Hiking Trails in British Columbia

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Hiking Trails in British Columbia

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  • MtnGal
    11 contributions
    Beautiful, well done and maintained trail. Amazing views. Take time to do the artist loops and the ancient cedar loop. Benches are well placed to take in the views. Picked up some trash along the way - leave no trace not always followed by some visitors.
    Written May 4, 2023
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  • Katie M
    Wellington, New Zealand43 contributions
    We had a great trip up the gondola and enjoyed the time at the top. There are some great trails accessible from the top and the views are spectacular!! The gondolas were not busy and we had one to ourselves both ways. The shop and cafe at the top were quite crowded so pleased that we went in the off season.
    Written April 15, 2023
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  • TW200e
    Victoria, Canada19 contributions
    This is well-worth visiting for nature lovers. The beaches are amazing, and the forests seem like something out of a movie! Most trails are smooth gravel or well-maintained boardwalks, so it's easy to walk around. There are lots of paved bicycle paths too!
    Written May 15, 2023
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  • TW200e
    Victoria, Canada19 contributions
    Word of warning: Loop A has been closed since Jan 2023 due to 'infrastructure failure' - it is mid-May when I'm writing this. The posted signs give no ETA for when repairs will be completed and Loop A reopened.

    This was a real disappointment for me today, as I've previously walked both loops, and while Loop B is spectacular, IMHO Loop A is more so.

    Hopefully Parks Canada will reopen this loop soon!
    Written May 15, 2023
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  • Michelle P
    Calgary, Canada141 contributions
    We were visiting the Summerland area and thought we'd stop by to take a photo of the Kettle Valley Steam engine and cars. We knew it was not running until May 20. Bit disappointed that engine was in repair shop and couldn't take a photo. However staff very friendly and knowledgeable about area .
    Written May 6, 2023
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  • Nan M
    Chipman, Canada2 contributions
    Lovely drive, some wildlife, driftwood, solitude when you want it, beautiful views, great place for a walk too
    Written June 2, 2023
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  • Connector518176
    Innisfail, Canada1 contribution
    This has always been my highlight. Drove from saskatchewan 2022 heartbroken it was closed. I hope there is an effort to reopen 2023 .its magical
    Written January 14, 2023
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  • G Mckay
    Sydney, Australia14 contributions
    This was an easy hike. The trail was well maintained and well sign posted. The suspension bridge was great and the train wreck was amazing to see. Definately recommend doing.
    Written June 3, 2023
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  • pramod J
    Toronto, Canada157 contributions
    We were on a 3 day trip to Vancouver. as part of it, we visited this place. The Gondola ride is very good and the ride was an excellent one. There are few activities which we missed. There are 2 bears and some trekking at the top. must visit in my opinion.
    Written October 24, 2022
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  • Piyush D
    Toronto, Canada24 contributions
    Great hike and views! The last lake has the best views and fairly unadulterated. I was surprised that many hikers started around 2 pm and didn’t feel they were camping either. For a moderate hikers you can expect around 6 hours for the hike.
    Written October 5, 2021
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  • Susan W
    Vancouver, Canada107 contributions
    Beautiful walk, no traffic and so relaxing. You can walk at your own pace, amazing open views to the island and surroundings. Great coffee shops and restaurants in the vicinity.
    Written March 5, 2023
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  • MexicoCityJP
    Mexico City62 contributions
    Many kms of forest trails, swirling around the main village, Creakside and 4 lakes. Trails are maintained and walkable even after snowfall.
    Written December 23, 2022
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  • ryanvanveenphotography
    Vernon, Canada465 contributions
    Although much easier than the north coast trail in terms of general output it was longer so needed a bit more endurance than the NCT or Juan de fuca trail! We started in port renfrew and made our way to bamfield! We took our time and did it over 6 nights and 7 days which was awesome and low stress! The hike was muddy in spots but not bad at all compared to NCT! The ladders were fun and even though it’s well known for its hard ladders none of us found them daunting! Camp sites are all in amazing places with incredible views! Will definitely return one day!!
    Written November 8, 2022
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  • Gary W
    Kenora, Canada99 contributions
    Butze Rapids hike was very enjoyable. Perfectly marked and lots of informative markers along the way. Viewing platform for the rapids is well done. Nice cross section of forest, shoreline and meadows. Certainly a must hike if you are in Prince Rupert. I love that it is a loop trail. So nice to see new scenery all the way.
    Written October 28, 2022
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  • TualatinORTraveler
    Tualatin, OR92 contributions
    You have to hike in a couple of miles (I think) to get to this waterfall, but it is well worth the hike. The hike itself is pretty easy (except for the last section to get to the base of the waterfall) and not very interesting as you are just walking through the forest. A lot of water was flowing at the time of our visit so it was pretty impressive. When we were at the falls, there was only one other couple there, which was nice that we did not have to fight any crowds to get some nice photos. I'm glad that we did the hike to this waterfall, but not sure I would take the time to see it again. By the way it is kind of hard to find the road to the trailhead off of the main highway, but we stopped at the Yoho National Park Visitor Center prior to the hike, so we knew where to look for that road to get to the traihead.
    Written December 14, 2022
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