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“Great beach and scenery. ”
Review of Alyard Farm

Alyard Farm
Ranked #10 of 30 things to do in Sooke
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Tucked away in East Sooke, is this great beach. It is a little find! Beautiful views of the mainland, across the straits of Juan de Fuca. The beach sand is soft and the water is clear but cold. There are all kinds of shell fish, starfish etc. There is also jellyfish. There is a parking lot monitor with maps and water etc. Great for children too.

Thank John P
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

East Sooke Park offers a great introduction to what a west coast trail is all about. Quick access to an interesting petroglyph and awesome views of the Juan de Fuca Strait and the Olympics. To complete the entire trail along the coast (Coast Trail) leave a vehicle at either end and enjoy with some good breaks a 7 hour one way hike. Recommend a solid hiking shoe as sections are steep and some 3 point maneuvering is required . . . all safe and doable.

Thank Jimmy C
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

East Sooke Park is a wonderful place to visit to be near the ocean and do some hiking. We did both. There are many trails some are easy and others are more difficult. You can chose.

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovley beach and trails, beautiful trees along the rugged coastline. Trail along the coastline or go inland and up a small mountain. See the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island along the coast trail. Great day hikes year round

Thank Jackie E
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Nothing fancy. Large parking lot and a wee hike through a meadow and fruit trees to the edge of the land, and then a little bit of a challenging walk (for those with mobility issues- nothing for the able-bodied) down to the beach. Shallow, cold water, popular with kids and dogs.

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