British Columbia - Outdoor Activities

British Columbia has approximately 966 trails, including 623 hiking trails and 159 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0 to 1390 miles in length. The most popular trails are Iceline Trail / Little Yoho / Yoho Valley Loop, The Rockwall and Kokanee Glacier. The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in British Columbia was Ron O. who completed Lime Ridge (West).

  • Joffre Lakes

    4 Reviews

    Pemberton, BC

    If you are staying at Whistler during the summer, assign a clear day to the hike to Upper Joffre Lake at the foot of the Matier glacier. The 5-km (3-mile) trail is more challenging than the statistics ...
    •  Allow 6 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    If you are staying at Whistler during the summer, assign a clear day to the hike to Upper Joffre Lake at the foot of the ...

  • A River Runs Through It

    4 Reviews

    Whistler, BC

    This trail is located in Whistler. This well-designed and challenging 3.32 km (1.99 miles) loop is a wonderful place to play on a variety of obstacles with soft landing sand only moderate difficulty. ...
    •  1.99 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is located in Whistler. This well-designed and challenging 3.32 km (1.99 miles) loop is a wonderful place to play ...

  • Kill Me, Thrill Me

    3 Reviews

    Whistler, BC

    This trail is located in whistler. If you're an expert rider looking for a fun, technical challenge, this 5.84 km (3.5 miles) one way singletrack is an absolute must. The gradients are moderate, ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is located in whistler. If you're an expert rider looking for a fun, technical challenge, this 5.84 km (3.5 miles) ...

  • Iceline Trail / Little Yoho / Yoho Valley Loop

    3 Reviews

    Golden, BC

    This hike offers some of the most fantastic scenery in Yoho National Park, including close-up views of the Emerald Glacier. From close-up views of glaciers to crystal-clear mountain lakes and ...
    •  2 days
    •  12.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike offers some of the most fantastic scenery in Yoho National Park, including close-up views of the Emerald Glacier. ...

  • St. Agnes Well (Skookumchuck)

    3 Reviews

    Pemberton, BC

    Includes: Joffre Lakes. Roadside hot tanks by the Lillooet River, seasonally frequented by locals and man-eating mosquitoes. Keep swimwear handy. Users have cut a fiberglass septic tank in half ...
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    Includes: Joffre Lakes. Roadside hot tanks by the Lillooet River, seasonally frequented by locals and man-eating mosquitoes. ...

  • Pacific Spirit Regional Park - Salish / Spanish Loop

    3 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    This trail is located at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Part of the University of British Columbia Endowment Lands, Pacific Spirit Regional Park provides a touch of wilderness ...
    •  5.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is located at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Part of the University of British Columbia Endowment ...

  • Stanley Park Seawall

    2 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    This trail is located within the city of Vancouver. The seawall around Stanley Park offers some of the best views in Vancouver, along with a welcome break form the bustle of city life. The ...
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is located within the city of Vancouver. The seawall around Stanley Park offers some of the best views in Vancouver, ...

  • Vedder Mountain Ridge Trail

    2 Reviews

    Chilliwack, BC

    This trail is located south of Chilliwack. The Ridge Trail on Vedder Mountain combines a gradual climb up the wide gravel of the Vedder Mountain Forest Service Road with an up-and-over route ...
    •  10.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is located south of Chilliwack. The Ridge Trail on Vedder Mountain combines a gradual climb up the wide gravel ...

  • Joffre Lakes

    2 Reviews

    Mount Currie, BC

    With three beautiful lakes en route, each lovelier than the last, and with a spectacular glacier for your destination, this hike has something for almost everyone. It is not surprising that this ...
    •  6 hours
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    With three beautiful lakes en route, each lovelier than the last, and with a spectacular glacier for your destination, this ...

  • Elfin Lakes

    2 Reviews

    Squamish, BC

    The trip to Elfin Lakes and Diamond Head Lodge is probably Garibaldi Provincial Park’s second most popular hike, after Garibaldi Lake. There are beautiful summer meadows with flowers galore, ...
    •  6.5 hours
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    The trip to Elfin Lakes and Diamond Head Lodge is probably Garibaldi Provincial Park’s second most popular hike, after Garibaldi ...

  • Stawamus Chief

    2 Reviews

    Squamish, BC

    Stawamus Chief is the great rock mass that towers over the highway just south of Squamish. Stawamus Chief Provincial Park, in which it lies, is cooperatively managed by B.C. Parks and the Squamish ...
    •  4.5 hours
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Stawamus Chief is the great rock mass that towers over the highway just south of Squamish. Stawamus Chief Provincial Park, ...

  • Lake Oesa

    2 Reviews

    Golden, BC

    A moderate, rocky climb from Lake O’Hara past Yukness Lake, Lake Victoria, and Lefroy Lake before meeting Lake Oesa. Stunning scenery. Like many of the other trails in the Lake O’Hara area, you ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A moderate, rocky climb from Lake O’Hara past Yukness Lake, Lake Victoria, and Lefroy Lake before meeting Lake Oesa. Stunning ...

  • East Sooke Regional Park (Coast Trail)

    2 Reviews

    Sooke, BC

    This is a full-day hike over rugged coastline through Douglas fir, western hemlock, and Sitka spruce forest combined with arbutus groves. Reminders of the area’s rich past mingle with continuous ...
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a full-day hike over rugged coastline through Douglas fir, western hemlock, and Sitka spruce forest combined with ...

  • West Coast Trail

    2 Reviews

    Bamfield, BC

    This trail is considered one of the most satisfying ways to experience the temperate rain forest climate of the west coast. The rugged 77-kilometer journey offers hikers a feast of smooth, ...
    •  5 to 7 days
    •  47 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is considered one of the most satisfying ways to experience the temperate rain forest climate of the west coast. ...

  • St. Leon Hot Springs

    2 Reviews

    Nakusp, BC

    Includes: Saddle Mountain Lookout. A unique soak in a cedar forest well hidden below a dirt road. Keep swimwear handy. A clearing in the forest reveals a concrete pool with free-flowing curves ...
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    Includes: Saddle Mountain Lookout. A unique soak in a cedar forest well hidden below a dirt road. Keep swimwear handy. A ...

  • Mount work Park -- Hartland Surplus Lands

    2 Reviews

    Victoria, BC

    This trail is located just north of Victoria. Adjacent to the Hartland Landfill is one of the island's premier trail networks. It has it all, from tender to terminal. The trails act like an aggression ...
    •  Guide

    This trail is located just north of Victoria. Adjacent to the Hartland Landfill is one of the island's premier trail networks. ...

  • Mount Gardner (Bowen Island)

    2 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Mount Gardner on Bowen Island offers a variety of outings to and around the summits of the little mountain with, for reward, unsurpassed views of Howe Sound and its encircling peaks. The trip ...
    •  7 hours
    •  10.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Mount Gardner on Bowen Island offers a variety of outings to and around the summits of the little mountain with, for reward, ...

  • Diez Vistas

    2 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    B.C. Hydro must be given full credit for combining water storage with superlative facilities for hiking, horseback riding and water recreation in the area surrounding Buntzen Lake. And in the ...
    •  5.5 hours
    •  8.1 miles
    •  Guide

    B.C. Hydro must be given full credit for combining water storage with superlative facilities for hiking, horseback riding ...

  • Rolley Lake and Falls

    2 Reviews

    Mission, BC

    If you are looking for a destination for a country spin, one close to picnic facilities by the shore of a placid lake, then this provincial park may be the spot you are seeking. You have a gentle ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.1 miles
    •  Guide

    If you are looking for a destination for a country spin, one close to picnic facilities by the shore of a placid lake, then ...

  • The Rockwall

    2 Reviews

    Radium Hot Springs, BC

    This premier hike passes one of the highest waterfalls in the country before you reach a 30-kilometer trail that traverses beneath the Rockwall’s extraordinary 53-kilometer-long limestone cliffs ...
    •  4 to 6 days
    •  33.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This premier hike passes one of the highest waterfalls in the country before you reach a 30-kilometer trail that traverses ...

  • Avalanche Crest

    2 Reviews

    Revelstoke, BC

    This impressive but strenuous hike offers stunning views of the Hermit Range, the Illecillewaet Glacier, the Bonney Glacier, and Rogers Pass. If you’re looking for both fantastic views and a ...
    •  4 to 5 hours
    •  5.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This impressive but strenuous hike offers stunning views of the Hermit Range, the Illecillewaet Glacier, the Bonney Glacier, ...

  • Forbidden Plateau

    2 Reviews

    Nanaimo, BC

    Access to the alpine has never been easier. This moderate hike starting from Mount Washington Alpine Resort moves through subalpine forests and meadows to a series of lakes and scenic viewpoints. ...
    •  Up to 18 hours
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    Access to the alpine has never been easier. This moderate hike starting from Mount Washington Alpine Resort moves through ...

  • Elk Falls Provincial Park

    2 Reviews

    Campbell River, BC

    Located just outside the town of Campbell River, this picturesque trail series meanders along the Campbell and Quinsam Rivers through popular fly-fishing areas. Waterfalls, beaver ponds, salmon ...
    •  An easy half day
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Located just outside the town of Campbell River, this picturesque trail series meanders along the Campbell and Quinsam Rivers ...

  • Halfway River and Upper Halfway River Hot Springs

    2 Reviews

    Nakusp, BC

    Steamy soaks hiding in the woods below a dirt road. Skinnydippable with discretion. Around the bend is the coup de grâce, a plywood soaking box 7 ft/2 m square. A pipe channels water from the ...
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    Steamy soaks hiding in the woods below a dirt road. Skinnydippable with discretion. Around the bend is the coup de grâce, ...

  • Slesse Memorial

    2 Reviews

    Abbotsford, BC

    On December 9th, 1956, a TransCanada Airlines flight from Vancouver to Calgary crashed into the south summit of Slesse Mountain. None of the sixty-two passengers and crew survived. This trail ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    On December 9th, 1956, a TransCanada Airlines flight from Vancouver to Calgary crashed into the south summit of Slesse Mountain. ...

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