Summer is well on its way—it’s time to get outside and take advantage of the beautiful weather!
If running or hiking isn’t your style, take up bike riding.
Whether you prefer a leisurely ride along the seawall or prefer a more challenging ride through the trails—here’s our list of the best places to go in Metro Vancouver.
Pipeline Mount Fromme, North Vancouver
This trail is intended for more experienced bikers with its steep and rough terrain. It’s a good introduction for mountain bikers to learn more technical trails.
Stanley Park, Vancouver
One of the most beautiful parks in the world—Stanley Park is a great place for a casual bike ride along the seawall.
Central Valley Greenway, Vancouver
This trail leads the downtown core to Burnaby and New Westminster. It starts near the TELUS World of Science, goes along Commercial Drive, passes by Burnaby Lake, and into New Westminster.
Pacific Spirit Regional Park, Vancouver
via Vancouver Trails
UBC’s Pacific Spirt park is the perfect place to explore nature. It has plenty of biking trails that will take you through the lush forest.
Spanish Banks Loop, Vancouver
via Ann Hung
A scenic bike route that starts at the east side of Spanish Banks, goes onto Marine Drive, then UBC and back.
Boundary Bay Regional Park, Tsawwassen
They offer over 20 kms of trail starting from Tsawwassen and going into Delta and on into Surrey’s Mud Bay Park.
via Kenny Louie
The quaint fisherman’s village is a great place to start or end a bike ride. It leads to the Richmond Dyke, which takes you on a scenic route to the other side of the city.
Traboulay Poco Trail, Port Coquitlam
The area offers 25 kms of trails—starting from Coquitlam’s downtown and takes you along the Pitt and Coquitlam Rivers.
Burnaby Mountain Trail System, Burnaby
via Ahmed Bukhamsin
Burnaby Mountain has lots of bike trails that vary in difficulty. Mel’s and Nicole’s Loop 1 is an easier trail for biking, while the Dead Moped Trail is a heavily technical trail where riders must cycle over ramps and logs.
Fort to Fort Trail, Langley
Enjoy a bike ride along the Fraser River to Fort Langley. There’s a 12km and a 24km route. The 12km starts at Derby Reach Park and is all on trail. The 24km starts at the Golden Ears Bridge and is a mix of gravel trail and road.
Featured image via treklocations