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Valhalla Ridge

Village Drive to Valhalla Ridge Time & Elevation: 45 minutes (one way) 950 ft. Difficulty: Medium to challenging, depending on your fitness level Access: 15 min. walk from ferry terminal to start of trail Main Attraction: An uphill grind for fit people and a lovely viewpoint Route: We suggest [...]

Golf Course Trail

Time & Elevation: One hour, 100 ft. Difficulty: Easy Access: No bus access at present; parking at the golf club Main Attraction: Varied views, access to beach and Seymour Bay Route: From the parking lot, proceed up the hill and turn left on to the trail. At writing [...]

Snug Cove Trails

Snug Cove is the heart of the Bowen Island Community. It's where the ferry arrives and departs, it's home to ten or more places to eat; the library, pub, grocery stores, pharmacy and post office all live there. And it's the jumping off point for great trails to Dorman Point, to the beaches, [...]

Evergreen Trails

Time & Elevation: 30 minutes, plus an hour if you do the variation below, 500 ft. Difficulty: Easy, except five-minute Grind Access: Bus to Evergreen Lane; parking at entrance Main Attraction: Easy access to Bowen Bay beach, well-maintained varied trail, links to other trails Route: A well-marked trail with some [...]

Killarney Lake

We make no claims about the accuracy of this map, as it is a work in progress and we have several sources of map data that don't always match. Please always let someone know where you're going, and follow safety advice. Time & Elevation: 2½ hours walking from [...]

Mount Gardner

We make no claims about the accuracy of this map, as it is a work in progress and we have several sources of map data that don't always match. Please always let someone know where you're going, and follow safety advice. Time & Elevation: Allow at least [...]

Test Modal Survey

'Leave off that!' screamed the Queen. 'You make me giddy.' And then, turning to the rose-tree, she went on, 'What HAVE you been doing here?' 'May it please your Majesty,' said Two, in a very humble tone, going down on one knee as he spoke, 'we were trying—' 'I see!' said [...]

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Sandy Beach – Mannion Bay / Deep Bay

Sandy Beach is on the north side of Snug Point, on the southern edge of Mannion Bay (locally known as Deep Bay). From the beach you can see Howe Sound and a beautiful view of the Coast Mountains, a towering chain across the water on the mainland. You can [...]

Trail Map

We make no claims about the accuracy of this map, as it is a work in progress and we have several sources of map data that don't always match. Please always let someone know where you're going, and follow safety advice.