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Address: Switch Bridge, Sidney, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250.478.3344
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A great trail

As an owner of a farm close to the Lochside Trail , I know it well . This trail is used by walkers,joggers,cyclists,equestrians, and motorists. It is a paved road that we farmers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
dave s
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victoria
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victoria
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

As an owner of a farm close to the Lochside Trail , I know it well . This trail is used by walkers,joggers,cyclists,equestrians, and motorists. It is a paved road that we farmers use on a daily basis to get to and from our acreages. It can be used by all of us. Unfortunately , a number of cyclists hog... More 

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Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A primarily flat bike trail that meanders through lush forests, pastoral pastures and cityscapes, from Victoria to Sidney, with minimal traffic (crossing the occasional street). Pacific Ocean views add to the British Columbia experience. Thoroughly delightful and very manageable for folks in decent physical shape.

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Sidney, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

this great walking or cycling trail runs right in front of by the Sea BnB. at 8626 Lochside Drive Sidney! Very popular with people coming of the ferry's from Vancouver or AnaCortez USA Ferry's. Takes you all through the Peninsula and Up Island! Farm land, Ocean front, soemwhat level! Lovely! Victoria- Vancouver (Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen) - BC Ferries Washington State Ferries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Nice ride, good exercise and fun Sunday. Rode to Sidney and had lunch. Rode back and we both felt great. Easy ride, almost flat the whole way.

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Victoria
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225 reviews 225 reviews
28 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This is a wonderful trail through the country side of Saanich. You can ride from downtown to Sidney and have a few wonderful stops along the way. Be sure and stop and say hi to the pigs.

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Victoria, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The bad: Biked the trail from Victoria to Sidney a few weeks ago, and to be honest I was expecting it to be a little more scenic! It essentially followed the highway for at least 60% of the trail which was really quite ugly and loud. Not the best recreational bike ride, but if you're commuting it would be all... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Another great extended weekend trip to Victoria. Made our third cycling trip via this trail which is an easy ride with plenty of stops if you need them. Our usual stop for lunch in Sidney (so many choices) then Starbucks before continuing on. Michell's is a farm market where you can purchase snacks but we didn't this time. There's a... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Take a hike or a bike to enjoy this lovely trail. It's very well defined and cared for and there's plenty to see. I loved the water views and the chance to see horses, roosters, pigs, cows, and deer. I was lucky enough to visit BC in August, so the blackberries are ripe everywhere and the leaves are just starting... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I like the part that goes along the water. I wish it followed the water longer but still really nice

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

For the 8th time I competed the Lochside Trail last week. We have been doing this bike ride almost annually as a family and oftentimes with other families along. The ride is suitable for anyone (kids or aged) that is capable of sustained cycling for the distance 30km or so one way. On this last ride, my daughter who is... More 

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