Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society
 

Upcoming Events

Galloping Goose to Leechtown bike ride on 15 April 2016

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society Hike:
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - Mary Lake Nature Park Walk & Talk then on to Steward Mtn
Meet at the Park and Ride across from Edward Milne Community School at 9 am to car pool to 1772 Millstream Rd in the Highlands for a guided tour of Mary Lake and a presentation on the Greater Victoria Green Belt Society's hopes for the property. We will arrive at the site by 9:40 for those who wish to go direct. Parking is on Millstream Rd just before Stewart Mt Rd. After the talk those who wish will follow the trail connection to Stewart Mt toward Thetis Lake Park to complete a 10 k hike on forest roads.

Bring a lunch , water, snacks and good footwear. Dress for the weather. Everyone welcome. For more information phone Rosemary Jorna 250 642 2767 or email jdf.cts@gmail.com

Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Parks & Recreation Hike:
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Flower Ridge hike
Meet at the parking lot of William Simmons Park (Sooke Business Park, 3220 Otter Point Rd) at 9:00am or at Sooke Potholes Provincial parking lot (very first one) at 09:30. Dress for the weather, bring lunch, water, and good footwear. Hot drink is recommended. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Sid Jorna at 250-642-2767 or email jdf.cts@gmail.com

Juan de Fuca Community Trails Society Event:
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - The Walbran Valley
This event is full unless you have an SUV or high clearance vehicle. This this outing takes the place of the May 6 hike. Please let me know if you are interested email jdf.cts@gmail.com

Juan de Fuca Electoral Area Parks & Recreation Hike:
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Charters River to Sooke Mountain hike
This is a difficulty level 3- hike along the Charters River and towards Mt. Manual Quimper. Trails are rudimentary but through beautiful forest and some nice views of the Charters canyon.

Meet at the parking lot of William Simmons Park (Sooke Business Park, 3220 Otter Point Rd) at 9:00am to carpool to the trail head or at the trail head at the Charters River Bridge on Sooke River Road at the entrance to the Salmon Enhancement interpretive centre at 09:30. Dress for the weather, bring lunch, water, and good footwear. Hot drink is recommended. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Sid Jorna at 250-642-2767 or email jdf.cts@gmail.com


Past Events
  • April 8, 2017 - Flower Ridge hike
  • April 1, 2017 - Mary Lake Nature Park Walk & Talk then on to Steward Mtn
  • March 11, 2017 - Cougar Ridge hike
  • March 4, 2017 - Larkspur to Tick Peak hike
  • February 11, 2017 - Sooke Potholes Park River walk
  • February 4, 2017 - Gowlland Todd Provincial Park hike (cancelled due to snow)
  • January 14, 2017 - East Sooke Park, Coppermine Loop hike
  • January 7, 2017 - Mystic Beach hike
  • December 10, 2016 - East Sooke Park Iron Mine Bay hike
  • December 3, 2016 - Sooke Hills West hike
  • Volunteers during the 2014 Whiffin Spit Broom pull
    November 12, 2016 - William Simmons Park hike
  • November 5, 2016 - Monument hike
  • October 8, 2016 - Sooke Potholes Park to Peden Lake hike
  • October 1, 2016 - Empress Mountain hike
  • September 25, 2016 - Ed Mc Gregor Park Ivy pull
  • September 10, 2016 - Charters Bridge to Grassy Lake hike
  • September 3, 2016 - Anderson Cove in East Sooke Park hike
  • August 13, 2016 - Thetis Lake to Frances King hike
  • August 6, 2016 - Grassy lake hike
  • July 9, 2016 - The Matterhorn hike
  • July 2, 2016 - Peden Lake via Middle Earth hike
  • June 18, 2016 - 6-Mile Pub to Beaver Lake bike ride
  • June 11, 2016 - Harbourview to Mt Manuel Quimper hike
  • June 4, 2016 - Exploring around Port Renfrew
  • May 21, 2016 - Galloping Goose to Metchosin bike ride
  • May 14, 2016 - Charters Creek to Sooke Mt Park hike
  • May 7, 2016 - East Sooke Park Coast Trail hike
  • April 16, 2016 - Galloping Goose to Leechtown bike ride
  • April 9, 2016 - Sooke Potholes Park to Flower Ridge hike
  • April 2, 2016 - Mt Braden area hike
  • March 12, 2016 - Roche Cove to Cougar Ridge hike
  • March 5, 2016 - Sooke River Hills hike
  • February 13, 2016 - Sooke Pot Holes River walk
  • February 6, 2016 - Exploration of the District of Sooke's Parks
  • January 9, 2016 - Coppermine Loop hike, East Sooke Park
  • January 2, 2016 - Sooke River walk
  • December 12, 2015 - East Sooke Park - Pike Pt to Iron Mine Bay hike
  • December 5, 2015 - Endurance Ridge to Aylards Farm hike
  • November 14, 2015 - Wieland Trail hike
  • November 7, 2015 - Larkspurs hike
  • October 10, 2015 - Sooke Potholes Park to Peden Lake hike
  • October 3, 2015 - The Matterhorn hike
  • September 12, 2015 - Charters River to Grassy Lake hike
  • September 5, 2015 - Camp Thunderbird area hike
  • August 1, 2015 - Juan de Fuca marine Trail hike
  • August 8, 2015 - Mt Manuel Quimper hike
  • July 18, 2015 - Peden Lake hike
  • July 11, 2015 - Priest Cabin to Matterhorn hike *Cancelled due to high fire danger*
  • July 4, 2015 - Grassy Lake hike
  • May 24, 2015 - Ten Year Anniversary Celebration
  • May 9, 2015 - Charters River to Sooke Mountain Park hike
  • May 2, 2015 - Grassy Lake via the Harrison Trail hike
  • April 11, 2015 - Sooke Potholes Park Flower Ridge hike
  • April 11, 2015 - Broom pull on Whiffen Spit
  • April 8, 2015 - Broom pull on Whiffen Spit
  • April 4, 2015 - Mt Wells hike
  • March 14, 2015 - Roche Cove to Cougar Ridge hike
  • March 7, 2015 - Mt Bluff hike
  • February 14, 2015 - Sooke Potholes Park River walk
  • February 7, 2015 - Exploring Gold Stream Park hike
  • January 10, 2015 - East Sooke Park, Coppermine Loop hike
  • January 3, 2015 - Walk the King Creek Trail in Otter Point hike
  • December 13, 2014 - East Sooke Pike Pt to Ironmine Bay hike
  • December 6, 2014 - Charters River, the Upper Owl Trail to the Sooke Hills Reserve hike
  • November 8, 2014 - William Simmons Park and Weiland Trail hike
  • November 1, 2014 - Anderson Cove Endurance Ridge hike
  • October 11, 2014 - Sooke Potholes Park to Peden Lake hike
  • October 4, 2014 - Cedar Grove Trail to Cougar Ridge hike
  • Bluff mountain, February 2014
  • September 13, 2014 - Charters River to Grassy Lake hike
  • September 6, 2014 - San Juan Ridge hike
  • August 9, 2014 - Mt Manuel Quimper hike
  • August 2, 2014 - The Lakes hike
  • July 12, 2014 - Thetis Lake to Francis King hike
  • July 5, 2014 - The Secret Trail hike
  • June 14, 2014 - Priests Cabin to the Matterhorn hike
  • June 7, 2014 - The Harrison Trail to Charters River over Monument hike
  • May 17, 2014 - Whiffen Spit Broom Pull
  • May 15, 2014 - Whiffen Spit Broom Pull
  • May 10, 2014 - Charters Creek to Sooke Mountain Park hike
  • May 3, 2014 - Mt Wells hike
  • April 12, 2014 - Sooke Potholes - Flower Ridge hike
  • April 5, 2014 - Bluff Mountain hike
  • March 8, 2014 - Roche Cove to Cougar Ridge hike
  • March 1, 2014 - Hike to Leech Town
  • February 8, 2014 - Sooke Potholes Park River Walk
  • February 1, 2014 - East Sooke Park Aylard Farm to Beechey Head hike
  • January 11, 2014 - East Sooke Park Coppermine Loop hike
  • January 4, 2014 - Hike to Mystic Beach
  • December 14, 2013 - East Sooke Park Pike Point to Ironmine Bay hike
  • December 7, 2013 - Hike to Leech Town
  • November 13, 2013 - Recommended Out of Area hikes presentation
  • November 9, 2013 - William Simmons Park Wieland Trail hike
  • November 2, 2013 - Hike through a Private Forest
  • October 12, 2013 - Sooke Potholes Park to Peden Lake hike
  • October 5, 2013 - Exploring the Trails from Camp Thunderbird hike
  • September 14, 2013 - Charters River to Grassy Lake hike
  • September 7, 2013 - Sugar Loaf hike
  • August 10, 2013 - Harbourview to Mt. Manuel Quimper hike
  • August 3, 2013 - Chin Beach to Loss Creek hike
  • July 13, 2013 - Thetis Lake to Frances King hike
  • July 6, 2013 - Shields Lake hike
  • June 8, 2013 - Matterhorn hike/li>
  • June 1, 2013 - Trapp Mountain hike
  • May 11, 2013 - Charters Creek hike
  • May 4, 2013 - Big Trees Tour
  • April 13, 2013 - Sooke Potholes Park, Flower Ridge hike/li>
  • April 6, 2013 - Wonder Trail hike
  • March 2, 2013 - Mt Manuel Quimper hike
  • February 27, 2013 - Annual General Meeting of the JDF Community Trails Society
  • February 2, 2013 - Thetis Lake Park hike
  • January 5, 2013 - Matheson Lake hike
  • One of the trees on the May 4, 2013 Big Trees Tour
  • December 1, 2012 - Sooke Potholes Regional Park hike
  • November 3, 2012 - Camp Thunderbird, Windy Bluff hike
  • October 6, 2012 - Owl Trail hike
  • September 1, 2012 - Grassy Lake hike
  • August 4, 2012 - JdF Marine Trail, Parkinson Cove to Sombrio hike
  • July 7, 2012 - Mt Braden hike
  • June 2012 - Otter Point Official Community Plan (OCP)
  • June 9, 2012 - Save the Whiffin Spit from a resurgence of broom
  • June 2, 2012 - Lakes Carriageway to Kapoor hike
  • May 5, 2012 - Boneyard hike
  • March 9, 2012 - Jordan River Surfing Beach
    Deadline to comment on the Jordan River Regional Park Reserve Boundary. The Society helped to identify the parcels that the CRD and TLC purchased. These parcels also include the lands in the Sooke Hills to fill out gaps in the Sea to Sea Green/Blue Belt around the Potholes.
  • March 3, 2012 -
  • February 4, 2012 - Sooke Urban Trails hike
  • January 7, 2012 - Iron Mine Bay hike
  • December 3, 2011 - Sooke Potholes Park hike
  • November 5, 2011 - Pearson College area hike
  • October 1, 2011 - Kludahk, Noyse Lake hike
  • September 3, 2011 - Sooke Hills Hike