Bike or Hike The Galloping Goose Trail
Explore the Galloping Goose Trail
and Stay at Affordable
Accommodations along the Trail in Sooke, B.C.
A scenic ferry ride from Vancouver, B.C., Seattle, Port
Angeles or Anacortes, Washington!
Whether you drive (30 minutes from Victoria, B.C.) or cycle
to Sooke on the Galloping Goose Trail, you are enveloped by
native trees, boldly standing on either side of you, growing
from rocky craggs.
Photo from Galloping Goose Trail area
Stone Pipe Landing where the Trail
meets Sooke Road.
| The Galloping Goose Trail is a 60km former railway line
which is now a multi-use, recreational trail. It connects the
Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal to downtown Victoria all
along the scenic Lochside Trail. Then, connect to The Galloping
Goose Trail to ride 40 km to the west coast harbour town of
Sooke. You may also cycle the Galloping Goose Trail from downtown
Victoria.Upon your arrival in Sooke, be sure and enjoy the hospitality
of one of our bed and breakfast hosts. Our affordable B&B's
are located on or within 10 minutes of the trail.
Ask your knowledgeable hosts about the many outdoor adventures
available. Stay another day and explore the dramatic coastlines,
fresh water swimming, salmon fishing, wildlife, incredible hiking.
Eat good food and meet friendly people.
After settling into your Galloping Goose Trail B&B accommodation,
arrange to have dinner at the Stone Pipe Grill, Sooke River
Hotel Pub or another of Sooke's
fine dining and restaurants. Also explore the nearby areas
of Jordan River & Shirley District.
If you need more information for your stay, feel free to ask your
Remember to bring your swim suit -
Sooke has a leisure center complete
with swimming pool, sauna and hot tub
Recreation in Sooke
When you catch the
"Big One" come to E-Fish-Ent fish preserving so you can
take your catch home!
More info about the area and how to get to the Galloping