By Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday
Featured during this enduringly renowned consultant are walks of 4 hours or much less inside of Vancouver and its environs. There are routes for each style, from ambles in alpine meadows at the North Shore to strolls alongside Burrard Inlet to walks within the Whistler hall. Ten new walks ensue within the rising eco-friendly areas round metro Vancouver. path instructions and maps were thoroughly up to date to make route-finding more straightforward and to focus on new gains alongside the trails. complete indexes aid walkers select a direction that’s compatible for the season, and their health point and time frame.
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S. by Publishers Group West Printed on acid-free paper that is forest friendly (100% post-consumer recycled paper) and has been processed chlorine free. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia through the Book Publishing Tax Credit and the Government of Canada through the Book Publishing Industry Development Program (BPIDP) for our publishing activities. Contents Key to Map Symbols Index Map Foreword Introduction VANCOUVER 1 UBC Gardens (North) 2 UBC Botanical Garden 3 Pacific Spirit Regional Park 4 Chancellor Woods 5 Point Grey 6 Musqueam/Fraser River 7 Jericho Park/Spanish Banks 8 English Bay 9 False Creek 10 Stanley Park 11 Renfrew Triangle 12 Champlain Heights EAST OF VANCOUVER 13 Burnaby Heights/Trans Canada Trail 14 Capitol Hill 15 Burnaby Mountain West/SFU 16 Burnaby Mountain 17 Barnet Trails 18 Burnaby Mountainside Trails 19 SFU/Stoney Creek 20 Burnaby Lake 21 Brunette River 22 Deer Lake Park West 23 Deer Lake 24 Molson Way (Central) 25 Molson Way (South) 26 Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park 27 Mundy Park 28 Shoreline Trail (Port Moody) 29 Sasamat Lake/Woodhaven Swamp 30 Buntzen Ridge 31 Belcarra Regional Park 32 Buntzen Lake 33 Colony Farm Regional Park 34 Ridge Park Loop 35 Coquitlam River/Town Centre Park 36 PoCo Trail 37 Woodland Walks (Lower Burke Ridge) 38 Minnekhada Regional Park WEST VANCOUVER 39 Whytecliff 40 Seaview/Larsen Bay 41 Trans Canada Trail/Nelson Creek Loop 42 Lighthouse Park 43 Sahalee/Caulfeild Loop 44 Caulfeild Trail/Klootchman Park 45 Whyte Lake Loop 46 Cypress Falls Park 47 Hollyburn Mountain 48 Lower Hollyburn 49 McDonald Creek/Larson Creek Loop 50 Brothers Creek Trails 51 Hollyburn Heritage Trails 52 Ballantree WEST / NORTH VANCOUVER 53 Capilano Canyon NORTH VANCOUVER 54 Bowser Trail 55 Baden-Powell Trail (Grouse Mountain) 56 Mosquito Creek 57 Mahon Park 58 Lynn Headwaters Loop 59 Rice Lake 60 Two-Canyon Loop 61 Fisherman’s Trail 62 Maplewood Flats Wildlife Sanctuary 63 Northlands Bridle Path 64 Historic Mushroom Loop 65 Three Chop/Old Buck Loop 66 Goldie Lake 67 Dog Mountain 68 Mystery Lake and Peak 69 Baden-Powell Trail (Deep Cove) 70 Indian Arm Parks SOUTH OF VANCOUVER 71 Lulu Island Dykes 72 Richmond South Dyke Trail 73 Richmond Nature Park 74 Deas Island 75 Boundary Bay Regional Park 76 Elgin Heritage Park 77 Redwood Park 78 South Surrey Urban Forests 79 Green Timbers Urban Forest FRASER VALLEY SOUTH 80 Tynehead Regional Park 81 Derby Reach Regional Park 82 Campbell Valley 83 Aldergrove Lake Regional Park 84 Matsqui Trail 85 Seven Sisters Trail 86 Teapot Hill FRASER VALLEY NORTH 87 Chatham Reach 88 Alouette River Dykes 89 Grant Narrows Regional Park 90 UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest 91 Mike Lake 92 Alouette Nature Loop 93 Gold Creek Trails 94 Kanaka Creek 95 Hayward Lake 96 Bear Mountain Trails 97 Mission Trail HOWE SOUND 98 Killarney Lake 99 Shannon Falls 100 Squamish Estuary SQUAMISH / WHISTLER 101 Four Lakes Trail 102 DeBeck Hill 103 Evans Lake Forest 104 Brohm Lake Interpretive Forest 105 Brohm Lake 106 Brandywine /Cal-Cheak 107 Crater Rim Loop 108 Cheakamus Lake 109 Shadow Lake Interpretive Forest Useful Books Web Sites Walking Times Round-trip Distances Acknowledgements Your hiking days are over, but your memory lives on long after in the walks and hikes in the mountains you have left behind in your books.
Take the left-hand one and head downhill. Soon joined by the Trans Canada Trail as it heads eastwards, your route runs north of the houses of Burnaby Heights, while on the left a narrow strip of deciduous forest grows down to water’s edge and, in summer, permits only glimpses of the ridges and valleys across the inlet through the leafy screen. Still, as compensation, there are notice boards and photos to inform McGill Park. you about life on the waterfront in its early days. Then, your distant views improve but, replacing the forest on your seaward side, the foreground is now a Chevron “tank farm” as you make your way across two little parks to North Willingdon Avenue, busy with gasoline trucks.
A left turn takes you to Fell and thus back to bus or car, your expedition to the hidden face of North Burnaby over. 5 hours Elevation gain 180 m (590 ft) High point 340 m (1115 ft) Paths and trails Good most of the year THE SPECTACULAR VIEWS attract many people, locals and visitors alike, to Burnaby Mountain and Simon Fraser University. Then the visitors find that the university is set in the midst of the Burnaby Mountain Conservation Area, with its mixed second-growth forest and streams that provide diverse habitats for a variety of wildlife.
109 Walks in British Columbia's Lower Mainland by Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday