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A News: Kinsol Trestle Reopens

An important recreational route in the Cowichan Valley is open again. The Kinsol Trestle has been refurbished and is now open to pedestrians, cyclists and horseback riders.

Kinsol trestle Re-opens

Canada's tallest timber trestle has re-opened after a undergoing a 7-million dollar restoration.

On the Island: Kinsol Trestle reopens

Brian Farquhar, Parks and Trails Manager for the Cowichan Valley Regional District, talks about refurbishing of the historic Kinsol Trestle at the grand reopening for the 44-metre high rail bridge-turned walking, biking and equestrian trail.

Chek: Kinsol Opens

Bruce Kirkpatrick's piece on the opening.

Historic trestle bridge in Cowichan Valley reopens after $7.2M restoration

Looking for a scenic new hiking spot this long weekend? How about a trestle trip? A historic trestle bridge spanning the Koksilah River in the Cowichan Valley has been reopened to the public after a $7.2-million restoration saved it from demolition.

Kinsol Trestle reopens

A listing of the Times Colonist articles covering the re-opening

Kinsol Trestle more than just another bridge

An historic day for an historic Cowichan Valley monument has finally arrived. On Thursday morning, visitors packed the majestic Kinsol Trestle, finally restored after years of neglect, vandalism, and talk of tearing it down.

Take Rails to Trails journey with Cowichan historian

Just in time for the re-opening of his beloved Kinsol Trestle, valley historian T. W. Paterson is releasing Rails to Trails, a historical map and guide to the trestle, the Trans Canada Trail and the Cowichan Valley.

Kinsol restoration due to a ‘perfect storm’

It has become the object of many a Cowichanian's love affair. And it came to be saved due to a number of curious but exhilarating events.

Restoration of Kinsol trestle gets second look

The historic Kinsol trestle is a step nearer to being restored, instead of being knocked down.

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