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  2019  Permanent Trails

Permanent Trails (PT)  and Bike Event  (R)  are self-guided walks/ride that are in place over a fixed period of time at a specific location.

     Click here to see a map showing the location of all the Permanent Trails in BC

Below is a complete list of all the PTs which are available in British Columbia in 2019. There are several ways to find a particular Permanent Trail.
The walks are listed by city in two categories - Vancouver Island and Mainland BC/Mayne Island.
Or, you can search by location:
Finally, if you are interested in registering for walks that require mail-in registration, click this button: 

Group walks of Permanent Trails occur throughout the year – for more information on dates and times check with the walk contact or on the Club’s website.

Dock and Walk – Walks that indicate it is a “Dock and Walk event” go past a Cruise Ship Terminal.  Please contact the Club for information.

Please be reminded that extreme weather conditions can raise the difficulty of routes. Volkssporters should exercise caution under certain weather conditions. Caution is also advised when walking on trails after dusk.

Please note that dogs are permitted on all walks unless otherwise stated in walk information.


Notice to ALL walkers doing CVF walks in ANY part of Canada


The Canadian Volkssport Federation will not accept liability for medical expenses due to accident while doing any of our sponsored walks. The CVF HIGHLY recommends that Canadians and non-Canadians have proper and adequate medical insurance when they do a walk out of their home province, or arrive from another country.

Please note that effective January 1, 2019, all VABC and CVF Director PTs (this includes all mail-in PTs) will cost $2.00  

Vancouver Island

BRENTWOOD BAY                 Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 109
START POINT: Greenhawk Harness & Equestrian Supplies, 7154 West Saanich Rd       V8M 1P6
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B/3B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Wed, Fri: 09:00 - 18:00; Thu: 09:00 - 19:00; Sat: 10:00 - 17:00; Sun: noon - 17:00 Closed holidays. Walk should be completed before dusk
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Pat Grove/Ed Kucey   250-658-2325    gropat@telus.net
DIRECTIONS: From Victoria: take West Saanich Rd North. From BC Ferries or WA State Ferries: take Hwy #17 South. Follow signs to Brentwood Bay.
INFORMATION: Walk box is located behind register on floor. The walk takes in the town, waterfront, farmland, forests, & a beautiful view of the bay. This walk passes Butchart Gardens. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers.

 
CEDAR - Hemer Park/Morden Colliery Trail
            Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 307
START POINT: 49th Parallel Grocery Store, Customer Service Counter, 1824 Cedar Rd.           V9X 1H9
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 07:30-18:00, except Christmas Day
SPONSOR: Bastion City Wanderers
CONTACT: Karen Mullen/Dave Seccombe   250-245-7496     president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy #19 North or South turn onto Cedar Rd & watch for the Grocery store.
INFORMATION: The route is on some country streets but mainly through Hemer Park & along Morden Colliery Trail. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along route. Walk box is at the Customer Service Desk. Not suitable for wheelchairs.


 

CHEMAINUS                               Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 110
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals, TCT
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION: Both the 5k & 10k walks zigzag through business & residential streets to view the murals for which Chemainus is famous. The 10k walk also includes part of the Cowichan River Trail. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

COMOX                                          Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 001
START POINT: Port Augusta Motel, 2082 Comox Ave    V9M 1P8couple
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 12k                   RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk.
SPONSOR: Comox Glacier Wanderers
CONTACT: Crystal Husarski                       250-898-8612              cgwvolks@shaw.ca   
DIRECTIONS: From the South: Hwy # 19A North to Courtenay. Cross over 17th St Bridge & turn Right. Follow signs for Comox. Port Augusta Motel is on your Left, across from the hospital. From the North: Hwy #19A South. Do NOT cross the 17th St Bridge. Follow signs for Comox. Port Augusta Motel is on your Left. Walk box is at main desk.
INFORMATION: Trail goes through residential areas with some parks & along the waterfront. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & at public facilities along the waterfront.


 
COURTENAY                             Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 010
START POINT: Lewis Centre, 489 Old Island Hwy          V9N 3P5
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk.
SPONSOR: Comox Glacier Wanderers
CONTACT: Crystal Husarski                       250-898-8612  cgwvolks@shaw.ca   
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: From the South: On reaching Courtenay, take Cliffe Ave to Fifth St; Right, over the 5th St Bridge. The centre is on the left at the far end of the park. From the North: The Centre is located on Old Island Highway, on the right by the play park. Parking is available just north of the building.
INFORMATION: Trail goes through residential areas, parks & along estuary nature preserve. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers but may be difficult through park area. The box is kept in a small storage room across from the office & marked 'Staff Only'. Washrooms are available at Start/Finish. Phone ahead to confirm hours: 250-338-5371/250-338-1000.

 
DUNCAN                                        Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION PT 304
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION: Walk goes through the town of Duncan, passing a number of totem poles for which Duncan is famous, & along trails in Centennial Park. One of the three Cowichan Valley walks (082, 136 & 196)

 

LADYSMITH                               Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 199
START POINT: Upper parking Lot of Coronation Mall, 370 Trans-Canada Hwy #24      V9G 1T9
DISTANCES: 6, 7, 10k                     RATING: 2B/3B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 07:00 to dusk
SPONSOR: Bastion City Wanderers
CONTACT: Karen Mullen/Dave Seccombe             250-245-7496  president@bastioncitywanderers.ca  
PROGRAM: TCT
DIRECTIONS: Walk box is located near the front door of a private residence at 1141 Stillin Dr. From the North on Trans Canada Hwy: Right at the first traffic light in Ladysmith (First Ave/Ludlow). From the South on the Trans Canada Hwy: Left at the third traffic light in Ladysmith (First Ave/Ludlow). From both directions, follow past Tim Horton's. Turn Right at the roundabout & continue up the hill. Continue through 4 way stop. Right on Stillin Dr to 1141 (7 houses down the block on the right). Register & drive to Coronation Mall in the south end of Ladysmith to start the walk.
INFORMATION: The 6k & one 10k option go along the waterfront & through the main street of Ladysmith. The second 10k option (3B) is on trails along Holland Creek with a view of a waterfall & a small residential component. A 7k version of Holland Creek (also 3B) omits the residential component. Town route is on Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail).

LAKE COWICHAN                  Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 082
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: TCT
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION:
Walk goes through some residential areas & downtown Lake Cowichan, plus some stretches of the Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail) including two old trestle bridges. Walk showcases the lake, the river & the town. Washrooms available at start/finish, at various pubs & restaurants along the route & in Central Park. One of three Cowichan Valley walks (082, 136, & 196).

MILL BAY                                    Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 196
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS:
No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION: Walk includes local streets & a few trails. Washrooms available at start/finish & on route. One of three Cowichan Valley walks (082, 136, & 196).


NANAIMO - Country Club                           Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 157
START POINT: Save On Foods, Customer Service Counter, 3200 Island Hwy           V9T 1W1
DISTANCES: 5, 7, 10k                                  RATING: 1B/2B/2C/3B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 09:00-18:00, except for Christmas Day
SPONSOR: Bastion City Wanderers
CONTACT: Patricia Anderson      250-751-7952      president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
DIRECTIONS: Follow the Old Island Hwy #19A to Country Club Shopping Centre bounded by Norwell Dr & 107 St.
INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Box at the Save On Foods Customer Service Desk. The 5k walk is on residential streets & along Long Lake. One 10k walk is along the shores of Long Lake, around Diver Lake & through neighbourhood parks. Two other 10k walks are on residential streets & on trails in Linley Valley: one goes around Lost Lake & the other goes around Cottle Lake. Each Linley Valley walk has a 7k option. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 

NANAIMO - Downtown                                  Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 096
START POINT: Harbour City Fitness & Tanning, Unit 1-1 Terminal Ave (around the back of the Howard Johnson Hotel building)          V9R 5R4
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 12k                               RATING: 1A/2A/2B
REGISTRATION: M-F 8:00-20:00, Sat-Sun 9:00-17:00 except Christmas & New Year’s Days
SPONSOR: Bastion City Wanderers
CONTACT: Patricia Anderson           250-751-7952                        president@bastioncitywanderers.ca  
PROGRAM: TCT, Dock & Walk
DIRECTIONS: Follow the Old Island Hwy #19A to Comox Rd. From the South: Left on Comox Rd. From the North: Right on Comox Rd; Right at Wallace St to enter the Howard Johnson parking lot. Park near the walkway under the bridge, either on the side of the hotel entrance or just around the corner on the side of the Fitness Centre. Ask at the Fitness Centre desk for the walk box & for a parking pass before doing the walk.
INFORMATION: Ask for the walk box at the Fitness Centre desk. Some routes suitable for wheelchairs. The 10k route goes through Bowen Park & along Nanaimo's harbour-front walkway. The 5k route goes through downtown Nanaimo & along the harbour front. Another 5k route goes into Bowen Park. The 10/12k route is a historical route along the waterfront & then through the Old City Quarter. Another 12k route goes along the waterfront, through Bowen Park & around Buttertubs Marsh. Washrooms available at Start/Finish. Dock & Walk route.

 

NANAIMO - Neck Point                      Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 097
START POINT: Save On Foods, Customer Service Counter, 3200 Island Hwy           V9T 1W1
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                                      RATING: 2B/3C/3B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 09:00-18:00, except Christmas Day
SPONSOR: Bastion City Wanderers
CONTACT: Patricia Anderson       250-751-7952        president@bastioncitywanderers.ca
DIRECTIONS: Follow the Old Island Hwy #19A to Country Club Shopping Centre bounded by Norwell Dr & 107 St. Must drive to start at 1001 Morningside Drive. Follow directions given at the registration point.
INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Box at the Customer Service Desk, Save On Foods. 5k is on trails in the Park & also on streets overlooking the Strait of Georgia. 10k route is the same & goes on trails around the small point in Piper's Lagoon Park.  An alternative 10k omitting the point in Piper’s Lagoon Park is available for when the tide is high.

 

NANAIMO - Westwood                                   Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 158
START POINT: Harbour City Fitness & Tanning, Unit 1-1 Terminal Ave (around the back of the Howard Johnson Hotel building)          V9R 5R4
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: M-F 8:00-20:00; Sat-Sun 9:00-17:00 except Christmas & New Year’s Days
SPONSOR: Bastion City Wanderers
CONTACT: Patricia Anderson                     250-751-7952              president@bastioncitywanderers.ca  
DIRECTIONS: Follow the Old Island Hwy #19A to Comox Rd. From the South: Left on Comox Rd. From the North: Right on Comox Rd; Right at Wallace St to enter the Howard Johnson parking lot. Park around the corner from the hotel entrance on the side of the Fitness Centre. Ask at the Fitness Centre desk for the walk box.  Drive to start at End of Westwood Rd (Westwood Lake) (V9R 6S5). To reach the Start Point from the Registration Point - Right on Comox Rd which becomes Bowen Rd; Left on Wakesiah Ave (lights); Right on Jingle Pot Rd (lights); cross the Inland Hwy (lights); Left on Westwood Rd to the Lake.
INFORMATION: Ask for the walk box at the Fitness Centre desk. Not suitable for wheelchairs. The 6k route goes around Westwood Lake while the 10k route goes into Morrell Nature Sanctuary as well as around Westwood Lake. Washrooms available at the Start/Finish & along 10k route.

 

PARKSVILLE                             Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 251
START POINT: Tigh Na Mara Resort Gift Shop, 1155 Resort Dr V9P 2E3
DISTANCES: 10k                             RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Summer: Sun 09:00 -18:00; Mon - Wed 09:00 - 19:00; Thu - Sat 09:00 - 20:00; 
Winter: Sun 9:00 - 17:00; Mon - Thu 09:00 - 18:00; Fri - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: John Payne                   250-729-7088              johnpayne@shaw.ca  
DIRECTIONS: From Inland Island Hwy #19, Exit 46 to Hwy #19A. From the south: turn Right on Resort Dr (lights); from the north, turn Left at Resort Dr (lights) & straight into Tigh Na Mara Resort.
INFORMATION: A scenic walk on roads & trails to Englishman River Estuary & along the shoreline through Rathtrevor Provincial Park.

QUALICUM BEACH               Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 137
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS:
No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION:
A scenic walk on wooded trails, along the waterfront & through the town of Qualicum Beach. Washrooms at start/finish.


 

SIDNEY – Bike                            Jan-01 - Dec-31                bike
SANCTION: PT 102 R
START POINT: Travelodge, 2280 Beacon Ave      V8L 1X1
DISTANCES: 25k                             RATING: 2A
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to 2 hours before dusk
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Pat Grove/Ed Kucey    250-658-2325    edkucey@telus.net  
DIRECTIONS: Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to Beacon Ave - the main street into Sidney.
INFORMATION: Ask for box at desk. Bike route goes along roads on the Saanich Peninsula. Washrooms available at start/finish.

 

SIDNEY                                          Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 026
START POINT: Travelodge, 2280 Beacon Ave      V8L 1X1
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to 2 hours before dusk
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Carol Johnston             250-818-6870              cajohnston151@gmail.com
DIRECTIONS: Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to Beacon Ave - the main street into Sidney.
INFORMATION: Ask for box at desk. Walk goes through the town of Sidney, along the waterfront & on walking trails. An alternate 'rural' route goes towards Tsehum Harbour.

 

SOOKE                                           Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 160
START POINT: Western Foods,  6660 Sooke Rd, #1400              V0S 1N0
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 12, 15, 30k                  RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 7:00 until 2 hours before dusk
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Wendy Renwick                      250-812-5136              wsrenwick@gmail.com          
PROGRAM: Lighthouse, Murals
DIRECTIONS: From Victoria: Trans Canada Hwy #1 to Sooke/Colwood turnoff; Follow Hwy #14 to Sooke Western Foods is in mall on right.
INFORMATION: Walk box is beside front window. Walks include local streets, country roads & the Galloping Goose Trail. Walk goes by the restored Triangle Island lighthouse.

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TOFINO                                          Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 309
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT:
David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Lighthouse
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION:
The first 5k route follows a trail to Chesterman Beach & continues on the beach. The Lennard Island Lighthouse can be seen. The Tofino 5k Heritage walk passes historical buildings & sites in the town of Tofino.

UCLUELET                                  Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 308
DISTANCES: 7, 11k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Lighthouse
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION: Both routes go on the Wild Pacific Trail on the shoreline of the west coast of Vancouver Island. The trail offers spectacular shoreline panoramas & seaward vistas. The Amphitrite Point Lighthouse can be seen. Not suitable for wheelchairs. Washrooms available at the start/finish.


VICTORIA - Colwood/Royal Roads                                   Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 163
START POINT: Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, 1767 Island Hwy         V9B 1J1
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 15k                   RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Fri: 06:00, Sat - Sun: 07:00 until 2 hours before dusk. Check website for holiday hours www.westshorerecreation.ca
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Rick Desjardins     250-478-7020      rickandchristine@shaw.ca
PROGRAM: Lighthouse, TCT
DIRECTIONS: From Victoria on Trans Canada Hwy #1, take Colwood Exit 10 (Hwy #14) to Juan de Fuca Rec Centre. From 'up Island' on Hwy #1, take Six Mile Rd Exit to Hwy #14 to Rec Centre.
INFORMATION: Ask for walk box at desk. Includes parts of the Galloping Goose Trail & parts of Royal Roads University. Can connect with 088 & 083.

 

VICTORIA - Downtown                     Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 007
START POINT: YM-YWCA Vancouver Island, 851 Broughton St          V8W 1E5
DISTANCES: 5, 6, 10, 11, 15, 16k              RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Call to confirm hours 250-386-7511.
SPONSOR: Victoria "Y"
CONTACT: Judy Haynes                 250-385-8519              yvolks@telus.net       
PROGRAM: Capital City, Murals, Bridges (Rte 1 only)
DIRECTIONS: The YM-YWCA Vancouver Island, is at the corner of Broughton St & Quadra St in downtown Victoria.  The "Y" is about 6 blocks from the harbour, one block off the main road from the BC ferries & three blocks from the centre of the city. Pay parking nearby. Free meter parking on Sundays & holidays.
INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Binder at Reception (Locked top drawer at left). Route 1: 10k (11K includes China Town) This walk will take you through Downtown, along Victoria's "Working" Harbour with its Marinas, ferries & float planes. Around the Legislative Buildings (tours & Gift Shop available), through Beacon Hill Park & its beautiful gardens. Enjoy the view of the Olympic Mountains walking along Dallas Road. Enjoy the gardens at Government House & the magnificent masonry of Craigdarroch Castle. Route 2: Walk around a tree in the middle of a road, past mansions in Rockland, Craigdarroch Castle & Government House with its magnificent gardens. Walk through Fairfield residential area & up a short trail to Moss Rock Pk for a wonderful view of the Strait of Juan de Fuca & the Olympic Mountains. Continue through Fairfield to Dallas Rd. (On Left is historic Ross Bay Cemetery, well worth visiting). Return through some tiny streets in James Bay & Beacon Hill Park. 5k routes are mini versions of 10k’s, except 5k Route B goes though quirky Fernwood. Washrooms at start & on route. Mostly suitable for baby strollers or wheelchairs. Pets must be on leash & scoop law is in effect.

 

 

VICTORIA - Downtown – Heritage / Beacon Hill                  Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 019
START POINT: Coast Victoria Hotel, 146 Kingston St     V8V 1V4
DISTANCES: 5, 6, 10k                     RATING:1A/1B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
SPONSOR: Garden City Wanderers
CONTACT: Randy Law                  250-590-7175              rshlaw@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Capital City, Murals, Dock & Walk
DIRECTIONS:  Approximately 4 blocks west of Parliament Buildings, 3 blocks from Port Angeles ferry dock & a few blocks from the centre of downtown Victoria. From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: South on Patricia Bay Hwy #17 which becomes Blanshard St through downtown Victoria; Right on Belleville St; Follow the street as it winds behind the inner harbour and becomes Kingston St. The hotel is on the right.
INFORMATION: The Walk Box is attached to the wall on the right as you enter the hotel, in the lobby vestibule. These routes offer the opportunity to explore Victoria's scenic Inner Harbour & historic downtown as well as the beautiful Beacon Hill Park & the lovely gardens of Government House.

 

VICTORIA - Esquimalt                       Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 253
START POINT: Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser St         V9A 6H6
DISTANCES: 5, 6, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35k                                RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Call to confirm hours 250-412-8500
SPONSOR: Victoria "Y"
CONTACT: Hazel Dunham             250-385-5439              yvolks@telus.net       
PROGRAM: Murals, TCT-Pav
DIRECTIONS: From downtown Victoria: take the Johnson St Bridge to Esquimalt Rd to Fraser St. Free parking. Take #6 bus to Esquimalt from downtown. 
INFORMATION: Ask reception for Walk Binder. Route 1: Highlights include, Saxe Point Park & Westsong Walkway for an extended view of the Olympic Mountains & Victoria Harbour. Continue through Esquimalt residential areas to The Cairn in Highrock Park for an “inland” view of Saanich & return via Memorial Park & City Square. Route 2: This route includes a great view of Esquimalt Naval Dockyard (their Museum is worth a visit), through a Golf Course (watch for balls) to God’s Acre Veterans’ Cemetery & Chapel. Along the E&N Rail Trail, through Banfield Park, onto Great Trail (TCT) + Pavilion & return through the historical section of Esquimalt. 5k/6k are mini versions of 10k’s. 15k includes China Town, TCT & Pavilion. Washrooms at start & on route. Not entirely suitable for baby strollers or wheelchairs. Pets must be on leash & scoop law is in effect.

 

VICTORIA - Langford            Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 088
START POINT: Frontrunners Westshore, 755 Goldstream Ave, #123       V9B 2X4
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 12k                   RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Sat: 10:00 - 18:00; Sun: noon - 17:00
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Rick Desjardins     250-478-7020           rickandchristine@shaw.ca
PROGRAM: TCT
DIRECTIONS: From Trans Canada Hwy #1, Exit 14 south to Langford on Veterans' Memorial Parkway (Millstream Rd) to Goldstream Ave; Right on Goldstream Ave for one block. Frontrunners is on Left.
INFORMATION: Walk box is located in cupboard to left of main entrance. Two 5k options available. Walks include local streets & trails through parks. One of three Permanent Trails that can be linked together (083, 088, 163) to make a longer walk.

 

 

VICTORIA - Langford/Thetis or Florence Lake                                  Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 083
START POINT: Serious Coffee Millstream Village, 101-2401G Millstream Rd    V9B 3R5
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Thu: 06:30 - 19:00; Fri: 06:30 - 21:30; Sat: 07:00 - 19:00, Sun & holidays: 08:00 - 19:00. Walk should be completed between dawn and dusk.
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Rick Desjardins      250-478-7020        rickandchristine@shaw.ca
DIRECTIONS: From Trans Canada Hwy #1, Exit 14 north to Langford on Millstream Rd one block. Gas station & McDonald's are on your Right; turn Right up to the shopping centre. 
INFORMATION: Walk box is located in the bottom cupboard to the left of the ordering counter. Two routes - one to Thetis Lake & one to Florence Lake. One of three PTs that can be linked together (083, 088, & 163) to make a longer walk.

 

VICTORIA - Metchosin                       Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 180
START POINT: My-Chosen Café, 4492 Happy Valley Rd V9C 3Z3
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 11k                   RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Fri: 10:00; Sat - Sun: 08:00. Ends 2 hours before dusk.
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Rick Desjardins                        250-478-7020  rickandchristine@shaw.ca    
DIRECTIONS: From Victoria: Trans Canada Hwy #1 to Exit 10; follow Hwy #14, then left on either Metchosin Rd or Happy Valley Rd to the intersection of these two roads.
INFORMATION: Ask for box at cash register, it is on shelf overhead. Walks include rural streets & trails through parks, ocean views & shoreline.

VICTORIA - Oak Bay Bike           MSEAS          Apr-18 – Oct-16            bike
SANCTION: PT 066 R
START POINT: Henderson Recreation Centre, 2291 Cedar Hill X Rd     V8P 5H9
DISTANCES: 10, 26k                       RATING: 1B
SPONSOR: Garden City Wanderers
CONTACT: Beverley Cattrall                      250-598-4316              bevpor@telus.net       
DIRECTIONS: From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: South on Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to McKenzie Ave; Left on McKenzie Ave; Right on Cedar Hill Cross Rd to Henderson Rec Centre. From downtown Victoria: take Fort St; Left on Foul Bay Rd which becomes Henderson Rd; Right on Cedar Hill Cross Rd. Henderson Rec Centre is on your Right. 
INFORMATION: A beautiful ride, incorporating ocean vistas and quiet neighbourhoods. The longer route goes through Beacon Hill Park & James Bay.

 

VICTORIA - Oak Bay Lighthouse                         Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 256
START POINT: Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee St            V8R 5E6
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 15k                      RATING: 1A/2A
REGISTRATION: Call to confirm hours 250-595-7946
SPONSOR: Victoria "Y"
CONTACT: Judy Haynes                 250-385-8519              yvolks@telus.net       
PROGRAM: Lighthouse, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: From downtown Victoria: drive east on Fort St; Right on Bee St. Free parking. Bus #11 (Uplands) from Douglas & View Streets, downtown.
INFORMATION: Ask for Volkssport walk box at reception desk in main lobby. This 10k Route goes through residential Oak Bay & along McNeill Bay to a high point for viewing Juan de Fuca Strait & the Trial Island Lighthouse. At the end of Radcliffe Lane is a small beach (a great spot for a picnic lunch) & fun to explore at low tide. Return along Bowker Creek Walkway. 5k Includes Residential Oak Bay, McNeill Bay, the house with rats on the roof & Bowker Creek Walkway. Not entirely suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. Pets must be on leash & scoop law is in effect. Washrooms available at start & on route.

 

VICTORIA - Oak Bay Waterfront Walk                        Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 015
START POINT: Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee St            V8R 5E6
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 11, 15k                 RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Call to confirm hours 250-595-7946.
SPONSOR: Victoria "Y"
CONTACT: Judy Haynes                 250-385-8519              yvolks@telus.net       
PROGRAM: Bridges
DIRECTIONS: From downtown Victoria: drive east on Fort St; turn Right on Bee St.  Free parking.  Bus #11 (Uplands) from Douglas & View Streets, downtown.
INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Binder at reception desk. The 10k route goes along Willows Beach (look for Mt Baker on a clear day), past magnificent mansions with huge manicured gardens along Beach Dr, Oak Bay Beach Hotel (worth a visit), to a high point for viewing ocean & mountains & returns through Oak Bay Village & the Bowker Creek Waterway. 11k includes historic Cattle Point. 5km is a mini version of 10k. Mostly suitable for baby strollers or wheelchairs. Pets must be on leash & scoop law is in effect. Washrooms available at start & on route.

 

VICTORIA - Oak Bay - UVic/Uplands                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 029
START POINT: Henderson Recreation Centre, 2291 Cedar Hill Cross Rd           V8P 5H9
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1A/1B/2A/2B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Thu: 06:00-21:00; Fri: 06:00-20:00; Sat - Sun: 08:00-20:00
SPONSOR: Garden City Wanderers
CONTACT: Susan Holloway           250-727-6826              spholloway48@gmail.com     
DIRECTIONS: From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: South on Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to McKenzie Ave; Left on McKenzie Ave; Right on Cedar Hill Cross Rd to Henderson Rec Centre. From downtown Victoria: take Fort St; Left on Foul Bay Rd which becomes Henderson Rd; Right on Cedar Hill Cross Rd. Henderson Rec Centre is on your Right.
INFORMATION: Ask at desk for "Walk Box". UVic 5k (rating 1B) - A walk through the gardens & wooded trails of the University of Victoria campus.  Uplands 5/10k (rating 2A) - This mostly paved route includes some of Victoria's most attractive residential areas with some water views. Mount Tolmie 10k (rating 2B) - a little more challenging walk, going on the University of Victoria grounds, along residential streets & up 1k to the top of Mount Tolmie for a panoramic view of the city. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 

VICTORIA - Saanich Broadmead                          Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 260
START POINT: Broadmead Shopping Centre, Running/Walking Room, 777 Royal Oak Dr, #330         V8X 4V1
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Fri: 09:30-21:00; Sat: 09:30-18:00; Sun: 08:30-17:00.
SPONSOR: Garden City Wanderers
CONTACT: Marion Davidson         250-477-9851  marion.davidson@yahoo.ca 
PROGRAM: Bridge
DIRECTIONS: From downtown Victoria: take Blanshard St (becomes Vernon Ave) & then Patricia Bay Hwy #17; Right on Royal Oak Dr. From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: south on Patricia Bay Hwy #17; Right exit to Royal Oak Dr; Left at light on overpass.
INFORMATION: Blenkinsop Lake - 10k goes on trails, through parks & lovely treed streets in the Broadmead residential area & a segment of the Lochside Trail that crosses the restored trestle bridge over Blenkinsop Lake - a favourite spot for bird watchers. Colquitz Creek - 10k includes a scenic walk on chip trails along Colquitz Creek & residential streets of Broadmead. One 5k route goes around Rithet's Bog (bird sanctuary) & residential streets. The second 5k route goes through the Broadmead residential area.

 

VICTORIA - Saanich                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 306
START POINT: Cedar Hill Recreation Centre, 3220 Cedar Hill Rd          V8P 3Y3
DISTANCES: 5, 6, 10, 11k               RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Call to confirm hours: 250-475-7121.
SPONSOR: Victoria "Y"
CONTACT: Judy Haynes                 250-385-8519              yvolks@telus.net       
PROGRAM: TCT, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: From downtown: drive north on Blanshard St; Right on Finlayson St; Left on Cedar Hill Rd. From Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal & Victoria International Airport: drive south on Patricia Bay Hwy #17; Left on Finlayson St & Left on Cedar Hill Rd. Cedar Hill Recreation Centre is on your Left. Free parking. Bus #24 (Cedar Hill) from Johnson St, downtown.
INFORMATION: Ask for Walk Box at Reception. Route 1: This route goes around the trail beside Cedar Hill Golf Course, through Playfair Pk (wonderful rhododendrons in spring) & along the trails in Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary. (Pets are not allowed in the Sanctuary - separate route provided). Route 2: Explore residential streets & parks between Hillside Mall & Uptown Mall & a section of the Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail). Washrooms at Start & on route. Not suitable for baby strollers or wheelchairs. Pets must be on leash & scoop law is in effect.

 

VICTORIA - Saanich                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 108
START POINT: Fas Gas, 5486 Patricia Bay Hwy              V8Y 1T1
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                         RATING: 1B/2A
REGISTRATION: Daily: 08:00 until 2 hours before dusk
SPONSOR: Juan de Fuca Pathfinders
CONTACT: Pat Grove/Ed Kucey    250-658-2325       edkucey@telus.net
DIRECTIONS: Take Patricia Bay Hwy #17 to Fas Gas at Sayward Rd. 
INFORMATION: Walk box is on counter at back of store. Two routes. One on the trail goes around two popular lakes, Elk & Beaver, mostly on forest trails & paths, the other along Cordova Ridge with views of the Gulf Islands

 

VICTORIA - Saanich Pearkes                                  Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 140
START POINT: G. R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, 3100 Tillicum Rd        V9A 6T2
DISTANCES: 5, 6, 10k                     RATING:1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Fri: 06:30-22:00; Sat - Sun: 07:00-22:00; Holidays: May be closed. Call 250-475-5400 to confirm hours.
SPONSOR: Garden City Wanderers
CONTACT: Gord Keeble                 250-479-6512              keeble@telus.net        
PROGRAM: TCT, Bridge
DIRECTIONS: From Victoria: on Hwy #1, Left on Tillicum Rd. The Pearkes Centre is at the rear of the Tillicum Shopping Centre, off Arena Rd.
INFORMATION: One 10k route follows the Colquitz River to the scenic Gorge, finishing through tranquil Cuthbert Holmes Park. A second 10k route follows the Colquitz River to the Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary (no dogs allowed in the sanctuary). A third 10k route takes in beautiful Gorge Park featuring the lovely Japanese gardens & returns over the Selkirk Trestle. The 6k route is an easy route that includes the scenic Gorge & Cuthbert Holmes Park.

Please note that effective January 1, 2019, all VABC and CVF Director PTs (this includes all mail-in PTs) will cost $2.00

Mainland BC

ABBOTSFORD                    Jan-01 - Dec-31            m     
SANCT
ION: PT 321 
DISTANCES:
5, 10k                                                RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT:
David Cattrall         250-598-4316         mailin@volkssportingbc.ca

PROGRAM: Murals, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: Starting in Mill Creek Park, the route goes through other parks; passes the oldest Sikh Temple in Canada (1911); historic Trethewey House & through Abbotsford 'old town'.  Great views of Mount Baker on a clear day.

BURNABY - Central Park                  Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 179

START POINT: Starbucks Coffee, #120 - 6200 McKay Ave (beside 4405 Central Ave)
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 8:00-20:00
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Lawrence Dewald        vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy #1: take exit #29, Willingdon Ave south; Left on Central Blvd. Parking below Holiday Inn on left. Take escalator/elevator up to concourse near Best Buy & walk out to Central Blvd.  By Transit: Metrotown SkyTrain Station, walk west along Central Blvd beyond the bus exchange.
INFORMATION: The route goes along BC Parkway Urban Trail (beside the SkyTrain) & through Central Park before returning via residential streets. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in the Park.

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 COQUITLAM - Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail)    Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 176
START POINT: Coquitlam Town Centre, Ronson Shoes, 2929 Barnet Hwy        V3R 5R5
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                        RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mon, Tue: 10:00-18:00; Wed, Thu, Fri: 10:00-21:00; Sat: 09:30-18:00; Sun & Holidays: 11:00-18:00
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Evelyn Edwards/Brenda Dudfield     604-461-0060/604-584-1900       vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals, TCT Pav
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy #1: take Exit 44. Follow Hwy #7 east (Lougheed Hwy) signs to light at Barnet Hwy. Coquitlam Centre Mall is located at the junction of Lougheed Hwy #7 & Barnet Hwy #7A. Ronsons is in the upper mall near Sears.
INFORMATION: The 10k walk goes through residential areas, on the Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail) along Coquitlam River, through Town Centre Park, around Lefarge Lake, down Hoy Creek. The 5k takes in Town Centre Park, Lefarge Lake, Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail) & Hoy Creek. Gravel & bark mulch trails. Contact Start Point at 604-944-2882 for Mall hours.

 

 
COQUITLAM
- Mundy Park                       Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 322
START POINT: 7-Eleven Store, 2188 Austin Ave V3K 3R8
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Sherrie Procopio/Brenda Dudfield 604-417-7750/604-584-1900 vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy #1, exit 40A (Brunette North); Left on Marmont St; Right on Austin Ave. 7-Eleven Store on South side of Austin Ave. Do not park in 7-Eleven Store parking lot. Drive to start at Mundy Park, 641 Hillcrest St to parking lots where there is one main lot & two overflow lots. 
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (under counter near window). There are two routes with a 5k & 10k on each. The Mundy Park walk goes through the forest & around lakes of Mundy Park on gravel & bark mulch trails. Not suitable for baby strollers or wheelchairs. Washrooms available in Mundy Park & on route. The street walk goes through residential streets to Como Lake & return. Washrooms on route.

 
DELTA - Ladner                         Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 063
START POINT: Ricky's All-Day Grill, 5239 Ladner Trunk Rd     V4K 1W4
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 08:00-20:00
SPONSOR: Vancouver 'Venturers
CONTACT: Tish       vancouverventurers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: By car: From Hwy #99, take Hwy #17A exit; Right on Ladner Trunk Rd (Hwy #10); Right into Trenant Park Mall; Restaurant is beside Ladner Trunk Rd. By transit: From Bridgeport Station (Canada Line), bus #601 (South Delta). On Ladner Trunk Rd, get off at 52A St, just past Ricky's on right.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (at reception). Route passes business area, Memorial Park, Fraser River & residential streets. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in parks.

 

DELTA - Nordel                          Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 139                  RATING: 2A/2B
START POINT: Cravings Coffee, 11146B - 84 Ave          V4C 2L6
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2A/2B
REGISTRATION: Weekdays & Sat: 06:00-21:00; Sun: 07:00-19:00
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Jill Powers      604-496-6536         surrey.trekkers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: Cravings Coffee is located at the SW corner of 84 Ave & 112 St. Take Hwy #91; Exit at Nordel Way; Right on 84 Ave to 112 St.
INFORMATION: Walk Box is at Service Counter. There are two routes: The "Bog" walk proceeds through residential areas to the famous peat "Burns Bog" Conservation Area which contains intriguing ground cover & growth while being home to a variety of wildlife. The Nordel Street walk proceeds through residential areas, schools & parkland. There are also two 5k routes available.  Washrooms at start point.

 

DELTA - Sunshine Hills                      Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 080
START POINT: Canada Safeway, 6401 - 120 St   V4E 3G3
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2A/2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 07:00 - Dusk
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Daniel L'Herbier           604-594-5501              surrey.trekkers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: Safeway is located at the NW corner of 120 St (Scott Rd) & 64 Ave.  From Hwy #91 take the 64 Ave exit, east (Kittson Parkway becomes 64 Ave) to 120 St.
INFORMATION: Walk Box is at Check Out Counter #1. Two routes: Watershed Park walk follows residential streets & trails in the Park, passing the Old Artesian Well that was once Delta's water supply. Good views of Mud Bay. Cougar Canyon walk follows residential areas to the famous peat "Burns Bog" Conservation Area. Washrooms available at start/finish. There are also two 5k routes available.

 

FIELD - Yoho National Park/Emerald Lake     May-15 - Oct-08        m
SANCTION: PT 330                 

DISTANCES: 5, 11k                         RATING: 2B/4D
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316             mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions  


INFORMATION: NOTE: Field is on Mountain (not Pacific) Time. The 5k route walks all around Emerald Lake. The 11k route also goes up the mountainside into the Emerald Basin. Washrooms available at the start/finish.

 

GOLDEN              Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 310

DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall               250-598-4316             mailin@volkssportingbc.ca  
PROGRAM: Bridges
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions  
INFORMATION: NOTE: Golden is on Mountain (not Pacific) Time. Both routes cross the Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge to follow the Kicking Horse River & the Rotary Trails, through a short residential section to the downtown of Golden.


HOPE           Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 009        

DISTANCES: 5, 10k     RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall               250-598-4316             mailin@volkssportingbc.ca  
PROGRAM: Murals, TCT Pav
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions 
INFORMATION: The route goes through the town of Hope with views of the water & passes chain saw carvings by Pete Ryan.

 INVERMERE               Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 258
DISTANCES: 6, 10k              RATING: 1A/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall               250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca 
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions   
INFORMATION: Walk goes to Windermere Lake, up the Main Street, past the museum, then along the bluffs. Always surrounded by mountains. A really lovely town.

KAMLOOPS                   Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 103
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                        RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall               250-598-4316             mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: Historic downtown, waterfront, waterfront parks & trails. Washrooms available at start/finish, beside public library at the corner of 5th & Victoria Streets & along the route.

 


KELOWNA                                   Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 178
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                        RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall   250-598-4316                 mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions  
INFORMATION: The trail is on paved surfaces through residential & lakeshore park. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in the park.

 


KEREMEOS                                 Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 302
DISTANCES: 5, 12k         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall               250-598-4316             mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Bridges
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION:
The 12k route follows an old railbed (Vancouver, Victoria & Eastern rail line) through residential area & orchards, over a Covered Bridge with the return on the opposite side of the Similkameen River. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 

KIMBERLEY                               Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 105
DISTANCES:
5, 11k                        RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT:
David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca  
PROGRAM:
TCT
DIRECTIONS:
No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions 
INFORMATION:
This scenic walk follows a wooded trail overlooking Mark Creek & the St. Mary's River Valley to arrive in Marysville, an early miner's community. The walk resumes along the banks of Mark Creek back to the start point. Along the way are excellent views & peaceful rest stops. Watch for small trout in the tributaries leading into Mark Creek. Washrooms available at the start.

 

 
LANGLEY - Langley Parks
              Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 138
START POINT: Best Western Plus Langley Inn, 5978 Glover Rd   V3A 4H9
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 11k                   RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Sandra Kurylo              604-534-8806              surrey.trekkers@gmail.com  
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: The hotel is on the SE corner of Glover Rd & Langley By-Pass. From the east: take Hwy #1 westbound, exit 66, 232 St; take Hwy #10 (toward Vancouver Island ferries) becomes Glover Rd; Left at Langley By-Pass. From the west: take Hwy #10 becoming Langley By-Pass. Continue to Glover Rd.
INFORMATION: Walk Box is at Registration Counter. There are two routes. The Langley Parks walk follows residential streets & trails through parks - Rotary Nicomekl (exercise trails), Sendall Gardens (exotic plant greenhouse) & Langley City; along water courses beside the Nicomekl River, where you often see birds & wildlife. Subject to flooding in spring & winter.  There is an alternative 10k "Flood" walk available. Washrooms at start point and Sendall Gardens. There are also two 5k routes available.

MAYNE ISLAND                       Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 303
DISTANCES: 6, 9, 12, 15, 18k                    RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca    
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: Car is not required on Mayne Island.  Contact BC Ferries at www.bcferries.com for schedules.  The route goes along winding & hilly country roads to Georgina Point Heritage Park & Lighthouse, with its views of Active Pass & Galiano Island, with an optional 3k that includes a Japanese garden. Washrooms available at ferry terminal, Miners Bay, Georgina Point Park & outside Japanese garden.

 MOUNT ROBSON           May-15 - Oct-08                m
SANCTION: PT 095
DISTANCES: 5, 10k         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca 
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions 
INFORMATION: Both 5k & 10k routes are on trail with good views of Mt. Robson & along the Robson River. 10k route goes to Kinney Lake. Dogs are allowed on a leash to Kinney Lake. For trail conditions, call 1-800-435-5622 or link to webcam at www.bcparks.ca.

 
NEW WESTMINSTER                      Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 106sym3
START POINT: Inn at Westminster Quay, 900 Quayside Dr         V3M 6G1
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2A/2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Len Colebert                604-521-4710              surrey.trekkers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: The hotel is close to the New Westminster Sky Train station. Exit 8 St; Left on Columbia St; Right on Begbie St; cross tracks; Right on Quayside Dr to Inn. Driving from Hwy #1 east: take Exit 40A - Brunette Ave; Bear Left onto Columbia St; Left on Begbie St; cross tracks, follow around onto Quayside Dr. From Hwy #1 west: take Exit 33 Kensington; Left on Canada Way, becomes 8 St; Left on Columbia St; Follow as above. Parking meters or on street & pay parking lot at Hotel.

INFORMATION: Walk Box at Registration Counter. There are two routes: One walk includes historic New Westminster downtown (former capital of BC), Queen's Park, passing City Hall, Cenotaph & Fraser River waterfront with many heritage homes & fantastic views. The second walk takes in Piers Park on the Fraser River waterfront, Queen’s Park & many heritage homes. There are also two 5k routes available. Washrooms at start point & Queen's Park. 

 
OKANAGAN FALLS               Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 259
DISTANCES: 5, 11k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca    
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions   
INFORMATION: With the exception of about 3k, the trail is on the Kettle Valley railbed along Skaha Lake shore. Washrooms available at start/finish & at the 11k walk turn around point in the summer.

OLIVER - Riverside                   Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 254
DISTANCES: 5, 11k                         RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca    
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions    

INFORMATION: The route is out & back on a paved trail along the Okanagan River. Washrooms available at the start/finish.

 

PEACHLAND                              Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 107
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                         RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca    
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions   
INFORMATION:
Trail is very easy walking on pavement along the lakeshore & is suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at start/finish & at two points on route. 

 PENTICTON                                Jan-03 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 200
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca    
PROGRAM: Murals, TCT Pav
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions  
INFORMATION: One 5/10k route is on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail, along the lake shore & some residential streets. A second option goes along the Penticton River channel, on streets & the lakeshore. 

 
PORT MOODY - Rocky Point
                     Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 177
START POINT: The Runner's Den,    239 Newport Dr      V3H 5C9
DISTANCES: 5, 6, 10k                     RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Fri: 10:00-18:00; Sat: 9:30-5:30; Sun: 10:00-17:00 Closed Holidays
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Bridget Fox 778-870-4160 vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: TCT Pav
DIRECTIONS: From Lougheed Hwy - Hwy #7: west on Barnet Hwy #7A; Right on Ioco Rd; Right on Newport Dr. Store is on Left. Follow 'P' signs for surface or underground parking. By Transit: SkyTrain to Inlet Centre station; take Bus #160 or #189 2 stops to Newport Dr; OR walk down Ioco Rd to Newport Dr; Right into Newport Village; store is on left.
INFORMATION: 5k, 6k & 10k routes are on mostly paved & gravel paths & on a residential street around Burrard Inlet. Washrooms available at Start/Finish, on route in Rocky Point Park & beside Old Orchard Park.

PRINCE GEORGE                    Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 159
DISTANCES: 12k                             RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca    
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions    
INFORMATION:
The walk follows the Heritage River Trail through parks along the Fraser & Nechako Rivers with some residential walking.

PRINCETON                                Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 301
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca 
PROGRAM: TCT
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions 
INFORMATION:
The route is an out & back route on the Kettle Valley Railway Trail Great Trail (Trans-Canada Trail) with views of the Similkameen River.

REVELSTOKE                           May-15 - Oct-08                m
SANCTION: PT 325
DISTANCES:
5, 11k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316                 mailin@volkssportingbc.ca             
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: The 5k route explores the historic business & residential areas of Revelstoke while the 10k route also includes lovely trails by the Columbia & Illecillewaet River.

RICHMOND - Richmond Centre                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 046
START POINT: Richmond Centre Mall, Ronsons Shoe Store,   6551 No. 3 Rd   V6Y 2B6
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Sat: 09:30-19:00; Sun & Holidays: 11:00-18:00
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Verni Brown/Brenda Dudfield     604-682-8390 / 604-584-1900     vernibrown@gmail.com / vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy #99: take Westminster Hwy westbound for 3k; Left on No. 3 Rd to Richmond Centre Mall on Right.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back). Walk goes through Minoru Park & on dyke beside Fraser River. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available in Mall & along route.

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RICHMOND - Steveston                     Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 081
START POINT: Steveston Community Centre, 4111 Moncton St V7E 3A8
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mon - Fri: 08:00-20:00; Sat (winter): 08:00-18:30; (summer): 08:00-16:30; Sun (winter): 08:00-20:00; (summer): 08:00-12:30; Holiday: check with centre 604-238-8088
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Verni Brown/Brenda Dudfield    604-682-8390 / 604-584-1900     vernibrown@gmail.com / vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: From Hwy #99: take Steveston Hwy westbound 5k to No. 2 Rd; Left (south) 1k to Moncton St (flashing light); Right (west) 1k to Steveston Community Centre parking lot.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (under front counter). Features Fraser River, West Dyke, Garry Point Park & historic village of Steveston. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along route.

 RICHMOND - Terra Nova                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 155
START POINT: Thompson Community Centre, 5151 Granville Ave        V7C 1E6
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 08:00-20:00; Holiday: check with Centre  604-921-2100
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Denise/Brenda Dudfield          604-584-1900              vabc@volkssportingbc.ca    
DIRECTIONS: Start Point is 1 long block west of No 2 Rd. From Hwy #99: take Westminster Hwy westbound; Left on Garden City Rd; Right on Granville Ave, passing No. 2 Rd; Right on Lynas Lane; Left into the parking lot.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (under back counter). Route goes through residential areas & along dikes in NW corner of Richmond. Suitable for baby strollers & wheelchairs. Washrooms available at start/finish & on dike.

 SALMON ARM                           Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 257
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall               250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions INFORMATION: The trail is along the shoreline through a nature reserve which is the nesting place of the Western Grebe.

 SUMMERLAND                         Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 305
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 3B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions INFORMATION: Trails & roads, through residential areas & orchards passing wineries & a waterfall.

 SURREY - Cedar Hills             Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 156
START POINT: No Frills Grocery Store, Unit 108, 12852 - 96 Ave          V3V 6A8
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 11k                   RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Daily 09:00-21:00 except Christmas & New Year
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Rita Hopmans              604-585-2685              surrey.trekkers@gmail.com   
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: No Frills Grocery Store is located in the Cedar Hills Mall at 96 Ave & 128 St. From the east: Hwy #1, Exit 53 (176 St) south; Right on 96 Ave to 128 St. From the west: Hwy #1, Exit 40A (Brunette Ave), becomes Columbia St; over Pattullo Bridge (Hwy #99A) which becomes King George Blvd; Right on 96 Ave to 128 St. From Tsawwassen Ferry: Hwy #17; Exit Right at traffic lights Nordel Way, which becomes 88 Ave; Left on 128 St to 96 Ave.
INFORMATION: Walk box is stored underneath the banana display in the vegetable section.  There are two routes: The Bear Creek walk (10/11k) goes through residential areas & parkland. Enjoy Bear Creek Park with its creeks, rose gardens & miniature train. The City Centre route (10k) passes through residential areas, parkland & the City Centre Complex. There are also two 5k routes available. Washrooms available at McDonald's near start/finish; in Surrey Central City Mall & Bear Creek Park.

 

SURREY - Crescent Beach                 Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 023
START POINT: Esquires Coffee Houses Inc., 12823 Crescent Rd, #4      V4P 1J6
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 11k                   RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Weekdays: 06:00-20:00; Sat: 07:00-20:00; Sun: 07:00-19:00
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Jerry van Zuuk 604-837-1869 jvz1953@yahoo.com  / Markku Vuorensivu 778-232-6097 salamasakari@gmail.com  
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: Esquires is at the NE corner of Crescent Rd & 128 St. From Hwy #99, exit 10 - Hwy #99A - King George Blvd south; Right on Crescent Rd & continue to 128 St.  Please park on 128 St & not in parking lot.
INFORMATION: Walk Box at Customer Counter. There are two 5k routes, park or beach & one 10k/11k route. The 10k/11k route goes through Crescent Park, residential streets & to the beach, along the promenade to Blackie's Spit & Heron Park. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish, in Crescent Park & at the beach.

 

SURREY - Fleetwood                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 055
START POINT: Fresh Street Market, 15930 Fraser Hwy   V4N 0X8
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 07:00-22:00
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Betty Agren                 604-581-8090              surrey.trekkers@gmail.com  
PROGRAM: Murals
DIRECTIONS: Fresh Street Market is located in Fleetwood Village at the southwest corner of Fraser Highway at 160 St. From Hwy #1 (East); take exit 50 (south); take 160 St (south) to Fraser Hwy; turn west to Fleetwood Village Mall. 
INFORMATION: Walk Box at Customer Service Counter. There are three routes. The Tynehead walk follows residential streets to the Tynehead Regional Park & Salmon Hatchery. The park is located along the Serpentine River, a unique salmon spawning river. The trails in the park are gravel or bark mulch with some minor hills. The second route is the Surrey Lake walk which follows residential streets to Fleetwood Park alongside Fleetwood Creek & Surrey Lake Park alongside Bear Creek & Surrey Lake on the Surrey Lake Greenway. The third route starts in the Serpentine Hills Parking lot on 96 Ave @ 172 St. Walk on trails within Tynehead Regional Park. Register at Fresh Street Market & drive to start. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in the parks. There are also three 5k routes available.

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SURREY - Green Timbers                 Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 154
START POINT: Cuatro Coffee,  9014 - 152 St, #202        V3R 4E7
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Weekdays & Sat: 07:00-18:00; Sun: 09:00-18:00
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Dennis Hutton              604-588-7520              surrey.trekkers@gmail.com   
DIRECTIONS: Cuatro Coffee is located in the mall on the north east corner of 152 St & Fraser Highway, near the Save-on-Foods Store. Take Trans Canada Hwy #1 Exit 48; turn south on 152 St & follow to 9014 - 152 St, on Left, north of Fraser Highway.
INFORMATION: Walk Box at Customer Service counter. Green Timbers Urban Forest is one of the City's largest parks, offering over 183 hectares of wetlands, lakes, a fishing dock, grassland meadows & nature trails all nestled within a second growth forest. There is also a 5k route available. Washrooms at start point and in park.

VANCOUVER - Downtown/West End     Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 079
START POINT: JJ Bean Coffee, 1188 Alberni St  V6E 1A5
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2A
REGISTRATION: Daily: 08:00-20:00
SPONSOR: Vancouver 'Venturers
CONTACT: Rita                               vancouverventurers@gmail.com      
PROGRAM: Murals, TCT, Dock & Walk
DIRECTIONS: Start Point (at corner of Bute St) is between Robson St & West Georgia St & 2 blocks west of Burrard St.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back office). 5k Eastern Loop goes through Downtown, Gastown & part of Chinatown. 5k Western Loop goes along Coal Harbour & through residential West End. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers with slight modification of routes. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along routes.

 

VANCOUVER - False Creek             Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 101
START POINT: Tilley Endurables, 1750 West Broadway V6J 1Y1
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 12, 15, 17k             RATING: 2A
REGISTRATION: Daily: 10:00-18:00; Fri: till 19:00; Closed Statutory Holidays
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Chris Walter 604-731-3889      surrey.trekkers@gmail.com   
PROGRAM: Murals, TCT Pav
DIRECTIONS: Tilley Endurables is located on West Broadway between Pine St & Burrard St. From South Grandview Hwy (12 Ave) turn North (Right) on Pine St; turn West (Left) on West Broadway. Tilley is on the South side. On-street meter parking, however there are some non-metered spaces within a couple blocks of the store.
INFORMATION: Walk box is under cash counter.  There are two routes: The False Creek Walk goes to Granville Island & False Creek for a pleasant walk along the shores of this restored area. A ferry boat takes you back to Granville Island Market (there is charge for the ferry). Not suitable for baby strollers & wheelchairs. An alternative route, the False Creek/Burrard St. Bridge Walk (12k) is available going the full distance around False Creek, across Burrard St Bridge - no ferry. Note: there are 5k extensions toward Stanley Park available for both routes. In addition, there are two separate 5k routes available from the start point. Washrooms available at start/finish, on Granville Island & on walkway.

 VANCOUVER – Kitsilano                 Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 162
START POINT: Running Room Store, 2112 West 4th Ave           V6K 1N6
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mon-Fri: 09:30-20:00; Sat: 09:30-19:00; Sun: 08:30-18:00; Check re Statutory Holiday
SPONSOR: Vancouver 'Venturers
CONTACT: Sona                             vancouverventurers@gmail.com        
PROGRAM: Murals, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: Store is just west of Arbutus St.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back). Route goes along Kitsilano Beach & residential streets, then to Vanier Park & back. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers with slight modification of route. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along route.

 

 VANCOUVER - Shaughnessy/Queen Elizabeth Park            Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 164
START POINT: Indigo Books, 2505 Granville St      V6H 3G7
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2A
REGISTRATION: Daily: 09:00-20:00
SPONSOR: Vancouver 'Venturers
CONTACT: Sona                             vancouverventurers@gmail.com        
PROGRAM: Murals, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: Store is on SW corner of Granville St & West Broadway.
INFORMATION: Ask cashier for Walk Box (in cash office). This scenic route goes through impressive Shaughnessy with its many mansions & beautiful Queen Elizabeth Park with its quarry gardens. Suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers with slight modification of route. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in park.

 

VANCOUVER - Stanley Park                      Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 053
START POINT: Running Room Store, 679 Denman St     V6G 2L3
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 1A/2B
REGISTRATION: Mon-Fri: 09:30-20:00; Sat: 09:30-18:00; Sun: 08:30-17:00; Check re Statutory Holiday
SPONSOR: Vancouver 'Venturers
CONTACT: Patricia                         vancouverventurers@gmail.com   
PROGRAM:
Lighthouse, Murals, TCT, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: Store is on SW corner of Denman St & West Georgia St.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back). Great views of Vancouver harbour & Downtown, North Shore mountains & English Bay. Main 10k Seawall route (rating 1A) around the park is safe for walkers on their own & is suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Optional 10k route (rating 2B) includes some fairly secluded trails in park. All trails go past Brockton Point Lighthouse. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in park.

 

WEST VANCOUVER – Ambleside                       Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 252
START POINT: Café Crema, 1495 Bellevue Ave  V7T 1C3
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 08:00-18:00
SPONSOR: Vancouver 'Venturers
CONTACT: Agnes                           vancouverventurers@gmail.com     
PROGRAM: Murals, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: By car: Cross Lions Gate Bridge to West Vancouver. From Marine Dr, turn Left on 15th St for one block; Park on Argyle Ave, one block closer to water. By transit: From Granville SkyTrain Station, walk south to West Georgia St. Take bus #250 (Horseshoe Bay) or #250A (Dundarave). On Marine Dr, get off at 15th St & walk one block toward water.
INFORMATION: Ask staff for Walk Box (in back). Western 5k loop goes through "village" of Dundarave & along Centennial Seawalk, while Eastern 5k loop goes through "villages" of Ambleside & Park Royal & along edge of Ambleside Park. Both loops have interesting shops & eateries & offer great views of English Bay & Vancouver. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & along routes.

 

WEST VANCOUVER - Horseshoe Bay       Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 104
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: TCT
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions INFORMATION:  Part of the route is on the Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail) with great water views south & west. The rest of the route is through residential areas & the village of Horseshoe Bay. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Washrooms available at Start/Finish & in Horseshoe Bay Park.

 

WEST VANCOUVER - Lighthouse Park           Jan-01 - Dec-31            m
SANCTION: PT 255
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B/3B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Lighthouse
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: About 2k of this walk are in Lighthouse Park, including a viewpoint overlooking Point Atkinson Lighthouse. The rest of the route is on winding, hilly roads & paths through a wealthy residential neighbourhood with some great views of Burrard Inlet. Not suitable for wheelchairs or baby strollers. Park may be closed during times of extreme fire hazard.

 
WHISTLER                                  Jan-01 - Dec-31               m            ski
SANCTION: PT 064
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
Ski
: Jan 1- Apr 30 & Nov 1 - Dec 31.
Lost Lake Walk: May 1 - Oct 31

SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Bridges
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: Walk on paved & gravel trails. Route crosses Fitzsimmons Creek via a Covered Bridge. Alternate walk in the valley, available all year which is suitable for wheelchairs & baby strollers. Call Snow Phone 604-687-7507 to confirm early & late ski conditions as weather conditions vary. Note there is a fee for the XC ski trail.

 YALE               Jan-01 - Dec-31                m
SANCTION: PT 324
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                         RATING: 2B/3B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316              mailin@volkssportingbc.ca
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.    Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: Walk through one of the historic towns in the scenic Fraser Canyon that flourished during the Fraser River Gold Rush in 1858.

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