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Vancouver is unique in that one can escape the city and be in a remote area within an hour or two. There are so many incredible trails to explore, and places to camp, so close by. Backpacking, Camping, Concrete Jungle, Day Hike, Adventure Awaits, Hiking Trails, The Places Youll Go, Vancouver, The Incredibles

14 Incredible Overnight Hikes around Vancouver

Everyone loves a good day hike. But there’s something special about setting off by foot - carrying the gear needed to make it through several nights in the wild. Backpacking creates the opportunity to discover remote and beautiful locations. It allows you to escape more crowded areas. And it gives you the time to fully disconnect. To leave behind the stress and worries of the concrete jungle.

Welcome to the official Sunshine Coast Trail website. Hut to Hut Hiking 180 km hiking trail Powell River, West Coast Trail, State Of Oregon, Gap Year, Sunshine Coast, Hiking Trails, Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, Kayaking

Sunshine Coast Trail | Hut to Hut Hiking | Powell River

At 180-kilometre the Sunshine Coast Trail is Canada's longest hut-to-hut hiking trail, a remarkable back country experience near Powell River.

juan de fuca If you have your eye on Vancouver Island as an adventure destination - and we hope that you do - then you likely already know that our Island is not only home to a diverse and unique alpine hiking sc. West Coast Trail, Suspension Bridge, Pebble Beach, Vancouver Island, Sandy Beaches, Coastal, Waterfall, Scenery, Wildlife

Thru-Run the Juan de Fuca Trail

At 47km long and only ~ 1 hour from a major centre, Victoria, BC, the Juan de Fuca is the shortest, most accessible of Vancouver Island's iconic coastal trails. As Rachel Kristensen describes in her description of hiking the trail, it typically takes backpackers 3+ days to travel it end-to-end - running it means you get to pack all of that awesome gobsmacking scenery into one fun-filled day - huzzah! Along the way you'll pass through old-growth and second-growth forest; along sandy beaches…

juan de fuca If you have your eye on Vancouver Island as an adventure destination - and we hope that you do - then you likely already know that our Island is not only home to a diverse and unique alpine hiking sc. West Coast Trail, Suspension Bridge, Pebble Beach, Vancouver Island, Sandy Beaches, Coastal, Waterfall, Scenery, Wildlife

Thru-Run the Juan de Fuca Trail

At 47km long and only ~ 1 hour from a major centre, Victoria, BC, the Juan de Fuca is the shortest, most accessible of Vancouver Island's iconic coastal trails. As Rachel Kristensen describes in her description of hiking the trail, it typically takes backpackers 3+ days to travel it end-to-end - running it means you get to pack all of that awesome gobsmacking scenery into one fun-filled day - huzzah! Along the way you'll pass through old-growth and second-growth forest; along sandy beaches…

Hike to Cascade Falls near Mission BC to stand on the suspension bridge while watching the waterfall descend almost 100 feet to the pool below. Cascade Falls, Suspension Bridge, Parking Lot, British Columbia, Gate, Trail, Waterfall, Hiking, Platform

Hike to Cascade Falls, British Columbia

Hike to Cascade Falls near Mission BC to stand on the suspension bridge while watching the waterfall descend almost 100 feet to the pool below.

 Lesser-known, secluded hike in west coast rainforest. Easy hike to a waterfall. All-season, dog-friendly trail. 45 minutes from Vancouver. Dog Friends, West Coast, Trail, Hiking, Explore, Park, British Columbia, Waterfalls, Italy

Hike to Sawblade Falls

To reach the trailhead, follow Harper Road until you reach the Port Coquitlam Gun Club, then park along the side of the road. Walk past the yellow gate and take the first trail to your left. About 10 minutes down the trail, you will reach a gravel logging road. Take an immediate left down the path, Woodland Walk Trail. Continue into the forest until you reach a clearing where new power lines are being installed. Turn left and walk under the power lines. You will cross Prichett Creek (the…

If you& constantly inspired by our local mountains, it& be an easy decision to pack up and spend a night on this easy-to-access, surprisingly stunning ridge, located in North Vancouver. On A Clear Day, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Night Time, Outdoor Gear, Tent, Camping, Explore, Mountains

Camp on Thunderbird Ridge

A well-worn and marked winter route in the Grouse Mountain slackcountry. It offers 360 views of the Lower Mainland and beyond (think Mt. Baker on a clear day).