British Columbia Trails

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Located within the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality along the Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson offers a ton of outdoor adventure options. Get outside and hike these 10 awesome trails: Length: 3.9 km Elevation gain: Minimal Located a short distance from Fort Nelson within...
For some, a hike is only about the mountains, but for others, it’s also about the beaches, the waterfalls and the ability to “bathe” in nature. If that sounds like your cup of tea (or in this case, Nalgene-filled-with-electrolytes), don’t...
The small town of Smithers in the Bulkley Valley punches above its weight with incredible outdoor adventure opportunities showcasing the natural beauty of its mountains, glaciers, lakes and even an ancient fossil bed. The terrain is vast and wild, and...
The valley surrounding Courtenay has a multitude of trails, ranging from intense hikes in the mountains to forested covered trails and leisurely walks along the ocean. You do not need to drive far to find yourself within forests of Douglas...
You might be compelled to search for the origins of the Nanaimo bar in this Vancouver Island city, but where Nanaimo really shines is in its access to some of the greatest trails for the urban enthusiast all the way...
Campbell River is made for adventure. With lush coastal temperate rainforest, rushing glacial rivers, tall mountains and a dynamic coastline along the Salish Sea—your options for hiking are boundless. This year, head to the north end of Vancouver Island and explore...
The popularity of Chilliwack’s wide-open spaces has exploded over the past few years. The mountain peaks and trails that rise from the city’s farm fields on the valley below beckon hikers to explore deep into the temperate rainforest and climb...
The burgeoning community of Abbotsford, British Columbia, is known for its fields of tulips, blueberries and fresh farm produce. Just an hour from Vancouver, the city’s hiking and trail networks are easily accessible from the city and offer new ways...
Quesnel is a city among nature. Set in the central interior of British Columbia, this population centre of about 10,000 residents offers easy access to mountains, river valleys, forests and trail networks in town and beyond. Visitors enjoy mountain biking, fly...
Welcome to the Peace Country. As the largest city in northeastern British Columbia, Fort St. John is a vital regional hub for commerce and industry in the province's north. It’s also a hiking hub, though. Yes, as the ideal jumping off point...
Vancouver’s sentinel peak Grouse Mountain is usually scaled via the ‘Grouse Grind,’ a steep hike through thick forest to a mountaintop chalet with expansive views as far south as the US. For most people, the energy-sapping climb (853 metres in...
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