TRAILS TO MT GALIANO
Mt. Galiano (311 m)
is the highest hill on Galiano Island. Trails through its forested
slopes lead to a superb view of the southern Gulf Islands from the
The Mt. Galiano Nature Preserve is held in trust for the people of
the island by the Galiano Club. Access to the mountain is provided
by a trail entirely within the Nature Preserve, starting at a
large Parking Lot at the end of Active Pass Drive.
There are also trails across private property joining the above
trail at the Nature Preserve boundary. There is some parking at
the foot of the Alistair Ross Trail and a handful of road shoulder
parking spots at the mid-Lord Park Trail entrance.
Click on the map to the right for a larger view. (Use the "Back"
button to return to this page).
Here is a printable
version of the map.
Allow 3/4 to 1 hour to hike from any trailhead to the summit
ON THE TRAIL
The trails up Mt. Galiano are strictly for hiking... NO BICYCLES
PLEASE stay on the marked trails: you are crossing private
property as well as a nature preserve: privacy and conservation
dictate respect for neighbours and nature.
NOTE that there are NO TOILET facilities on Mt. Galiano.
There are also NO GARBAGE containers: take out everything you
bring in...leave Mt. Galiano pristine and beautiful for the next
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