Hiking Mt. Finlayson

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Added by Tyson Jerry

  • Distance: 1.4 mile (2.2km)
  • Perfect day trip for out-of-town guests or trail runners
  • A great way to see the old-growth forests
  • Beautiful night photography as well
  • There is a $3 (CDN) daily parking fee

Mount Finlayson in Goldstream Provincial Park is 19 km north of Victoria on Hwy 1. The trail takes you up to a scenic lookout of Victoria. For the majority, this trail is quite easy, however, it gets slightly more challenging toward the end when the terrain gets steeper.

Park at Goldstream Provincial Park and cross the bridge to access the trailhead on your right. For the best viewing of the wildflowers and unique ecology of these mountains, try early April.

Pack List

  • Day Pack Essentials
  • Camera Gear
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Good hiking shoes
  • Hat/ sun block
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Spring, Summer, Autumn


Easy Parking

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Added by Tyson Jerry

Seeks wild places in the mountains and oceans. Photographer.

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