No matter what your age, CRD Regional Parks has a nature outing and event for you - for every season. Join a park interpreter for a guided walk, hike, drop-in event or canoe adventure. See the calendar for an outing and event that piques your natural curiosity.

Regional Park Maps

Printer-friendly Park Maps

Volunteering for Regional Parks

Regional Parks Volunteer Services program provides opportunities for you to be involved in preservation and enjoyment of regional parks and trails.

Parks Library

CRD Regional Parks protects and manages more than 13,000 hectares of spectacular and easily accessible natural areas in 33 regional parks and trails in the Capital Regional District.

Legacy Program: Where Gifts Grow

Be involved today by planting seeds for the future. Explore the vision of your legacy with Regional Parks.

Land Acquisition Fund

The CRD acquires land through the Regional Parks Land Acquisition Fund. Funds are generated through a residential property tax.

Alerts & Notices


  • Maintenance on Trillium Trail at Thetis Lake from June 23-July 14

    Expect minor delays. Please use caution around equipment and crews.

  • Hazardous tree removal Elk/Beaver Lake June 20

    Hazardous tree removal at Elk/Beaver Lake Governor General area on June 20 from 9am-4pm. The area will be open but visitors may experience short delays.

  • Warning of bear sightings at Sooke Potholes between parking lots 2 & 3

    Report displays of threatening or unusual behaviour to BC Conservation Officer Service 1-877-952-7277


  • Construction on Elk/Beaver Lake gravel parking lot on Hamsterly Rd May 17 to June 16

    Parking lot upgrades underway, please use caution around heavy equipment and crews

Pay Parking at Sooke Potholes & Thetis Lake

Pay parking at Sooke Potholes and Thetis Lake Regional Parks is in effect for the summer season from May 1 to September 30. The cost of parking is $2.25 per day, or $20 for a season's pass. Revenue collected from parking fees helps to offset the costs of park services for visitors. Read more>>

Park Use Confirmation Form

Does your school intend to hold a year-end picnic or other specific event in any of our regional parks? Read more >>

New Parks & Trails

Follow the progress and read more about these projects:

Learn more about blue-green algae: