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    Top Spots in and near Britannia Beach

    • West Vancouver, British Columbia

      Explore WhyteCliff Park, West Vancouver

      4.4
      Escape to the vanishing horizon of the Pacific Ocean, where time is measured by the rhythm of waves.Located near West Vancouver's Horseshoe Bay neighbourhood, Whytecliff Park is home to more than 200 marine animal species and is one of the first Marine Protected Areas in Canada. You're almost gua...
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    • Bowen Island, British Columbia

      Paddle the Bowen Island Shoreline

      Head out to Horseshoe Bay, and catch the ferry out to Bowen Island (Snug Cove). As you get off the ferry you will see a parking lot immediately to your left. If there is no parking there, there is some further up the road just before the local grocery store. Make your way back to the harbor, and ...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Snowshoe Grouse Mountain

      4.7
      2.7 mi / 705 ft gain
      A 25 minute drive outside of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is a great escape from the city for a myriad of winter activities. If you can swallow the pricey ticket for the gondola ride and accompanying activities at the top, you’ll be welcomed by spectacular views with relatively little effort. Whet...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Hike Crown Mountain

      5.0
      6.1 mi / 1263.1 ft gain
      You can take the gondola up Grouse Mountain and then hike from there which roughly takes around 5 hrs at a decent pace. The hike is a hard one that is a lot of up and down and a fair bit of climbing.You can start at the top of the Skyride on Grouse Mountain, follow the paved path to the grizzly b...
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    • West Vancouver, British Columbia

      Hike Up Brothers Creek Loop

      4.3 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
      The directions to get to this location are a bit scattered as you need to weave through the upper streets of the British Properties. Driving Instructions If you are coming along Highway #1, take the Taylor Way exit and turn right (coming from the east) or left (coming from the west) onto Taylor W...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Photograph the Cleveland Dam

      4.0
      Once you park in the parking lot near the dam, its fairly easy to tell where it is, and how to get there.  The awesome spillway looks like one of the worlds most dangerous slides, (don't slide down it), and Capilano Lake and the peaks of the Lions make for a great backdrop in North Vancouver.  Ph...
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    • West Vancouver, British Columbia

      Hike to Cypress Falls in West Vancouver

      4.0
      3.1 mi / 400 ft gain
      Drive the the end of Woodgreen Pl in West Vancouver, and you will pass the tennis courts on your right. You will see a little dirt road that heads up into the woods on your left - drive up this road ~30 feet into the parking lot. From the Parking lot, hike up the trail beside cypress creek (this ...
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    • Bowen Island, British Columbia

      Hike Mount Gardner on Bowen Island

      10.6 mi / 2358.9 ft gain
      Mount Gardner is the highest point on Bowen Island. I love visiting Bowen. It is a 20 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay but feels a world’s away from the city.  I climbed to the top of Mount Gardner a few years ago during the summer, but had yet to do it in the winter. I was excited to see wha...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Snowshoe Mt. Seymour to Tim Jones Peak

      5.6 mi / 1607.6 ft gain
      You'll see traction of all sorts in the Mt. Seymour area during Winter months, including: yak tracks, microspikes, crampons, snowshoes, skis (with and without skins), and my personal favourite, the magic carpet.The Mt. Seymour trail parallels the Seymour downhill ski area. It follows up and over...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Capilano Suspension Bridge

      3.8
      This is a great place to visit to get a feeling for the outdoors of Canada. The bridge is a little scary when a lot of people are walking across, but it is well worth the look. Measuring 140 m (460 ft) long, the bridge crosses over the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British C...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Hike to Norvan Falls

      4.3
      8.7 mi
      The trail starts in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park. This is a fantastic day hike that give you just enough of a challenge but isn't too long. It's about 14km to the norvan waterfalls and back ( 7km each way) and it totally work the walk. There is very minimal gain on this hike. The first bit of th...
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    • West Vancouver, British Columbia

      Explore Lighthouse Park

      4.5
      To get to Lighthouse Park, head westbound along Marine Drive in West Vancouver. As Marine Drive continues past little shops and businesses, it will begin to narrow and the road will wind around the coastline. Continue past Caufield Cove Marina and watch for the Lighthouse Park sign on your left. ...
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    • Squamish-Lillooet D, British Columbia

      Hike to Crooked Falls

      4.0
      4 mi / 1400 ft gain
      The trail to Crooked Falls starts at the Sigurd Creek Trail. The coordinates are: N49.910556, W-123.322817. It is a scenic dive just past the Squamish city center and the Squamish River.  Once at the trail head you'll walk across a bridge over Sigurd Creek and follow the logging road for a couple...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Bike the Seymour Valley Trailway & Old Growth Trail

      12.4 mi / 328.1 ft gain
      Head over to the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve and hop on your two-wheeler to enjoy this stunning 20k ride.  Your ride will begin at the trailhead, where hikers walk off to rice lake. Stay off to the right, where there is an obvious bike path (2 paved lanes). This trail will take you ~11kms ...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Hike Rice Lake

      3.4
      Walk down Rice Lake Road, cross the bridge, and follow the pathway towards the park ranger buildings. Past the buildings you will find a gravel path going into the trees, which will take you towards a fence beside the trail. Continue on the path towards the lake, while the trees and moss along th...
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    • North Vancouver, British Columbia

      Hike the Lynn Canyon Loop

      4.4
      4 mi
      The Lynn Canyon Loop is a 5km trail that takes you up through the dense forest before looping back along the rushing water of the river.There are several trail systems throughout Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, that cater to every ability. Depending on what you're looking for, Lynn Canyon can prov...
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