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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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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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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Dog Friendly Hikes in Vancouver

Recommendations for dog-friendly hiking trails in Vancouver and some tips for trail etiquette and how to be prepared.

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Canada Day Long Weekend

Hikers will be excited to hit the trails this Canada Day Long Weekend, however snow is still lingering in the higher elevations. Here are some long weekend recommendations if you have not already made plans.

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Hiking Passes Compared

A comparison of the hiking passes for Grouse Mountain, The Sea To Sky Gondola, and Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak To Peak pass for the the summer season.

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Seymour River Walk

While snow covers the North Shore Mountains and there are plenty of rainy days, a nice hike to explore in the early part of the season is the Seymour River area detailed in the Seymour River Walk by U.N. Randonneur.

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Trail Ventures BC – Detailed Hiking Trail Maps

For more than a decade, Tim O’Hearn of Trail Ventures BC has tirelessly mapped hiking trails throughout British Columbia, from Slesse to Strachan, from the Chilcotins to Chilliwack. Learn more about the highly detailed maps and purchase them directly from Trail Ventures BC.

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