10 Vancouver Area Hiking Trails That Take You to Mountain Summits

Ten Vancouver area hiking trails that take you to mountain summits, as recommended by @HappiestOutdoors.

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The Best Hiking Trails on Salt Spring Island

Explore some of Salt Spring Island’s great hiking trails, Provincial Parks, and scenic viewpoints.

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The Campers’ Code

The Camper’s Code provides a series of ethical guidelines and practical rules intended to foster respectful and sustainable behaviour while camping in BC’s great outdoors.

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Hiking in the Heat

Hiking in the heat brings its own unique challenges and health risks and requires proper precautions as the Vancouver region generally experiences several days of temperatures in the 30+ degree celsius range.

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Buntzen Lake Parking Pass

If you are planning to visit the Buntzen Lake area between May 16 – September 4, 2023, and travel there by car will be required to get a free online parking reservation from BC Hydro.

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Geocaching while Hiking

Many local parks and hiking trails around the Vancouver region have Geocaches along them and can be an additional fun activity as you are outside exploring.

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Finding the Perfect Hiking Boot for You

Hiking boots are one of the most important pieces of gear and ensuring you have proper fitting shoes, good support, and the boots are well constructed will ensure you have a successful adventure.

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5 Winter Hikes to Explore

Five of the best hiking trails at lower elevations near Vancouver that are generally snow-free during the winter months.

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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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Wheelchair-Accessible Hikes Near Vancouver

Recommendations for trails that are smooth, flat paths and accessible for wheelchair users, kids in strollers, or people who use mobility aids.

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2022 Photo Contest Winners

We received many stunning and inspirational photos from your hikes and outdoor adventures throughout British Columbia this year. It's always a difficult task to choose, but here are this year's winners of the 202...

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AdventureSmart Trail Specific Safety Videos

The BC AdventureSmart Team has created 11 Trail Specific Safety Videos that offer in-depth information for hikers to help plan their outdoor adventures safely.

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