5 Backpacking Trips Near Vancouver for Incredible Views

Author of “Backpacking in Southwestern British Columbia: The Essential Guide to Overnight Hiking Trips”, Taryn Eyton provides her picks for backpacking trips near Vancouver that have incredible views.

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4K Hiking Videos

Whether to relax, watching on your treadmill during your workouts, or seeing some of the local hikes from abroad, you can now enjoy a few popular trails in 4K.

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Best Rainy Day Hikes Near Vancouver

Taryn recommends the best hikes near Vancouver on rainy days.

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The Best Hikes Near Vancouver to See Big Trees

Taryn of Happiest Outdoors discusses the 14 places you can hike to see big trees near Vancouver and experience the mild coastal climate of southwestern BC that is great at growing these huge trees.

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The Bucket List of Overnight Hikes near Vancouver

Nicole recommends a bucket list of overnight hiking trips, from camping one or two nights to much longer hikes in British Columbia.

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Best Hikes Near Ucluelet

Located along the west coast of Vancouver Island, the town of Ucluelet boasts several great hiking trails, offering scenic Pacific Ocean views and ideal storm watching.

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Seymour River Suspension Bridge

As of December 20, 2018, the new Seymour River Suspension Bridge is open and once again, the hiking and mountain biking trails on the east and west sides of the river are connected. This includes trails such as the Fisherman’s Trail and the hiking route connecting multiple trails known as Two Canyon Loop.

The approximate coordinates of the suspension bridge in North Vancouver are: 49.341853, -123.001962

There has been no crossing at this point in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve since the former Twin Bridge collapsed in 2014 after a rock slide blocked the river just down stream.

Watch the short video of the Seymour River Suspension Bridge below:

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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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5 Hiking Trails in Manning Park to Visit

Some of the best hiking trails in Manning Park, including the Lightning Lake Loop, Lightning Lakes Chain Trail, Heather Trail, and Mount Frosty.

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The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore

The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore: A Peakbagger’s Guide details all of the North Shore mountains, providing information on the route and history of the region.

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