Ayum Creek - Salmon Habitat in Sooke

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Ayum Creek CRD Park: Located on Sooke Road, just west (toward Sooke) from Ludlow Rd and Laidlaw Rd intersections. (Just past the Shell gas station on the 5600 block of Sooke Road ) --> Map

Ayum Creek is a Salmon habitat in CRD park in reserve status. Open to the public, it has environmentally sensitive birds, flowers and wildlife.
Purchased in 1999 by private and public tax funds, the park has a trail to the beach and a wide open grassy area suitable for picnics and birdwatching. Some parts of the trail, especially at the start by the bridge, are steep, so wear good walking shoes. The shoreline is marshy, and at low tide forms a mud flat. Many kinds of birds can be seen, and there are nesting boxes set up.