Cobble Hill Mountain Regional Recreation Area


Cobble Hill Mountain Regional Recreation Area is a popular destination for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. The Recreation Area is made up of 26 kilometres of signed trails ranging in difficulty from easy, double-track to technical single-track. These trails lead through a variety of forest ecosystems and feature several viewpoints that collectively offer a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. 

The trailhead for Cobble Hill Mountain is located within Quarry Nature Park, which provides parking for vehicles and horse trailers, a washroom building with bike wash, a bicycle skills park, and an off-leash dog park.  

Recreation Area Size:

450 ha


Picnic tables 
Multi-Use trails
Bike skills park
Washroom building
Parking lot with equestrian trailer parking

How to Get There:

From Nanaimo: West off the Trans-Canada Highway onto Shawnigan Lake/Cobble Hill Road and right onto Empress Avenue into Quarry Nature Park.

From Victoria: West off the Trans-Canada Highway onto Hutchinson Road and right onto Shawnigan Lake/Cobble Hill Road, then immediate left onto Empress Avenue.

View from the top of Cobble Hill Mountain

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Equestrian Trails Hiking and walking trails Picnicing areas Mt. Biking Trails
Cobble Hill Mountain Trail Map