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Vancouver’s Best Hiking Trails

The Peak at Whistler

The Lower Mainland has numerous amazing places for hiking, including some of the best hiking trails in the world on the North Shore.

Vancouver’s Best Places for Hiking

There are many fabulous hiking venues to choose from in the Lower Mainland, but below are some of the best.

Hiking on the North Shore

Conservation Path to Rice Lake
LSCR path to Rice Lake

Hiking Near the City of Vancouver

  • Burnaby Mountain – a park in Burnaby with walking trails and views of Vancouver and the North Shore mountains.
  • Pacific Spirit Regional Park – some of the best forested trails within the City of Vancouver itself.
  • Stanley Park – get off the seawall and you’ll find some amazing trails through the forest.

Hiking in the Sea to Sky Region

  • Alice Lake – a lake with nice fairly level trails near Squamish.
  • Stawamus Chief – for mountain climbing and more serious hikes.
  • Sea to Sky Gondola –  people can hike all the way up to the attraction and then take the gondola back down, or up take the ride both ways and simply hike around at the top. There are also exceptional trails into the back country.

Click Sea to Sky to learn more about the region.

Other Places to Hike in the Lower Mainland

Other Information

For details about lots of other great places for hiking, see the website vancouvertrails.com.

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