#5 Seymour Valley

An easy car-free ride in the North Shore Mountains to the Seymour Falls Dam. The route meanders along an undulating trailway through a forest of tall trees. A great ride on a hot summer’s day… under the canopy of  hundred-year-old trees.

Distance: 24 km roundtrip
Difficulty: easy with undulating hills
Surface and Traffic: Trailway: no cars, paved with some hardpacked trail, Spur4: gravel road, boardwalks, single track trails
Eats: take snacks or picnic, no food available

How to Get there: From Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, Exit 22A Lillooet Road, LEFT/NORTH Lillooet Rd past Capilano College, North Vancouver Cemetery to Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve

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Distance: 24km

Start/Park Entrance parking lot near Seymour Water Plant

  1. Enter park at round-about, RIGHT/NORTH on Seymour Valley Trailway
  2. *Option: take Old Growth trail
  3. Visit dam observation platform, return via same route
  4. *Spur 4 Route: North of fish hatchery, RIGHT/EAST across Bear Island bridge,
    RIGHT/SOUTH on gravel road, RIGHT/WEST across Spur4 Hydraulic Creek Bridge
  5. LEFT/SOUTH on Fishermans Trail (some boardwalk trails and single track)

Fishermans Trail – Seymour River

Giant Cedar on East side of Seymour River

Old Growth Trail

Bear Island Bridge joins trail on east side of river

Viewpoint overlooking Seymour Dam

 

Boardwalks + BoardRides!

Proof-Rider’s Gallery:

Thanks to Andrew for suggestions and photos … keep ’em coming!

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