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Dakota Ridge

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Address: Field Road, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A1, Canada

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Snow fun so close to home

The Sunshine Coast is known for being pretty much paradise. And now it is even better with public access to Dakota Ridge! Snow enjoyment all winter without having to shovel it. I... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Julie A
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Sunshine Coast is known for being pretty much paradise. And now it is even better with public access to Dakota Ridge! Snow enjoyment all winter without having to shovel it. I love the warming huts. Always meet great people in them. A huge thank you to everyone that take care of the roads and paths. Such a great addition... More 

Thank Julie A
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was taken on a surprise trip to Dakota Ridge to do some snow shoeing. It was a welcome break from the crowds that you find on the mountains in Vancouver. Unfortunately it was an overcast day so we did not get much of a view, but we were still happy with the abundance of snow we had, and almost... More 

Thank ShelleyWilcox
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3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Our kids love the toboggan run and the warming hut. The SCRD has done a great job improving the road these last couple of years. Great volunteers to help guide you to the right ski and snowshoe routes as well.

Thank Ione S
Richmond, Canada
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73 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Went with my son back in March. It was a Friday afternoon and we pretty much had the place for ourselves. We did a snowshoe hike and I truly enjoyed the sound of the trees and the scenery. It is premium cross country skiin there. Amazing. This is not the regular ski hil with lots of amenities. There is no... More 

Thank Kat R
Sechelt, Canada
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Reviewed 9 March 2015

An excellent winter facility for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing when it snows!! Tracks are regularly groomed, there is adequate parking and a nice warming hut. Sledding facilities are improving and there is also a snowmobile run. Check it out on the internet. Easily accessible from Wilson Creek (between Gibsons and Sechelt.

1 Thank biker2Sechelt_B_C_
Gibsons, Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

Great cross country area, great snowshoeing,beautiful scenery,excellent winter playground,reasonable pricing

Thank nick_bergnach
Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

This is nice and not crazy busy like Hollyburn or Manning Park. You need a 4x4, but you can also get the bus up through Alpha Adventures in Wilson Creek Park Mall.

1 Thank MKL W
Gibsons, Canada
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Reviewed 15 February 2013

Dakota is an amazing place to visit! I would go more, if only I had 4 wheel drive on my own car! Trails are fantastic and at varied levels. kids love the toboggan hills and the nice warm up hut is fantastic. Don't consider going without the right vehicle!

Thank Lisa S
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 13 December 2012

It has great snow & fantastic scenery for skiing & snowshoeing !; the road up can be challenging but a great adventure.

Thank Art P
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 13 February 2012

We had a great day with Alpha Adventures last weekend - after a 10:30 rendezvous we were transported in a 4 X 4 van to Dakota Ridge. Couldn't believe that there was so much snow on top! Nicely groomed trails and the chance to go off the trails as well. Friendly volunteers make this 'their' ridge, and you get the... More 

1 Thank Lovemyjob1

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