CVRD Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan Underway

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) has commenced a Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan process to guide the future of regional parks and trails over the next 20 years and beyond. The Strategic Plan will help fill parks service gaps, protect valued areas, and complement the existing community and provincial parks networks as the region grows.

The planning process follows from establishment of a Comox Valley Regional Parks and Trails Service in 2022. Electoral Area A Director and Regional Parks and Trails Committee Chair, Daniel Arbour, explains, “Working with the community to create a Strategic Plan is an important next step where we will create a vision, goals, recommendations, and actions to guide the new service. Conserving regionally-significant natural areas; preserving places of cultural heritage; and linking our communities with trails and pathways will require strong regional collaboration. Our committee is excited to get to work on this with community partners across the Comox Valley.”

The CVRD is engaging with K’ómoks First Nation and later this fall will begin meeting with member municipalities and local interest groups to gather and analyze initial information for the planning process. A broad public process is planned to begin early 2024 to discuss emerging directions and identify priorities for future regional parks and trails.


For more information about the Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan process visit Subscribe to the project mailing list on the page to receive notifications of upcoming engagement opportunities.

The Comox Valley Regional District is a partnership of three electoral areas and three municipalities operating on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, the traditional keepers of the land. The members of the regional district work collaboratively on providing sustainable services for the benefit of the diverse urban and rural areas of the Comox Valley.

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Media Contact:

Mark Harrison

Manager of Parks