7 Easy Places In Vancouver To Ride Your Bike This Summer That Aren't The Seawall
We only regret the ride, we didn’t take. 🚴
Leg day, every day! It is time to tune up your bicycle and pedal your way to some epic views. If you are bored of the Stanley Park Seawall or not interested in battling the crowds, then we've found where all theis at and these routes are all fun, no fuss.
Even if it has been ages since your last ride, there is no time like the present to hop back on. Unlike hiking where it can feel like it takes you forever to get to the end, cycling lets you see more sights.
There is something for everyone on this list, even those who burn after 30 seconds in the sun. The Seymour Demonstration Forest will keep you protected from theunder a leafy canopy.
One pathway you want toon repeat is the Arbutus Greenway. It is hard to beat, as there are walls covered in cheerful murals that make a stunning selfie spot, and wildflowers are blooming everywhere.
Another trail you'll want to try on a sunny day will take you to. It is a top choice to get some exercise, as you can treat yourself in the end and go for a swim.
Seymour Demonstration Forest
Address: 2369 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: On a scorching hot summer day cycling in North Vancouver's Seymour Demonstration Forest is a fantastic choice. You can escape the sun and ride under the shade of towering trees on the car-free paved path.
Jericho Beach To Pacific Spirit Regional Park
Address: Jericho Beach, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: You can't beat the view of riding along the water. Plus, you can always take a break at the Spanish Banks or Jericho Beach and relax on the sand.
Address: Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: This route is pure eye-candy. You'll ride past colourful murals and blooming flowers that are Instagram and TikTok gold.
Queen Elizabeth Park To VanDusen Botanical Gardens
Address: 4600 Cambie St., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: Flower enthusiasts, this is the journey for you. You can cycle next to the colourful blooms Queen Elizabeth Park before heading along 37th Avenue to VanDusen Botanical Garden.
Sunset Beach To Kitsilano Beach
Address: 1204 Beach Ave., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: You can see two gorgeous urban beaches on one trip. We suggest you bring along a towel and your swimsuit so after your ride you can take a refreshing dip in the water.
Traboulay PoCo Trail
Address: Port Coquitlam, BC
Why You Need To Go: You can do a sightseeing tour of Port Coquitlam, as the path takes you around most of the city.
Central Valley Greenway
Address: 1455 Quebec St., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: The 24-kilometre path will let you cycle from Science World in Vancouver all the way to Burnaby in one afternoon.
We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.