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The unthinkable has happened!

Victoria has received its annual dump of snow, knee-deep snow as far as the eye can see!

Now that the holiday break is in full swing for the little ones, today offers a great chance to take the kids out tobogganing. 

Get your snow pants and jacket on and grab your go-to sledding instrument, whether it is a sheet of cardboard or a yoga mat, and enjoy the cold winter fun with our top picks of the 8 best hills to toboggan on throughout Greater Victoria: 

Mount Tolmie

Known for its steep and rocky hill, on a day like today when there’s a thick blanket of snow, Mount Tolmie is guaranteed to offer a thrilling experience for all ages.

  • Where: Mount Tolmie, 3492 Mayfair Drive

Highrock Cairn Park 

Known as an Esquimalt favourite. This park includes an off-leash dog area as well as some of the best views in Victoria!

  • Where: Highrock Cairn Park, Victoria, BC V9A 6J9

James Houlihan Park 

Tucked away in Gordon Head, this park offers a large open field perfect for pulling around your little ones in a sleigh. This park can be reached from Moonlight Lane or Ferndale Road. 

  • Where: Ferndale or Moonlight Lane

Westshore Recreation 

This big sloping hill located behind the Westshore Recreation Centre is a great option for those in Langford and Colwood. 

  • Where: Westshore Recreation, 1767 Island Highway

Beacon Hill Park 

Beacon Hill is well known as a safe area for children with little traffic. 

Paired with the snow-covered trees, Beacon Hill Park makes for a stunning winter walk for those living in and around downtown Victoria. 

  • Where: Beacon Hill Park, 100 Cook Street

Rainbow Park 

With a great place to take a toboggan, this park also features a playground in case the kids need a break from sledding.

  • Where: Rainbow Park, 3970 Rainbow Street

Dominion Park

For those in North Saanich, Dominion Park is another great option that offers a playground and seating area with cover. 

  • Where: Dominion Park, 8801 Saanich Road

Banfield park

Banfield Park is a popular option for those wanting to bring their dog on the adventure. This park allows off-leash areas for your furry pet, too!. 

  • Where: 521 Craigflower Road 

If no one takes a picture of a Victoria snow day for social media did any of it really happen? Well here's my post….

Posted by Christopher Loran on Tuesday, December 20, 2022


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