My lovely sister was in town last weekend. We took a break from organizing family paperwork to hike at one of Victoria and area’s beautiful Regional Parks, Witty’s Lagoon in Metchosin. I’ve been visiting this park since I was very small; it’s a wonderful place to hike. At this time of year, there are a lot of small streams and the Sitting Lady Falls was magnificent.

The first stream we came across, pouring and pooling over the rocky outcrops in the forest.

The first stream we came across, pouring and pooling over the rocky outcrops in the forest.

Sunbeams and spiderwebs.

Sunbeams and spiderwebs.

Skunk cabbage pushing its way through the winter debris.

Skunk cabbage pushing its way through the winter debris.

The trickle of streams through the forest.

The trickle of streams through the forest.

A tiny forest fairy door.

A tiny forest fairy door.

Creek running beside the path.

Stream running beside the path.

Sitting Lady Falls.

Sitting Lady Falls.

Magnificent spring greens.

Magnificent spring greens.

A twisty Arbutus tree.

A twisty Arbutus tree.

A large growth of skunk cabbage at the edge of the mud flats.

A large growth of skunk cabbage at the edge of the mud flats.

Shorebirds, possibly Greater Yellowlegs.

Shorebirds, possibly Greater Yellowlegs.

Another twisty tree.

Another twisty tree.

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