Ruckle Provincial Park

A pocket of ragged shoreline and gnarly arbutus forest on Salt Spring's southeastern rump contains around 16km of trails and the oldest active farm in BC. Yeo Point is an ideal pit stop.

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1. Salt Spring Island Cheese

2.83 MILES

A family-friendly farmstead with a strollable garden, wandering chickens and a winery-like tasting room and shop, this quintessential Salt Spring spot…

2. Pender Islands Museum

3.25 MILES

Colonizing a historic white-clapboard farmhouse dating from 1908, this volunteer-run museum includes an eclectic array of exhibits tracing the island's…

3. Farmers Market

4.35 MILES

North Pender's regular Saturday farmers market operates in the perfect community hub location so you can mix it with the locals while selecting the…

4. Japanese Garden

4.95 MILES

This immaculate Japanese Garden was built by locals to commemorate the island's early-20th-century Japanese residents, most of whom were interred in BC's…

5. Sea Star Vineyards

5.58 MILES

Once upon a time you had to fly to France for the kind of idyllic wine-supping experience offered at Sea Star. Water glistens like tin-foil through the…

6. Salt Spring Island Ales

6.04 MILES

Colonizing a rustic, cedar-built shack in the woods, this microbrewery's standing-room-only tasting room offers a roster of all-organic brews, from…

7. Farmers Market

6.45 MILES

The perfect place to synchronize with Mayne's offbeat rhythms, this rustic market in and around the Agricultural Hall serves up lush homegrown produce, a…

8. Saturday Market

8.09 MILES

At the best market in British Columbia, the gigantic cornucopia of produce, edible goodies and locally made artworks lures everyone like a magnet on…