With over 50 parks and trails in the area ranging from neighbourhood green spaces to vast forested parks and trails, there are always opportunities to get out and enjoy the outdoors. The City of Colwood takes great pride in our parks, which make our City beautiful, promote healthy living options and provide gathering spaces that foster a sense of community. Read about Parks Maintenance in Colwood and get to know our beautiful parks below.

 

 

Colwood Creek Park

Colwood Creek Park features wide open grassed areas great for picnics and park games. There is a wonderful playground for the kids. A paved trail meanders through the park and over a bridge that crosses Colwood Creek.

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Colwood Waterfront and Lagoon

The Colwood waterfront features miles of breathtaking ocean beachfront perfect for walks, beachcombing, sand castles and water play, Across the road from the beach is the lagoon. A national migratory bird sanctuary where ducks and swans swim and... read more

Galloping Goose Regional Trail

Cycle, stroll, jog, in-line skate, walk the dog, push a stroller, even ride a horse along the Galloping Goose Trail. Formerly a railway line, the trail is a popular route for both commuting and recreation. It meanders through urban, rural and... read more

Havenwood Park

Havenwood Park is a beautiful 40 acre network of forested, well groomed hiking trails. The moderate slopes and gorgeous setting of forest, ferns and wildflowers make it a favourite recreation spot for residents of Colwood. It provides many... read more

Herm Williams Park

Herm Williams Park on Kelly Road has a lovely shaded playground surrounded by old growth trees and grassy play areas. In 2015, two large pergolas were added to the large level grassy area to provide a gathering place for small community events... read more

Latoria Creek Park

Latoria Creek Park is a beautiful forested setting with the creek babbling along beside the trail. It features well groomed forested trails with several bridges crossing the creek and sections of wooden stairs, which make it a great place for a... read more

Lookout Lake Park

Lookout Lake is one of Colwood’s hidden gems. Perched up high on Triangle Mountain, it’s a local favourite for swimming, picnics, hikes and shoreline fishing.

It's a lovely quiet spot where families who enjoy fishing can catch the odd... read more

Oceanview Park

Oceanview Park is a favourite neighbourhood playground that has it all. Play structures, a basketball court, an open lawn area large enough for picnics and park games and well-groomed forested trails that are just long enough for any age to enjoy... read more

Perimeter Park

One of Colwood's most beautiful trails down to the oceanfront at Esquimalt Lagoon is the Perimeter Pathway. You will find it at the end of Gratton Road, which is a small street off Metchosin Road between Dunsmuir School and the Royal Bay... read more

Royal Roads Forest

The vast forested grounds surrounding Hatley Castle at Royal Roads University run all the way from Colwood's City Centre to Lagoon Road and reach from Esquimalt Lagoon up to Sooke Road. There are dozens of paths and trails that meander through... read more

West Shore Parks & Recreation

West Shore Parks and Recreation offers an outstanding variety of recreation and leisure opportunities, including a swimming pool, exercise facilities, ice rinks, a golf course, playing fields,... read more

WildPlay Element Park

WildPlay Element Parks in Colwood is the Westshore’s only tree-to-tree adventure course, providing a new way to experience the natural beauty of Colwood.

Zip, crawl, scramble, and climb through the Douglas fir canopy of the Monkido® ("... read more