Sooke Potholes, Sooke

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Geologic Formation
Make a splash at Sooke Potholes, one of the most popular spots in British Columbia to swim in a natural setting. Located in a 7.28 hectare (17.9 acre) regional park, the potholes were originally formed 15,000 years ago from glacial movement in the last ice age. Today the holes are are filled with clear, fresh water used for diving, swimming, and playing. You'll find picnic areas near the pools that offer a spot for resting as the river babbles alongside; watch Chinook salmon swim the currents. Restrooms are available in the car park. Put Sooke Potholes into our Sooke itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sooke.
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  • We went up here on a sunny day. The old lodge was amazing to see, but it is too bad it was all fenced up. There were a bunch of people inside the fence, they must have found a way in. The river was fl...  more »
  • Took our dogs for a quick swim. Great place, we chose to go when it wasn't busy. It was very nice and clean.  more »
  • My kids love coming here, there's so many things to explore. You can swim in the summer or just walk around when the weather is cooler.  more »