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8 Beginner Hikes In BC That Will Give You All The Views This Fall

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8 Fall Beginner Hikes In B.C. That Will Give You All The Views This Fall

It is time to wear your flannel and get outside. There is no need to miss out on all the best foliage views, just because you aren't outdoorsy. To help you out, here are our top picks of fall beginner hikes in B.C. that will give you all the views.

Chances are you've been scrolling through Instagram lately and been left breathless by all the seasonal photos. But there is no need to suffer aching legs after hours of walking to see leaves in ruby and gold.

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One of the best lookouts is at Seton Lake, near Lillooet. It is a great pit stop on a road trip, and the entire trek is shorter than an episode on Netflix.

From the mountain viewpoint, you'll get to see a "u" shaped road and orange trees that pop in contrast to the turquoise water.

But for a super flat route, head to Yale's Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park. The walk is just as short, but here it is a flat path that takes you over a bridge.

The gorgeous architecture contrasted against the colourful branches makes it nearly impossible to take a bad photograph. The journey is so simple; you won't even spill your coffee.

Seton Lake

Price: Free

Address: Seton Lake, Lillooet, BC

Why You Need To Go: It minutes you can reach a lookout over Seton Lake and a winding section of the Sea To Sky Highway.

Alouette Lake

Price: Free

Address: Golden Ears Provincial Park, Maple Ridge, BC

Why You Need To Go: Avoid the crowds and spend a peaceful day relaxing at a lake.

Ammonite Falls

Price: Free

Address: Nanaimo D, BC

Why You Need To Go: The one hour hike will take you to a secret waterfall that many locals don't know about.

Kalamalka Lake

Price: Free

Address: Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, Vernon, BC

Why You Need To Go: The short and sweet Rattlesnake Point Trail will take you a postcard-worthy look out of the water.

Brohm Lake

Price: Free

Address: Brohm Lake, Squamish, BC

Why You Need To Go: In two hours you can explore the gorgeous Tantalus View Trail and cross the floating boardwalk.

Lindeman Lake

Price: Free

Address: Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park

Why You Need To Go: The short and popular forest hike will take you right up to turquoise waters.

Kimberly Nature Park

Price: Free

Address: St Marys Lake Rd., Kimberley, BC

Why You Need To Go: The Eimer's Lake Loop is under 2 kilometres long and will take you to bright yellow and rust coloured trees.

Alexandra Bridge

Price: Free

Address: Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park, Yale, BC

Why You Need To Go: The bridge is one of the best spots in the province to get your fall vibes.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.

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