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Best trails in Nanaimo

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Looking for a great trail near Nanaimo, British Columbia? AllTrails has 49 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Englishman River Falls Provincial Park or Bowen Island Ecological Reserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Benson Regional Park or Whyte Lake Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 36 easy trails in Nanaimo ranging from 0.6 to 12 miles and from 0 to 918 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Nanaimo
Top trails (49)
#1 - Mount Benson Loop
Mount Benson Regional Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
#2 - Cable Bay Nature Trail
Nanaimo, British Columbia
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
#3 - Westwood Lake Trail
Westwood Lake Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
Nice trail around Westwood Lake, well maintained and easy walking. This trail also connects to a myriad of other trails in Westwood Lake Park and the Morel Conservation Area.Show more
#4 - Mount Benson via Gordie's Trail
Mount Benson Regional Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 3 h 12 m
#5 - Extension Ridge Trail Loop
Nanaimo, British Columbia
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
#6 - Jack Point
Biggs & Jack Point Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
#7 - Neck Point Park Loop
Neck Point Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 29 m
#8 - Piper's Lagoon Park
Pipers Lagoon Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 29 m
Nice beach with a great shoreline hike.Show more
#9 - Colliery Dam Loop
Colliery Dam Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 40 m
#10 - Cottle Lake Loop
Linley Valley Cottle Lake Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 28 m
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