Sooke Marine Boardwalk - Sooke, British Columbia, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team
N 48° 22.326 W 123° 43.488
10U E 446323 N 5357912
Quick Description: This boardwalk runs from the bottom of Ed Macgregor Park to the Sooke Rotary Pier at the bottom of Murray Road in Sooke, British Columbia, Canada.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 2/6/2014 10:08:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMK3AK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Sooke Marine Boardwalk officially opened on March 18, 2008. This 315 metre boardwalk is elevated high above the waters of Sooke Harbour and runs for most of its length parallel to the shoreline 30-40 metres out. The southwest end is connected to Ed Macgregor Park by a long, zig-zagging ramp that allows wheelchairs to easily get from the top of the slope down to the boardwalk. Interpretive signs placed along the railings describe local marine life. The Olympic/Paralympic Live Sites Program, a funding program related to the 2010 Olympic Games held in British Columbia, contributed about a third of the $1,000,000 cost to build the boardwalk.
Length: 315 m

Physically Challenged Accessible?: yes

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