Elkington Forest is located 35 minutes north of Victoria, just south of Shawnigan Lake, on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Home of the 1st Annual Big Tree Festival - click here for more info.
Whether you are traveling north from Victoria, or south from Duncan or Nanaimo, you will take the Malahat Trans Canada Hwy until you reach the South Shawnigan Lake Road.
Turn West at South Shawnigan Lake Road (there is an amber flashing light at the intersection), and then follow South Shawnigan Lake Road for 1.8 km. Take a slight left at Stebbings Road (proceed 1.7 km) and then turn left onto Goldstream Heights Drive (proceed 4.0 km. Turn right at Trailway Drive (proceed 1 km to Trailhead Hamlet). Click on the map for the Trailway Drive entrance.
Discover the Neighborhood in the tour below and learn about the nearby communities including: Shawnigan Lake, Mill Bay, Duncan, Cowichan Valley, the Westshore and Victoria.