Best Running in British Columbia

Looking for the best running 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 incredible Outbound community.

  • Explore WhyteCliff Park, West Vancouver

    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 M...

  • Hike to Norvan Falls

    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 v...

    8.7 miles

  • Hike the Lynn Canyon Loop

    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. Dependin...

    4 miles

  • Hike and Camp at Garibaldi Lake

    Garibaldi Lake is a huge basin of beautiful turquoise water measuring almost 10 square kilometers (2460 acres), and located at nearly 5000ft above sea level. The lake is over 800 feet deep, filled with pristine glacial water. You’ll be surrounded ...

  • Explore Wreck Beach

    Located on UBC Vancouver campus, Wreck Beach is the only nude beach in Canada. It is a popular destination for students and the public, and is home to the best sunsets seen in Vancouver.To get to the beach, there is a descent of approximately 500 ...

  • Hike to Wapta Falls, Yoho National Park

    This short 1.2 mile hike leads you through a relatively level forest to a spot on the Kicking Horse River where the water crashes off a river-wide cliff, producing almost a guaranteed rainbow at the bottom. The trail starts at the Wapta Falls Trai...

    2.4 miles 180 ft gain

  • Hike to Elfin Lakes, BC

    To access the trail head you will have to drive a few kilometres up a pretty beat up service road, so SUV's and 4x4 are a must but it can be done in a regular car if you take it easy. Lots of pot holes and loose rocks.The hike to Elfin Lakes might...

    13.7 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Hike the Cheakamus Lake Trail

    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 so...

    8.7 miles

  • Hike the Kettle Valley Trail through the Othello Tunnels

    This 5.5km loop family-friendly hike is highly accessible and an easy jaunt into the beautiful Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park. Just two hours from Vancouver, the loop hike will take you up and down through some lush forest towards the beautiful...

    3.4 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike to Ammonite Falls

    The falls cascades off of a sheet of rock that is filled with Ammonite fossils, thus the name Ammonite Falls!The trailhead is very distinct and has a parking lot close to the start of the trail. From the Nanaimo Parkway (#19) head onto Jingle Pot ...

    3.1 miles

  • Camp on Thunderbird Ridge

    If you're constantly inspired by our local mountains, it'll be an easy decision to pack up and spend a night on this easy-to-access, surprisingly stunning ridge, located in North Vancouver.From the top of Grouse Mountain, you can follow the "Snows...

    3.7 miles 623.4 ft gain

  • Hike Vancouver Island's King's Peak

    Our trip, as pictured, was completed as a single-day trail run / hustle. The climb is typically done, however, as a weekend trip with a camp either in the lower meadow, along the ridge leading to the Queen's Face or in the upper cirque.As for clim...

    9.3 miles 5905.5 ft gain