Coquitlam, British Columbia

Top Spots in and near Coquitlam

  • Blaine, Washington

    Terrell Marsh Trail

    3.0
    0.63 mi / 82 ft gain
    Terrell Marsh Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Blaine, Washington.
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  • Bowen Island, British Columbia

    Relax at Nectar's Yoga Dome

    5.0
    Head over to Bowen Island, via a ferry from the Horseshoe Bay Departure Terminal. A short drive up Miller Road will lead you to Nectar Yoga BnB. They offer two classes a day, one in the morning and one in the evening. The times vary, but are usually around 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM. They are for all sk...
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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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  • Squamish-Lillooet D, British Columbia

    Hike to Deeks Lake

    3.0
    7.5 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
    Begin the Deeks Lake trail at the Lions Bay parking lot (same entrance as the Howe Sound Crest Trail) just off of Highway 99 North. The pullout  is right before Porteau Cove Provincial Park.  Begin by walking past the yellow gate and taking an immediate right into the trail where you will begin y...
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  • Squamish-Lillooet D, British Columbia

    Camp at Porteau Cove Provincial Park

    3.0
    Porteau Cove Provincial Park is located 38 km outside of Vancouver just off the Sea-to-Sky highway between Lion’s Bay and Squamish. The park is open year-round for day visits and camping. Porteau Cove Provincial Park is located in the most southerly fjord in North America. The park overlooks Ho...
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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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  • Britannia Beach, British Columbia

    Rock Climb at Seal Cove

    From the Britannia Beach parking lot walk north. There is a well established trail along the West side of the highway. Walk roughly 400 metres North and you will find a steep trail leading towards the ocean. You'll quickly come to a small boulder field, cross cautiously and follow the cairns. Fr...
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  • Ferndale, Washington

    Take a Stroll through Hovander Homestead Park

    5.0
    1.4 mi / 0 ft gain
    Driving up to the park entrance: take a right to drive towards the barnyards, playgrounds, covered picnic areas, historic house and community gardens, and access to the Snoqualmie River.  Or, drive straight and park outside of the fragrance gardens and historic house/ museum, and take a walk to a...
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  • Squamish-Lillooet D, British Columbia

    Hike to Watersprite Lake

    5.0
    8.9 mi / 2772.3 ft gain
    The trailhead starts at an old service road and follows it for around 3 km until the trail turns left, off the old service road. Watch for flagging tape as this turn is often missed. Once off the service road, the trail immediately goes down and winds through a meadow with beautiful lakes and ama...
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  • Britannia Beach, British Columbia

    Hike and Climb the Chief

    4.5
    6.8 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
    If you are hiking this spot, you can do so even as a beginner so long as you have a good fitness level. I’ve seen people do this in jeans and dress shoes, although they are crazy. Wear some hikers and prepare to get your sweat on. There are three peaks, first is the most popular, second has the b...
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  • Britannia Beach, British Columbia

    Hike BC's Shannon Falls

    4.0
    0.3 mi
    Towering above Howe Sound in Squamish, British Columbia, at 335 meters, Shannon Falls is BC's third largest waterfall, with two hiking loops for both beginner and intermediate hikers.  The first of the two trails is approximately 350 meters in length and allows for a birds-eye view of the Falls, ...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Hike Al's Habrich Trail

    3.0
    7.4 mi / 3130 ft gain
    We arrived at the Sea to Sky Gondola in the early morning and rode up to the top in the gondola to where the trailhead was. Once at the top there was a gift shop and a suspension bridge with a wooden viewing platform. The trail goes to the left of the complex down an old logging road. It is well ...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Snowshoe Al's Habrich Trail

    3.7 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    Strap on your snowshoes and head up to the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, about a 45 minute drive from Vancouver. You can either take the gondola up (~$40), or hike up the Sea to Sky Summit trail that begins near the parking lot to the chief to get to the trailhead for Al's Habrich. If doing the...
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  • Sea to Sky Gondola, British Columbia

    Scramble Sky Pilot

    4.0
    10 mi / 3800 ft gain
    Sky Pilot Mountain is the highest peak past Stawamus Chief, Squamish's famous vertical rock face. Luckily, the rock just beyond the Chief is just as beautiful and reliable for climbers, hikers, and scramblers looking to stretch their legs and challenge their vertigo limits on an exposed, thrillin...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Hike the First Peak of the Stawamus Chief

    2.5 mi / 1600 ft gain
    Just a short drive up the Sea to Sky Highway is one of my favorite hikes near Vancouver. There are two options; the hike to first peak, or the hike to second and third peak. First Peak brings you to an epic view over Sqawmish, the Sea to Sky, and the Pacific Ocean. It is a perfect hike for those ...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Hike Second and Third Peak of Stawamus Chief

    4 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Just a short drive up the Sea to Sky Highway is one of my favorite hikes near Vancouver. There are two options; the hike to first peak or the hike to second and third peak. Second Peak brings you to an epic view over Sqawmish, the first peak of the Chief, the Sea to Sky Highway, and the Pacific O...
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