Duncan to Lake Cowichan on the TCT t57

Map Legend: 

t57 Duncan to Lake Cowichan on the Trans Canada Trail 37,5k for T25 Program 2017
Selfie: TCT Gateway at Lake Cowichan

GPS Downloads

  • KML/KMZ files can be opened in Google Earth, and many smartphone apps.
  • GPX files can be opened by most GPS software apps when KMZ cannot. Note, GPX files do not contain custom colours and icons that we use on our maps; all tracks and icons will appear the same colours and styles. We recommend using KMZ instead when possible.
  • GPX-Garmin are GPX files that we have optimized for older Garmin units that only display tracks that contain 500 points or less (such as Garmin eTrex units).

Visit our GPS & Navigation page for instructions of how to use your smartphone as a GPS device (even when outside of data coverage) or how to import data to your Garmin unit.

About the Journey: 

It is 31k without the loop around Duncan.  The actual TCT route for this leg is 28.2k needing a connector to Duncan City Center.  This is a highly developped enjoyable trail that goes through a major bog and heritage sites.  Close to town is the Cowichan Commons Mall, a good place to park.  However, it really worthwhile to go into Duncan Centre to appreciate both Native and local heritage.  The loop around town is an opportunity to follow a series of greenways that surrounds Duncan.  There is more descritption of the sites on the Trails BC Website that describes the full Cowichan Valley Loop on this link.