Beacon Hill Park, Victoria
Beacon Hill Park is a very famous urban park and floral garden terminal located in the City of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. This park consists of number of recreational things containing a waterpark, playing fields, a wonderful zoo, and landscape gardens and woodland. This region was originally a protected area by Sir James Douglas, in 1858. The garden was officially made municipal park of the City of Victoria in 1882. Its name was obtained from a small hill.
The walking paths in the park are, mostly paved. Many trails wander through forests including cluster of Maple Trees, Garry Oaks, Douglas Firs and brilliant Western Red Cedars. Trails are easy going and level and appropriate for all fitness levels. Most are baby carriage and wheelchair friendly as they are level.
The park is also a very famous spot for events and festivals. While enjoying a picnic or attending an event it is very common to view horse drawn carriages providing sightseeing tours.
There are cultural attractions in the park as well like the 1956 First Nations Totem Pole standing at 38.9 metres high and artists painting landscapes and musicians playing tunes creating crowds.