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Youbou, British Columbia

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Top Running Spots in and near Youbou

  • Nanaimo, British Columbia

    Hike to Ammonite Falls

    4.8
    2.69 mi / 558 ft gain
    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 Road. Follow that for a few kilometres and turn ...
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  • Duncan, British Columbia

    Explore the Kinsol Trestle

    4.0
    1.6 mi
    The Kinsol Trestle is a highlight of the Cowichan Valley Trail, which travels from Shawnigan Lake to Lake Cowichan and then onward to Duncan. The trestle is easily reached via a 1.3km, wheelchair accessible section of the CVT from the trailhead on Renfew Road. Originally built in 1911 for the r...
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  • Port Renfrew, British Columbia

    Thru-Run the Juan de Fuca Trail

    29.2 mi
    If you have your eye on Vancouver Island as an adventure destination - and we hope that you do - then you likely already know that our Island is not only home to a diverse and unique alpine hiking scene, but that it also offers 3 (+) world-class long distance hiking routes along our coastline. Fr...
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  • Nanaimo F, British Columbia

    Summit Mt. Cokely via the Historic CPR Trail

    5.0
    12.4 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The trail from Cameron Lake to the top of Mount Cokely (5302') provides the most ready access to the alpine on Southern Vancouver Island. The route is straightforward and non-technical, albeit physically challenging. Expect to spend 6-8+ hours if hiking the entire route described below (which we ...
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  • Alberni-Clayoquot F, British Columbia

    Run the Alberni Inlet Trail

    14.9 mi / 3937 ft gain
    I have lived on Vancouver Island my entire life yet I had never heard about this world class trail until last summer.  A 24km point to point coastal trail that travels the length of the Alberni Inlet from the coast right to the town? Through paradise meadows, along sun drenched bluffs, past water...
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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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  • Victoria, British Columbia

    Hike around Thetis Lake

    4.5
    1.9 mi / 196.9 ft gain
    Take Highway 1 west from Victoria. Turn onto Exit 10 (View Royal/Colwood) and continue on the Island Highway. Turn right at Six Mile Road, which leads straight to Thetis Lake Regional Park.Note that this park is also accessible by bike via the Galloping Goose Trail.With minimal elevation (~60m) a...
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  • Sooke, British Columbia

    Hike East Sooke Park

    Sitting very close to the southernmost point of Vancouver Island, facing west towards the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the open Pacific Ocean, East Sooke Park is a unique and magical place for a hike or trail run. Your first visit will spark the desire to keep returning, to keep explor...
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  • Denman Island, British Columbia

    Hike through Boyle Point Provincial Park

    5.0
    2.2 mi / 115 ft gain
    Boyle Point Provincial Park is located on Denman Island British Columbia Canada. To get there you take the Denman Island Ferry from Buckley Bay off Hwy #19A on central Vancouver Island. Take the Buckley Bay exit #101 from Hwy #19A. Once on the island, follow Denman Road to the Hornby Island Ferry...
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  • Fanny Bay, British Columbia

    Hike to Rosewall Creek Falls

    4.5
    4.3 mi / 82 ft gain
    Starting at the Rosewall Creek Provincial Park parking lot you take the trail upstream of the creek passing under the inland island highway bridge. This trail eventually leads out of the provincial park boundary, but don't worry you haven't gone too far.It is about a 7 km roundtrip hike and the w...
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  • Victoria, British Columbia

    Beacon Hill Park

    5.0
    Beacon Hill Park is the jewel of Victoria's crown. Spanning 200 acres and connecting Downtown to the ocean alongside Dallas Road, Beacon Hill Park is one of the highlights of visiting the Capitol city on Vancouver Islands southern tip. Every corner of the park features unique flora, fauna and p...
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