All Routes

        Humble Roots Cranberry Loop

        It’s Cranberry Harvest Time and many Let’s Go Biking routes lead to some of the Best Cranberry fields in the World. Do you know cranberries are native to BC and were used by the First Nations as food, dye…

        Okanagan Rail Trail

        The Okanagan Rail Trail is open !!!! Link to Okanagan Rail Trail map. Zoom in to find out what’s ready-to-ride. It’s exciting to ride BC’s newest rail trail from Kelowna to Vernon along Okanagan Lake, Woods Lake and Kalamalka…

        Willingdon Linear Park

        There’s an exciting new park in Burnaby – Willingdon Linear Park.  This 1.2km scenic urban trail runs 13 blocks along Willingdon Avenue, from Brentwood Towne Centre to Hastings Street. It has a lighted pathway for pedestrians and cyclists, street…

        Seaside Beaches

        Follow Seaside Greenway for 9km along Vanier Park, Kitsilano Beach, Point Grey Road, and explore beaches — Jericho, Locarno, and Spanish Banks. Touch ‘The Anchor’ sculpture and return via same route for an 18km ride, or continue up the…

        Vancouver to Steveston

        Ride the rails-to-trails from Vancouver to Steveston. Start on the Arbutus Greenway, ride over the Canada Line Bridge, along Middle Arm Dyke Trail then follow Railway Greenway. Visit the historic fishing village of Steveston on the Fraser River…

        Willingdon Linear Park

        There’s an exciting new park in Burnaby – Willingdon Linear Park.  This 1.2km scenic urban trail runs 13 blocks along Willingdon Avenue, from Brentwood Towne Centre to Hastings Street. It has a lighted pathway for pedestrians and cyclists, street…

        The Drive

        Tour East Van and visit The Drive on the Adanac Bikeway. There are breweries to visit, murals to see, and restaurants and shops on Commercial Drive. Add on a loop through Strathcona and Chinatown. At the end of the…

        Canyon to Coast Trail

        One day the Canyon to Coast Trail will stretch from Hope to the Salish Sea along 550 km of trails. This section of the trail in Chilliwack parallels the Fraser River and connects two parks: Island 22 to Ferry…

        Sumas Dyke Trails

        There are many flat and scenic trails to explore on the dykes around the Sumas Prairie. What was once a large lake, drained in the 1920s, the Sumas Prairie is now home to dairy farms and berry fields. You’ll…

        False Creek + Granville Island

        Circle False Creek on the popular Seaside Greenway. The path is separated from cars making it fun for cyclists and pedestrians. Explore Granville Island and shop at the Public Market, then take your bike on Aquabus to continue the…

        Friesens Loop

        White Rock isn’t all hills ... there are many flat routes and the locals know them! Ride through White Rock and stop for lunch in Crescent Beach! You’ll see ocean views and grand houses along the way.…

        South Surrey Trails

        There are many parks to explore in South Surrey. Start at Elgin Park, follow the Nicomekl River shoreline, ride the historic Semiahmoo trail, circle Southmere Park lakes, wind through Dogwood Park trails, Crescent Park, see Blackie Spit and…

        Mosquito Creek

        The Great Trail follows Mosquito Creek from William Griffin Park and connects to the North Shore Spirit Trail at Bewicke. Follow the Spirit Trail to Kings Mill Walk for views of Vancouver and lunch at Thomas Haas. Add…

        Southlands

        You can feel miles from the city in Vancouver’s Southlands neighbourhood, a rural area near UBC and the Musqueam Nation. Starting from Pacific Spirit Park, explore wooded trails, visit the Musqueam Cultural Centre, and pass by the Southlands Riding…

        Crosstown + Queens Park

        Summertime is a great time to head out on the Crosstown Greenway to Queens Park in New Westminster. From 22nd Street Station to Braid Station ride by heritage houses, visit Queens Park, ride the easy Millennium Trail, then explore…

        Portside Bikeway

        Follow the Vancouver shoreline on Portside Bikeway. See the Container Port, tugs and fireboats, and enjoy views of The Lions and North Shore mountains. Explore New Brighton Park’s easy trails and discover the greenways and gardens of Hastings Park.…

        Burnaby Lakes + Creeks

        Visit Burnaby’s two largest lakes on this route. Start at Stoney Creek, explore Burnaby Lake and Deer Lake then return via the CVG - Central Valley Greenway along the Brunette River.…

        Campbell Valley

        Circle Campbell Valley Park and visit three wineries — Township 7, Domaine de Chaberton and Vista D’Oro. You’ll see meadows, horses, and wineries — oh my! The whole loop is 27km, bring a picnic lunch, or munch at Chaberton…

        Pemberton S – L – O – W Food Cycle ~ 19 Aug 2018

        Slow Food Cycle tours are very popular and they are getting better each year with more farms opening their doors and showing us the slow side of food. Pemberton Slow Food Cycle  is the third Sunday in August. What’s Slow…

        Okanagan Rail Trail – Rotary Ride July 22, 2018

        On July 22, 2018 join a cycling event, in support of the Okanagan Rail Trail. More information: Rotary Ride for Okanagan Rail Trail andFacebook/Rotary Ride About the Okanagan Rail Trail: The rail corridor between Coldstream and Kelowna has been secured and the…

        Arbutus Greenway

        Here comes the Arbutus Greenway ― a dream come true for Vancouver! This former railway is now a safe urban space for people to enjoy. The trail starts near Granville Island and runs 8.5km on a paved and separated…

        Evergreen Skytrain Cycling

        Bring your bike out to the TriCities on the Evergreen Line! The long awaited, much anticipated Skytrain line to Coquitlam is open. Now you can ride from station to station and eliminate some of the Coquitlam and Port Moody…

        Coquitlam Crosstown

        Commuters will love this west to east route across Coquitlam from Burnaby to Port Coquitlam. It’s mostly flat on shared roads and some bikeways.  …

        Seaside Greenway

        Seaside Greenway is the most popular bike route in Vancouver. On a dedicated bike path separated from cars, it is safe for riders of all ages and abilities, and fun for pedestrians and joggers, too. The route follows The…

        Colony Farm

        The city feels far away when you’re cycling the fields of Colony Farm in Port Coquitlam. The whole family can enjoy these easy trails along the Coquitlam River, especially on a sunny day when the mountains are covered in…

        Fort to Fort Trail

        Sometimes there’s the perfect ride — this is one of my favourites — the river and valley views are spectacular. The route follows the The Great Trail through farm fields along the Fraser River to Fort Langley. For a…

        Stanley Park

        The Stanley Park Seawall is Vancouver’s most famous ride. Part of The Great Trail, dozens of people ride this popular route every day, especially on weekends. Once the kids are confident on their bikes this is a great ride.…

        Seymour Valley

        Ride in the Seymour Lower Conservation Reserve on a car-free paved multi-use trail rolling through the forest to the Seymour Dam. A great ride on a hot summer’s day under the canopy of hundred-year-old trees. Bring a picnic and…

        Ridge Meadows Dykes

        Explore the flat and scenic dyke trails of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge along the Alouette River, with views of the mountains and farm fields. This ride is one of the easiest, a favourite any time of the year…

        Shoreline Trail

        If you build it, they will come! Port Moody’s Shoreline Trail bike path has been a success since the day it opened.  Families come from all over to cycle this easy and fun route on a separated paved bike…

        Steveston South Dyke Trail

        A favourite and easy ride — from art sculptures to boats, an old fishing village with many shops and restaurants, three museums, a boardwalk, wildlife — this ride has it all.…

        Pitt River Greenway

        This section of The Great Trail runs along the Pitt and Fraser rivers. You’ll ride by cranberry fields, see planes come and go from the Pitt Meadows Airport, and can have lunch at Stomping Grounds in Osprey Village.…

        Barnston Island + Surrey Bend

        Here’s an easy ride that has a bonus of a ferry ride! It’s really a barge pushed by a tugboat, so that makes it all the better. Start at Surrey Bend Park and explore the trails, then bike…

        Central Valley Greenway

        A multi-use pedestrian and cycling route linking New Westminster, Burnaby and Vancouver, the CVG-Central Valley Greenway is a great place to walk, run, or ride. From end to end the 25km route is flat, separated and safe with many…

        Ridge Meadows Circle

        Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge are made for cycling. The full circle is mostly on dyke trails and quiet shared roads. You’ll see cranberry fields, three rivers, an airport, pumpkin patches; and might spot eagles, herons, and horses…

        Cranberry Trail

        October is Cranberry Harvest in Pitt Meadows. Ride past two cranberry bogs on the Pitt River Greenway and watch small planes come and go at Pitt Meadows Airport!    …

        Whistler Valley Trail

        There’s over 40km of Valley Trail to explore in Whistler. My favourite route visits Lost Lake, Green Lake, and Alta Lake. For a Five-Lake tour, add on Nita and Alpha Lakes! The route is great for cyclists, walkers,…

        Pemberton Meadows

        Ride  the flat Pemberton Valley any time of the year on this flat road with moderate traffic, suitable for intermediate riders and road bikers. You’ll see potatoes growing in the fields and enjoy views of Mount Currie. Beginners will enjoy this…

        Myra Canyon ~ Kettle Valley Railway KVR

        The Myra Canyon is one of the most exciting and scenic bike rides in BC! On this section of the Kettle Valley Railway there are 16 wood trestles, 2 steel bridges, and 2 tunnels. Start from the east entrance at Myra…

        North Shore Spirit Trail

        That’s the Spirit…Trail! For a fun and easy ride head over to the North Shore and enjoy the Spirit Trail. The well-signed route is a safe and separated pathway with lots to discover along the way. Ride to the…

        BC Parkway

        For a great city ride through New Westminster, Burnaby and Vancouver, take the BC Parkway. The mostly flat route follows the Skytrain most of the way. It’s 18km long from the Fraser River to Trout Lake. I start at…

        Fraser Shores

        Explore Burnaby’s Fraser Foreshore Park and Vancouver’s River District Trail on this section of the Canyon to Coast Trail. Ride the Fraser River shoreline and look for tugboats, barges, and log booms. There are places to stop and view…

        Matsqui Meander

        Visit Matsqui Trail Park for a flat and easy ride along the Fraser River dykes. Enjoy views of the river and surrounding farmlands on this section of the Trans Canada Great Trail. Beginning riders will enjoy the easy Willband…

        Ridgeway Loop

        Vancouver’s Ridgeway Greenway is a linear exploration of a string of parks, walkways, seating areas, and public art.  Look around you as you ride — and look up — there’s art everywhere.…

        Minnekhada

        Minnekhada was once the hunting lodge of Eric Hamber, Lieutenant Governor of BC in the early 1900s and is now a popular park. Follow The Great Trail along the Coquitlam River and join the Poco Trail through Port Coquitlam…

        Okanagan River Path

        If you are travelling to the Okanagan head to Oliver BC and ride the paved bike path along the Okanagan River Channel.  The trail is accessible from many spots along the way – including the Visitor’s Center which has…

        Boundary Bay Trail

        Boundary Bay Park is a perfect place for beginning riders. There are many ways to enjoy the easy dyke trails. Start anywhere along the route or do the whole thing. Centennial Beach has an easy loop, Boundary Bay dyke…

        Delta Watershed

        There’s a very unassuming park in the Delta Watershed that runs along Cougar Creek and beside Burns Bog. You feel as if you are miles away from the world on this woodsy trail with a river beside it. There are…

        West Dyke + Middle Arm

        Ride the Middle Arm dyke trail along the Fraser River with views of the airport, UBC rowing club, and Richmond Oval. From Terra Nova Park continue on West Dyke Trail looking for spotted cows, herons, ducks, and turtles. …

        City Circle

        Explore Vancouver on the Seaside Greenway and through Chinatown and Gastown on this city loop. You’ll follow the shoreline from the Convention Center, around Stanley Park, and along False Creek. The views are spectacular any time of the year…

        Vedder River Trails

        This scenic riverside trail is easy for beginners and great for walking and running, too. The route stretches from Vedder Crossing to the Vedder Canal. There is parking at both ends, entry points along the trail and choices if…

        Burrard Inlet Trails

        There’s something for everyone on the Burrard Inlet trails. In Barnet Marine Park, Drummond Trail is flat and easy, Burnaby Mountain Bike Skills Park is fun for kids of all ages, Cougar Trail is a moderate ride, and there’s…

        Queen Elizabeth Park Loop

        This route follows five Vancouver Greenways: Seaside, Cypress, Arbutus, Ridgeway, and Ontario. Queen Elizabeth Park is the highest spot in the city. Once a rock quarry, the park is famous for city views, Quarry Gardens, Bloedel Conservatory,…

        Quay + Pier Park

        Exciting things are happening down by the river! An easy and meandering route along New Westminster’s riverfront with a visit to the new Pier Park on the Fraser River. There’s lots to see and do on the waterfront ―…

        Tynehead Park

        Tynehead lies on the Green Timbers Greenway route. The wide paved path is completely off road, perfect for beginning riders. Make a day exploring the park ― there’s lots to discover. The park pathway is large and wide for cyclists and pedestrians…

        Green Timbers + Tynehead Park

        There are miles of greenways in Surrey to explore! This route follows the Green Timbers Greenway and links two easy parks for cyclists — Green Timbers and Tynehead. Most of the route is flat and easy, there is…

        Deep Cove

        There’s lots to see and do in Deep Cove on this cycling and walking route. See the ruins of the old mill in Cates Park, ride through Dollarton, choose the flat Spirit Trail, or climb the hills and trails…

        Surrey Shores

        Three parks in South Surrey offer something for everyone. Beginners can explore Crescent Beach, Elgin Park and Serpentine Fen. More advanced riders can loop the parks together for a 30km ride with views west across Boundary Bay and north…

        Semiahmoo Trail

        Tucked in behind houses and through the woods is an easy gem of a trail in South Surrey ― the last remaining bit of the historic Semiahmoo Trail.  Originally a First Nations footpath and later upgraded to a wagon…

        Town Centre + Coquitlam River

        Explore Town Centre Park and the Coquitlam River on this easy ride. Accessible by Skytrain, the park has many paved trails and a BMX park ― great for beginners. Linking east from the park is the Coquitlam River…

        Queensborough

        Tucked away under New Westminster’s bridges is a quiet island getaway. In summer, the Q2Q Ferry runs from Westminster Quay to Port Royal. With very little traffic, a pathway around the eastern tip and a long dyke trail, there’s…

        Lochside Trail

        When the kiddos are a bit older or with the chariot trailing behind and you are up for an island getaway, try the Lochside Trail from Swartz Bay to Victoria. Park at the Tsawwassen ferry terminal day lot and cycle onto the ferry. This…

        Galloping Goose Trail

        The Galloping Goose Trail is named after the passenger train #15813 that ran twice a day from Sooke to Victoria from 1922-1931. The trail is popular and it makes for a great 2-3 day trip. There are many BBs and campgrounds along…

        Lynn Creek

        There are two short but fun routes on Lynn Creek on the North Shore. Upper Lynn Creek has a more advanced trail and you can connect to Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. For a short and sweet ride explore Lower…

        Pacific Spirit Park

        There’s nothing like feeling a million miles away from the city and it’s do-able, just a short distance from Vancouver — in Pacific Spirit Park. The trails vary through the park, from wide and easy to hilly and…

        Nanaimo

        Explore the bike paths at Nanaimo Harbour.  A map is posted along the harbour and copies are available at the Visitors Center or click on the link below. Head along the shore on the Harbourside Walkway, the Queen Elizabeth Promenade then take the little ferry over to…

        Iona Jetty

        Just north of the Vancouver Airport is an easy ride with a combo of dyke, road, and would you believe it — a 4km jetty into the ocean! You might see jets landing and taking off, and eagles, herons,…

        Nicomekl

        I love the name of this one...Nicomekl...from the Stó:lō people, it means the route to go or the pathway. The Nicomekl River starts from a spring east of Langley and meanders west to Mud Bay near Crescent Beach. Explore…

        Confederation to New Brighton … Parks, that is !

        Today’s ride joins two parks – Confederation Park in Burnaby and New Brighton in Vancouver. The two parks are linked via The Great Trail. New Brighton Park is one of my favourite ‘beginner-riders’ parks – cycling up and down the…

        Poco Trail

        The Poco Trail is one of the most popular rides in Metro Vancouver. It’s flat, off road, and scenic...the perfect combo for a great day. The trail circles Port Coquitlam weaving through parks and on the dykes of…

        Coquitlam Parks

        Take Evergreen Skytrain line to explore Coquitlam’s parks. From Burquitlam Station the route runs through neighbourhoods and parks. Visit the playground and sculpture garden in Blue Mountain Park, circle Como Lake, and ride through the urban forest…

        Westham Island

        For those who love birds and ducks and geese (and who doesn’t?) how about a ride to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary on Westham Island? Start from Ladner for an 18km ride or start from Westham Island bridge for a…

        Brunswick Point

        For a quiet ride with the kids, try Brunswick Point in Ladner. There’s lots of bird watching along the shores - keep your eyes open for flocks of ducks, fishing herons, eagles, and migrating birds. A great ride for…

        Millennium Trail

        Start from Deas Island Park and bike Millennium Trail to the Marina and back, or continue west and explore the town of Ladner. Return via same route or along the slough near Commodore. Enjoy a walk in Deas Island…

        Great Blue Heron Way

        Sometimes when riding we think...where in the world are we? This was certainly true as we cycled along the Great Blue Heron Way in Tsawwassen First Nation. This is a little gem of a ride near the ferry terminal, there’s…

        Ladner Loop-de-Doop!

        Ladner is a cyclist’s dream ... flat ... scenic ... and fun! Visit the quaint town of Ladner, then explore many trails — Brunswick Point, Great Blue Heron Way, through Tsawwassen and Beach Grove then onto Boundary Bay Trail.…

        Bike The Bridge!

        Ride the SeaBus to Lonsdale Quay­­, explore the North Shore Spirit Trail, ride over Lions Gate Bridge, and cruise through Stanley Park trails on this tour of the Port of Vancouver. Mostly flat on bikeways, trails, and quiet roads —…

        South Langley Trail

        This gem of a ride winds along the trails from Campbell Valley Park through forests and fields to Aldergrove Park and there are wineries to visit along the way. The ride can be done as an out and back,…

        Discovery Trail

        The Discovery Trail winds from park to park from the west side of Abbotsford to Sumas Mountain. It’s especially nice in the fall with views of Mt Baker. There are two sections to the trail: West and East.…

        Fraser Loop

        Explore the shores of the Fraser River on this loop. The route is flat with varied terrain, a mix of easy park trails and bikeways, and busy road sections with no bike lanes. Start in Burnaby from the…

        Roller Coaster

        This is an undulating ride and you’ll see why we call it Roller Coaster when you Wahoo! down Olund hill. It’s 40km of ups and downs, but mostly downs, and is one of our favourite rides.…

        Burnaby Scenic + Adanac Bikeway Loop

        Enjoy this scenic loop on Burrard Inlet, around the city, and along Adanac Bikeway. You’ll see the inlet, North Shore Mountains, Port of Vancouver, Strathcona, and East Van. Start from Vancouver or Burnaby ― either way it’s a great…

        Point Roberts Circle

        There’s something very satisfying about a circle ride and Point Roberts is perfect for this. This tiny bit of the seaside USA lies just south of Vancouver — a quick drive away. The route rounds the penninsula and there’s lots to…

        West Van Exploring

        The ride starts at Ambleside Park and winds through the hills and roads of West Vancouver. It’s a winding meander of West Van’s shoreline through Caulfield Park, Lighthouse Park, Whytecliff Park, and Horseshoe Bay. You’ll ride high above the…

        White Rock + South Surrey Loop

        Explore historic trails of South Surrey and beaches of White Rock on this loop. Ride the Semiahmoo Trail along the Nicomekl River, visit Crescent Beach and Blackie Spit, then ride past the beaches of White Rock — a great…

        Sea to Sky Trail – Whistler to Brandywine Falls

        We rode a section of the Sea to Sky Trail from Whistler Village to Brandywine Falls. Oh Wow! What a vision these trail builders have and I can’t wait for them to finish the rest of this fantastic mountain biking trail. From Whistler…

        Experience the Fraser ~ Canyon to Coast Trail

        One day we will be able to cycle from Hope to Steveston along the Fraser River 550 kilometers, a chain of parks Oh Wow ! The Coast to Canyon Trail ~ Experience the Fraser will connect Hope to the Salish…

        Othello Quintette Tunnels

        For a dramatic ride, check out the Othello Quintette tunnels in Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park.  Located just east of Hope BC are some of the best preserved tunnels on the old Kettle Valley Railway and a short bike ride along…

        Pender Island

        Let’s go Island Hopping! Pender Island is one of the larger of the Gulf Island and great for biking. All of the islands are hilly just remember… every climb leads to an exhilarating downhill. We love heading out on the…

        Galiano Island

        Galiano Island looked so flat on the map and seemed like such an easy ride — only 21km from end to end. This is one long, undulating and hilly ride! Distance: 21km each way, 42 km return For lots more information and great routes…

        Gabriola Island

        This summer explore more of the Gulf Islands.  Gabriola Island is just off Nanaimo and accessible by a short ferry ride. Distance: 40km loop For lots more information and great routes on all the Gulf Islands, pick up a…

        Victoria Seaside Tour

        Victoria is a great city to visit and the biking is easy.  Tour the city on the Seaside Route. The ride follows the shoreline with great ocean views and on a clear day Washington State’s Olympic Mountains are visible in the…

        Around Richmond

        Loop around Richmond’s many trails. Ride along the Middle Arm Dyke then follow West Dyke Trail. Circle Garry Point Park for views over the Salish Sea. Visit the historic fishing village of Steveston on the Fraser River and…

        Pitt Lake

        There’s a gem of a ride in Pitt Meadows. It involves a bit of dyke trail and bumpy road surface along Rannie Road, but the views are like a Van Gogh painting…so pump up your tires and head out!…

        Glen Valley

        In the fall, the valley calls. Pick up a picnic lunch in Fort Langley and head east along River Road. The route starts with a small climb then meanders on quiet country roads east of Historic Fort Langley. You’ll…

        UBC Explorer

        For a great adventure at any time of the year, take a trip out to the University of British Columbia. There’s lots to see and do on this route―museums, park trails, riverside paths, and art. There are many…

        The Green Necklace

        The Green Necklace connects North Vancouver city parks in a continuous loop of safe and separated greenways. The route was originally conceived in 1907 and laid out in North Vancouver City’s original town plan. Much of the route has…

        Penticton to Adra Tunnel KVR

        Ride one of the most popular rides near Penticton goes up to the Adra tunnel and Rock Ovens Park on the Kettle Valley Railway.  You will see stone and rock ovens built by the workers constructing the railway. This…

        Naramata Winery Tour

        Take a winery tour along the Naramata Benchlands from Penticton this summer or fall when the grapes are being harvested.  The ride is easy and follows the old Kettle Valley Railway for much of the route. Distance: 46km Rating…

        Penticton City Circle

        Penticton is a cyclists dream. There are beaches to explore, quiet tree-lined paths, lazy riversides, flat and wide city streets and the rail-to-trail Kettle Valley Railway. Distance: 17km Rating: Intermediate some road sections Cue Sheet: 1. Starting from the…

        Osoyoos to Penticton

        A few summers ago we stayed at Burrowing Owl Winery and did this ride.  It was about 100km return – a long day, but so fun! Distance: 100km + Rating: Advanced – some trails, some road riding Cue Sheet:…

        Oliver Winery Tour

        Bring some panniers for this circle route through Oliver Wine Country. The route is a mix of gravel trail, paved riverside pathways and road riding with a few hills for fun. There are dozens of wineries along the way.…

        Belcarra Park + Sasamat Lake

        How about a ride out to my neck of the woods ― Belcarra Park? It offers a variety of terrain: trails, shared roads, challenging hills, and a bit of singletrack. Visit Sasamat Lake, see views of Indian Arm, and…

        Osoyoos Circle Tour

        Osoyoos fills with families and beachgoers every summer.  Boats zip around on the lakes and chairs stretch out on the sandy beaches.  We arrived at our hotel on the lakeshore with our car loaded with bikes for the whole…

        Harbour Loop

        Explore Vancouver’s busy harbour on this scenic loop. See freighters, grain elevators, and tugs. Cycle over the Lions Gate and Ironworkers bridges. Ride the North Shore Spirit Trail, Seaside Greenway, and Portside Bikeway around the Port of Vancouver.…

        Stoney Creek + Brunette River

        Ride along two waterways in East Burnaby ― Stoney Creek and the Brunette River. You’ll see salmon habitat, a community garden, a dam...and maybe a DRAGON! Combining transit and trails, the route starts at Burquitlam Station and ends…

        BMUT = Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail

        The Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail - BMUT is fine anytime of the year, but especially on crisp fall days riding through piles of leaves. It’s an easy route - mostly flat on a paved and separated greenway. There are lunch…

        BMUT to Gastown

        The Evergreen Skytrain has opened lots of possibilities for one way rides. Starting from Lougheed Station, this route follows the Burnaby Mountain Urban Trail then Burnaby Scenic trail around Capitol Hill, continues on Portside Greenway along Burrard Inlet, and…

        Hoy Creek Salmon Search

        Take the kids on a short and sweet ride along Hoy Creek in Coquitlam and Scott Creek. In the fall watch for returning salmon and visit the Hoy Creek Fish Hatchery; one of four major salmon producing creeks in the…

        David’s Loop

        Explore the creeks of Coquitlam and Port Moody on this loop. Start from Town Centre Park in Coquitlam and ride the David Greenway through Bert Flinn Park, down April Road, along Alderside, and Port Moody’s Shoreline Trail. Stop…

        New Westminster Loop

        On this loop you’ll ride past heritage houses, explore Queen’s Park, discover Pier Park, visit Westminster Quay, and see the riverfront. The ride is great anytime of the year, especially in the spring when the cherry blossoms are out,…

        Seaplanes, Seabuses + Seaports

        Vancouver’s Seaport is one of my favourite places to ride and explore.  This ride is thanks to Lisa at Vancouver Family Biking.  It’s an easy route for riders of all ages and abilities and great for families with chariots…

        Around the Mountain

        She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain on this ride! Loop around Burnaby Mountain ― hills, crunchy trails and a bit of Wahoo! singletrack. For the full route, start from Port Moody and climb up through the hills of Glenayre; or…

        Stave Lake Railway Trail

        If you are looking for an easy trail near Mission try the Railway Trail along Stave Lake and the Hayward Reservoir. The trail is easy on a hardpacked trail that follows an old rail bed. This ride makes a…

        Three Bridges ~ Port Mann, Golden Ears, Pitt River

        Enjoy three bridges, three parks, and three greenways on this loop around the Fraser River. Ride over the Port Mann Bridge, through Surrey, over the Golden Ears Bridge, along the Pitt River Greenway, and the Poco Trail.…

        Railway Greenway

        Ride the rails in Richmond on the Railway Greenway.  This rails-to-trails project follows the Lulu Island route of the British Columbia Electric Railroad connecting Vancouver to Steveston, a busy fishing community on the South Arm of the Fraser River.…

        Blue Heron Loop

        Framed by the mountains in the north and circling blueberry fields, this is one of my favourite places to ride and walk. There’s some fun singletrack and rocky sections on this one so take your mountain bike. …

        Alouette Lake

        For those who like undulating road rides, views of snowcapped mountains, a huge lake with a beach, a campground, streams and nature trails … try the road to Alouette Lake in Maple Ridge. Distance: 36km Rating: Intermediate – mostly…

        Sea to Sky Trail – Green Lake

        The Sea to Sky Green Lake section is Ready to Ride… or walk – both are great.  The route is well laid out, wide and gravel surfaced. To find the trailhead follow the Valley Trail from Whistler Village to the beach at…

        Nelson Lakeshore Trail

        There’s lots of great biking going on in Nelson BC, but for the beginning rider … try the easy Lakeshore Trail.  You can start near the town and ride north or south for the full length. There’s a beach…

        Sea Island Exploring

        There’s lots to ‘see’ on Sea Island in Richmond. For those who like exploring and singletrack, arrive by Skytrain and follow the Fraser River trails to the Coast Guard station. Visit Flight Path Park and watch the hustle and…

        Burlington Rail Trail

        The Burlington Rail trail is part of a much larger ride that extends from Nelson to Salmo. The trail is perched high above Nelson and worth the climb from town to ride or walk the route.  As with all…

        Galena Trail

        Just north of Nelson BC, the town of New Denver sits on the shores of Slocan Lake.  Heading out on the Slocan River and following the old rail line is the Galena Trail.  This ride is a perfect introduction…

        Bellingham South Bay Trail

        Bellingham has been busy building biking and pedestrian trails.  The South Bay Trail runs along the historic waterfront from Fairhaven towards Bellingham. It’s an easy ride for kids from 1- 99. More is planned but for the time being you will…

        Bellingham Interurban Trail

        When you’re ready to explore a bit of singletrack and some trails south of the border, try the Bellingham Interurban Trail. The trailhead starts just south of Fairhaven along an old railbed that has been resurrected as a walking and…

        San Juan Island Hopping

        The San Juan Islands are perfect for island hopping and traveling by bike. What’s better than loading up the panniers and heading out on a car-less journey to many islands linked by ferries. There’s lots to explore and the riding is…

        Lopez Island

        Lopez Island is the flattest of all the San Juan Islands = a great place to ride with kids. There are many routes to discover.  Here are two we have enjoyed: LOPEZ – SOUTH ISLAND LOOP We rented bikes at…

        American Camp

        SAN JUAN ISLAND is one of the largest islands and there are many routes and loops to explore. Traffic is minimal and the roads are good for biking. There are dozens of hotels and B+B’s to choose from.  Friday Harbour is…

        Orcas Island

        Orcas Island is one of the largest of the San Juan Islands. It is Very Hilly and the roads have very few safe shoulders so it is not the best island for kids to ride. But it is do-able…

        Burke-Gilman Trail

        The most famous of the Rail-Trails and Seattle’s much loved bike route is the Burke-Gilman Trail. Along the trail there are dinosaurs, a rocket, 3 billy goats and a humongous troll. Keep your eyes open for these and more! The…

        Discovery Park Loop and Ballard Locks

        West Point Lighthouse ~ Discovery Park It’s name says it all … Discovery and that’s what we did on this short loop ride around the park. We arrived from the west following the signs from the Elliott Bay Trail.…

        Elliott Bay Trail

        Every now and then it’s fun to explore somewhere else.  We headed south to Seattle this summer and found some fun rides. 1. Elliott Bay Trail – Right from our hotel in the city center, we rode down a…

        Lake Union Loop

        Loops are fun to ride and this one in Seattle has alot to see along the way — from new parks, a wooden boat yard, bridges, Gas Works park with it’s hill and city views to Fremont – The Center…

        Woodinville Wine Country

        Woodinville is located near the Sammammish River Trail which links to the Burke-Gilman Rail-Trail into Seattle. Wine and cycling combined… We loaded up the bikes on the bike rack on the front of a Seattle City bus and headed…

        TransCanada Trail – BC

        The TransCanada GREAT Trail Cycle, hike, wheel, paddle, ride, ski or snowmobile through a Canada’s landscapes – urban, rural and wilderness, along greenways, waterways and roadways on the longest trail in the world! This year celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and…