12 Scenic Spring Hikes You Must Do In B.C. - Narcity

12 Scenic Spring Hikes You Must Do In B.C.

Hiking season all year round!

Hiking season never ends in B.C. but the snow definitely impedes on trail access to several hikes. But spring is upon us and the snow is melting off many of the trails. 

We cannot wait for all the trails to be accessible again, so we can finally see the beautiful blue waters of lakes like Garibaldi and Joffre once more. But until then, there are still so many stunning spring hikes that take our breath away. Don't wait until summer to get your hike on, there are so many hikes that become accessible in spring or are open all year-round. Happy adventuring! 

Please note: Since conditions may still be icy and snowy, be extra careful. As always, be cautious and prepare before hiking. Be respectful of the environment and remain on designated trails for safety purposes.

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Mount Galiano // Galiano Island

Difficulty: Moderate

Distance: 6 km

Time: 2 – 3 hours

Elevation Gain: around 300 metres


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Mount Gardner // Bowen Island

Difficulty: Intermediate

Distance: 17 km

Time: 5 – 7 hours

Elevation Gain: 719 metres

Season: Year-round


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Crystal Falls // Coquitlam

Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 7 km

Time: 1 hour

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Season: Year-round


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Norvan Falls // North Vancouver

Difficulty: Moderate

Distance: 14 km

Time: 3.5 – 5 hours

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Season: Year-round


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Quarry Rock // North Vancouver

Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 3.8 km

Time: 0.5 – 1.5 hours

Elevation Gain: 100 meters

Season: Year-round


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Lighthouse Park // West Vancouver

Difficulty: Easy

Distance: up to 6 km

Time: 0.5 – 1.5 hours

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Season: Year-round


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Nairn Falls // Pemberton

Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 3 km

Time: 1 - 1.5 hours

Elevation: Minimal

Season: Year-round


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Swan Falls Viewpoint // Port Moody

Difficulty: Intermediate

Distance: 10 km

Time: 1.5 - 3 hours

Elevation Gain: 195 meters

Season: Year-round


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Coquitlam Crunch // Coquitlam

Difficulty: Intermediate

Distance: 4.5 km

Time: 0.5 - 1.5 hours

Elevation Gain: 244 meters

Season: Year-round


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Goldstream Provincial Park // Victoria

Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 3 km

Time: 1 - 2 hours

Elevation Gain: 170 meters

Season: Year-round


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Dog Mountain // North Vancouver

Distance: 5 km

Time: 1 – 2 hours

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Season: May - October


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Buntzen Lake // Port Moody

Difficulty: Easy

Distance: 8 km

Time: 1 – 3 hours

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Season: Year-round

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