Beacon Hill Park
save place
Beacon Hill Park: A Gorgeous City Park in Victoria, Canada
Just behind the Legislative Building and the Royal Canadian Museum is Beacon Hill Park. It's a 200-acre park that's on the shore of the Strait of Juan De Fuca. It was named after two navigational beacons that stood on the highest point in the park. I was done at the BC Royal Museum a block away and had some time to kill before dinner so I decided to walk through the park (I also cycled through it when I was on my bike tour with The Pedaler). It was a glorious autumn day with the sun shining bright and brightly colored leaves on the trees. The park has two playgrounds, a petting zoo, tennis courts, a pond and landscaped gardens. I can see why this park is a favorite for tourists and locals alike. It's so close to all several popular sites and hotels near the Victoria Harbor. This would be a great place if you're a runner or if you just want to wind down in a beautiful place. For more things to do on your trip to Victoria, I wrote a curated guide with more photos here: http://bit.ly/thingstodoYYJ
Have you been here? Share a tip or a photo with fellow travelers.
The Largest Totem Pole in Canada
This 137ft tall totem pole is apparently the largest in Canada. It's in one of my favorite parks of all time - Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, BC.
Original open uri20140116 19244 1b02g0n?1389913959?ixlib=rails 0.3

Original aud dev 300x350 example