Ocean Boulevard and Royal Roads Loop Route
This loop route will take you along Lagoon Road, up a steep hill and through a portion of Royal Roads before heading out onto Ocean Boulevard.
This elevation chart was created using RunKeeper Lite for iPhone. The blue line you see was my approximate running speed on this route.
|Distance||8.9 km loop|
|Approximate time to finish||
|How to get there||Turn left onto Ocean Boulevard off the Old Island Highway from Victoria near the JDF Recreation Centre. Turn left to stay on Ocean Boulevard and follow until you reach the lagoon.|
|What to bring||Running/walking shoes and water|
|Parking||Yes – anywhere along the lagoon.|
|Washroom facilities||Yes – on Ocean Boulevard at Lagoon Road .|
|Wheelchair access||Yes – at the lagoon only.|
|This route will take you into Royal Roads; you can enter at one of several gates along Metchosin Road. Stick to the outside trails (near the fence) within Royal Roads, following Sooke Road. You will end up on a street with several houses in Royal Roads – keep going straight until you come out at the university entrance where the Galloping Goose crosses Sooke Road. Take the Galloping Goose Trail until you see a trail leading to Ocean Boulevard. Ocean Boulevard has no sidewalks, so use caution.|
|Website||Esquimalt Lagoon website|
This map was generated using RunKeeper lite for iPhone. The green pin indicates where the route starts and the red pin indicates the finish.