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Golden Ears Trail - Hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Golden Ears Trail ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Golden Ears Trail?

The Golden Ears Trail is a 68 kilometer hiking trail in British Columbia that takes you through some of the most beautiful scenery in the province. The trail climbs up to the summit of Golden Ears, a 6,000 foot peak with stunning views of the surrounding area. Along the way, you'll hike through forests, past rushing rivers and pristine lakes, and over snow-capped mountains. The Golden Ears Trail is a challenging hike, but the breathtaking views are well worth the effort.


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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-122.4881387
49.371151

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Golden Ears Trail
Golden Ears Trail, British Columbia V0M 1H0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Golden Ears Trail is located in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 7 east from Vancouver and exit at 216th Street. Turn left onto Golden Ears Way and drive for about 6 km until you reach the parking lot for the trailhead.

Why visit Golden Ears Trail

The Golden Ears Trail is a 47 kilometer backcountry hiking trail located in the Golden Ears Provincial Park in British Columbia. The park is known for its pristine wilderness, alpine meadows, and rugged peaks. The trail winds through forests and over ridges with panoramic views of the surrounding area. There are several lakes and rivers along the route, as well as opportunities for camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing. The trail is considered to be moderate to difficult, with an elevation gain of 1,500 meters. It is best hiked between May and October.

Is Golden Ears Trail in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

The Golden Ears Trail is a great place for the whole family. There are a variety of different trails to choose from, so everyone can find something to their liking. The scenery is beautiful, and there are plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Golden Ears Trail in British Columbia are hiking, biking, and camping. There are also several lakes in the area that are perfect for swimming, fishing, and boating.

1. Hiking: The Golden Ears Trail is a great place for a hike with beautiful scenery and plenty of wildlife to see.

2. Fishing: There are plenty of opportunities for fishing near the Golden Ears Trail, including both freshwater and saltwater fishing.

3. Camping: There are several campsites near the Golden Ears Trail where you can camp and enjoy the natural surroundings.

4. Biking: The trail is also great for biking, with plenty of hills and curves to enjoy.

5. Wildlife Viewing: The trail is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, bears, and eagles, so be sure to keep your eyes open while hiking or biking.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - A hidden gem on the Pitt River, The Boathouse Restaurant is a perfect place to enjoy a quiet lunch or dinner while surrounded by nature.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - If you're looking for a classic steakhouse experience, The Keg is a great option near Golden Ears Trail.

3. Cactus Club Cafe - With locations all over the Lower Mainland, Cactus Club is a great choice if you're looking for something a little more casual.

4. Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House - If you're in the mood for seafood, Joe Fortes is a must-try.

5. Browns Socialhouse - With locations all over the Lower Mainland, Browns is a great choice if you're looking for a casual dining experience.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

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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