Victoria Hiking Trails

Enjoy hiking in the Victoria, BC region

Breathtaking views of the Victoria and Saanich region, rugged coastal scenery along the Haro Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, or peaceful walks amongst the Pacific West Coast rain forests are just a few of the spectacular hiking options in Victoria, BC, Canada.

Vancouver Island is known for its stunning beauty and there are many hikes that are close to the Victoria city centre. Trails are rated as easy, intermediate, or difficult and have details about the times, distances, and elevations for each.

See where the hiking trails are located throughout the Victoria region by using the map or view a list of hikes to compare their ratings.

Elk / Beaver Lake

Elk / Beaver Lake

The 10km trail that loops around Elk and Beaver Lake is relatively flat and provides a great route with beautiful scenery for those looking for a longer walk or jogging route. Read more

Photo of the Day

A view of Gillespie Island in Matheson Lake

Trail: Matheson Lake Loop

A view of Gillespie Island in Matheson Lake


Tag your hiking photos with #victoriatrails on Instagram to be featured.