Step out destination walks

Our destination walks showcase why Vancouver is one of the most walkable cities in the world.

Step out and enjoy our walking routes and be inspired by the sea-to-sky views.

Be comfortable and healthy out there

  1. Wear comfortable shoes and cushioned socks.
  2. Dress in layers.
  3. Drink fluids to avoid dehydration.
  4. Apply sunscreen.
  5. Walk faster at intervals to boost your heart rate.

Perks of walking

Regular physical activity – including walking – can:

  1. Reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke
  2. Lower your blood pressure
  3. Reduce your body fat
  4. Increase your bone density
  5. Increase your flexibility and co-ordination

Coal Harbour seawall

This walk takes you through lush green spaces, past prominent buildings and offers scenic views of the waterfront, and the North Shore.

Everett Crowley trails

This walk winds through a transitional forest and wilderness. As you walk the traffic noise dissipates and is replaced with bird calls.

False Creek Olympic Village

Walk in the footsteps of the worlds greatest athletes and reflect on the Olympic experience that occured in Vancouver in the winter of 2010.

False Creek North

Experience this vibrant community which is a successful display of high density urban living with a remarkable degree of civic amenity.

False Creek South

Walking along the seawall you are sure to enjoy the sights and distinct charm of this area. Take a walk and feel a part of this thriving community.

Granville Island to Kitsilano Pool

Passing through large public parks and traveling by several attractions, this walk is a must for any who enjoy the sights and sounds of the city.

Hastings Park Sanctuary

A walk through the lush Sanctuary, by notable buildings, and themed gardens is a great way to experience the rich diversity of this public space.

Jericho Park trails

The Jericho Beach Park walking trail boasts views of a thriving metropolis, while maintaining its own tranquility and diversity.

Musqueam Park

A peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city living. A walk in this wooded area has a remote feeling that can feel isolated from the City.

Queen Elizabeth garden

Located in nearly the geographical center of Vancouver, this is one of the most delightful walking areas in the City.

Riverfront Park walk

This walk is fantastic for a waterfront stroll. The relaxed pace and hum of activity seems to be dictated by the flow of traffic along the River.

Spanish Banks

The seawall along Spanish Banks Park is a fantastic destination to walk in Vancouver with its breathtaking beauty and array of incredible views.

Stanley Park - Beaver Lake trail

Beaver Lake is a much visited riparian and wetland feature unique to Stanley Park and Vancouver.

Stanley Park - Lost Lagoon

Lost Lagoon is the beautiful body of water to the west of the causeway. Though the walk is a short one there is much to discover along its banks.

Stanley Park Seawall

​Full of scenic vistas and famous landmarks, the Seawall displays monuments and sculptures that connect the past and present.

Sunset Beach to English Bay

Come walk this waterfront route and discover the rich history, culture, and benefits of walking in one of Vancouver's most popular areas.

Trout Lake trail

Trout Lake is a popular destination for walkers. Peering across the glassy water, it is easy to forget you are in the middle of a thriving city.

VanDusen perimeter

The garden is an inspiring and enjoyable environment for everyone. An oasis within the City worth a visit to walk and experience its beauty.

Killarney area walkBritannia community art walkCoal Harbour seawallEverett Crowley trailsFalse Creek Olympic VillageFalse Creek NorthFalse Creek SouthGranville Island to Kitsilano PoolHastings Park Sanctuary Jericho Park trailsMusqueam ParkQueen Elizabeth gardenRiverfront Park walkSpanish BanksStanley Park - Beaver Lake trailStanley Park - Lost LagoonStanley Park SeawallSunset Beach to English BayTrout Lake trailVanDusen perimeter