for sit-down dining as well! ”
“A nice place if you have some time to stop in Sooke along the way. Great swimming in the hot days of summer.”