This trail system covers a wide range of terrain and habitats. Beautiful views can be seen from the lookout points over St. Mary Lake and Stuart Channel.
Most of the trails are open to hikers, non-motorized cyclists and equestrians. Trails crossing Watershed Preservation Society lands are only open to hikers. These trails are marked by solid lines on this map and are clearly marked with signs on the trails.
Channel Ridge offers an extensive network of trails that are accessible through an agreement with the owners of Channel Ridge Properties. The trail system has 8 major access points, as indicated on the map. Numbered junction signs on the trails correspond to the numbered circles on the map.
Trail Length: over 15 kilometres, total
Trail Rating: Moderate with challenging sections
Trail Use: Multi, unless otherwise marked
Trail Map (PDF)
How to Get There
Access: North End of Channel Ridge lands, Salt Spring Island:
Across from 1110 Sunset Drive
West Eagle Drive near 224
End of Pringle Farm Road
Near the bend of Pringle Farm Road
End of Sir Echos Way (parking area near Sunset Drive)
Access: South End of Channel Ridge lands, Salt Spring Island:
Across from 175 Canvasback Place
Cormorant Crescent, between 176 and 204
Near 180 Broadwell