Trails

A trail at Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park. The provincial government has agreed to advance detailed designs of a multi-use trail between Rathtrevor and Parksville Community Park and plans are expected to be completed by the summer. (News Bulletin file photo)

Plans for multi-use path connecting Rathtrevor and Parksville Community Park expected next year

City of Parksville asked to provide design input with project team and Regional District of Nanaimo

 

Access to the Holland Creek Trail will be restricted starting today, Nov. 3. (Town of Ladysmith image)

Access to Ladysmith’s Holland Creek Trail to be restricted until spring

Developer requires closure for construction of crossing at Colonia Drive

 

Kellie Uphill-Tilsner, who owns a home on Uplands Drive, is concerned pedestrian traffic on a new paved and lighted walkway next to her home could create a security risk for her property. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Neighbour wonders why new walkway next to her Nanaimo home doesn’t come with a fence

Land owner isn’t obligated to fence walkway, city says

 

A map, as presented during the July 19 city council meeting by the director of community planning and building for Parksville, showing future trails from the Parks, Trails, Open Spaces Master Plan. (Submitted photo)

Plan envisions greenway trail connecting Parksville Community Park to Rathtrevor

Environmental impact assessment report requires further study on route

A map, as presented during the July 19 city council meeting by the director of community planning and building for Parksville, showing future trails from the Parks, Trails, Open Spaces Master Plan. (Submitted photo)
(V.I. Trail/Google Maps)

Now 90% complete, Vancouver Island trail forges new funding partnership

Victoria Foundation takes on Vancouver Island Trail Association; fund valued at $40,000

(V.I. Trail/Google Maps)
North Coast Trail Ale. (Submitted photo)

Interest in Vancouver Island’s wild north coast continuing to brew

Growing interest in Cape Scott and the North Coast Trail can be washed down with new craft beer

North Coast Trail Ale. (Submitted photo)
Work got underway this past weekend on a one-kilometre section of the Millstone trunk sanitary sewer in Bowen Park, and the city is taking the opportunity to combine that work with a trail upgrade. (City of Nanaimo image)
Work got underway this past weekend on a one-kilometre section of the Millstone trunk sanitary sewer in Bowen Park, and the city is taking the opportunity to combine that work with a trail upgrade. (City of Nanaimo image)
The provincial government is providing $60,000 toward trail upgrades at Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park. Trail resurfacing, enhanced drainage and improved stream flow are some of the planned improvements. (News Bulletin file photo)

Province providing funding for improvements to Nanaimo’s Linley Valley trail

Upgrades will include trail resurfacing, enhanced drainage and improved stream flow

The provincial government is providing $60,000 toward trail upgrades at Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park. Trail resurfacing, enhanced drainage and improved stream flow are some of the planned improvements. (News Bulletin file photo)
Can you dig it? BMX rider and trail builder Dylan King jumps Ucluelet’s new BMX park on a beautiful autumn day. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Vancouver Island’s West Coast going wild about cycling

Ongoing project will tie Tofino and Ucluelet together with a paved cycling trail

Can you dig it? BMX rider and trail builder Dylan King jumps Ucluelet’s new BMX park on a beautiful autumn day. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).

Channel your inner pirate in epic Canada-wide treasure hunt

200 treasure chests hidden among trails and waterways, lots of prizes to be claimed

Over 200 treasure chests holding various prizes are there to be discovered, as well as social media prizes and online loot opportunities for diligent hunters. (Pixabay file).