Best Fitness in Vancouver

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

  • Run the Stanley Park Seawall

    Start at either end of Stanley Park, running directly along the pacific ocean on the seawall path. I prefer to run from Coal Harbour to south towards English Bay - a better view, and you can stop at sunset beach for a post-run drink!

    7.5 miles

  • 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 ...

  • Bike the Seymour Valley Trailway & Old Growth Trail

    Head over to the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve and hop on your two-wheeler to enjoy this stunning 20k ride.  Your ride will begin at the trailhead, where hikers walk off to rice lake. Stay off to the right, where there is an obvious bike path...

    12.4 miles 328.1 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Black Mountain and Eagle Bluffs

    Eagle Bluffs is a perfect hike for anyone looking to get away but not too far from the city! Your trip will start by grabbing your (free) backcountry pass from the Black Mountain lodge in the lower parking lot at the top of cypress bowl road. This...

    5.6 miles 1312.3 ft gain

  • Snowshoe Dog Mountain

    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 catc...

    2.7 miles 328.1 ft gain

  • Hike the Elgin Heritage Park Nature Trail

    Head over to this magical little park by the water. The forested area between the 2 entrances to the park has many large trees often used by eagles and hawks to survey the surrounding area for prey. The habitat functions of the marsh significantly...

    2 miles

  • Walk the 1001 Steps Trail

    One of Surrey's hidden gems, head down to this short trail down a set of stairs that will take you to an uninhabited beach.The zig zagged steps take you down to the Birlington Rail Lines and you can walk along a trail to an opening under the track...

    0.3 miles

  • Hike to Deeks Lake

    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 imm...

    7.5 miles 3280.8 ft gain

  • Hike and Climb the Chief

    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 ...

    6.8 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Snowshoe Al's Habrich Trail

    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 g...

    3.7 miles 1312.3 ft gain

  • Scramble Sky Pilot

    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 chal...

    10 miles 3800 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