3 out of 5 - 9 reviews

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Dane from Vancouver writes:

TRAIL IS OPEN AGAIN, as of November 7, 2020. I was able to walk the full length of this trail, from Riverside Dr to Spur 4, and there were no closures along the way.

    Posted: November 8, 2020 01:33:02 PM PST

    paul from vancouver writes:

    Still closed about 1 kilometer in as of July 5 2020. A gate blocks the path, doesn't say why, and then the alternate trail it points you to is a steep path all the way back up to the road.

      Posted: July 5, 2020 12:06:45 PM PST

      kacper from north van writes:

      Still closed on 27 April 2020. (there's a gate)

        Posted: April 28, 2020 09:57:19 AM PST

        Jugdish from Vancouver writes:

        Currently closed. I tried to do this trail yesterday, but there's a sign up blocking it off due to hazardous conditions from the weather. Will have to try again another day.

          Posted: February 25, 2019 09:45:20 AM PST

          Kats from Vancouver writes:

          It’s an easy trail

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            Posted: July 1, 2018 11:36:50 PM PST

            Emma from Southampton writes:

            I hiked this yesterday (9th May) and it was alright, but I wouldn't bother doing it again because there are so many other amazing trails around. The first section between the water plant and the junction where the path meets the river is beautiful. The main 6km part is flat and quiet but you can't get right up to the river or see much of the surrounding area so it's a bit boring. I was followed by a swarm of flies and found the track a bit scrubby.

            The viewpoint is good and has a sign about films made in the area. I think it would be better in winter when it's snowy and there are no irritating bugs. It took me about 3h round trip.

            There's improvement work going on at the moment. The section on the lower river was closed between 7:00 and 16:00 but you can still walk along and back through the beautiful steep forest bit.

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              Posted: May 10, 2018 12:56:09 PM PST

              Robert from Vancouver writes:

              I hiked the Fisherman's Trail today, and had a really good time! Due to the weather in the last week or so it was certainly snowy, but I thought that added a lot of beauty to the area. I only saw a few mountain bikers and four other hikers on the entire trail, and the Mid-Valley Viewpoint was pretty special.

              It took me 3 3/4 hours to complete the trail, and I believe it would have been closer to 3 hours if it hadn't been cold and snowy when I set off around 9:30am. The return leg, when the snow had started to soften up, was a lot quicker!

              I hope this helps.


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                Posted: February 20, 2018 09:21:05 PM PST

                ian from coquitlam writes:

                has anyone done this trail recently? How was the trail? and will it really take you 5 hrs?

                  Posted: February 5, 2018 09:24:22 PM PST

                  John Doe from Surrey writes:

                  Oh wow!

                  A lovely hike with some interesting features such as a short cave tunnel, valley viewpoint, and several picnic areas. There are also a few other nearby trails and lakes that you can visit to extend the experience. 5/5 would hike again.

                    Posted: June 5, 2017 06:13:03 PM PST

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