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ABBOTSFORD - PT321                    mail           
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Directo

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 - 
david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.

WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Route starts at Mill Lake Parking lot, passed historic Trethewey House, goes around Mill Lake & through other parks; passes the oldest Sikh Temple in Canada (1911) & through the old town of Abbotsford.

 
BRENTWOOD BAY - PT109
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B / 3B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Carol - 250-818-1481 -
vanzettas@shaw.ca
START POINT:  Greenhawk Harness & Equestrian Supplies, 7154 West Saanich Rd,  Brentwood Bay  V8M 1P6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria: take West Saanich Rd North. From BC Ferries or WA State Ferries: take Hwy #17 South. Follow signs to Brentwood Bay.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk box is located behind register on floor. The walk takes in the town, waterfront, farmland, forests, & a beautiful view of the bay. This walk passes Butchart Gardens. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Please do not park in Greenhawk Harness parking lot. There is free parking available across the street at the library.

 
BURNABY - Central Park - PT179
Start Point Open: 2020-04-15 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Lawrence -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  No Walk Box available locally.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: No walk box available locally. Check
www.vancouverventurers.com  or https://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Venturers-Meetup . Email vancouverventurers@gmail.com  for information.
WALK INFORMATION: The route goes along BC Parkway Urban Trail (beside the SkyTrain) & through Central Park before returning via residential streets. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in park.

 
CEDAR - Hemer Park / Morden Colliery Trail - PT307
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Karen / Dave - 250-245-7496 -
president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
START POINT:  49th Parallel Grocery Store, 1824 Cedar Rd,  Cedar  V9X 1H9
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #19 North or South turn on Cedar Rd & watch for the Grocery store.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk box is at the Customer Service Desk. The route is on some country streets but mainly through Hemer Park & along Morden Colliery Trail. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along route.  Not suitable for wheelchairs.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
CHEMAINUS - PT110                     mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only.  Both the 5k & 10k walks zigzag through business & residential streets to view the murals for which Chemainus is famous. The 10k walk also includes part of the Cowichan River Trail. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 
COMOX - PT001
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 12 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
ORGANIZER: Comox Glacier Wanderers
CONTACT: Crystal - 250-898-8612 -
cgwvolks@shaw.ca
START POINT:  Port Augusta Motel, 2082 Comox Ave,  Comox  V9M 1P8
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the South: Hwy #19A North to Courtenay. Cross over 17th St Bridge & turn Right. Follow signs for Comox. Port Augusta Motel is on your Left, across from the hospital. From the North: Hwy #19A South. Do NOT cross the 17th St Bridge. Follow signs for Comox. Port Augusta Motel is on your Left.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk box is at main desk. Trail goes through residential areas with some parks & along the waterfront. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & at public facilities along the waterfront.

 
COQUITLAM - Coquitlam Centre - PT176
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Roy -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Coquitlam Town Centre, Ronson Shoes, 2929 Barnet Hwy,  Coquitlam  V3R 5R5
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1: take Exit 44. Follow Hwy #7 east (Lougheed Hwy) signs to light at Barnet Hwy. Coquitlam Centre Mall is located at the junction of Lougheed Hwy #7 & Barnet Highway #7A. Ronsons is in the upper mall.
WALK INFORMATION: The 10k walk goes through residential areas, on the Great Trail along Coquitlam River, through Town Centre Park, around Lefarge Lake, down Hoy Creek. The 5k takes in Town Centre Park, Legarge Lake, Great Trail & Hoy Creek. Gravel & bark mulch trails. Contact Start Point at 604-944-2882 for Mall hours.

 
COQUITLAM - Mundy Park - PT322
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Sherrie   - 604-417-7750  -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  7-Eleven Store, 2188 Austin Ave,  Coquitlam  V3K 3R8
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Hwy #1, exit 40A (Brunette North); Left on Marmont St; Right on Austin Ave. 7-Eleven Store on South side of Austin Ave. Do not park in 7-Eleven Store parking lot. Drive to start at Mundy Park, 641 Hillcrest St to parking lots where there is one main lot & 2 overflow lots. 
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (under counter near window). There are two routes with a 5k & 10k on each. The Mundy Park route goes through the forest & around lakes of Mundy Park on gravel & bark mulch trails. Not suitable for baby strollers or wheelchairs. Washrooms available in Mundy Park & on route. The street route goes through residential streets to Como Lake & return. Washrooms on route.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
COURTENAY - PT010
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Comox Glacier Wanderers
CONTACT: Crystal - 250-898-8612 -
cgwvolks@shaw.ca
START POINT:  Lewis Centre, 489 Old Island Hwy, Courtenay  V9N 3P5
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From the South: On reaching Courtenay, take Cliffe Ave to 5th St; Right over the 5th St Bridge. The centre is on the left at the far end of the park. From the North: The Centre is located on Old Island Hwy #19A, on the Right by the play park. Parking is available just north of the building.
WALK INFORMATION: The box is kept in a small storage room across from the office & marked 'Staff Only'. Trail goes through residential areas, parks & along estuary nature preserve. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers but may be difficult through park area. Washrooms are available at Start/Finish. Phone ahead to confirm hours: 250-338-5371 or 250-338-1000.

 
DELTA - Ladner - PT063
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Tish / Jerry / Markku  -  -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  Ricky's All-Day Grill, 5239 Ladner Trunk Rd,  Delta  V4K 1W4
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: From Hwy# 99, take Hwy #17A exit. Right on Ladner Trunk Rd (Hwy #10); Right into Trenant Park Mall; Restaurant is beside Ladner Trunk Rd. By transit: From Bridgeport Station (Canada Line), bus #601 (South Delta). On Ladner Trunk Rd, get off at 52A St, just past Ricky's on Right.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (at reception). There are 2 routes. #1 Ladner Town 5k & 10k: Route goes through the quaint downtown core & passes by Memorial Park, the Fraser River & South Arm marshes along residential streets. #2 Ladner Pioneer 5k, 10k: Follows 2 Heritage Rds & passes by 2 heritage homes, 1 historic barn & 1 monastery.  Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in parks.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Famous Canadians

 
DELTA - Sunshine Hills - PT080
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A / 2B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Daniel  - 604-594-5501 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Canada Safeway, 6401 - 120 St,  Delta  V4E 3G3
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Safeway is located at the NW corner of 120 St (Scott Rd) & 64 Ave.  From Hwy 91 take the 64 Ave exit, east (Kittson Parkway, becomes 64 Ave) to 120 St.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box is at Check Out Counter #1. Three routes: Watershed Park walk follows residential streets & trails in the Park, passing the Old Artesian Well that was once Delta's water supply. Good views of Mud Bay. Cougar Canyon walk follows residential areas to the famous peat "Burns Bog" Conservation Area. The third route in honour of a past member called “Peggy’s Walk” takes you east along residential roads to Boundary Park. Washrooms available at start/finish. There are also two 5k routes available.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
DELTA - Nordel - PT139
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A / 2B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Jill - 604-496-6536 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Cravings Coffee, 11146B - 84 Ave,  Delta  V4C 2L6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Cravings Coffee is located at the SW corner of 84 Ave & 112 St. Take Hwy 91; Exit at Nordel Way; Right on 84 Ave to 112 St.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box is at Service Desk. There are two routes: The "Bog" walk proceeds through residential areas to the famous peat "Burns Bog" Conservation Area which contains intriguing ground cover & growth while being home to a variety of wildlife. The Nordel Street walk proceeds through residential areas, schools & parkland. There are also two 5k routes available.  Washrooms at start point.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
DUNCAN - PT304                   mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Walk goes through the town of Duncan, passing a number of totem poles for which Duncan is famous & along trails beside Somenos Marsh & in Centennial Park. One of the three Cowichan Valley walks (082, 196 & 304)

 
FIELD - Yoho National Park / Emerald Lake - PT330              mail        
Start Point Open: 2020-04-15 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B / 4D
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The 5k route walks all around Emerald Lake. The 11k route also goes up the mountainside into the Emerald Basin. Washrooms available at the start/finish.

 
GOLDEN - PT310                   mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. NOTE: Golden is on Mountain (not Pacific) Time. Both routes cross the Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge to follow the Kicking Horse River & the Rotary Trails, through a short residential section to the downtown of Golden.

 
HOPE - PT009                             mail    
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.

WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The route goes through the town of Hope with views of the water & passes chain saw carvings by Pete Ryan.

 
INVERMERE - PT258              mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A / 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director
CONTACT: David  - 250-598-4316 -   
david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No Walk Box available locally. Mail-in only
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Walk goes to Windermere Lake, up the Main Street, past the museum, then along the bluffs. Always surrounded by mountains. A really lovely town.

 
KAMLOOPS - PT103                 mail     
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Historic downtown, waterfront, waterfront parks & trails. Washrooms available at start/finish, beside public library at the corner of 5th & Victoria Sts & along the route.

 
KELOWNA - PT178                     mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The trail is on paved surfaces through residential & lakeshore park. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in the park.

 
KEREMEOS - PT302
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 12 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The 12k route follows an old railbed (Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern rail line) through residential area & orchards, over a Covered Bridge with the return on the opposite side of the Similkameen River. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 
KIMBERLEY - PT105                 mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. This scenic walk follows a wooded trail overlooking Mark Creek & the St. Mary's River Valley to arrive in Marysville: an early miner's community. The walk resumes along the banks of Mark Creek back to the start point. Along the way are excellent views & peaceful rest stops. Watch for small trout in the tributaries leading into Mark Creek. Washrooms available at the start.

 
LADYSMITH - PT199
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 7, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B / 3B
ORGANIZER: Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Karen / Dave - 250-245-7496 -
president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
START POINT:  Upper parking Lot of Coronation Mall, 370 Trans-Canada Hwy, #24,  Ladysmith  V9G 1T9
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Walk box is located near the front door of a private residence at 1141 Stillin Dr. From the North on Trans Canada Hwy #1: Right at the first traffic light in Ladysmith (First Ave/Ludlow Rd). From the South on the Trans Canada Hwy #1: Left at the third traffic light in Ladysmith (First Ave/Ludlow Rd). From both
DIRECTIONS, follow past Tim Horton's. Right at the roundabout & continue up the hill. Continue through 4 way stop. Right on Stillin Dr to 1141 (7 houses down the block on the right). Register & drive to Coronation Mall in the south end of Ladysmith to start the walk.
WALK INFORMATION: The 6k & one 10k option is along the waterfront & through the main street of Ladysmith. The second 10k option (3B) is on trails along Holland Creek (Boardwalk) with a view of a waterfall & a small residential component. A 7k version of Holland Creek (also 3B) omits the residential component. Note: Boardwalk on Holland Creek Trail only.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
LAKE COWICHAN - PT082                mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Walk goes through some residential areas & downtown Lake Cowichan, plus some stretches of the Great Trail including two old trestle bridges. Walk showcases the lake, the river & the town. Washrooms available at start/finish, at various pubs & restaurants along the route & in Central Park. One of three Cowichan Valley walks (082, 136, & 196).
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
LANGLEY - Langley Parks - PT138
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Betty    -     
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Best Western Plus Langley Inn, 5978 Glover Rd,  Langley  V3A 4H9
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: The hotel is on the SE corner of Glover Rd & Langley By-Pass. From the east: take Hwy 1 westbound, exit 66, 232 St; Take Hwy #10 (toward Vancouver Island ferries) becomes Glover Rd; Left at Langley By-Pass. From the west: take Hwy #10 becoming Langley By-Pass. Continue to Glover Rd.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box is at Registration Desk. There are two routes. The Langley Parks walk follows residential streets & trails through parks - Rotary Nicomekl (exercise trails), Sendall Gardens (exotic plant greenhouse) & Langley City; along water courses beside the Nicomekl River, where you often see birds & wildlife. Subject to flooding in spring & winter. There is an alternative 10k "Flood" walk available. Washrooms at start point & Sendall Gardens. There are also two 5k routes available. 
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
MAYNE ISLAND -  PT303                         mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only.  Car is not required on Mayne Island. Contact BC Ferries at
www.bcferries.com for schedules. The route goes along winding & hilly country roads to Georgina Point Heritage Park & Lighthouse, with its views of Active Pass & Galiano Island, with an optional 3k that includes a Japanese garden. Washrooms available at ferry terminal, Miners Bay, Georgina Point Park & outside Japanese garden.

 
MILL BAY - PT196                                         mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10  km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Walk includes local streets & some lovely trails. Washrooms available at start/finish & on route. One of three Cowichan Valley walks (082, 136, & 196).

 
MOUNT ROBSON - PT095                   mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-05-15 ~ 2020-10-08    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Both 5k & 10k routes are on trail with good views of Mt. Robson & along the Robson River. 10k route goes to Kinney Lake. Dogs are allowed on a leash to Kinney Lake. For trail conditions, call 1-800-435-5622 or link to webcam at www.bcparks.ca.

 
NANAIMO - Downtown - PT096
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 5, 10, 12  km    Difficulty Rating: 1A /1B / 2A / 2B
ORGANIZER: Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Ria - 250-327-3311 -
president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
START POINT:  Thrifty Foods, Port Place, 650 South Terminal Ave,  Nanaimo  V9R 5E2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Follow Hwy #1, turn right or lft on Esplanade; bear left on Front Street: turn left to back parking lot of mall and store entrance..
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for the Walk Box at the Service Counter Some routes suitable for wheelchairs. The 10k route goes through Bowen Park & along Nanaimo's harbour-front walkway. The 5k route goes through downtown Nanaimo & along the harbour front. Another 5k route goes into Bowen Park. The 10/12k route is a historical route along the waterfront & then through the Old City Quarter. Another 12k route goes along the waterfront, through Bowen Park & around Buttertubs Marsh. Washrooms available at Start/Finish. Dock & Walk route.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Boardwalks, Dock & Walk

 
NANAIMO - Neck Point - PT097
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B / 3C / 3B
ORGANIZER: Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Ria - 250-751-7952 -
president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
START POINT:  Save-On-Foods, 3200 Island Hwy,  Nanaimo  V9T 1W1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Follow the Old Island Hwy #19A to Country Club Shopping Centre bounded by Norwell Dr & 107 St. Must drive to start at 1001 Morningside Dr. Follow
DIRECTIONS given at the registration point.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Box at the Customer Service Desk. 5k is on trails in the Park & also on streets overlooking the Strait of Georgia. 10k route is the same & goes on trails around the small island in Piper's Lagoon Park. An alternate 10k omitting the point in Piper's Lagoon Park is available for when the tide is high.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
NANAIMO - Country Club - PT157
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 7, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B / 2C / 3B
ORGANIZER: Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Ria - 250-327-3311 -
president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
START POINT:  Save-On-Foods, 3200 Island Hwy,  Nanaimo  V9T 1W1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Follow the Old Island Hwy #19A to Country Club Shopping Centre bounded by Norwell Dr & 107 St.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Box at the Customer Service Desk. The 5k walk is on residential streets & along Long Lake. One 10k walk is along the shores of Long Lake, around Diver Lake & through neighbourhood parks. Two other 10k walks are on residential streets & on trails in Linley Valley - one goes around Lost Lake & the other goes around Cottle Lake. Each Linley Valley walk has a 7k option. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
NANAIMO - Westwood - PT158
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Ria - 250-327-3311 -
president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
START POINT:  Thrifty Foods, Port Place, 650 South Terminal Avenue,  Nanaimo  V9R 5E2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Follow Hwy #1, turn right or lft on Esplanade; bear left on Front Street: turn left to back parking lot of mall and store entrance.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Box at the Customer Service Desk. Not suitable for wheelchairs. The 6k route goes around Westwood Lake while the 10k route goes into Morrell Nature Sanctuary as well as around Westwood Lake. Washrooms available at the Registration Point & at the Start/Finish & along 10k route.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
NEW WESTMINSTER - New Westminster - PT106
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A / 2B / 3B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Len - 604-521-4710 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Inn at Westminster Quay, 900 Quayside Dr,  New Westminster  V3M 6G1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: The hotel is close to the New Westminster Sky Train station. Exit 8 St; Left on Columbia St; Right on Begbie St; cross tracks; Right on Quayside Dr to Inn. Driving from Hwy #1 east: take Exit 40 A - Brunette Ave; Bear Left onto Columbia St; Left on Begbie St; cross tracks, follow around onto Quayside Dr. From Hwy #1 west: take Exit 33 Kensington; Left on Canada Way, becomes 8 St; Left on Columbia St; Follow as above. Parking meters or on street & pay parking lot at Hotel.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box at Registration Desk. There are two routes: One walk includes historic New Westminster downtown (former capital of BC), Queen's Park, passing City Hall, Cenotaph & Fraser River waterfront with many heritage homes & fantastic views. The second walk takes in Piers Park on the Fraser River waterfront, Queen’s Park & many heritage homes. There are also two 5km routes available. Washrooms at start point & Queen's Park. 
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
NORTH VANCOUVER - Lonsdale Quay - PT328
Start Point Open: 2020-04-15 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10 & 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Agnes -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  No Walk Box available locally.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: No walk box available locally. Check www.vancouverventurers.com or https://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Venturers-Meetup
WALK INFORMATION: There are three routes. #1 Spirit Trail - Eastern Loop 5k & Western Loop 5k: Route will be on the Spirit Trail east & west of Waterfront Park along the waterfront, returning through parks & side streets. #2 Spirit Trail West 10k: This is an extension of the Western loop to trails along McKay Creek & Mosquito Creek Parks. #3 Mosquito Creek 6k, 10k & 11k: Route mainly follows the Spirit Trail, Mosquito Creek & The Great Trail through forested area uphill from waterfront to Montroyal underpass & back. The 6k route will go until Hwy 1 underpass. Not suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along routes.

 

OKANAGAN FALLS -  PT259               mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. With the exception of about 3k, the trail is on the Kettle Valley railbed along Skaha Lake shore. Washrooms available at start/finish & at the 11k walk turn around point in the summer.

 
OLIVER - Riverside - PT254                  mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The route is out & back on a paved trail along the Okanagan River. Washrooms available at the start/finish.

 
PARKSVILLE - Tigh na Mara - PT251
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Bastion City Wanderers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: John - 250-729-7088 -
johnpayne@shaw.ca
START POINT:  Tigh Na Mara Resort, Gift Shop, 1155 Resort Dr,  Parksville  V9P 2E3
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Inland Island Hwy #19, Exit 46 to Hwy #19A.  From the South,  Right onto Resort Dr @ lights; from the North, Left at Resort Dr @ lights & straight into Tigh Na Mara Resort.
WALK INFORMATION: A scenic walk on roads & trails to the Englishman River Estuary & along the shoreline through Rathtrevor Provincial Park.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
PEACHLAND - PT107                                        mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Trail is very easy walking on pavement along the lakeshore & is suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at start/finish & at two points on route. 

 
PENTICTON - PT200                                        mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-03 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. One 5/10k route is on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail, along the lake shore & some residential streets. A second option goes along the Penticton River channel, on streets & the lakeshore. 

 
PORT MOODY - Rocky Point - PT177
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Bridget  - 778-870-4160 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  The Runner's Den, 239 Newport Dr,  Port Moody  V3H 5C9
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Lougheed Hwy: west on Barnet Hwy; North on Ioco Rd; Right on Newport Dr. Store is on Left. Follow 'P' signs for surface or underground parking. By Transit: SkyTrain to Inlet Centre station; take Bus #160 or #189 2 stops to Newport Dr; OR walk down Ioco Rd to Newport Dr; Right into Newport Village; store is on Left.
WALK INFORMATION: 5k & 10k routes are on mostly paved & gravel paths & on a residential street around Burrard Inlet. Washrooms available at Start/Finish, on route in Rocky Point Park & beside Old Orchard Park.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
PRINCE GEORGE - PT159               mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 12 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The walk follows the Heritage River Trail through parks along the Fraser & Nechako Rivers with some residential walking.

 
PRINCETON - PT301                            mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The route is an out & back route on the Kettle Valley Railway Trail Great Trail (Trans-Canada Trail) with views of the Similkameen River.

 
QUALICUM BEACH - PT137                 mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. A scenic walk on wooded trails, along the waterfront & through the town of Qualicum Beach. Washrooms at start/finish.

 
REVELSTOKE - PT325                             mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-04-15 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The 5 km route explores the historic business & residential areas of Revelstoke while the 10k route also includes lovely trails by the Columbia & Illecillewaet River.

 
RICHMOND - Richmond Centre - PT046
Start Point Open: 2020-04-15 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Jackie -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  No Walk Box available locally.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: No walk box available locally. Check www.vancouverventurers.com or https://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Venturers-Meetup. No walk box host. Email vancouverventurers@gmail.com for information.
WALK INFORMATION: There are two routes. #1 Minoru Park & Middle Arm Dyke 5k & 10k: Walk goes through Minoru Park & on the dyke along the Middle Arm Waterfront Greenway & by the Richmond Olympic Oval. #2 Three Parks 10k: Route goes on city streets & through three parks: the new Garden City Lands, Paulik Park & Garden City Community Park & Arboretum. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available in Mall & along routes.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
RICHMOND - Steveston - PT081
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Meg / Wayne -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  Steveston Community Centre, 4111 Moncton St,  Richmond  V7E 3A8
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: From Hwy 99: take Steveston Hwy westbound 5k to No. 2 Rd; Left (south) 1K to Moncton St (flashing light); Right (west) 1k to Steveston Community Centre parking lot. By transit: Take Canada Line to Richmond - Brighouse Station, then take bus #406 (Steveston) to No. 1 Rd & Broadway St, walk 6 mins (450m) to Start Point.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (under front counter). There are three routes. #1 South Dyke 5k, 10k: Features Fraser River, West Dyke, Garry Point Park & historic village of Steveston. The 5k walk will not go to Garry Point Park. #2 West Dyke 10k: Walk is nearly exclusively on the dyke & is an out & back going through the Village, Garry Point Park & up to Blundell Rd. #3 Railway Greenway & Dykes 10k: Walk north on Railway Greenway & return via West Dyke, Garry Point Park & Village. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along routes.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
RICHMOND - Terra Nova / Sea Island - PT155
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Denise  -  
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  Thompson Community Centre, 5151 Granville Ave,  Richmond  V7C 1E6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: Start Point is 1 long block west of No 2 Rd.  From Hwy 99: take Westminster Hwy westbound; Left on Garden City Rd; Right on Granville Ave, passing No. 2 Rd; Right on Lynas Lane; Left into the parking lot. By transit: Take Canada Line to Richmond - Brighouse Station, take bus #406 (Steveston), stop at Granville Ave & Lynas Lane, walk 3 mins (150m) to Start Point.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (under back counter). There are three routes. #1 Terra Nova Rural Park 5k, 10k: Route goes through residential areas & along dykes in NW corner of Richmond. #2 YVR South Terminal & Dykes 10k: Route goes east over the No. 2 Rd. Bridge, along the dyke to the Coast Guard Station & YVR South Terminal. #3 West Dyke & Railway Greenway 11k: Route goes west along Middle Arm Dyke, then south along West Dyke, and returns via the Railway Greenway. Suitable for baby strollers & wheelchairs. Washrooms available at start/finish & along routes.

 
SALMON ARM - PT257                             mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The trail is along the shoreline through a nature reserve which is the nesting place of the Western Grebe.

 
SIDNEY - PT026
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Carol - 250-818-6870 - cajohnston191@gmail.com
START POINT:  Travelodge, 2280 Beacon Ave,  Sidney  V8L 1X1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to Beacon Ave - the main street into Sidney. The hotel is on your Left.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for box at desk. Walk goes through the town of Sidney, along the waterfront & on walking trails. An alternate 'rural' route goes towards Tsehum Harbour.

 
SIDNEY -Bike -  PT102              bike 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 25 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Mike - 250-656-0149 - whwolfs@telus.net
START POINT:  Travelodge, 2280 Beacon Ave,  Sidney  V8L 1X1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to Beacon Ave - the main street into Sidney. The hotel is on your left.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for box at desk. Bike route goes along roads on the Saanich Peninsula. Washrooms available at start/finish.

 
SOOKE - PT160
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 12, 15, 30 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Wendy  - 250-812-5136 - wsrenwick@gmail.com
START POINT:  Western Foods, 6660 Sooke Rd, #1400,  Sooke  V0S 1N0
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Hwy #14 to Sooke. At roundabout take first exit into shopping centre parking lot.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk box is beside front window. Walks include local streets, country roads & the Galloping Goose Trail. Walk goes by the restored Triangle Island lighthouse.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 
SUMMERLAND -   PT305                         mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 3B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Trails & roads, through residential areas & orchards passing wineries & a waterfall.

 
SURREY - Crescent Beach - PT023
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Dianne - 604-805-3559 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Esquires Coffee Houses Inc., 12823 Crescent Rd, #4,  Surrey  V4P 1J6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Esquires is at the NE corner of Crescent Rd & 128 St. From Hwy 99, exit 10 - Hwy 99A - King George Blvd south; Right on Crescent Rd & continue to 128 St.  Please park on 128 St & not in parking lot.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box at Customer Counter. There are two 5k routes, park or beach & one 10k/11k route. The 10k/11k route goes through Crescent Park, residential streets & to the beach, along the promenade to Blackie's Spit & Heron Park. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish, in Crescent Park & at the beach.

 
SURREY - Fleetwood - PT055
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Betty - 604-581-8090 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Fresh Street Market, 15930 Fraser Hwy,   Surrey  V4N 0X8
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Fresh Street Market is located in Fleetwood Village. From Hwy #1; take exit 50 - 160 St South; Right on Fraser Hwy; Left Venture Way/159 St; Left into Mall parking lot.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box at Customer Service Desk. There are two routes. The first route - register & drive to start at the Serpentine Hills Parking lot on 96 Ave @ 172 St. Walk on trails within Tynehead Regional Park with a Salmon Hatchery. The park is located along the Serpentine River, a unique salmon spawning river. The trails in the park are gravel or bark mulch with some minor hills. The second route to Surrey Lake follows residential streets to Fleetwood Park, alongside Fleetwood Creek & Bear Creek to Surrey Lake on the Surrey Lake Greenway. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in the parks. There are also three 5k routes available.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
SURREY - Green Timbers - PT154
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Dennis - 604-588-7520 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Cuatro Coffee, 9014 - 152 St, #202,  Surrey  V3R 4E7
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Cuatro Coffee is located in the mall on the NE corner of 152 St & Fraser Highway, near the Save-on-Foods Store. From Hwy #1, Exit 48; turn south on 152 St & follow to 9014 - 152 St - on Left, north of Fraser Highway.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box at Customer Service desk. Green Timbers Urban Forest is one of the City's largest parks, offering over 183 hectares of wetlands, lakes, a fishing dock, grassland meadows & nature trails all nestled within a second growth forest. There is also a 6k route available. Washrooms at start point & in park.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
SURREY - Cedar Hills - PT156
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Rita - 604-585-2685 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  No Frills Grocery Store, 12852-96 Ave, #108,  Surrey  V3V 6A8
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: No Frills is located in the Cedar Hills Mall at 96 Ave & 128 St. From the east: Hwy #1, Exit 53 (176 St) south; Right on 96 Ave to 128 St. From the west: Hwy #1, Exit 40A (Brunette Ave), becomes Columbia St; over Pattullo Bridge (Hwy #99A) which becomes King George Blvd; Right on 96 Ave to 128 St. From Tsawwassen Ferry: Hwy #17; Exit Right at traffic lights Nordel Way, which becomes 88 Ave; Left on 128 St to 96 Ave.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk Box is stored underneath the banana display in the vegetable section. There are two routes: The Bear Creek route (10k/11k) goes through residential areas & parkland. Enjoy Bear Creek Park with its creeks, rose gardens & miniature train. The City Centre route (10k) passes through residential areas, parkland & the City Centre Complex. There are also 5k and one 6k routes available. Washrooms available at McDonald's near start/finish; in Surrey Central City Mall & Bear Creek Park.

 
TOFINO - PT309                     mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. The first 5k route follows a trail to Chesterman Beach & continues on the beach. The Lennard Island Lighthouse can be seen. The Tofino 5k Heritage walk passes historical buildings & sites in the town of Tofino.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 
UCLUELET - PT308                mail  
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 7, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Both routes go on the Wild Pacific Trail on the shoreline of the west coast of Vancouver Island. The trail offers spectacular shoreline panoramas & seaward vistas. The Amphitrite Point Lighthouse can be seen. Not suitable for wheelchairs. Washrooms available at the start/finish.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 
VANCOUVER - Stanley Park - PT053
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 7, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A / 2B / 3B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Patricia / Agnes  -  -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  Running Room Store, 679 Denman St,  Vancouver  V6G 2L3
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: Go along West Georgia St. Store is on SW corner of Denman St & West Georgia St. By transit: Take any bus that goes along West Georgia St & stop at West Georgia & Denman.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back). Panoramic views of Vancouver harbour & Downtown, North Shore mountains & English Bay. There are 6 routes available. #1 Seawall East 10k (rating 1A): Walk around the Seawall going counter-clockwise starting from Coal Harbour. #2 Seawall West 10k (rating 1A): Walk around the Seawall going clockwise starting from English Bay.  #3 Seawall & Trails 10k (rating 2B): Part seawall & part inside trails. #4 Prospect Point & Lions Gate Bridge 10k (rating 3B): Trails to Prospect Point, cross Lions Gate Bridge & return via Beaver Lake & Rose Garden; 7k (rating 3B) available - will not cross Lions Gate Bridge. #5 Lagoon & Lake 10k (rating 3B) Similar to route #4 but instead of crossing the Lions Gate Bridge, this route goes around Lost Lagoon & Beaver Lake. #6 Siwash Rock Viewpoint 10k (rating 3B): Part Seawall & trails to Siwash Rock Viewpoint. For all six routes, there is only one 5k option (rating 1A) available which covers part of the Seawall. Routes rated 3B are not suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. All trails go past or have a view of Brockton Point Lighthouse & Bridges. Routes #4 & #5 will not pass Famous Canadians. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in park.  
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Lighthouse, Famous Canadians

 
VANCOUVER - Downtown  - PT079
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 7, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A / 2B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Rita / Lawrence / Doug  -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  JJ Bean Coffee, 1188 Alberni St,  Vancouver  V6E 1A5
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: Go along West Georgia St. Start Point (at corner of Bute St) is between Robson St & West Georgia St & 2 blocks west of Burrard St. By Transit: Take any bus that goes along West Georgia St & stop at West Georgia & Bute. Start point is within walking distance from Burrard, Granville & Vancouver City Centre SkyyTrain stations.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back office). There are 4 routes. #1 Downtown & West End (rating 2A): Eastern Loop 5K goes through Canada Place, Gastown (Famous Canadian - Captain John 'Gassy Jack' Deighton) & part of Chinatown; Western Loop 5k goes along Coal Harbour & through residential West End. #2 Chinatown 10k (rating 2B): Part of the Eastern Loop from Canada Place, Gastown (Famous Canadian - Captain John 'Gassy Jack' Deighton) extending to Chinatown, Strathcona & CRAB Park. #3 Lost Lagoon 10k (rating 2B): Part of the Western Loop from Coal Harbour, extending to Lost Lagoon passing the Rhododenron Garden, Heron Colony & English Bay.  #4 Science World 10k (rating 2B): Walk along the Seawall passing Sunset Beach, to the Roundhouse, Science World & to Terry Fox Plaza (Famous Canadian - Terry Fox). 7k (rating 2B) route available but will only go to the Roundhouse. For all routes, there are only two 5K options - the Western Loop & the Eastern Loop. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers with slight modification of routes. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along routes.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Dock & Walk, Famous Canadians

 
VANCOUVER - False Creek - PT101
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 12, 15, 17 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A
ORGANIZER: Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Chris - 604-731-3889 -
surreytrekkersbc@gmail.com
START POINT:  Starbucks Coffee Company, 1758 West Broadway,  Vancouver  V6J 1Y1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Starbucks Coffee Company is located on West Broadway between Pine St & Burrard St. From South Grandview Hwy (12 Ave) turn Right on Pine St; turn Left on West Broadway. Starbucks is on the South side. On-street meter parking, however there are some non-metered spaces within a couple blocks of the store. 
WALK INFORMATION: There are two routes: The False Creek route goes to Granville Island & False Creek for a pleasant walk along the shores of this restored area. A ferry boat takes you back to Granville Island Market (there is charge for the ferry). Not suitable for baby strollers & wheelchairs. An alternative route, the False Creek/Burrard St. Bridge route (10/12k) is available going the full distance around False Creek for 12km, across Burrard St Bridge - no ferry. Note: there are 5k extensions toward Stanley Park available for both routes. In addition, there are two separate 5k routes available from the start point. Washrooms available at start/finish, on Granville Island & on walkway. 

 
VANCOUVER - Kitsilano - PT162
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Sona / Susan / Doug -  -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  Running Room Store, 2112 West 4th Ave,  Vancouver  V6K 1N6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: Drive along West 4th Ave. Store is just west of Arbutus St. By transit: Take bus #4 (UBC/Powell) or bus # 7 (Dunbar/Nanaimo Station) & stop at West 4th Ave & Arbutus.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back). There are two routes. #1 Point Grey & Vanier Park: Western 5k Loop goes to Point Grey & Eastern 5k Loop goes to Vanier Park: Routes go along Kitsilano Beach & residential streets, then to Vanier Park & back. #2 Granville Island 10k: An extension of the Eastern Loop to Vanier Park, cross Burrard Bridge to Seawall, David Lam Park & ferry to Granville Island. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers with slight modification of routes. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along route.

 
VANCOUVER - Shaughnessy  - PT164
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2A / 2B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Sona / Susan / Patricia -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  Indigo Books, 2505 Granville St,  Vancouver  V6H 3G7
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: Drive along Granville St or West Broadway. Store is on SW corner of Granville St & West Broadway. By transit: The following buses will stop at the corner of Granville St& West Broadway: #9 (Granville/Alma/UBC-Commercial-Broadway Station/Boundary); #10 (Downtown/Granville; #14 (Hastings/Downtown-UBC) & #16 (29th Ave Station/Arbutus).
WALK INFORMATION: Ask cashier for Walk Box (in cash office). There are two routes. #1 Queen Elizabeth Park 5k, 10k (Rating 2A): Goes through impressive Shaughnessy with its many mansions & beautiful QE Park with its quarry gardens. The 5k route will not go to QE Park. #2 Arbutus Greenway North 6k, 10k (Rating 2B): Walk along the north portion of the Arbutus Greenway through residential areas & parks with views of Downtown & the North Shore mountains. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers with slight modification of route. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in park.

 
VANCOUVER - Locarno Beach - PT327
Start Point Open: 2020-04-15 ~ 2020-12-31   Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B / 3B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Agnes / Doug / Sona / Susan -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  No Walk Box available locally.
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: No walk box available locally. Check www.vancouverventurers.com or https://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Venturers-Meetup
WALK INFORMATION: There are two routes. #1 Spanish Banks & University Endowment Lands 5k & 10k (rating 2B): Walk along beaches & parks: Locarno, Spanish Banks to Acadia. Explore the University Endowment Lands with historical landmarks & mansions. #2 West Point Grey & Jericho Beach 5k & 10k (rating 3B): Route goes along Spanish Banks, up the hill to West Point Grey with beautiful mansions & return via Jericho Beach. Only the 5k walks are suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along routes. No walk box host. Email vancouverventurers@gmail.com for information.

 
VICTORIA - Downtown - PT019
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A / 1B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Randy  - 250-590-7175 - rshlaw@gmail.com
START POINT:  Coast Victoria Hotel, 146 Kingston St,  Victoria  V8V 1V4
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Approximately 4 blocks west of Parliament Buildings, 3 blocks from Port Angeles Ferry Dock & a few blocks from the centre of downtown Victoria. From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: South on Patricia Bay Hwy #17 which becomes Blanshard St, through downtown Victoria; Right on Belleville St; Follow the street as it winds behind the inner harbour & becomes Kingston St. The hotel is on the right.
WALK INFORMATION: The Walk Box is attached to the wall on the right as you enter the hotel, in the lobby vestibule. These routes offer the opportunity to explore Victoria’s scenic harbour & historic downtown as well as the beautiful Beacon Hill Park & the lovely gardens of Government House.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAMS: Dock & Walk, Capital City

 
VICTORIA – Saanich / Cedar Hill - PT020
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Donna - 250-592-9090 - malcodon@telus.net
START POINT:  Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Rd,  Victoria  V8P 3Y3
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown: drive north on Blanshard St; Right on Finlayson St; Left on Cedar Hill Rd. From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: drive south on Patricia Bay Hwy #17; Left on Finlayson St & Left on Cedar Hill Rd. Cedar Hill Rec Centre is on your Left. Free parking. Bus #24 (Cedar Hill) from Johnson St, downtown.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Box at Reception. Boardwalk route visits the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary, where pets are not allowed.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
VICTORIA - Fairfield - PT022
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A / 2A
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Judy - 778-977-0455 - judy.baldwin@shaw.ca
START POINT:  2:18 Run Store, Fairfield Plaza, 1578 Fairfield Rd.,  Victoria  V8S 1G1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria: east on Fairfield Rd. The Fairfield Plaza is on your left across from the Ross Bay Cemetery.
WALK INFORMATION: Explore the quiet residential areas of Fairfield, waterfront walkways with views of Trial Island Lighthouse & the Olympic Mountains, or the lovely gardens of Government House.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 
VICTORIA - Oak Bay / Henderson  UVic/Uplands - PT029
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A / 1B / 2A / 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Susan  - 250-727-6826 - spholloway48@gmail.com
START POINT:  Henderson Recreation Centre, 2291 Cedar Hill Cross Rd ,  Victoria  V8P 5H9
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: South on Patricia Bay Hwy 17 to McKenzie Ave; Left on McKenzie Ave; Right on Cedar Hill Cross Rd to Henderson Rec Centre. From downtown Victoria: take Fort St; Left on Foul Bay Rd which becomes Henderson Rd; Right on Cedar Hill Cross Rd. Henderson Rec Centre is on your right.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask at desk for "Walk Box". UVic 5k (rating 1B) - A walk through the gardens & wooded trails of the University of Victoria campus. Uplands 5/10k (rating 2A) - This mostly paved route includes some of Victoria's most attractive residential areas with some water views. Mount Tolmie 10k (rating 2B) - a little more challenging walk, going on the University of Victoria grounds, along residential streets & up 1k to the top of Mount Tolmie for a panoramic view of the city. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 
VICTORIA - Oak Bay - PT031
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1A / 1B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Beverley - 250-598-4316 - bevpor@telus.net
START POINT:  Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee St,  Victoria  V8R 5E6 *** The Recreation Centre is closed to drop-in visitors because of COVID 19. The walk box can be accessed at a private home nearby - 1231 Hewlett Place, V8S 4P6. The walk book is available on the front porch. Feel free to drop by and register and then drive to the Recreation Centre to start the walk. Or do your own variation of the walk starting and ending at the house ***
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria: drive east on Fort St; turn Right on Bee St.  Free parking.  Bus #11 (Uplands) from Douglas & View St, downtown.
WALK INFORMATION: Daily: 06:30-22:00. Call to confirm hours 250-595-7946. Ask for Walk Binder at reception desk. Explore the lovely residential & waterfront areas of Oak Bay. 

 
VICTORIA - Oak Bay / Bike - PT066            bike 
Start Point Open: 2020-04-25 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Beverley  - 250-598-4316 - bevpor@telus.net
START POINT:  1231 Hewlett Placet,  Victoria  V8S 4P6 - Private residence
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Oak Bay Ave go south on Foul Bay Rd. Take first left on Granite St, first Right on Mitchell St, first Left on Brighton Ave & first Right on Hewlett Pl. Parking may be limited so park on any nearby streets.
WALK INFORMATION: The registration binder is on a bench by the front door. Many beautiful rides available. Choose your own route or use suggested routes provided.

 
VICTORIA - Langford / Thetis or Florence Lake - PT083
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Diana - 250-853-0200 - kdmarat@telus.net
START POINT:  Serious Coffee Millstream Village, 2401 G Millstream Rd, #101,  Victoria  V9B 3R5
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Trans Canada Hwy #1, Exit 14 north to Langford on Millstream Rd one block. Gas station & McDonald's are on your Right; turn Right up to the shopping centre.  Take first Left into parking lot.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk box is located in the bottom cupboard to the left of the ordering counter. Two routes - one to Thetis Lake & one to Florence Lake. One of three Permanent Trails that can be linked together (083, 088, & 163) to make a longer walk.

 
VICTORIA - Langford - PT088
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 12 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Rick - 250-478-7020 - rickandchristine@shaw.ca
START POINT:  Frontrunners Westshore, 755 Goldstream Ave, #123,  Victoria  V9B 2X4
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Trans Canada Hwy #1, Exit 14 south to Langford on Veterans' Memorial Parkway (Millstream Rd) to Goldstream Ave; Right on Goldstream Ave for one block. Frontrunners is on Left.
WALK INFORMATION: Walk box is located in cupboard to left of main entrance. Two 5k options available. Walks include local streets & trails through parks. One of three Permanent Trails that can be linked together (083, 088, 163) to make a longer walk.

 
VICTORIA – Saanich / Elk Lake - PT108
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2A
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Pat / Ed  - 250-658-2325 - gropat@telus.net
START POINT:  Fas Gas, 5486 Patricia Bay Hwy,  Victoria  V8Y 1T1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: Take Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to Fas Gas at Sayward Rd. 
WALK INFORMATION: Walk box is on counter at back of store. Three routes. One of the trails goes around two popular lakes, Elk & Beaver, mostly on forest trails & paths, one along Cordova Ridge with views of the Gulf Islands & one goes up Bear Hill, again with fabulous views.

 
VICTORIA – Saanich / Pearkes - PT140
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 6, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 1B / 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Gord  - 250-479-6512 - keeble@telus.net
START POINT:  G. R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, 3100 Tillicum Rd,  Victoria  V9A 6T2
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria: on Hwy 1, Left on Tillicum Rd. The Pearkes Centre is at the rear of the Tillicum Shopping Centre, off Arena Rd.
WALK INFORMATION: One 10k route follows the Colquitz River to the scenic Gorge, finishing through tranquil Cuthbert Holmes Park. A second 10k route follows the Colquitz River to the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary (no dogs allowed in the sanctuary). A third 10k route takes in beautiful Gorge Park featuring the lovely Japanese gardens & returns over the Selkirk Trestle. The 6k route is an easy route that includes the scenic Gorge & Cuthbert Holmes Park.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
VICTORIA - Colwood / Royal Roads - PT163
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 15 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Rick - 250-478-7020 - rickandchristine@shaw.ca
START POINT:  West Shore Parks & Recreation Centre, 1767 Island Hwy,  Victoria  V9B 1J1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria on Trans Canada Hwy #1, take Colwood Exit 10 (Hwy #14) to Juan de Fuca Rec Centre. From 'up Island' on Hwy #1, take West Shore Parkway; Turn Left on Hwy #14. Turn Right into the Rec Centre.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for walk box at desk. Includes parts of the Galloping Goose Trail & parts of Royal Roads University. One of three Permanent Trails that can be linked together (083, 088, & 163) to make a longer walk.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 
VICTORIA - Esquimalt - PT165
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Marge - 250-589-1311 - windles@shaw.ca
START POINT:  Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser St,  Victoria  V9A 6H6
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria: Take Pandora Ave across the Johnson St Bridge. Pandora Ave  becomes Esquimalt Rd. Stay on Esquimalt Rd to Fraser St. Turn Left on Fraser St. The Rec Centre is on your Left. From west shore, take the Island Hwy toward View Royal. Turn Light on Admirals Rd. Turn Left on Esquimalt Rd. Turn Right on Fraser St. The Rec Centre is on your Left.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for box at main reception desk. Walks include city streets & trails through parks, ocean views.

 
VICTORIA - Metchosin - PT180
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10, 11 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Wendy  - 250-812-5136 -
wsrenwick@gmail.com
START POINT:  My-Chosen Café, 4492 Happy Valley Rd,  Victoria  V9C 3Z3
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From Victoria: Trans Canada Hwy #1 to Exit 10; follow Hwy #14, then left on either Metchosin Rd or Happy Valley Rd to the intersection of these two roads.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask for box at cash register, it is on shelf overhead. Walks include rural streets & trails through parks, ocean views & shoreline.

 
VICTORIA – Saanich / Broadmead - PT260
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Victoria Pathfinders Walking Club
CONTACT: Marion  - 250-477-9851 - marion.davidson@yahoo.ca
START POINT:  Broadmead Shopping Centre, Running / Walking Room, 777 Royal Oak Dr, #330,  Victoria  V8X 4V1
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: From downtown Victoria: take Blanshard St (becomes Vernon Ave) & then Patricia Bay Hwy #17; Right on Royal Oak Dr. From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: south on Patricia Bay Hwy #17; Right exit to Royal Oak Dr; Left at light on overpass.
WALK INFORMATION: Blenkinsop Lake - 10k goes on trails, through parks & lovely treed streets in the Broadmead residential area & a segment of the Lochside Trail that crosses the restored trestle bridge over Blenkinsop Lake - a favourite spot for bird watchers. Colquitz Creek - 10k includes a scenic walk on chip trails along Colquitz Creek & residential streets of Broadmead. One 5k route goes around Rithet's Bog (bird sanctuary) & residential streets. The second 5k route goes through the Broadmead residential area.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Boardwalks

 
WEST VANCOUVER - Horseshoe Bay - PT104                 mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only.  Part of the route is on the Great Trail with great water views south & west. The rest of the route is through residential areas & the village of Horseshoe Bay. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in Horseshoe Bay Park.

 
WEST VANCOUVER - Ambleside - PT252
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: Vancouver 'Venturers Volkssport Club
CONTACT: Agnes -  -
vancouverventurers@gmail.com
START POINT:  Café Crema, 1495 Bellevue Ave,  West Vancouver  V7T 1C3
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: By car: Cross Lions Gate Bridge to West Vancouver. From Marine Dr, turn Left on 15th St for one block; Park on Argyle Ave, one block closer to water. By transit: From Granville SkyTrain Station, walk south to West Georgia St. Take bus #250 (Horseshoe Bay). On Marine Dr, get off at 15th St & walk one block toward water.
WALK INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back). There are three routes. #1 Ambleside and Dundarve: Western 5k loop goes through "village" of Dundarave & along Centennial Seawalk, while Eastern 5k loop goes through "villages" of Ambleside & Park Royal & along edge of Ambleside Pk. #2 Capilano River 10k: An extension of the Eastern loop going north up the Capilano River to North Vancouver. #3 Lions Gate Bridge - Prospect Point 10k: Another extension of the Eastern loop crossing Lions Gate Bridge to Prospect Point in Stanley Pk. All routes offer great views of English Bay & Vancouver. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along routes. Dogs not allowed on some paths._

 
WEST VANCOUVER - Lighthouse Park - PT255                 mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B / 3B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. About 2k of this walk are in Lighthouse Park, including a viewpoint overlooking Point Atkinson Lighthouse. The rest of the route is on winding, hilly roads & paths through a wealthy residential neighbourhood with some great views of Burrard Inlet. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Park may be closed during times of extreme fire hazard.
SPECIAL WALKING PROGRAM: Lighthouse

 
WHISTLER - PT064           ski              mail 
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Walk on paved & gravel trails. Route crosses Fitzsimmons Creek via a Covered Bridge. Alternate walk in the valley, available all year which is suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Call Snow Phone 604-687-7507 to confirm early & late ski conditions as weather conditions vary. Note there is a fee for the XC ski trail. Ski: Jan 1- Apr 30 & Nov 1 - Dec 31. Lost Lake Walk May 1 - Oct 31

 
YALE - PT324                                      mail   
Start Point Open: 2020-01-01 ~ 2020-12-31    Distances: 5, 10 km    Difficulty Rating: 2B / 3B
ORGANIZER: CVF British Columbia Director

CONTACT: David - 250-598-4316 -  david.cattrall@telus.net
START POINT:  No walk box available locally   Mail-in only    
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT: 
Click here for registration form, instructions and maps.  Details are in the walk instructions.
WALK INFORMATION: Mail in registration only. Walk through one of the historic towns in the scenic Fraser Canyon that flourished during the Fraser River Gold Rush in 1858.

 

 

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