Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, swimming, golfing, winter sports, fishing, kayaking, beachcombing, and many more activities right here in the Comox Valley. Many visitors and residents enjoy recreation in the Comox Valley due to the year-round outdoor activities that this pristine area has to offer. Here we have included details of just a small sampling of the recreational activities this area has to offer for all ages to enjoy.
Cumberland has created a destination of trails through the Cumberland Community Forest incorporating the rich mining and logging history of the village into their trail network. There are 175 bike trails of different levels to choose from through the Cumberland Forest. The diversity has created a popular place for cross-country bicycle riders of all levels. Remember to stop in and visit a bike shop in Cumberland or the Vancouver Island Visitor Centre to pick up one of the Cumberland trail maps prior to heading out on your adventure!
Cumberland is also the access point to Comox Lake, where families enjoy camping, swimming on the sandy beaches, canoeing, boating and fishing. There is also a concession stand, coin-operated showers, boat launch, hiking trails and climbing crags. There is something for everyone at Comox Lake!
Mount Washington Alpine Resort and Strathcona Provincial Park are popular destinations 365 days of the year. Visitors flock to this area for a variety of activities in the summer months, including hiking to one of the local lakes and enjoying a refreshing swim, taking a ride on the chairlift, mountain biking and sightseeing. Mount Washington Resort is located adjacent to Strathcona Provincial Park, the oldest provincial park in British Columbia. Summer in Strathcona is usually pleasantly warm, while winters are fairly mild except for at the higher levels. In the winter months, enjoy alpine and nordic skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing.
Vancouver Island is famous as a year-round destination for golfers. There are three 18-hole golf courses located within a 15 minute drive from The Ridge, including Crown Isle Golf Course, Sunnydale Golf & Country Club and Glacier Greens Golf Course. Are you an avid golfer? Pack your clubs and plan a visit to the Comox Valley today!
While you are here, drive up to The Ridge to see why our residents say, “We Love Living at The Ridge.”
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