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Best trails in West Vancouver

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Looking for a great trail near West Vancouver, British Columbia? AllTrails has 70 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 Cypress Provincial Park or Buntzen Lake Reservoir Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Grouse Mountain Park or Stawamus Chief Park. Ready for some activity? There are 31 moderate trails in West Vancouver ranging from 1.8 to 8.6 miles and from 377 to 4,714 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 West Vancouver
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#1 - Bowen Lookout and St. Mark's Summit via Howe Sound Crest Trail
Cypress Provincial Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 2 m
Note: This trail is not recommend for hikers in winter weather conditions due to dangerous avalanche risks and other hazards. For more information, please see http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/Show more
#2 - Eagleridge Bluffs via Black Mountain Trail
Cypress Provincial Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 3 h 1 m
After an initial steep climb alongside the ski slopes of Cypress Mountain resort, this hike turns into a lovely relaxing amble past subalpine lakes and out to Eagle Bluff. There you sit at the corner Show more
#3 - Maple, Valley and Shore Pine Trail
Lighthouse Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
A quick loop guide to getting the most out of this small park. At the far south/west point of West Vancouver along Marine Drive is the Lighthouse Park. It gives a great representation of the west coaShow more
#4 - Black Mountain and Cabin Lake
Cypress Provincial Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
This trail starts from the downhill parking lot at Cypress Provincial Park to the top of the Black Mountain chair and then winds itself through alpine forest until you reach Cabin Lake. It is well mShow more
#5 - Brothers Creek Loop
Cypress Provincial Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Please note that as of May 2019, a bridge is washed out and currently under repairs. A portion of this trail is closed, but can be completed through an alternate route via Lost Lake or by directly croShow more
#6 - Whyte Lake Trail via Nelson Creek Trail
Whyte Lake Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
While most trails along the North Shore do make their way through heavily forested areas, the Whyte Lake trail also passes directly through a watershed and is often considered to be one of the best exShow more
#7 - The West Lion Hike
Cypress Provincial Park
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Length: 12.8 mi • Est. 8 h 22 m
This trail takes you to the most iconic mountain in the backdrop of Vancouver's skyline. You start the trail at the top of Cypress Bowl. Park your vehicle near at the top, where everybody else would pShow more
#8 - Bowen Lookout
Cypress Provincial Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
Bowen Lookout is a 2.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, rShow more
#9 - Hollyburn Peak Trail
Cypress Provincial Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Hollyburn Peak Trail is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more
#10 - Capilano Pacific Trail
Capilano River Regional Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 47 m
Full length if starting in Ambelside Park is 15km. Various trails through the park for exploring - so time and distance can vary. Very scenic.Show more
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