Create your ideal lifestyle at West Ridge Trails
Residents of West Ridge Trails will enjoy the rich outdoor lifestyle Sooke has to offer as well as unique locally-produced goods and crafts, boutiques, excellent dining and day-to-day conveniences.
Whether you enjoy dog walking, day trails or serious back-country exploration, Sooke is your perfect starting point. West Ridge Trails lies adjacent to some of the community’s most popular trails for hiking and mountain biking. For the serious hiker, the nearby Sooke hills beckon: easy access trails lead into the heart of the Sea to Sea green belt, offering spectacular views from mountain peaks, sparkling lakes and rare ecosystems. To the west, mountain ridges reach up into sub-alpine landscapes for winter snowshoeing, spring wildflowers and summer berry picking. Hiking groups abound for both experienced and novice trekkers.
Sooke is a thriving community with something for everyone. Year-round recreational activities on land and water including sport-fishing, surfing, kayaking and whale-watching bring the outdoors to life. Sooke is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene, hosting the province’s most eminent summer arts festival, the Sooke
Fine Arts Show, and featuring its very own philharmonic orchestra, choirs, theater groups and more.
This small town is home to a dazzling array of unique, locally-produced goods. Food and drink from the region’s farms, coffee roasters, bakeries, microbreweries, distillery and meadery are showcased at the many fine dining and casual eateries, as well as the popular summer markets.
Families with young children can choose from several schools, including bilingual and Montessori. All ages will enjoy the SEAPARC recreational complex, which includes a skating rink and salt-water swimming pool, kids’ activities, and adult exercise classes. The nearby Westshore communities of Langford and Colwood provide convenient shopping from dozens of major chains.