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Kinsol Trestle

Gleneagles Road, British Columbia, Canada
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Great Feat of Engineering

Well worth a visit. We parked in the car park and the way to the Trestle is an easy walk along a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ilovetouring
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nice easy walk, amazing views!

This place is well worth the drive from Victoria and certainly a good way to spend a few hrs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Duker863
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Watford ontario
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good30%
  • Average1%
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“parking lot” (25 reviews)
“shawnigan lake” (11 reviews)
“picnic tables” (11 reviews)
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Gleneagles Road, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit. We parked in the car park and the way to the Trestle is an easy walk along a fairly flat path. There are information boards at The Trestle and porta potties. The views are fantastic and it's mesmerizing looking out from...More

Thank ilovetouring
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is well worth the drive from Victoria and certainly a good way to spend a few hrs. walking or biking. The trails are very flat and easy to walk. The view from the trestle is amazing.

1  Thank Duker863
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to come back again this year what a great walk through the woods lots to look at and enjoy along the way. Just the fresh air and the surroundings is wonderful. Then you get close and you can hear the water rushing down...More

Thank drbobchoppermd
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a day trip to kinsol trestle and was impressed. From the parking lot to the trestle is an east walk and once there it’s a great view from atop. Little covered area on far side with lots of information from the past and great...More

2  Thank daryman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having travelled over trestle bridges on the train it was fantastic to walk over this restored trestle in the middle of the forest. I was travelling from Ladysmith so approached the trestle from the north. Lots of people have commented on the lacklustre walk from...More

Thank thedoctork
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was spectacular, what a marvel of construction. We had to walk away from the edge of the bridge at times as we were so high, but it was awesome.

Thank Diane C
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The history here is amazing. Walked the trail to the Bridge and then went to the other side. No small feat for one who is scared of heights!

1  Thank ethlor30
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We arrived here really early (due to jet lag) and the car park was empty. We took the 1km walk, which is pretty flat and easy going. After about 15 minutes or so we arrived at the bridge. You can walk for one side to...More

Thank snowflake71
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit. In the middle of nature with a great atmosphere and scenic tracks. Couple hours is enough for a great time

1  Thank Guilherme T
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The walk to the trestle is nice and once you're there it's a great view! We love all historic things like this so for us it's always worth to go see things like this.

Thank Romana S
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Response from SookeB.C.Schoolbus |
Coming up from Victoria take a left off the TCH at Shawnigan Lake turn off. Follow till W Shawnigan Lake Rd turn left, travel till you see Renfrew Road turn left and continue until you see Glen Eagles Rd and turn right... More
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