The Best Mountain Biking in British Columbia

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

Top mountain biking spots in and near British Columbia

  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike the Lynn Canyon Loop

    4.3
    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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  • Hope, British Columbia

    Cycle the Kettle Valley Rail-Trail

    4.0
    Top 10 Areas of Interest - from West to East (1) Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park(2) Red Ochre cliffs in the Tulameen(3) Trout Creek Trestle & The Kettle Valley Steam Train(4) Penticton's Munson Mountain & the Naramata Bench(5) The Little & Big Tunnel above Naramata(6) Myra-Bellevue ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike the Cheakamus Lake Trail

    3.5
    8.7 mi
    Cheakamus Lake is tucked in behind Whistler Mountain. If you've hike the Musical Bumps trail, or any of the paths off the peak of Whistler, chances are you saw a huge turquoise lake below you. This is Cheakamus Lake.From Whistler Village, drive south on HWY99 to the stop lights at Function Juncti...
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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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  • Fraser-Fort George H, British Columbia

    Backpack to Robson Pass

    5.0
    18 mi / 3600 ft gain
    This trail is one of the most popular in all of Canada, and so reservations must be made to stay at campgrounds quite a way in advance. Find more information here http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcpar...Make sure to check out this map for trail and campsite information, an elevation profile, and good la...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike to the Whistler Train Wreck

    4.3
    3.1 mi / 50 ft gain
    The hike to the train wreck in Whistler changed significantly on September 1st, 2016. The town of whistler installed a suspension bridge over the Cheakamus river, allowing hikers to access the site from the whistler athletes centre, down a well maintained path. There are two options to get to the...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Camp at Cal-Cheak

    4.7
    Where the beautiful Callaghan and Cheakamus Rivers converge, there is a great campsite aptly named after these two turquoise rivers. This is a quiet area, shaded by huge stands of West Coast forest, and easily accessible from HWY 99, about 20 minutes south of Whistler Village.Hiking and mountain ...
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  • Sooke, British Columbia

    Hike Mount Manuel Quimper

    The Sooke Hills is a geographic region of low hills with elevations between 350m (Mt. Wells) to a high of 682m (Mt. Empress), located in the area bounded on three sides by Highway 1 to the east, Highway 14 to the south and the Sooke River to the west. Though heavily logged 100+ years ago, in the ...
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  • Duncan, British Columbia

    Mountain Bike Maple Mountain

    The Maple Mountain trail network has been enjoyed for countless years by hikers, but not until recently did the mountain receive the attention it deserved for mountain biking. Over the last few years the Cowichan Trail Stewardship Society in conjunction with the approval of the local municipality...
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  • Hornby Island, British Columbia

    Mountain Biking Hornby Island

    5.0
    Hornby Island riding is almost too good to be true. The island itself is charming and laid-back – for its beaches and warm water swimming, it has been described as the Hawaii of the North.Furthermore, the centrally located Mt. Geoffrey is jam-packed with extremely fast, smooth, well graded trails...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Ride the Whistler Mountain Bike Park

    5.0
    7 mi / 3000 ft gain
    Whistler mountain features multiple lift accessed riding areas  for a wide range of skill levels. From beginner runs such as "EZ does it" all the way up to high speed jump lines "Dirt Merchant" and "A-line" Whistler offers a massive range of terrain to ride for beginners and experts. Fitzsimmons ...
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  • Squamish-Lillooet A, British Columbia

    Mountain Bike the South Chilcotins

    The South Chilcotin Mountains are a veritable mountain biking and hiking paradise. With hundreds of kilometers of dry, flowy mixed use trails and epic scenery, it would be easy to spend weeks exploring this area.Many of the trails begin and end at Tyax Wilderness Resort, with the option to drive ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Bike the Whistler Alpine Trail Network

    19.9 mi / 4940.9 ft gain
    Depending on how ambitious your group is, you can start in Whistler Village, or drive up to the Stonebridge trailhead. From the Stonebridge trailhead, you will take the Darwin's trail climb up to the Rainbow flank trail. This is considered to be a normal climb by Whistler standards, but you haven...
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  • Pemberton, British Columbia

    Hike to Tenquille Lake

    7.5 mi / 1640.4 ft gain
    Tenquille lake is the perfect spot to head from Vancouver if you have the time for a long drive and are looking for a people-less adventure.  The hike is a manageable 12km round trip with 450m elevation gain that takes you through wildflower meadows, lush forest, and past some stunning views of t...
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  • Arrow Creek, British Columbia

    Hike or Bike to Fish Lake

    3.7 mi / 500 ft gain
    Top of the World Park is located 48 kilometres northeast of the village of Kimberley, access is via White Swan and Lussier Forest Service Roads, and extreme caution must be exercised at all times while travelling these roads. The access route is normally passable from late May until late October....
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Bike "Meadow of the Grizzly"

    9.9 mi / 2834.6 ft gain
    This is a big climb. Be warned. The easiest option is to drive past Quest University in Squamish up Mamquam Road to the Half Nelson trail exit (this is the second parking area up the road). From there, you can either ride up the road to the left, or take the legacy climbing trail until you get to...
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