Gonzales Hill Regional Park

Enjoy the views from this protected natural landscape in the heart of the city. Featuring unparalleled views of Victoria, Juan de Fuca Strait, the Olympic mountains and the Sooke Hills. Habitat for California quail, rare wildflowers and a stand of Garry oak trees Gonzales Observatory, a weather station for 75 years, now a heritage building.

This small park offers stunning ocean views from the highest point of land (66m) on the south coast of Vancouver Island, and rocky knolls from which to appreciate them. The sunset views over downtown Victoria and the distant Sooke Hills are particularly spectacular.

Come for a visit in the spring, when wildflowers bloom in the Garry oak meadows.

source: CRD Parks