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Frosty walk = stunning views

What a lovely place to walk and then a fantastic site the trestle is. Well maintained track for... read more

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Brought a lunch and explored the area

This is the second time that I've been here. The first time was in the summer where they was a ton... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Parksville, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place to walk and then a fantastic site the trestle is. Well maintained track for walking and biking. Out of season made it quiet and we ended up the only people on the trestle.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 745nicd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time that I've been here. The first time was in the summer where they was a ton of people/tourists. But this time in the off season it was quiet. The walk across the bridge is an amazing viewpoint and going below...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank heretotravelnow
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a nice flat walk on a very wide trail through the woods from the parking lot. Easy to access with children, I wouldn't call it a hike as it is like walking down a hard packed road. There is a picnic table on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alice T
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Humdrum walk from parking lot to trestle. Trestle was nicely put together with extended view areas outside of main bridge deck. Paths also lead down and under bridge to water area on both sides of river. Trestle can be accessed from either side of bridge....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

This was quite an unexpected treat to come across. We noticed the signs for this attraction while visiting the Unsworth Vineyard nearby and decided to check it out. The trestle bridge is an easy stroll of about 1 km from the parking lot. It’s such...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marilynkatherine
Reviewed 17 October 2018

There are signs but GPS helpful. Just the Kinsol about a 1-2 hour experience. Lots of trails also if looking for a longer adventure

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark O
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We hired a car in Victoria and it took us about 75 minutes to get to Kinsol Trestle. Easy parking and then a big easy to walk path all the way to the Trestle. We then took one of the marked paths from the Trestle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BridgetR50
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Visited Kinsol Trestle on a lovely Autumn day. The views of the gorge and the colours contained therein was fabulous. A lovely walk along the woods.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RVBurrells
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

It's about 1.5. K down a well kept trail, through the forest. You do have to keep to the trail as there is private properties on either side of the path. Once your at the trestle there is paths you can venture down to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ValChesna
Reviewed 20 September 2018

It's about 1km walk from parking area along well maintained trail that was old railway bed. Great to see Trestle restored to former glory. Boards with details and old photos give good insight. Not sure how they did this before cranes and proper lifting equipment!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tim B
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18 May 2016|
Response from Sherpa809701 |
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