Southern Gulf Islands
Located between Vancouver Island and the Vancouver Mainland, the Southern Gulf Islands make up of over a dozen large islands and a multitude of islets. On Salt Spring Island, visit Ruckle Provincial Park or take in the marvelous views from atop Mount Maxwell. Galiano Island has over 130 different species of birds and includes Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park, with white sand and shell beaches, a tidal lagoon and towering forests.
Ruckle – Salt Spring Island
This park has a fascinating farm history as the Ruckle family’s involvement with this land dates back to 1872. There are extensive hiking trails, beachcombing and heritage farm buildings to explore. An excellent wildlife viewing area. Interpretive Programs run during summer months. Firewood is available for sale.