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The Best Hiking in Coquitlam

Looking for the best hiking in Coquitlam? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Coquitlam. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Coquitlam

  • Coquitlam, British Columbia

    Hike to Sawblade Falls

    3.9
    To reach the trailhead, follow Harper Road until you reach the Port Coquitlam Gun Club, then park along the side of the road. Walk past the yellow gate and take the first trail to your left. About 10 minutes down the trail, you will reach a gravel logging road. Take an immediate left down the pat...
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  • Coquitlam, British Columbia

    Hike to Woodland Falls

    4.5
    Important: if you are planning on bringing a dog, and they are skittish around loud noises make sure to keep them leashed. This trail is beside the gun club and can spook dogs. You stop hearing the guns once you reach the powerline roadTo reach the trailhead, follow Harper Road until you reach th...
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  • Anmore, British Columbia

    Backpack the Dilly Dally Loop

    15.5 mi / 3800 ft gain
    This hike begins near the parking lot of Buntzen Lake. The trailhead will read "Halvor Lunden Trail,” named after the man who made it. This part of the trail is well marked, however as you continue along the loop it gets less and less worn, making things more difficult, but also more natural.The ...
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  • Anmore, British Columbia

    Hike Lake Buntzen

    4.5
    Buntzen Lake is located in a beautiful recreation area just north of Port Moody. Although the lake is man-made and maintained by BC Hydro, the surrounding area is full of forests, nice beach areas, and many trails for hiking including the Buntzen Lake Trail, which loops around the lake.Beginning ...
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  • Belcarra, British Columbia

    Hike the Springboard Trail and Explore Woodhaven Swamp

    5.9 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    From the parking lot at Woodhaven Swamp, head down the wooden steps to the lower path and then follow the path clockwise, passing over a small boardwalk bridge at the east end of the wetland. At the west side of the swamp, look out for a smaller trail that veers off on the left and follow that as...
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  • Pitt Meadows, British Columbia

    Paddle Pitt Lake to Widgeon Falls

    5.0
    3.7 mi
    The 12km (7.5 mi) drive on Neaves Road to Pitt Lake from Pitt Meadows is one of BC's most scenic routes. As soon as you start this section of the drive you already feel miles from the city, but this route is only 30-45 minutes from Vancouver, depending on city traffic.Once you reach the parking l...
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  • Belcarra, British Columbia

    Hike the Jug Island Trail

    4.7
    From the parking lot at Belcarra Regional Park, follow the Jug Island Trail. It is well marked and well walked so it's near impossible to wander off in the wrong direction! The beach near Jug Island is at the very tip of the peninsula and offers beautiful views of the Indian Arm and surrounding m...
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  • Belcarra, British Columbia

    Hike to Jug Island

    3.4 mi / 328 ft gain
    Park your car at the Belcarra Regional Parking Lot and head into the forest. There will be a trail marker beside the playground. Walk about 5 mins along this trail and cross the road. There will be two trails - take the one on the left and follow this trail uphill. The trail is very well marked a...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike Quarry Rock

    3.5
    2.4 mi / 328.1 ft gain
    Deep Cove is a cozy little town located at the base of Mt. Seymour, lying on the shores of the Indian Arm which is a branch of the Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver.  In autumn, the tree-lined streets glow orange in the sunlight and the sailboats, kayakers and paddleboarders fill the harbour with ...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike Mount Seymour to First Peak

    4.0
    The elevation gain to first peak is approximately 451m and is about 9km.There are several ways to get to the top, each trail is marked well. One way is to follow the ski run up to brockton point and then take the turn off to Mount Seymour. Do not follow the Elsay Lake trail as it's signifciantly ...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike and Camp on Mt. Seymour

    From the end of the parking lot next to the BC Parks sign board, walk towards the ski run and follow it uphill to a green sign on the left. The first trail goes to Dog Mountain, another scenic and shorter hike then Mount Seymour. Instead, follow the trail that heads uphill and parallel to the ski...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Snowshoe Dog Mountain

    2.7 mi / 328.1 ft gain
    A perfect way to get outside before or after work. Dog mountain is an easily accessible snowshoe trail that takes you up to the short peak from the Mt. Seymour parking lot. This is a perfect spot for sunrise or sunset photography, and you can catch great 360 views from the top. Start at the BC Pa...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike Dog Mountain, BC

    4.2
    3.1 mi / 150 ft gain
    The trail begins in the furthest northwest corner of the parking lot, by a big trail map. The start of the trail is gradual and meanders through the forest. The trail then begins to become more technical and requires scrambling over rocks and up areas with roots. Although this hike has minimal ga...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike to Mystery Lake

    4.0
    3.1 mi / 492.1 ft gain
    From the Mt. Seymour ski area parking lot, head towards the Mystery Peak Express. Once you have passed the base of the Mystery Peak Express, you will continue up the trail to your left (right goes to dog mountain, straight to the 3 peaks of Seymour). Follow the trail all the way up to the lake. T...
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  • Maple Ridge, British Columbia

    Stroll along the Spirea Nature Trail

    3.0
    1.5 mi / 0 ft gain
    An hour outside of downtown Vancouver lies the beautiful 150,000 acre Provincial Park of Golden Ears. The park has a myriad of hikes and adventures all with varying degrees of difficulty. The Spirea Nature Trail likely clocks in as one easiest amongst the dozens within the park. However, don’t le...
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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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