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China Bowls via Davis Lake Main is a 2.4 mile out and back trail located near Cumberland, British Columbia, Canada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Length 2.4 mi Elevation gain 334 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Nature trips Walking Running Forest River
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Jenni Christensen
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Sarah Ward
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Tiana Praud
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Hiking

The trail up to the bowls was just a logging road, nice but not much to see. Quite easy with just a few non steep hills. When you get to the creek, enter the creek just before the bridge and follow the creek down (if creek isnt too full). If you follow the All Trails map it leads to a part where you really have to scramble down. I think there used to be a rope there, but it is broken now. That was the only part where it seemed like it should be rated as moderate. Otherwise, it should be easy.

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DebCharlie Ritchie
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Henning Lambertz
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Juan-David Londoño
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Hiking

should be labeled as a easy hike. it took me 20 min to get there and I was with my 8 y.o daughter. The Creek is pretty much dry at this time of the year.

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Jossué Madrid Arita
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Rocky A
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An accurate description from someone that lives here: The pictures people post are heavily filtered and don’t show the actual size. It should be classified as Very Easy, not Moderate. It’s not an actual hike, you stroll up a logging road & there’s a small bridge that has a shallow/dry (in the summer) creek running under it and the holes are over there. They are tiny, you cannot swim in them, can maybe sit sort of. The pictures make it look like there’s waterfalls and lounging spots. You’ll be sitting on dirt or rocks to the side. Always heavy with mosquitos. This isn’t a place where you can lay and tan, there’s no “beach”. Many people are disappointed and say they are anti-climactic. It sucks to show up somewhere thinking it’s going to be something it’s not, so this is a truthful depiction for people.

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Stevie Chernish
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It’s really beautiful. The locals now call this Perseverance creek, to respect the Chinese and Japanese history of the area. https://cumberland.ca/coal-creek-historic-park/

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Claudia Encina
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You’ll see a yellow gate into the water treatment plant of Cumberland, head right on the wide path, stay on the path, passing the water treatment sheds, and up a small climb, keep right. 4km in and you get to a bridge, go on the right trail, not the bike trail, and you’ll hit the river, look downstream and they are there. I did this trail with baby on my back and three kids ages 14,8 and 4. They did great. Could’ve done it with a stroller or their bikes but you’d have to leave them somewhere to explore the bowls.

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Valerie Smith
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Hiking

Quick easy trail. Nice stop at the bowls.

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JENNIFER COSTELLO
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Hiking

It took a lot less hiking than I expected. We were at the bowls before we knew it. So lovely and unique! Didn't record the whole route (I forgot about it until half way there). Trail was quiet and serene. Totally recommend. We took a longer way back to enjoy nature.

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Ashley Elliott
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Hiking

Easy walk. Flat logging road - cool feature in the river. Take the right after the bridge for an easier access to the China bowls.

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AJ Weighill
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HikingNo shade

Super easy walk up a logging road until trail along the river.

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Courtney Oakes
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Hiking

Pretty good wide trail. Slow climb to the yellow bridge and then the bowls are on the right. We initially weren’t sure where to start but the logging road starts literally as you turn the corner off of Sutton. Water is VERY cold but gorgeous

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Renee North
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Walking

You can take main logging trail or various places bike/hike trails. Interesting rock formations.

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Natasha Fraynak
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Hiking

More of a light walk .. the river and bowls are super neat to look at

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Cliff Bergum
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This “trail” is just a logging road, unless you wander on a few of the mountain bike trails that flank this road. It was not what i had expected, as i had not read anything about this particular “hike”. Once we arrived at the falls, it was a bit anticlimactic.. A very short area of amazing cool worn sandstone. Be cautious as it is a bit muddy if you decide to go down to the edge of the water. It is rather steep for the very young or much older, watch for slippery roots too !!

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Van Potvin
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First time going out to this spot today. Take your first right once you're past the yellow gate at the trail entrance. Then it's 4kms up the logging road until you get to a bridge. China Bowls are on the right side of the bridge. Nice and quick easy 30min walk there and back. Kid and pet friendly. Great lil spot for photos.

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Alex Goatcher
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Creek is very high with runoff from melting snow, potholes completely submerged under very fast rushing, muddy water. Any signs of a trail going to the bowls are covered in anywhere between 2cm to 3 inches of snow. Davis Lake Mainline was plowed of snow so that part of the trail was enjoyable. Will have to try again in a few weeks after all the snow is gone and the creek is lower

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Ray Ray
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Hiking

Nice wide road tho it is a active logging road to keep in mind. Active service crews on trail. Very friendly social walk.

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Lois Dawson
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Majority of this trail is a logging road but the 200m or so just before the China Bowls are a more technical trail including steep sections that require using a rope.

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Brittany Wilson
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Marion Bryan
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Amy Lewis
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Amelia Cannon
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Jeffrey Temple
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Sarah Foster
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