Guidebook for Salt Spring Island

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Guidebook for Salt Spring Island

Parks & Nature
Stunning, nearby, giant trees, sweeping fields, heritage farm buildings - hike, run, hug a tree or brave yourself with a jump in the ocean off the daffodil point! Loads of wildlife, and very near to the Mountain Studio.
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Burgoyne Bay Provincial Park
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Stunning, nearby, giant trees, sweeping fields, heritage farm buildings - hike, run, hug a tree or brave yourself with a jump in the ocean off the daffodil point! Loads of wildlife, and very near to the Mountain Studio.
Absolutely spectacular park with a heritage farm, massive trees, and ocean coastal hikes. Take a picnic and/or stop off at Kizmit Galeria and Cafe or Salt Spring Cheese along the way for a beautiful day.
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Ruckle Provincial Park
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Absolutely spectacular park with a heritage farm, massive trees, and ocean coastal hikes. Take a picnic and/or stop off at Kizmit Galeria and Cafe or Salt Spring Cheese along the way for a beautiful day.
The Tsawout First Nation 43 acre reserve offers a stunning one kilometre trail winding through Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar and Arbutus forests with spectacular beaches and hints of the areas cultural importance can be evidenced by the occasional shell midden and missing bark harvested as material for hats or baskets. The trail also weaves alongside several beautiful beaches - a beautiful hike indeed.
Menhinick Drive
The Tsawout First Nation 43 acre reserve offers a stunning one kilometre trail winding through Douglas Fir, Western Red Cedar and Arbutus forests with spectacular beaches and hints of the areas cultural importance can be evidenced by the occasional shell midden and missing bark harvested as material for hats or baskets. The trail also weaves alongside several beautiful beaches - a beautiful hike indeed.
Arts & Culture
Mahon Hall hosts some of the finest local crafts and art and is home to The Salt Spring Arts Council - hosting the iconic Salt Spring National Art Prize beginning September 22, 2017
Mahon Hall
166 Lower Ganges Rd
Mahon Hall hosts some of the finest local crafts and art and is home to The Salt Spring Arts Council - hosting the iconic Salt Spring National Art Prize beginning September 22, 2017
Essentials
One of the best local grocery shops in town!
Salt Spring Natureworks
116 Lower Ganges Rd
One of the best local grocery shops in town!
Food Scene
Best coffee on the island at The Perch - little blue outdoor cafe box next historic Mahon Hall - super sweet outdoor spot with organic local coffee and wonderful vibes.
166 Lower Ganges Rd
166 Lower Ganges Rd
Best coffee on the island at The Perch - little blue outdoor cafe box next historic Mahon Hall - super sweet outdoor spot with organic local coffee and wonderful vibes.
The Kitzmit Galeria Cafe for afternoon local treats and Humsa - serving delicious Israeli street food tucked away way down south near gorgeous Ruckle Park. Eclectic, interesting and with local organic foods.
1431 Beaver Point Rd
1431 Beaver Point Rd
The Kitzmit Galeria Cafe for afternoon local treats and Humsa - serving delicious Israeli street food tucked away way down south near gorgeous Ruckle Park. Eclectic, interesting and with local organic foods.
Shopping
There are so many little boutique shops in Ganges and Fulford Village with great clothes, interesting jewelry, loads of art - something for everyone indeed. Let us know your interests and we will point you in the right direction.
Ganges Harbour
There are so many little boutique shops in Ganges and Fulford Village with great clothes, interesting jewelry, loads of art - something for everyone indeed. Let us know your interests and we will point you in the right direction.
Entertainment & Activities
Check the Salt Spring Exchange’s calendar for music and events! There are great opportunities for music, dance, speaker forums and art openings to enjoy - so much local flavour! https://saltspringexchange.com/events/
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Salt Spring Island
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Check the Salt Spring Exchange’s calendar for music and events! There are great opportunities for music, dance, speaker forums and art openings to enjoy - so much local flavour! https://saltspringexchange.com/events/
Getting Around
Public bus schedule on Salt Spring Island found at https://bctransit.com/salt-spring-island
1740 Fulford-Ganges Rd
1740 Fulford-Ganges Rd
Public bus schedule on Salt Spring Island found at https://bctransit.com/salt-spring-island