Vancouver is known for its integration of city and nature. While Vancouver’s downtown core is filled with incredible cultural gems, you have to get into nature to fully understand the appeal of the city. One of the best ways to explore the nature-side of the city is to go on a hike in Vancouver! With the mountains and seaside within city limits, you have the pick of the lot when it comes to beautiful hikes.
This was my third time visiting Vancouver in October 2017. Unfortunately, it rained almost the entire time I was there. Sadly that meant I was unable to go for a mud bath hike. But I still have the memories of my last time hiking in Vancouver– which I’ve included in this round-up list by top travel bloggers! Best of all, many of the trails mentioned were also recommended to me by locals!
Just a quick heads up before we jump into what trails you need to hike in Vancouver: Capilano Bridge is not included in this round-up. It’s definitely a great photo-op, but it’s also quite expensive. Although it is one of the major draws to the city, I thought I’d highlight some lesser-known trails instead. Plus, you’ll have a more local experience on these trails!
Now without further adieu, here are 7 stunning trails you need to hike