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Mystic Vale

Alumni Chip Trail, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 3E8, Canada
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Great Walk

This woodland area is part of the University of Victoria. It is a great walk and a chance to get... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2017
TravelOften1968
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Our very own little Fern Gully

I love coming here. It's a little oasis, hidden within the city. The name says it all, go see for... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2016
Chloé G
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Victoria, Canada
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“cadboro bay” (3 reviews)
“lovely walk” (2 reviews)
“ravine” (2 reviews)
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Alumni Chip Trail, Victoria, British Columbia V8P 3E8, Canada
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

This woodland area is part of the University of Victoria. It is a great walk and a chance to get away from it all without having to go too far.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed November 7, 2016

I love coming here. It's a little oasis, hidden within the city. The name says it all, go see for yourself.

Thank Chloé G
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Lovely walk through a shaded forest near UVic. It's quite easy to get off the main track, but you can't really get lost. This isn't a long walk, unless you carry on down the road to Cadboro Bay and walk back up. As it was...More

Thank TravelLoversince52
Reviewed April 23, 2016

Find a path that will take you down to the bottom of the ravine. The city sounds fade, the birds are singing in the trees and it lives up to its name. A wonderful walk in the midst of the city and if you go...More

1  Thank Vance_Neudorf
Reviewed February 8, 2016

I love Mystic Vale. It's green and scenic. I love walking or running it. There are also some stairs for running up and down. Mystic Vale is great for exercise and just enjoying nature.

Thank ProfAragon
Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Come into Mystic Vale from the doggy park, the Campus, or Haro Rd. It's a lovely walk, damp, dark, and very green. Don't bring your dog, though because the water here runs into Cadboro Bay and dog poop is already fouling the beach.

Thank klimazz
Reviewed November 1, 2015

Many trails await you at the University but mystic Vale is the most secluded. The adjacent ravine is spectacular and leads up to a field and down toward a village outcropping of Oak bay. Saw a hummingbird in February once and a Great Horned Owl...More

Thank Gord B
Reviewed February 27, 2013

I'm surprised there are not more reviews for this gem. If you are near U Vic or Gyro park, drop in. Birds, a pleasant walk, nice place for kids to explore. Combine it with a visit to the U Vic Finnerty Gardens.

1  Thank ianjc
Reviewed September 23, 2012

A smidgeon of peace within a city. Just tall trees, a creek, trails. ET landscape. A stroll takes minutes but recharges you for days.

2  Thank cinnamon2012
Reviewed July 19, 2012

Maybe Mystic Spring is not what I was expecting. My mystery destination is near the University of Victoria - in fact it's part of the campus. It is quite the most enchanting area of natural beauty craftily hidden in Cadboro Bay. Ask at Pepper's Grocery...More

9  Thank BillOsborne
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