Vancouver, BC Trails and Parks

Vancouver has 98 trails in the vicinity, including 53 hiking trails and 32 for walking. These trails range from 0.5 to 41.5 miles in length. The most popular trails are Stanley Park Seawall, Pacific Spirit Regional Park and Mount Gardner (Bowen Island). Trails.com member Christina S. recently completed Shoreline Trail (Port Moody).
  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Mount Seymour

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Visible from Vancouver and with a good trail providing access to all three peaks, Mount Seymour is one of the most popular hikes on the North Shore. The most usual trip is to the second and ...
    •  5 hours
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Visible from Vancouver and with a good trail providing access to all three peaks, Mount Seymour is one of the most popular ...

  • SFU/Stoney Creek

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    This walk takes you downhill nearly all the way from Simon Fraser University on the summit of Burnaby Mountain to end at the bus terminal in Lougheed Mall, the busy Burnaby shopping centre. Of ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This walk takes you downhill nearly all the way from Simon Fraser University on the summit of Burnaby Mountain to end at ...

  • Deer Lake

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Apart from this park in Burnaby, there are probably few locations in the Lower Mainland where you may, from one parking spot, visit an art gallery or an arts centre, explore a re-created village, ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Apart from this park in Burnaby, there are probably few locations in the Lower Mainland where you may, from one parking spot, ...

  • Vancouver Parks Ramble

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    This urban ride explores some of Vancouver's highlights, including Stanley Park, beaches, the University of British Columbia, the Fraser River waterfront, and several lovely neighborhoods. It ...
    •  33 miles
    •  Guide

    This urban ride explores some of Vancouver's highlights, including Stanley Park, beaches, the University of British Columbia, ...

  • Mount Elsay

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Although it begins and ends on the improved trails of a provincial park, this hike to the peak north of Mount Seymour gives you a taste of true wilderness, with all that implies in terms of necessary ...
    •  9 hours
    •  9.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Although it begins and ends on the improved trails of a provincial park, this hike to the peak north of Mount Seymour gives ...

  • English Bay

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Here, in one of Vancouver’s most attractive areas, you have a walk that may be as long as a 13-km (8-mi) lung-expander or, if you elect to do only the West End part and do not cross the ferry ...
    •  4 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Here, in one of Vancouver’s most attractive areas, you have a walk that may be as long as a 13-km (8-mi) lung-expander or, ...

  • Howe Sound Crest Trail (S.)

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    The Howe Sound Crest Trail is a scenic high-level route that stretches 30 km (20 mi) from Cypress Provincial Park in the south to just before Porteau Cove Provincial Park in the north. Described ...
    •  7 hours
    •  11.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Howe Sound Crest Trail is a scenic high-level route that stretches 30 km (20 mi) from Cypress Provincial Park in the ...

  • Lower Grouse Mountain

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    As the population of Greater Vancouver has burgeoned, so have the trails on the lower slopes of Grouse Mountain. This area was also an accessible source of trees for the lumber industry in the ...
    •  5 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    As the population of Greater Vancouver has burgeoned, so have the trails on the lower slopes of Grouse Mountain. This area ...

  • Burnaby Heights/Trans Canada Trail

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    North Burnaby is blessed in its rolling topography, with numerous little eminences to provide vantage points over city, sea and mountain; it is doubly blessed in its many little parks and green ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.1 miles
    •  Guide

    North Burnaby is blessed in its rolling topography, with numerous little eminences to provide vantage points over city, sea ...

  • Buntzen Lake

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Where do you have the choice of several delightful walks, ranging from a gentle stroll to a lung-opening circumambulation lasting several hours? The answer: Buntzen Lake, that attractive body ...
    •  5 hours
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Where do you have the choice of several delightful walks, ranging from a gentle stroll to a lung-opening circumambulation ...

  • PoCo Trail

    1 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    More than three decades ago, the idea was conceived of a walk round the municipality of Port Coquitlam with transverse trails running east and west to link the two south-flowing rivers, the Pitt ...
    •  3 hours
    •  6.3 miles
    •  Guide

    More than three decades ago, the idea was conceived of a walk round the municipality of Port Coquitlam with transverse trails ...

  • Vancouver to Roberts Creek Provincial Park

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Vancouver is a beautiful city, with numerous parks, vistas, and city views. Bike paths crisscross the city. Cyclists in Vancouver—and there are a lot of them—ride well out in the center of the ...
    •  41.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Vancouver is a beautiful city, with numerous parks, vistas, and city views. Bike paths crisscross the city. Cyclists in Vancouver—and ...

  • Pacific Spirit Regional Park - Sasamat / Salish Loop

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    This trail is located at the University of British Columbia Endowment Lands, Vancouver. The south half of the Pacific Spirit Regional Park offers a wider selection of trails and smoother gradients. ...
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is located at the University of British Columbia Endowment Lands, Vancouver. The south half of the Pacific Spirit ...

  • Jericho Beach

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    This trail is located within the city of Vancouver. The Jericho Beach trail is flat and winding, skirting the south margin of English Bay. It is a 10-km (6 miles one-way) out-and-back trail that ...
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail is located within the city of Vancouver. The Jericho Beach trail is flat and winding, skirting the south margin ...

  • Capilano Pacific Trail

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    It’s mostly uphill, but the Capilano Pacific Trail has a gentle grade thanks to its beginnings as the Capilano Timber Company rail bed in the early twentieth century. From Ambleside Park, which ...
    •  4 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    It’s mostly uphill, but the Capilano Pacific Trail has a gentle grade thanks to its beginnings as the Capilano Timber Company ...

  • Mount Seymour

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Three progressively higher peaks are a fun workout, but most people hike this route for the views, which start at the parking lot and only get better. Mount Baker, Mount Garibaldi, and Downtown ...
    •  4-5 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Three progressively higher peaks are a fun workout, but most people hike this route for the views, which start at the parking ...

  • Deep Cove to Lynn Canyon

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Waterfront parks, rocky viewpoints, river canyons, a suspension bridge—this point- to-point hike covers the best of the North Shore over a moderate route and a testing elevation gain. This ...
    •  3.5-4.5 hours
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Waterfront parks, rocky viewpoints, river canyons, a suspension bridge—this point- to-point hike covers the best of the ...

  • Norvan Falls

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Though a longer hike, Norvan Falls is a fairly moderate challenge. Woodland trails and former logging roads cut a fairly level route along Lynn Creek and end at the plummeting 30-meter (98-foot) ...
    •  4.5-6 hours
    •  9.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Though a longer hike, Norvan Falls is a fairly moderate challenge. Woodland trails and former logging roads cut a fairly ...

  • Lynn Peak

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Pack a picnic and protect your ankles for this hike to a scenic viewpoint almost at the top of Lynn Peak. The route is steep and rocks (ranging from tennis-ball to bowling-ball size) pose a technical ...
    •  3-4 hours
    •  5.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Pack a picnic and protect your ankles for this hike to a scenic viewpoint almost at the top of Lynn Peak. The route is steep ...

  • Lynn Valley to Grouse Mountain

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    Share the trails with mountain bikers as you cut across the hillside between Lynn Valley and Grouse Mountain. The trail follows forest paths through thick second growth and across numerous creeks. ...
    •  3-4 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Share the trails with mountain bikers as you cut across the hillside between Lynn Valley and Grouse Mountain. The trail follows ...

  • Goat Mountain

    0 Reviews

    Vancouver, BC

    There’s so much attention on the Grouse Grind, you often don’t hear about Grouse Mountain’s other trails. But with its 360-degree views and interesting rocky route, Goat Mountain deserves ...
    •  3-4 hours
    •  4.7 miles
    •  Guide

    There’s so much attention on the Grouse Grind, you often don’t hear about Grouse Mountain’s other trails. But with its ...