From Gambier Island to Egmont, the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) manages and maintains a variety of parks, trails, beach accesses, playgrounds, sports fields and bicycle/walking paths so that residents and visitors can keep healthy and active and explore the great outdoors on the Sunshine Coast.
Dogs are permitted on all SCRD parks and trails, however they must be on a leash, except in off leash parks. Visit dogs in parks for more information.
If you see anything of concern that would require immediate attention, please contact parks services staff at 604-885-6802 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need to report an animal injury, sighting, or conflict, please call the 24-hour Report All Poachers and Polluters (RAPP) line at 1-877-952-7277 or #7277 by cell.
The SCRD is not responsible for the removal of invasive plant species. To report an invasive plant species, call 250-871-5117 (please leave a message, they will call you back). For information on where to dispose of invasive plant species, visit our green waste webpage.
Trout lake is located along Highway 101 just as you enter the Halfmoon Bay area. The lake is popular for fishing, swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding. There is also a picnic area located along the lakeside.
Play, walk, cook or workout in this park located just off the highway in Elphinstone. A large grass area surrounded by trees makes way to a covered picnic area with a barbeque. Trails at the back of the park include a fitness circuit along the wooded trail. This trail winds through a tall, second growth Douglas fir forest full of sunlight and ferns. The park has 500 meters of wheelchair accessible trails.