Trail Trekkers

Hiking in the forest

Walks & Hikes on the North Shore

Established in 1989, this hiking group explores the many trails of the North Shore.

Trail Trekkers walks and hikes are free for anyone with a North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Fitness Membership.  Non members can pay a fitness membership day visit fee.

Participants should have good walking or hiking shoes / boots, dress with appropriate wear for weather conditions, and bring hydration and a flashlight. Be prepared for changeable weather, and longer outings. No dogs allowed. Routes may be subject to change for safety reasons (dependent on weather and trail conditions). Hikes are approximately 2 hours long. Carpooling is not recommended. Any questions please call 604-987-Play (7529).

Advance registration is required for all of our hikes and walks, we can no longer accept drop-ins. Registration can be done online using the links below, or by calling 604-987-7529. Registration can be done starting on the Monday, one week before the hike.

Walk / Hike Ratings
Easy Little to no elevation gain
Moderate Up to approximately 500' elevation change
Intermediate More than 500' elevation change (or moderate with some short, steep sections)
Intermediate+

Challenging terrain (may include steep sections, roots, dead fall etc.) more than 500' elevation gain.

Monday Evening Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Sharon

Date Time Meeting Place Hike Registration
Sep 6 No Hike - Civic Holiday
Sep 13 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd Lower Mosquito Creek / Kings Mill Register online
Sep 20 6:45pm End of the Line store, corner of Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey Rd Fisherman's / Homestead Loop Register online
Sep 27 6:45pm Old Delbrook parking lot, 600 West Queens Rd Capilano Hatchery Register online
Oct 4 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd Bowser Trail Register online
Oct 11 No Hike - Civic Holiday
Oct 18 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd Park Royal Loop Register online
Oct 25 6:45pm Old Delbrook parking lot, 600 West Queens Rd Lonsdale Quay via Lower Mosquito Creek Register online
Nov 1 6:45pm Old Delbrook parking lot, 600 West Queens Rd Grand Boulevard area Register online
Nov 8 6:45pm Panorama Park. Park behind the Deep Cove Theatre Deep Cove trails Register online
Nov 15 6:45pm Old Delbrook parking lot, 600 West Queens Rd Braemar / Dempsey loop Register online
Nov 22 6:45pm Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd Upper Mosquito Creek & Powerline Register online
Nov 29 6:45pm Corner of West 12th St & Lonsdale Ave (SW corner by the Salvation Army) Park & Tilford via Spirit Trail Register online
Dec 6 6:45pm Ambleside Park, at the entrance by the metal sculpture. 13th St & Argyle Ambleside Village Register online
Dec 13 6:45pm Old Delbrook parking lot, 600 West Queens Rd Green Necklace or Christmas lights Register online
Dec 20 & 27 No Hike. Happy Holidays!

* Wear good walking or hiking shoes/boots - NO RUNNING SHOES - dress for the weather - bring hydration and snack. Please bring a flashlight.

Wednesday Morning Hikes - Intermediate Level

Call Barbara at 604-980-4492 for more information. 

Date

Time Meeting Place Hike Registration
Sep 8 9:30am     Parkgate Community Centre, NE corner of the parking lot Mt Seymour area Register online
Sep 15 9:30am     Inter River Park, by the washrooms Richard Juryn Variety Register online
Sep 22 9:30am     Hollyburn cross country area, by the kiosk  Blue Gentian Lake Register online
Sep 29 9:30am Fromme parking lot at the top of Mountain Hwy Cedar Trail Register online
Oct 6 9:30am Parkgate Community Centre Bridal Path to Hyannis Register online
Oct 13 9:30am In front of Cypress day lodge, upper Cypress parking lot Bowen Lookout & Howe Sound Crest Trail Register online
Oct 20 9:30am St. Marys Ave & Wooddale Rd St. George's & Baden Powell Trails Register online
Oct 27 9:30am End of the Line store, corner of Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey Rd Forest Trails Variety Register online
Nov 3 9:30am

Cleveland Dam parking lot

Cleveland Dam Register online
Nov 10 9:30am Meet in the parking lot. Take Exit #4 on Hwy. 1 and turn right onto Woodgreen Dr, take third right onto Woodgreen Pl. Park in upper gravel lot. Cypress Falls Register online
Nov 17 9:30am Ambleside Park, at the entrance by the metal sculpture. 13th St & Argyle Village Walk Register online
Nov 24 9:30am Lighthouse Park parking lot at the map kiosk near the entrance, West Vancouver

Lighthouse Park

Register online
Dec 1 9:30am Meet at Caulfield Mall, near the north entrance. Take exit 4 off Hwy 1, West Van Sahalee Trails Register online
Dec 8 9:30am Ambleside Park, at the entrance by the metal sculpture. 13th St & Argyle Seawall Walk Variety Register online
Dec 15 9:30am Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd Upper Mosquito Trails Register online

* Wear good walking or hiking shoes/boots - NO RUNNING SHOES - dress for the weather - bring hydration and snack.

Friday Morning Hikes - Intermediate Level

Guide: Femina

Date Time  Meeting Place Walk Registration
Sep 10 9:15am Inter River Park, by the washrooms Richard Jryn/Old Lillooet Loop Register online
Sep 17 9:15am Meet in the parking lot. Take Exit #4 on Hwy. 1 and turn right onto Woodgreen Dr, take third right onto Woodgreen Pl. Park in upper gravel lot. Cypress Falls - Intermediate with some steep sections Register online
Sep 24 9:15am Hyannis Dr at the BP trailhead Hyannis/Ridgerunner/Fisherman's/BP loop - Moderate Register online
Oct 1 9:15am Intersection of Eyremount & Millstream Brother's Creek - Intermediate Register online
Oct 8 9:15am St. Marys Ave & Wooddale Rd Lower Mosquito Creek Falls (aka St George's) - Moderate with some rooty sections Register online
Oct 15 9:15am

Meet at the trailhead on Westport Road

Whyte Lake - Moderate

Register online
Oct 22 9:15am Cypress, top parking lot Bowen Lookout - Intermediate with long, steep sections Register online
Oct 29 9:15am End of the Line store, corner of Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey Rd Lynn Canyon - Moderate with several stairs Register online
Nov 5 9:15am Meet at Caulfield Mall, near the north entrance. Take exit 4 off Hwy 1, West Van Sahalee Trails - Intermediate with some rocky sections Register online
Nov 12 9:15am End of the Line store, corner of Lynn Valley Rd & Dempsey Rd Fisherman's / Homestead Loop - Moderate with a long uphill section Register online
Nov 19 9:15am Glenagles Community Centre, West Vancouver Eagleridge Bluffs - Intermediate with some steep sections Register online
Nov 26 9:15am Lynn Canyon Cafe Two Canyon Loop - Intermediate with some steep sections Register online
Dec 3 9:15am Cleveland Dam, by the washrooms Cleveland Dam - Moderate Register online
Dec 10 9:15am Delbrook Community Recreation Centre, 851 West Queens Rd Mosquito Creeek - Easy/Moderate Register online
Dec 17 9:15am Lighthouse Park parking lot Lighthouse Park - Moderate Register online

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