Top Adventures in Maple Ridge

  • Stroll along the Spirea Nature Trail

    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 amo...

    1.5 miles 0 ft gain

  • Paddle Golden Ears Park's Alouette Lake

    About one hour outside of Vancouver, Golden Ears Provincial Park is a great escape for hiking and paddling opportunities. The massive drive-in campgrounds are usually full for most of the summer, but deep into the lake's wilderness are marine spot...

  • Paddle Pitt Lake to Widgeon Falls

    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, depe...

    3.7 miles

  • Hike to Sawblade Falls

    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...

  • Hike to Woodland Falls

    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 th...

  • Hiking Golden Ears Trail

    Golden Ears is well known to those in the Lower Mainland. After staring at the jagged 'ears' from all angle, I finally got to see them up close and in-person. The West Canyon Trail is a gentle 5.5 kilometers on a well groomed path, lined with deci...

    14.9 miles 4921.3 ft gain

  • Camp in Golden Ears Provincial Park

    Backcountry permits are required to camp on Panorama Ridge ($5) and can be paid online.The trailhead is located at the West Canyon Parking lot. The trail starts out on a relatively flat old logging road. The trail slowly gains elevation over three...

    11.2 miles 3937 ft gain

  • Summit Golden Ears

    Day 1 Starting from the Golden Ears parking lot, your journey begins up a relatively small incline passing two bridges and entering the forest. Continue through the forest passing small cliffs and revealing some views of what you are going to clim...

    14.9 miles 5039.4 ft gain

  • Hike to Alder Flats in Golden Ears Provincial Park

    If you're looking for a challenge and hope to get into the mountains this is a great adventure to set out on.Be prepared: Water, a lot of time, and with an understanding of the elevation gain will be important. This hike to the viewpoint of Alder ...

    6.8 miles 918.6 ft gain

  • Hike the East-West Canyon Loop

    Park your car in the Gold Creek Parking lot ( at the end of the dirt road), and look for a yellow gate at the far end of the parking lot. This will be the East Canyon trail.The first part of the trail winds through the forest and you emerge on an ...

    8.1 miles 1640.4 ft gain

  • Hike Evans Peak in Golden Ears Provincial Park

    Start on the West Canyon Trail and then take a left up the View Point Trail. Along the View Point trail you’ll cross a creek. There’s a beautiful waterfall and natural hammock (a log) which is great for a quick snack spot or photo.A few hundred ...

  • Hike to Lower Falls in Golden Ears Provincial Park

    Lower Falls is found within Golden Ears Provincial Park in British Columbia. Easily accessible from the Gold Creek Parking lot, it is a relatively flat trail snaking along Gold Creek itself. It can be done as an out & back trail, or you can ma...

    3.5 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Lynden, Washington

      Lynden / Bellingham KOA

    • Deming, Washington

      Douglas Fir Campground

      Overview Situated on the banks of North Fork Nooksack River in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Douglas Fir Campground offers stunning scenery and access to numerous recreational activities po...

    • Deming, Washington

      Silver Fir Campground

      Overview Silver Fir Campground is situated along the North Fork Nooksack River in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. The area offers stunning scenery and access to numerous recreational activiti...

    • Burlington, Washington

      Burlington / Anacortes KOA

    • Mount Baker Highway

      Excelsior Group Camp

      Overview Located near the rushing Nooksack River in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, Excelsior Group Camp offers access to numerous recreational activities popular in the north Cascades Mounta...

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