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Sumas Lake Loop

Did you know there was once a large lake on the Sumas Prairie? Semá:th Xo:tsa (Sumas Lake) was home to the Stó:lō people for millennia. In the early 1920s settlers lobbied government to drain the lake to create farm land. You can cycle the route around…

Grey Canal Vernon

The Grey Canal surrounds the city of Vernon. Perched high up the hills the route follows the canal bed and offers views over the valley and lakes. Thanks to JP Squire for a great article and for Ribbons of…

Backyard Bliss – share your finds!

This past year so many readers enjoyed discovering their own backyard … trails, parks and neighbourhood routes all over BC. There was a boom of visitors to the Let’s Go Biking blog and Vancouver and Okanagan guidebooks became best-sellers.…

Merritt

For those who love grasslands, singletracks and exploring … come to Merritt! From easy city walks to exciting mountain biking, Merritt has something for everyone. The Merritt Mountain Bike Association (MMBA) is your local go-to-cycling-resource. They organize beginner rides…

Let’s Go Biking ~ Shuswap

From broad valleys with orchards and cozy farms and a variety of shorelines in between, there’s exciting cycling in the Shuswap and there are dozens of routes in the new guidebook: Let’s Go Biking to the Okanagan & Beyond.…

North Star Rail Trail + Chief Isadore Trail

The mountain views get bolder as you travel The Great Trail from Kimberley, down through the Rocky Mountain Trench beyond Cranbrook toward the Rockies at Wardner. There are over 150 km of trails in this region making it the…

Columbia & Western Rail Trail

The C&W Rail Trail is one of the most popular sections of The Great Trail. From Midway to Castlegar there are sweeping views of the Granby Valley, Lower Arrow valleys, and so much more. There are tunnels and trestles…

Slocan Valley Rail Trail

Winding gently through one of the most beautiful river valleys in British Columbia, the Slocan Valley Rail Trail offers easy access to 50 km of breath-taking scenery. Following the contours of the Slocan River, the trail makes its way…

Okanagan Valley

Discover over 140 easy, interesting and adventurous routes from Osoyoos to Shuswap Lake and across southern British Columbia. Enjoy traveling the Myra Canyon, Kettle Valley Railway, Okanagan Rail Trail and The Great Trail of Canada.  Meander along rivers and…

Semiahmoo + Birch Bay

There’s a great ride on the Semiahmoo Penninsula and into Birch Bay.  The route is fun anytime of the year, but especially interesting from May to September when The Plover runs from Blaine Harbour to Semiahmoo. Semiahmoo Spit is scenic…

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…

Friesens Ride

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…