Seven of us jumped in 2 cars and made the l-o-n-n-n-g trip up to Nanaimo for a stroll around Westwood Lake - a 6 Km walk. Map and photos below. -- DeNNis.
|Follow the trace counter-clockwise from where the cars are parked. (near center right)|
|Not too far from where we parked - the beach area.|
|Reflections - typical for a nice sunny day.|
|The first boardwalk - there are a total of 17 of these of various sizes|
around the lake.
|More reflections - there are a few reflection photos.|
|In this photo it is just the reflection.|
|Lots of tall trees.|
|This was a man made lake, so lots of old tree stumps poking skyward.|
|Another of the 17 walkways.|
|We could see the odd coin in the water.|
|Not sure what it is or what|
|A very easy trail to walk.|
|Some blown down trees that were removed from over the|
|Can you see the bird in this tree and root stump?|
|The "Half Way Point".|
|The first walkway as seen from the opposite side of the lake.|
|Had to show more reflections.|
|Nice burls on some tree|
|A fisherman on the lake.|
|Zoomed in a bit.|
|Mill Bay trails aren't the only ones with|
mysterious painted rocks. But the Mill Bay rocks are nicer?
|Getting to the hilly parts of the trail.|
|Bill overlooking his momentary domain.|
|More tall trees.|
|The official "Lake Procclamation."|
|A delicious lunch and beverage in Ladysmith at the|
"FOX & HOUNDS" Pub.