Download e-book for iPad: 109 Walks in British Columbia's Lower Mainland by Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday

By Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday

ISBN-10: 1553654439

ISBN-13: 9781553654438

Featured during this enduringly renowned consultant are walks of 4 hours or much less inside Vancouver and its environs. There are routes for each style, from ambles in alpine meadows at the North Shore to strolls alongside Burrard Inlet to walks within the Whistler hall. Ten new walks ensue within the rising eco-friendly areas round metro Vancouver. path instructions and maps were thoroughly up to date to make route-finding more straightforward and to focus on new beneficial properties alongside the trails. accomplished indexes support walkers pick out a path that’s compatible for the season, and their health point and time frame.

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Here you are in a world of tall trees, massed rhododendrons and magnolias, plus a variety of exotic shrubs and climbing vines. It is a wonderful place for hot-day walking, its shady paths abloom with a profusion of primulas, Himalayan blue poppies and Asiatic dogwood. But each season has its beauty and you will want to experience every one. To progress through the maze of trails, try going right on Straley or Stearn to Lower Asian Way, then stay with it as it heads south making little forays aside to points of interest.

This you may reach either directly or by a counterclockwise detour over Lookout Hill to East Point and round by Sea Village, with its colourful assortment of houseboats. Of course, you will miss all these and more if you choose to use the alternative ferry service from the Maritime Museum or take the bus back across Burrard Street Bridge. 2 mi) Allow 3 hours Paths and ferry Good all year BEGINNING IN THE 1970 s, urban redevelopment has rescued this core-city area from the blight that had settled on it during its industrial age.

Now, approaching the settled part of the park, go first left, then right, with one more dog-leg left to take you past the rose garden and on towards the underpass of Stanley Park Causeway. Now you may go along either shore of Lost Lagoon, home of myriad waterfowl, crossing the meadow on its west side to reach the park road and your starting point. 1 mi) Allow 2 hours Trails and sidewalks Good all year NO, THIS IS not a tale of illicit passion! The title simply indicates that this is a walk with three clearly identifiable points of reference, any one of which may serve as a start: 29th Avenue Station, John Hendry Park and Renfrew Ravine Park.

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