Flood Falls (also known as the Flood-Hope Falls) is a quick and easy hike starting alongside Highway 1 in Hope. Located just 20 minutes north of Bridal Veil Falls in Chilliwack, Flood Falls is less-often visited, but no less impressive. As the entire hike can be completed casually in about 30 minutes, it’s a great option for families, and anyone wanting to stretch their legs during a long drive through Hope.
The Coquitlam Crunch is a popular trail primarily used for exercise. The route starts off Landsdowne Dr. near Eagle Ridge Elementary School and climbs straight up Westwood Plateau in Coquitlam. The total return-trip is 4.4 kilometers and takes about 1.5 hours on average.
Munro Lake and Dennett Lake are two beautiful lakes which can be accessed via a steep hike in Pinecone Burke Provincial Park, Coquitlam. The lakes are close to each other, although separated by about 120 meters of elevation.
The winter route to First Pump Peak on Mount Seymour is a popular snowshoe trail on the North Shore. The snowshoe route is marked by B.C. Parks and is a nice alternative to the snowshoe trail to Dog Mountain for those looking for a more challenging hike.
Widgeon Falls is a popular day-hike, with a fun twist. You need to take a canoe or kayak to reach the trailhead.
Located on the northside of Pitt Lake, within Pinecone Burke Provincial Park, Widgeon Falls is a terrific way to spend a summer day. The trail is open year-round and is also a good option in the shoulder seasons.
Kayaks and canoes can be rented outside of the winter months at the dock from Pitt Lake Canoe Adventures. The paddle across Grant Narrows and up the Widgeon Slough takes about 60 to 75 minutes. The paddle to the trailhead is scenic, as you paddle through the peaceful and shallow waters of Widgeon Slough.
The West Coast Trail, or WCT. It’s a bucket-lister for many hikers from all over the globe. Located on the remote, west coast of Vancouver Island, the 75 km trail offers an unforgettable experience. eep sand, torrential rains, wind, tidal shelves, creek crossings, cable cars, countless ladders, thick mud, slippery logs.