Maureen’s guidebook

Maureen

Maureen’s guidebook

Nature: Ruckle park is a local favourite natural area.
There are many hiking trails as well as easy walks and it's beautiful. There is the original farmhouse where the Ruckle family lived which is now a private working farm as you walk, drive or bike into the park.
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Ruckle Provincial Park
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There are many hiking trails as well as easy walks and it's beautiful. There is the original farmhouse where the Ruckle family lived which is now a private working farm as you walk, drive or bike into the park.
This park has trails and a viewpoint. Driving up the road to the park is very rough since the road is unpaved with potholes and rocks. However there is a place to park before the worst of the road and then people can walk up to the park's viewpoint.
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Mount Maxwell Provincial Park
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This park has trails and a viewpoint. Driving up the road to the park is very rough since the road is unpaved with potholes and rocks. However there is a place to park before the worst of the road and then people can walk up to the park's viewpoint.
A steep trail leads to amazing views. Have good shoes and take water.
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Mount Erskine
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A steep trail leads to amazing views. Have good shoes and take water.
A park that is a natural area with walks through forest or fields and a beautiful bay. When you reach one of the beaches you can see the welcome poles. The Cowichan name for this area is Hwaqwum. There is parking at the end of a country road.
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Burgoyne Bay Provincial Park
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A park that is a natural area with walks through forest or fields and a beautiful bay. When you reach one of the beaches you can see the welcome poles. The Cowichan name for this area is Hwaqwum. There is parking at the end of a country road.
Food scene
Live music every night at the this cafe, usually mellow. Great breakfasts too.
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Tree House Cafe
106 Purvis Ln
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Live music every night at the this cafe, usually mellow. Great breakfasts too.
There are several interesting food carts in this location between Hereford and Rainbow with the entrance to the parking lot on Rainbow. You can also park on Hereford and walk though the path beside the Wellness Centre and view the different offerings from each cart. There are tables to sit at if you wish to eat there.
The Food Garden
105 Rainbow Road
There are several interesting food carts in this location between Hereford and Rainbow with the entrance to the parking lot on Rainbow. You can also park on Hereford and walk though the path beside the Wellness Centre and view the different offerings from each cart. There are tables to sit at if you wish to eat there.
A pleasant place to visit and see the various goat cheeses and even the goats. There are sitting areas and a cafe/shop.
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Salt Spring Island Cheese
285 Reynolds Rd
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A pleasant place to visit and see the various goat cheeses and even the goats. There are sitting areas and a cafe/shop.
Good (hard) cider and a change to sit and enjoy the pleasant ambiance.
Ciderworks
529 Fulford-Ganges Rd
Good (hard) cider and a change to sit and enjoy the pleasant ambiance.
Beaches and swimming
This is a serene east-facing beach where there is a beautiful view. Early risers can see the sunrise there and nightowls can see the moonrise.
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Beddis Beach
1456-1460 Beddis Rd
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This is a serene east-facing beach where there is a beautiful view. Early risers can see the sunrise there and nightowls can see the moonrise.
Cusheon Lake's water is usually warm and is partway along Cusheon Lake Rd with public access and some parking. There are no lifeguards at this or any other outdoor swimming area on Salt Spring. This small lake is very beautiful and is popular with locals.
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Cusheon Lake
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Cusheon Lake's water is usually warm and is partway along Cusheon Lake Rd with public access and some parking. There are no lifeguards at this or any other outdoor swimming area on Salt Spring. This small lake is very beautiful and is popular with locals.
Arts & Crafts
This is a curated exhibit of arts and crafts many of which are for sale in an airy space with convenient parking.
Artcraft/Salt Spring Arts Council
This is a curated exhibit of arts and crafts many of which are for sale in an airy space with convenient parking.
Information about things to do and see on Salt Spring Island.
Volunteers give maps, information and brochures to visitors to the island.
Salt Spring Tourist Info Ctr
121 Lower Ganges Rd
Volunteers give maps, information and brochures to visitors to the island.