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Deserted Deertrail Resort – Part 4

Devil’s Potholes is one of the earliest references regarding the fascinating rock formations beyond the falls of the upper Sooke River. This location led to one man’s dream of a destination resort. When Albert Yuen acquired the property he saw the potential of the spectacular […]

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Deserted Deertrail Resort – Part 3

I am surprised to realize so much time has elapsed since the last time I photographed this unfinished lodge (three years). These ruins have received much attention, in the form of graffiti, since my last visit. The deserted stone work was to be the foundation […]

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No Trespassing

One of my favorite places to explore are the Deertrail Resort ruins overlooking the Sooke Pot Holes. They are unfortunately behind a 9 foot fence with No Trespassing / Do Not Enter signs dotting the perimeter.

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Deertrail Resort Part 2

The stone work at this abandoned site is absolutely beautiful, but the art work upon the interior surfaces is just as spectacular.  The artists’ use of color is phenomenal.   Click to see Deserted Deertrail Resort Click to see Deserted Deertrail Resort – Part 3

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Deserted Deertrail Resort

This unfinished lodge sits on the precipice of  160 acres along  the Sooke river.  At one time, the plans were to build a resort that would boast 250 luxury rooms and a conference facility for 450.  However, this dream was abandoned due to lack of […]

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