This small lagoon serves as a wildlife sanctuary and refuge for a variety of birds.

Features

  • A protected lagoon that attracts local ducks, geese and swans, as well as many varieties of migrating birds
  • A cobble beach
  • Views of Victoria and the distant Olympic mountains in Washington state

Trail Rating: Easy
Size: 7.10 hectares
Location: Delgada Road in Metchosin
Established: 1978
Hours: 7am to sunset

Things to Do

Albert Head Lagoon Regional Park is a lovely spot for a quiet family outing. Enjoy a picnic, explore the beach or bird watch.

Amenities

Parking

 

How to Get There

Follow the Trans-Canada Highway from Victoria, and take the Colwood exit. Follow the Island Highway, which turns into Sooke Road. From Sooke Road, turn left on Metchosin Road. Turn left on Farhill Road, which turns into Park Drive, then Delgada Road, which leads to the park entrance. Allow approximately 30 minutes driving time from Victoria.

Public Transportation

Take BC Transit bus #50 from Victoria to the Langford Exchange. Transfer to #54 or #55 to Metchosin Road at Farhill Road. The park is approximately a 400-metre walk from the bus stop. Contact BC Transit for schedule information.

Photo Credit

© Image courtesy of Jeanette Mollin


Delgada Road
Metchosin
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Alerts & Notices

  • Fire danger rating is Extreme, campground fire ban in effect

    Fires and smoking prohibited at all CRD parks & trails, including campgrounds. Please take extreme care in natural areas #CRDParks #BCwildfire. Read more >>

Related Content

Park Videos

Learn more about birds on these short Shaw TV videos featuring CRD naturalists.

Please conserve our Parks

  • Stay on designated trails 
  • Do not remove or disturb animals or plants, such as wildflowers
  • Keep your dog under control
  • Pick up your dog's droppings
  • Leave no trace and carry out litter
  • Smoking is prohibited
  • Bicycles and motorized vehicles are prohibited
  • Camping, open fires and alcohol are prohibited

Dog Restrictions

From June 1 to September 15, dogs must be on leash when passing through beach and picnic areas and are not allowed to stay.

Please be aware that some regional parks have specific regulations regarding dogs. Read more >>

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