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  2018  Permanent Trails

Permanent Trails (PT) (formerly known as Year Round Events and Seasonals), Bike Event  (R) and Round and Long Distance Walk (RLDW) 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 2017. 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.



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
PROGRAM: Community
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        m                             Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 110
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION:  Mail-In Only  
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall      250-598-4316             david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, 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-31couple
SANCTION: PT 001
START POINT: Port Augusta Motel,   2082 Comox Ave               V9M 1P8
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 12k                       RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk.
SPONSOR: Comox Glacier Wanderers
CONTACT: Crystal Husarski       250-898-8612        cgwvolks@shaw.ca
PROGRAM: Community
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, Community
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       m                                    Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 304
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall      250-598-4316        david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
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, 10k                            RATING: 2B/3B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 07:00 am 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 is 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. Town route is on Great Trail (Trans Canada Trail).

LAKE COWICHAN    m                        Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 082
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall      250-598-4316       david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Community, 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).

LANTZVILLE       m                             Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 326
DISTANCES: 5, 10                              RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall         250-598-4316        david.cattrall@telus.net  
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions
INFORMATION: The routes both start in the District of Lantzville at Huddlestone Park & continue through to Nanaimo with the 10-km route going along a ridge overlooking the Strait of Georgia before looping back to re-join the 5k route going through Mary Richards Bennett Pioneer Park & along quiet country roads back to start.

MILL BAY       m                                   Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 196
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                       RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall          250-598-4316              david.cattrall@telus.net  
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, 10k                            RATING: 1B/2B/2A
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 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. Another 10k is on trails in Linley Valley & around Lost Lake. One 12k route follows the E & N Parkway Trails & goes through Beban Park. Another 12k option goes on residential streets & up Sugar Loaf Mountain while another option goes through Beach Estates Park with a waterfall. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 

NANAIMO - Downtown                     Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 096
START POINT: Howard Johnson Hotel, 1 Terminal Ave         V9R 5R4
DISTANCES: 5, 5, 10, 11k                   RATING: 1A/1B/2A/2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
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. Ask at desk in lobby for walk box & for a parking pass before doing the walk.
INFORMATION: Ask for the Walk Box at the Main Registration 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 5 km route goes into Bowen Park. The 11/12k route is a historical route along the waterfront & then along 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: 2C/3C
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. 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 island in Piper's Lagoon Park.

 

NANAIMO - Westwood                      Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 158
START POINT: Howard Johnson Hotel, 1 Terminal Ave.         V9R 5R4
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                            RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
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. Ask at desk in lobby for 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 Walk Box at the Main Registration Desk. Not suitable for wheelchairs. The 6k route goes on trails in Westwood Lake Park while the 10k route goes into Morrell Nature Sanctuary as well as around Westwood Lake. Washrooms available at the Registration Point & at the Start/Finish & along 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   m                      Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 137
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall             250-598-4316               david.cattrall@telus.net  
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                bike                   Jan-01 - Dec-31
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: Carol Johnston     250-818-6870        cajohnston191@gmail.com   
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       cajohnston191@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Community
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, Community
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       m                                      Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 309
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall      250-598-4316           david.cattrall@telus.net  
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       m                                 Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 308
DISTANCES: 7, 11k                            RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-In Only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall           250-598-4316                david.cattrall@telus.net  
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 - Broadmead Round & Long Distance Walk                                   Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 004
START POINT: Broadmead Shopping Centre, Running/Walking Room,  777 Royal Oak Dr, #330            V8X 4V1
DISTANCES: 80k                               RATING: 2B/2C/3B/ 3C
REGISTRATION: Mon - Fri: 09:30-21:00; Sat: 09:30-18:00; Sun: 08:30-17:00
SPONSOR: Garden City Wanderers
CONTACT: Marion Davidson    250-477-2017          marion.davidson@yahoo.ca
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: Eight routes for a total of 80k. The routes go through trails, parks & streets of the Broadmead area. Must register for the walk at the start point & must complete checkpoint answers. One Distance stamp on completing 80k or terminating the walk & 1 Event stamp for every 20k completed. No time limit for completing all 80k.

 

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, Community, 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, Community, 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 - Gorge/Songhees                            Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 025
START POINT: Coast Victoria Hotel, 146 Kingston St V8V 1V4
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 15k                                  RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
SPONSOR: Garden City Wanderers
CONTACT: Randy Law      250-590-7175         rshlaw@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, TCT-Pavilion, Bridges
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. The 10k route (Gorge) goes through downtown Victoria to the Vic West area, over the Selkirk Trestle & along the Gorge Waterway (rating 2B). The 10/15k route (Songhees) goes through downtown Victoria to Esquimalt. Enjoy beautiful water views along the West Bay/Songhees Harbourside Walkway & Saxe Point (rating 1B). The 5k route is on pavement in downtown area (rating 1A).

 

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, Community, 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, Community, TCT-Pavilion
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: Community, 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
PROGRAM: Community
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
PROGRAM: Community
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         bike          Jan 1 - Dec-31
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
PROGRAM: Community
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, Community, 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: Community, 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
PROGRAM: Community
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: Community, 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: Community, 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.

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Mainland BC

ABBOTSFORD  m       Jan-01 - Dec-31              
SANCTION: PT 321
DISTANCES: 5, 10k      RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only      
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall 250-598-4316 david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Murals, Bridges
DIRECTIONS: No walk box available locally.  Mail in registration only.         Click here for instructions             
INFORMATION: Starting in Mill Lake 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   This PT is now open again!
START POINT: Starbucks Coffee,   beside 4405 Central Blvd      V5H 4M3
DISTANCES: 5, 10k RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 8:00-20:00
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Pat Clegg/Brenda Dudfield     604-437-5736/604-584-1900     hel2pat@telus.net  / 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. Caution: It is not recommended to do this walk on one’s own. 
 

 

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, Community, TCT Pavilion
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, 6, 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 & 2 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 Sladden     604-505-0319     vancouverventurers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, 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
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, Community
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, Community
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   m           May-15 - Oct-08
SANCTION: PT 330
DISTANCES: 5, 11k             RATING: 2B/4D
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall     250-598-4316     david.cattrall@telus.net  
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      Please note that this walk is temporarily closed due to dangerous forest conditions. We expect it to re-open in the Spring.
SANCTION: PT
310
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall     250-598-4316    david.cattrall@telus.net   
PROGRAM: Community, 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    m          Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 009
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall     250-598-4316    david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, TCT Pavilion
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         m                          Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 258
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                            RATING: 1A/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR: CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall    250-598-4316      david.cattrall@telus.net
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    m                                  Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 103
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall     250-598-4316    david.cattrall@telus.net   
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
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    m                                    Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 178
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall     250-598-4316     david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
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      m                                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 302
DISTANCES: 5, 12k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall     250-598-4316     david.cattrall@telus.net  
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, ovr a Covered Bridge with the return on the opposite side of the Similkameen River. Washrooms available at Start/Finish.

 

KIMBERLEY     m                               Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 105
DISTANCES: 11k                               RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall    250-598-4316    david.cattrall@telus.net  
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: Ines Shearing       604-574-7675      surrey.trekkers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
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   m              Jan-01 - Dec-31
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      david.cattrall@telus.net  
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  m           May-15 - Oct-08
SANCTION: PT 095
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall      250-598-4316      david.cattrall@telus.net  
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 106
START POINT: Inn at Westminster Quay, 900 Quayside Dr     V3M 6G1
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2A/2B, 3B
REGISTRATION: Daily: dawn to dusk
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Len Colebert           604-521-4710        surrey.trekkers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
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    m                  Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 259
DISTANCES: 5, 11k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall           250-598-4316               david.cattrall@telus.net  
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    m         Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 254
DISTANCES: 5, 11k                            RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall            250-598-4316             david.cattrall@telus.net  
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   m             Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 107
DISTANCES: 6, 10k                            RATING: 1A
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall     250-598-4316     david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
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     m                              Jan-03 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 200
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1B/2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall        250-598-4316           david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, TCT Pavilion
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/Alison Smith     778-870-4160/604-290-7548        vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Community, TCT Pavilion
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 & 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    m              Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 159
DISTANCES: 12k                               RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall       250-598-4316       david.cattrall@telus.net  
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     m                              Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 301
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall      250-598-4316       david.cattrall@telus.net  
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     m              May-15 - Oct-08
SANCTION: PT 325
DISTANCES:
5, 11k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall            250-598-4316            david.cattrall@telus.net  
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: 10:00-19:00; 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
PROGRAM: Community, Bridges
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.

 


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 604-238-8080
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Verni Brown/Brenda Dudfield    604-682-8390/604-584-1900     vernibrown@gmail.com / vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, Bridges
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 604-238-8422
SPONSOR: VABC
CONTACT: Denise McDougal/Brenda Dudfield     604-761-4140 / 604-584-1900   dmcdougal@shaw.ca   / vabc@volkssportingbc.ca
PROGRAM: Community, Bridges
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    m                           Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 257
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 1B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall       250-598-4316       david.cattrall@telus.net  
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   m                Jan-01 - Dec-31boots
SANCTION: PT 305
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 3B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall      250-598-4316      david.cattrall@telus.net  
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: Shoppers Drug Mart, 12830 - 96 Ave  V3V 6A8
DISTANCES: 5, 10, 11k                       RATING: 1B /2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 08:00-22:00
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Rita Hopmans      604-585-2685      surrey.trekkers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
DIRECTIONS: Shoppers Drug Mart 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 at Customer Service/Check-out Counter. 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 / 3B
REGISTRATION: Weekdays: 06:00-20:00; Sat: 07:00-20:00; Sun: 07:00-19:00
SPONSOR: Surrey Trekkers
CONTACT: Doug Carley     604-536-5001      surrey.trekkers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community
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, Community
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.

 

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
PROGRAM: Community
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 Hopmans       604-585-2685     vancouverventurers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, 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, Community, TCT Pavilion
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 162shoes
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 Dawes      604-738-1035       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 Dawes     604-738-1035      vancouverventurers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, 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 Leonidas         604-731-1675             vancouverventurers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Lighthouse, Murals, Community, 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: Verni Brown     604-682-8390       vancouverventurers@gmail.com
PROGRAM: Murals, Community, 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). 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    m                Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 104
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall          250-598-4316            david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Community, TCT, Bridges
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   m           Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 255
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2B/3B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall         250-598-4316             david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Lighthouse. Bridges, Community
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   m               Jan-01 - Dec-31                 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          david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Community, 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    m                                              Jan-01 - Dec-31
SANCTION: PT 324
DISTANCES: 5, 10k                            RATING: 2B/3B
REGISTRATION: Mail-in only
SPONSOR:
CVF BC Director
CONTACT: David Cattrall              250-598-4316               david.cattrall@telus.net  
PROGRAM: Community
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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