4 out of 5 - 34 reviews

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Chris from Ontario writes:

It is unclear why this hike gets such a high rating. It is underwhelming at best…especially when compared to other hikes in the area.

    Posted: October 13, 2022 02:25:29 PM PST

    vamshi sadhu from Maple Ridge writes:

    The hike was good and really enjoyed it. We planned on starting early in the morning but could only start by 8 AM. We were able to get the parking ( if you are a little late you may need to park the car on the road ). We took our sweet time to reach the teapot hill point by counting the teapots/coffee mugs and listening to the sounds of the Birds. We did the hike in 2 hrs.

      Posted: April 18, 2021 09:27:08 PM PST

      Jess from Vancouver writes:

      We did this trail on July 11th, 2020. Easy trail, although it's a steady incline all the way up. Hiking footwear not needed. Trail is flat and it was fun to see the cute little teacups and teapots. When you get to the end it is fenced off and you see a view of Cultus Lake. However, there are many trees and so the view of the lake wasn't good for us. Family friendly and seemed like a lot of people who were camping at Cultus Lake were doing this trail. We drove all the way from Vancouver so I wouldn't recommend doing that, only do this trail if you're already in the area. Took us 50 mins up and about 45 back down.

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        Posted: July 15, 2020 06:01:51 PM PST

        Annabelle from Langley, BC writes:

        Beautiful hike and the views were stunning! The end was a bit steep but I'd still consider it a beginners hike. The teapots and mugs were cute and served as adorable trail markers. Really enjoyed our hike! The parking lot has about 10 spots so be sure to get there early! There is an outhouse at the beginning and the trail is well maintained.

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          Posted: July 14, 2020 04:52:58 PM PST

          Crystal from Chilliwack writes:

          Great hike. Not for beginners though; however many Little’s did do this - I guess the searching for teapots keep them going. This hike is up hill all the way with only 2/3 brief flat spots. The last part of it is quite steep. The beginning is not step, but has quite the steady incline. That said it is worth the hike for exercise, beauty and views. Except for the last steep part, there is plenty of space for social distancing.

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            Posted: May 23, 2020 09:44:08 PM PST

            Carol from Abbotsford writes:

            I wish dog owners would abide by the signs that say dogs must be on a leash. Several times I have been there and people totally ignore the signage.

              Posted: May 23, 2020 01:32:03 PM PST

              Daniela from Vancouver, BC writes:

              The hike is beautiful and green, nice way to escape the strong sun. Fun to see the teapots. The trail is well groomed all the way up so no question where to walk. The beginning trail is quite wide and as you get near the top it is narrow and some roots; little steep. Most of the way is on an incline, there was a short period in the middle where the incline was more bearable. When I say bearable, I mean for those of us who do not enjoy walking up hill for 45-60 minutes; way down 30-45 min. Way down was tough on the knees. I'm overweight, 46 and have hiked a bit. I was out of breathe a few times. Kids seemed to have no problems. The peak-a-boo view was nice. I prefer trails that are more flat or slight up and downs. There is a parking lot that holds about 10 cars and people parked on the street. There is one toilet after you hike up about 5-10 min. I hope this helps those of you considering going.

                Posted: July 28, 2019 08:19:03 PM PST

                Billj Billj from Langley writes:

                We counted 70 pots, creamers and cups on the way up ... there were another 6 or so we werent sure whether we missed or not on the way down ....

                  Posted: March 21, 2019 04:38:47 PM PST

                  Janet from Chilliwack writes:

                  I have just started hiking and am an overweight 55+ female. I found it difficult but I did make it to the top. Around trip took about 2 hours, trail was very easy to climb except in a couple spots. Passed a couple families with young children. Look out at the top was okay but few trees in the way to get a good look at the lake.

                    Posted: August 17, 2018 09:05:59 PM PST

                    Janet from Chilliwack writes:

                    I have just started hiking and am an overweight 55+ female. I found it difficult but I did make it to the top. Around trip took about 2 hours, trail was very easy to climb except in a couple spots. Passed a couple families with young children. Look out at the top was okay but few trees in the way to get a good look at the lake.

                      Posted: August 17, 2018 07:46:30 PM PST

                      Eric from Vancouver writes:

                      Easy hike and a nice diversion from the water park madness. Surprised not many people mention the 20+ teapots and mugs hidden along the trail. It was fun trying to spot them all.

                        Posted: July 13, 2018 07:36:55 PM PST

                        Rick from Lindell Beach writes:

                        You know what. Everyone has their own interpretation of views. I found the views at the top of Teapot very nice, despite the natural beauty of the trees somewhat obscuring the view. The views are awesome. As for the hike, well my wife and I are not young and despite the steep incline in some places we took our time and took in all the huge trees and ferns of different sorts. We saw lots of teapots some quite far off the trail. You really have to look for some of them. All in all, we met a lot of nice people. Put up with some people with dogs not leashed and some unfortunately that forgot to clean up after the family pooch. If you are looking for a walk that has spectacular trees, plants, small streams and yes teapots along with a sense of being in the wilderness, it is worth the drive from anywhere if you have the right attitude. Please bring water if it's warm out, but if you forget I will share mine. Even give you a bottle if I have an extra as I did today for a family.

                          Posted: May 13, 2018 07:45:58 PM PST

                          Victoria from Chilliwack writes:

                          I hiked a couple of times last week and it snowed near the top. Bought some trekking poles and they make a huge difference on the steep and narrow parts of the trail.
                          Most of the teapots are gone so I've been bringing teapots, cups and creamers along to hide along the trails. Lots of fun to hide and to seek!

                            Posted: January 31, 2018 10:01:27 AM PST

                            Shawn from Abbotsford writes:

                            Great fun family hike. Went up today sans kids, pushed through some snow and ice, god a nice work out in. Perfect year round spot to get outside.

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                              Posted: January 16, 2018 06:32:47 PM PST

                              Christine from Vancouver writes:

                              Did this yesterday, July 23, 2017. Super easy hike though there is one steep section near the top. If you started to slide on the way down, it could end badly. I was very glad to have my hiking poles with me.
                              Teapots along the way were a treat, though some we didn't spot on the way up but spotted on the way down. Got to the top and back in 90 minutes. Not much to see at the top due to tree growth. Wouldn't do again given the long drive from Vancouver unless combining with another hike.

                                Posted: July 24, 2017 10:59:52 AM PST

                                Andee from Vancouver writes:

                                This hike was a lot of fun! I am going to be in the minority but I found this hike harder than stated. It was uphill the entire way up with very little change in elevation or any leveled off areas. That being said the paths are wide and extremely easy to navigate. Just be warned if you are looking for an easy walk/stroll this may be harder than you bargained for. You will feel proud to get to the top!

                                  Posted: July 4, 2017 10:22:18 AM PST

                                  Laura from Port Moody writes:

                                  Nicely maintained terrain with mostly wide path. There's a short section closer to the top where the path narrows along a steep embankment where you wouldn't want to take a stroller - to answer a previous enquiry re strollers. The view at the top was obstructed with trees (at the end of June) so if you're going for the view, it's not expansive and it's through the treetops. There's no benches or washrooms at the top, just a smallish area/landing to peek through the trees at the lake below. The hike is pretty much uphill the whole time with no stairs. Not quite worth the drive from Vancouver but would recommend it for the campers in the area if you have kids or dogs that need to burn off some energy.

                                    Posted: July 1, 2017 03:17:41 AM PST

                                    Aimee from Abbotsford, BC writes:

                                    Fun quick hike with decent views- for those commenting that the number of teapots is variable- the teapots are collected and donated/ broken pots are disposed of when the trail starts to get congested with them to make room for new ones! I believe they tend to do this at the end of the fall hiking season, at the end of the spring hiking season, and at least once in the summer ????

                                      Posted: April 15, 2017 08:29:05 AM PST

                                      Dan from Chilliwack writes:

                                      Great quick little hike out by Cultus lake. Did it Feb 25 and March 4/17, snow on about 40% of the trail both days. If you're looking for a quick workout and you push yourself, you can make it up in under 30 minutes, even in the snow. Beautiful forest setting.

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                                        Posted: March 4, 2017 03:37:46 PM PST

                                        Herman from Chilliwack writes:

                                        Did this trail on Jan 15, 2017. Even though the trail was completely covered in snow we did it in runners up until the final stretch of the uphill, which was too icy and dangerous. Snow is melting though so the condition should get a lot better in a week. Good workout despite that we didn't make it to the very top.

                                          Posted: January 15, 2017 03:24:21 PM PST

                                          Eric from Langley writes:

                                          The parking lot for this trail was almost filled on a rainy weekday so expect to be disappointed if it's a sunny weekend. The first part of the trail is actually a forest fire service road. I only saw two teapots in this area. Once you get to the split marker, the path becomes ground instead of rock and you'll start seeing dozens of teapots (actual teapots, not some kind of flower). There are some sections with steep cliffs and sharp angular rocks (mostly shale and some slate) so I do not recommend taking a dog or wearing sandals. There was at least two non-marked paths that appear to go to look-outs but I did not check them. The first look-out has an ok but mostly blocked view of the lake. The final look-out has good views. There is a chain-link fence around the final look-out because there is steep cliffs and some erosion occurring.

                                            Posted: September 1, 2016 10:59:15 PM PST

                                            DJ from Calgary writes:

                                            Great hike. Easy terraine but still a workout

                                              Posted: July 29, 2016 02:01:38 AM PST

                                              Adrian from New Westminster writes:

                                              Very nice hike. Our 5 and 8 year old managed it to the top. There are some steep bits.

                                              Don't believe the nonsense in these comments about the lack of a view. The view is spectacular and well worth the effort.

                                                Posted: July 5, 2016 01:10:49 PM PST

                                                linda from Vancouver writes:

                                                There is no teapot at all!

                                                  Posted: June 18, 2016 02:01:44 AM PST

                                                  annoyed person from langley writes:

                                                  The directions on this page are wrong... took us all the way out to a random place in Harrison..... Super pissed off right now. Says we are 42 mins away from where we are supposed to be. Ruined our day hike...fix the address someone

                                                    Posted: March 19, 2016 02:22:03 PM PST

                                                    aiden from chilliwack writes:

                                                    I went up teapot hill with my mom and grandpa. We counted 60 teapots and cups! We love it there.

                                                      Posted: February 21, 2016 09:14:26 PM PST

                                                      Paul from Chilliwack writes:

                                                      Over 50 teapots on this well used trail. Came back at dusk last night and spotted an owl.

                                                        Posted: August 21, 2015 08:48:37 PM PST

                                                        affinity84 from burnaby writes:

                                                        Nifty little hike for the teapot searching. However the final view at the top is limited by the trees so I wouldn't recommend the hike for view.

                                                        The hunt for teapots was the fun part, we found 40, maybe 20 on our way up and spotted 20 others on our way down. We made sure to pick up the pieces of the broken teapots too (although I wouldn't get children to do this!)

                                                        Very easy hike, you can do it in runners I'm sure. If you bring a teapot, don't go off trail to hide it. Also, try to bring one that isn't ceramic as we found a lot of broken teapots. We saw a child on the hike who was very enthusiastic about finding teapots on the way up, but was crying on the way down because she wasn't wearing any socks and her feet were hurting...maybe keep that in mind if you bring kids.

                                                        Otherwise a pleasant hike to do if you're already in the Cultus lake area.

                                                          Posted: August 18, 2015 01:09:06 PM PST

                                                          Brande from Delta writes:

                                                          This is a nice trail; a pretty descent workout on a well groomed trail. Great view point at the top as a reward for your climb up.

                                                          A little dissapointing that the teapots seem to dissapear more and more everytime I come to hike - are there some bears in the woods hosting a tea party picnic? The pots are how I get my young nephew up to the top. :)

                                                          The parking lot can and usually is full, but dont worry - you will still have lots of space and quiet on the trail.

                                                            Posted: August 4, 2015 11:58:42 AM PST

                                                            Stephanie from Vancouver writes:

                                                            Bear warning - we went up last weekend. Great trail. Near the start of the trail, just after the bathrooms we saw claw marks on one of the trees, definitely bear claw marks. If you're heading up hill, it's on the right side of the trail near the waterfall/creek area. Kind of scary to see, so just be careful.

                                                              Posted: June 5, 2015 11:18:53 PM PST

                                                              Jamie from Burnaby writes:

                                                              Was hoping there would be more of a view to this hike, not much to really see at the top as a lot of trees obstruct the view. Did it at a moderate pace in 1h25min return.

                                                                Posted: June 2, 2015 09:38:27 PM PST

                                                                Kyle from chilliwack writes:

                                                                I'm curious if strollers can make it up this trail?

                                                                  Posted: May 9, 2014 08:06:39 AM PST

                                                                  Lara from Vancouver writes:

                                                                  We've done the hike many times and haven't worn anything but regular runners (our kids (7 & 5 last time) wore Crocs). I don't know what the current conditions are but overall it's a great family hike. (One time hubby and I went in January and hit snow near the grind part)

                                                                    Posted: October 22, 2013 10:22:52 PM PST

                                                                    Jenna from Abbotsford writes:

                                                                    Do you need hiking boots or are runners ok?

                                                                      Posted: October 2, 2013 01:03:01 PM PST

                                                                      Mike from Coquitlam writes:

                                                                      Great hike to use as a "warm up" to start your hiking season, or as a quick workout hike on a daily basis. Also great for kids or other beginners. Nice view and a very basic hike.

                                                                        Posted: June 3, 2012 02:54:18 AM PST

                                                                        John Baker from Louisiana writes:

                                                                        Any news about A defector's mysterious disappearance?

                                                                          Posted: December 14, 2011 04:32:06 AM PST

                                                                          Mahsa from Vancouver writes:

                                                                          We hiked up the teapot trail today in November and we loved it. The ground was covered with colorful leaves! Beautiful color combination! We got to Top and it was windy, bellowing the leaves over the hill and the caltus lake. Such a scene!

                                                                            Posted: November 12, 2011 02:45:07 PM PST

                                                                            Marcelle, Harold, Arlo from Maple Ridge writes:

                                                                            Hiked Teapot Hill today with our 8 year old grandson. He was the first to find a teapot when done the trail two hours later we found 13 - need to bring one next time to hide in the trees.

                                                                              Posted: October 31, 2011 12:18:38 AM PST

                                                                              Jowat from Abbotsford writes:

                                                                              Hiked Teapot today; 25mins up 20mins down. Perfect after work hike with a nice view at the end. The hike is very easy and well kept. Close to the end there will be a "y" in the trail take the right and go up a VERY steep hill (you will need to use your hands as its so steep) the reward is a nice level stroll along a ridge overlooking Cultas as you make your way to Teapot.

                                                                                Posted: June 24, 2010 10:55:56 PM PST

                                                                                Craig from North Vancouver writes:

                                                                                Awesome little hike for novice/beginner hikers. The second half (where you move onto a trail to your right hand side) is much more enjoyable and challenging, but the view from the top is worth it!!! Hiking at a steady pace, one can get to the top in about 25-30 minutes...just enough for some quick exercise in the outdoors.

                                                                                Highly recommended hike for all!!!

                                                                                  Posted: June 29, 2009 02:08:44 PM PST

                                                                                  Paul Barrett from Ladner writes:

                                                                                  Hiked to Teapot Hill from Camp Linley a Scout Camp to the south of Teapot Hill. The trail condition is good but not well marked and the final approach takes you up the south face of Teapot Hill. The final assent was first blazed by "Cabin 7" which I believe is part of the church camp in the area. Great view and a great hike. Return trip about 3 hrs.

                                                                                    Posted: March 13, 2009 09:21:49 AM PST

                                                                                    Mike from Vancouver writes:

                                                                                    Hiked up Teapot Hill today and got to the top and it was snowing!!! Snow at the end of March. It was nice seeing Cultus Lake below as snowflakes fell on the trees.

                                                                                    This is a nice hike if you're in the Cultus Lake area, otherwise it's a long drive from Vancouver.

                                                                                      Posted: March 30, 2008 01:47:54 AM PST

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