May Long Weekend Hikes

Recommendations for hiking trails to do near Vancouver on the May Long Weekend that are snow-free, including the Sea To Summit Trail, Mount Gardner, Elk Mountain, and more.

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Mountain Views of Howe Sound

These hiking trails provide some of the most scenic mountain views of Howe Sound between West Vancouver and Squamish. How many of these views have you seen?

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Transit-Friendly Hikes from the Evergreen Skytrain Line

The Evergreen Skytrain Line to the Tri-Cities area makes accessing some of the popular hiking trails via public transportation in the Port Moody, Coquitlam, and Port Coquitlam areas much easier.

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Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

Some of the best, free snowshoe trails near Vancouver, including Dog Mountain, Hollyburn Mountain, the Snowshoe Grind, Elfin Lakes, and Zoa Peak.

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Road to Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is Closed

The road to the Lynn Headwaters Regional Park has been closed by Metro Vancouver due to the risk of a landslide.

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November and December Hiking Trails

While hiking in November or December around Vancouver can be dangerous at higher elevations due to snow and less daylight hours, there are plenty of hiking trails at lower elevations that are usually snow-free.

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Fall Colours

Late-September is the perfect time for a hike and to see some of the beautiful fall colours as the trees and mountains turn to orange, red, and yellow.

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Where To See The Salmon Run

Late-September and October are the perfect time to witness the salmon run near Vancouver as returning salmon make their way up rivers and creeks to spawn. Find some of the popular places to see the returning salmon, including the Capilano River, Kanaka Creek, and more.

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HikeFest

Celebrate hiking by participating in HikeFest at the Sea To Sky Gondola in Squamish. Hikers can register for guided hiking tours on several trails and learn from some of the local outdoor experts.

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Barnston Island – A Family Bike Ride

A short ferry ride to Barnston Island where a 10km loop around the island offers a wonderful experience for a family bike ride, with scenic stops at Mann Point and Robert Point.

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