Join our

CO M M U N I T Y
C E L E B R ATth
ION
50 and the
anniversary
Coombs to Parksville
Rail Trail
OFFICIAL OPENING

SATURDAY OCTOBER 14, 2017 10:30 -11:30am
Springwood Park
Despard Avenue, Parksville

Everyone is welcome to come
enjoy the afternoon on the 7km Rail Trail
Free Shuttle noon - 4pm
Between the Springwood and Coombs kiosks.
Limited bike racks available.
Fully accessible.
Refreshments Provided
For more information, please visit
rdn.bc.ca/parks
Toll Free 1-888-828-2069 or 250-248-4744
What You Should Know
Outdoor Event
Rain or shine, the event will go on.
Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the
weather of the day.

Parking
Use the 'off-leash dog park' parking lot at
the far west end of Despard Avenue.
Overflow parking is available at adjacent
Springwood Elementary School.

Ceremony Site Access
Start at the RDN kiosk by the parking lot and follow
the trail up to the ceremony site.
It's about 275 m from the kiosk to the ceremony site,
with one easy slope.
Washrooms are available within Springwood Park.

At the Ceremony
Come visit the RDN displays, information
booths, and bike registration.

Out on the Trail
After the ceremony, the event moves onto the trail
which runs about 7 km to the kiosk at Hwy 4A and
Station Rd in Coombs.
Along the way will be three water and snack stations.
Check out the Woodlot station for new trails to explore.

Food and Drink
Cake and refreshments will be available at the ceremony. As
well as snacks and water at the trail stations.

Free Shuttle
From noon to 4 pm, there will be a free shuttle running
between the Springwood and Coombs kiosks.
Walk one way, and hop a ride back. Limited bike racks
available.
Fully accessible.
Note: There are no parking lots associated with the Rail Trail beyond
Springwood Park.
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