Leash Optional Areas in Colwood

Dogs are allowed off leash in Colwood's Municipal Parks, except for Esquimalt Lagoon Migratory Bird Sanctuary including Coburg Peninsula.

Below are a few favorites:

Colwood Creek Park

Where: On the North side of Sooke Rd, bordered by Millstream Rd to the east. Access via Cecil Blogg Dr, Flannagan Pl, or Sunridge Valley Dr
Details: At 129,058 sq metres, Colwood Creek Park is one of the largest in the City. It has a large open grassy area great for running and ball throwing. There is parking on Cecil Blogg Dr, which is just off Sooke Rd.

Havenwood Park

Where: Off Veterans Memorial Parkway just before it meets Latoria Rd. There is also an access off the end of Desmond Dr.
Details: This 16 hectare park is undeveloped besides a network of walking trails.