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Sweet forest walk with a couple small heart pumping sections and a beach. Nuff said.

Excelent trail. There are some steep climbs but accessible for beginers.

I would rate this as moderate

1 month ago

A great trail with a variety of terrain. The forest and the beach are both beautiful. Some hills and stairs; definitely manageable for beginners.

Easy and short hike. Great finish by the beach

2 months ago

Great walk on a cold wet day.


Did it in September. Very steep and hard with our big backpacks for camping under the top. There are good camping spots up there, but no source of water so do not fotget to carry enough. View breathtaking. Definitely worths our effort.

3 months ago

Gorgeous and easy hike, big reward for minimal effort

Great fall hike. Difficult sections and decent but well worth it. Very heavily marked.

Not Easy. I would rate it easy-moderate due to the quick incline. We are in our 50’s and 60’s so that affects my review.

Great hike but be aware there is a good amount of snow for the last 1km or so. October 24th.

on Jug Island Beach Trail

4 months ago

Great trail. Climbs a fair bit at the start and then steep into the cove at the end. Nice walk, good trail run.

4 months ago

A beautiful west coast trail that ends at a secluded beach looking left across to Deep Cove, and right up the Indian Arm. What more could you ask for in a short, easy hike. This is a well maintained trail for the most part. Some areas will require some finesse due to rocks and tree roots. There is an outhouse at the beach. Very clean trail. Remember to pack out what you pack in. :)

Amazing, super difficult and long but sooooo worth it.

Great family hike. Nice wide trails. Perfect addition to some time at beach kayaking or crabbing or fishing. Can also add Admiralty Point (6km) to make it longer

Beautiful hike, or better said a nice walk trough the forest...amazing views and was extremely nice right after the rain fall when the forest it's at its finest!

5 months ago

great easy trail for beginner hikers also good for trail running love the island at the end and I was lucky enough to see about 20 jellyfish swimming around at the end which was a site to see

pretty sweet hike

Weather: Clear
Temperature: 21°c
Snow Line: n/a

A very demanding hike, however worth the reward of views across Howe Sound and down into Vancouver.

There were no free spaces available at the trail-head so we parked at the school.We started on the trail which starts out as a gravel road and turns into a gravel path. The path then takes a sharp turn into the forest (keep you head up looking out for a sign when you start to head west).

Once in the forest it was fairly easy to navigate the warn path through the felled trees (following the orange and pink markers and ribbons).

Exiting the forest we came to a large flat area which is a good spot for a quick break. Carrying on up we passed through a boulder garden which requires some scrambling.

Once at the top of the trail (not the top of Lions) you're greeted with some incredible views, we had a quick break and a couple of us attempted to hike up to the peak of Lions.... this is optional and is definitely not for the faint of heart. The first step required us to use a rope to climb down a small rock face (you'd have to be able to hold your own body weight to get down / come back up). Once down we made our way around the south face of Lions being very careful of hand and foot placement, one slip would result in a long fall that would cause serious injury or worse. Whilst making our way around we notice old pitons and climbing sling attached to the rocks, highlighting that this was an intense situation. After passing a tree we saw that the next goal to reach was a shrub with a small ribbon attached to it however between us and the ribbon was a very sketchy scramble which we decided was not worth it (given the drop below us).

After turning back we took our time going down and finally made it back to the car before dark.

6 months ago

Very impressive waterfalls, bring your swimwear there's a natural pool!

Good trail

Very nice view at the top, but super long and difficult hike. Not a lot to see on the way up. Gate closes at 9pm sharp. This hike took a lot longer than I expected. Glad I did it, but won't be rushing back here anytime soon.

Very Busy otherwise an enjoyable walk with lots of great views and Granville Island!

A great trail, especially go with kids. Beautiful, safe and easy.

6 months ago

I did this as a day hike on Aug 19th, 2017. We parked at the Lower Seymour Conservative Reserve and hiked into Lynn Headwaters park as the access road has been closed since 2016. It took us 9 and a half hours in total, with a 20 minute lunch break and a few short snack breaks on the way up. The hike itself was fantastic, especially once we were on the coliseum trail. In total, we saw 6 other people over the course of 6 hours, so it feels really remote. It makes for a very long day hike, so I'd recommend an early start if you are planning it. The views are pretty tame until you get into the alpine, where it opens up into a 360 degree panorama of the surrounding mountains. Nothing too technical, just quite steep for a long time and a lot of walking for one day. Definitely recommend this one!

Dangerous at night, not great during the day. Avoid Chinatown and the Eastside area. Especially Hastings

Well maintained trail. Easy. Falls are pretty. More of a walk than a hike.

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