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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…