Senior Friendly Walks in Victoria

It has been a hard year adjusting to life indoors. Thankfully, with spring in full swing and summer right around the corner, we can get outside safely and enjoy that fresh air. Here’s a list of trails and walks around Victoria that are suitable for seniors with limited mobility or use a wheelchair. 

 

Dallas Road Waterfront 

A classic Victoria walk. This trail follows a beautiful scenic ocean route with a paved path with chances to see Victoria’s natural wildlife in the seas and sky! You’ll find sightseeing benches along the trail to relax and take in the views. 

Length: 7.1 km

 

Ogden Point

A short walk which will probably require a windbreaker. Enjoy the walk down the breakwater to the stunning lighthouse at the end. This trail provides great views of ships, float planes, helicopters and wildlife. 

Length: 1.8 km

 

Esquimalt Lagoon

With accessible parking spaces and picnic spots, the lagoon is a great place to take your loves ones. Enjoy a stunning view of the Juan de Fuca straight and the Fisgard lighthouse. Also, keep an eye out for seals, ducks, and herons. 

Length: 2 km

 

Island View Beach Regional Park 

This beach trail provides great views of the ocean, mountains, and islands. The trail is smooth gravel with gradual slops. 

Length: 90o meters 

 

Westsong Walkway

This trail is good for all skill levels and follows an urban walkway with ocean and wildlife views. There are multiple areas on the walk with accessible parking and picnic benches for a rest. 

Length: 4.8 km

 

Remember

  • Dress appropriately, the weather can change at any moment.

  • Plan your trip ahead of time and let others know where and when you are planning to go.

  • Bring water and sunblock to protect your loved ones. 

  • Have fun! 

 

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