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False Creek - Hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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Difficulty

Easy

What are the activities at False Creek ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at False Creek?

False Creek is a short inlet in the heart of Vancouver. It separates downtown from the rest of the city. It was named by George Henry Richards during his Hydrographic survey of 1856-63. Science World is located at its eastern end, with the Granville, Cambie, and the Burrard (which is furthest west) Street bridges crossing False Creek. The Canada Line tunnel crosses underneath False Creek just west of the Cambie Bridge. It is one of the four major bodies of water bordering Vancouver along with English Bay, Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River. In 1986 it was the location of the Expo 86 World's Fair.

False Creek is a tidal inlet of Burrard Inlet, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It lies between downtown Vancouver to the north and the neighbourhoods of Kitsilano and Granville Island to the south. The creek is approximately 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) long and averages 30 metres (98 ft) wide.


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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-123.1247632
49.2698701

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Starting Point

The False Creek Trails start at Creekside Park, which is located at the intersection of Pacific Boulevard and Quebec Street in Vancouver.

Why visit False Creek

False Creek is a popular spot for locals and tourists alike in Vancouver, British Columbia. The creek is located in the heart of the city and offers a variety of activities and attractions. There are several parks along the creek, as well as a bike path, which makes it a great place for a walk or a bike ride. The creek is also home to several restaurants and bars, as well as a few small businesses. And, of course, the views of downtown Vancouver are spectacular from False Creek.

Is False Creek in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

False Creek is a great place for the whole family. There are many activities to do such as biking, kayaking, and swimming.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near False Creek in British Columbia are biking, hiking, and kayaking. False Creek is a great place to bike because there are many trails that go through the park. There are also many hills, which makes it a good workout. Hiking is also a popular activity in the area because there are many trails with different levels of difficulty. Kayaking is a great way to see the creek from a different perspective.

1. Granville Island- A vibrant public market with local produce, artisanal goods, and a lively food scene.

2. Olympic Village- A new neighbourhood built for the 2010 Winter Olympics, now home to trendy restaurants, shops, and a lively nightlife.

3. Science World- A hands-on science museum located in a geodesic dome.

4. Seawall- A 22 km path that follows the edge of False Creek, perfect for biking, running, or strolling.

5. Yaletown- A trendy neighbourhood full of restaurants, bars, and boutiques.

Where to eat?

1. The Keg Mansion - 1180 Howe Street, Vancouver

2. Hawksworth Restaurant - 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

3. Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar - 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver

4. CinCin Ristorante + Bar - 1154 Robson Street, Vancouver

5. L'Abattoir Restaurant - 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver

6. Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie - 163 Keefer Street, Vancouver

7. The Refinery - 1115 Granville Street, Vancouver

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of False Creek ?

Easy

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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