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Grouse Grind Trail - Hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Grouse Grind Trail ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Grouse Grind Trail?

The Grouse Grind Trail is a 2.9 kilometer trail up the face of Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The trail is popular with hikers and runners, and is known as "Mother Nature's Stairmaster." The trail gains 853 meters of elevation, making it a challenging workout. The views from the top are spectacular, with panoramic views of Vancouver and the surrounding mountains.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-123.0909689
49.374766

What are the coordinates and address of Grouse Grind Trail?

Grouse Grind Trail
Grouse Grind, North Vancouver, BC V7R 4V6, Canada

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Starting Point

The Grouse Grind Trail is located in North Vancouver, British Columbia. To get to the start of the trails, take the Grouse Mountain Skyride from the base of Grouse Mountain.

Why visit Grouse Grind Trail

The Grouse Grind Trail in British Columbia is a popular hiking trail that offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The trail is a steep 2.9-mile hike that takes hikers up to the summit of Grouse Mountain. The trail is not for the faint of heart, as it is a challenging hike, but the views and the sense of accomplishment that come with completing the hike are well worth it. The trail is open year-round, but it is most popular in the summer months when the weather is warm.

Is Grouse Grind Trail in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

The Grouse Grind Trail is a great place for the whole family.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Grouse Grind Trail in British Columbia are hiking, bird watching, and nature walks.

1. Hiking - The Grouse Grind Trail is a popular hiking trail near Vancouver, British Columbia. The trail climbs 2,800 feet in just 3.8 miles, making it one of the most challenging hikes in the area.

2. Wildlife Viewing - The Grouse Grind Trail is home to a variety of wildlife, including black bears, deer, and birds. Visitors can enjoy excellent views of the animals from the trail.

3. Mountain Biking - The Grouse Grind Trail is also a popular mountain biking trail. Riders can enjoy a challenging ride up the mountain, with beautiful views along the way.

4. Golfing - The Grouse Mountain Golf Course is located adjacent to the Grouse Grind Trail and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and forests. The course is a challenging 18-hole, par 71 course that is perfect for experienced golfers.

5. Sightseeing - The Grouse Grind Trail offers excellent views of Vancouver and the surrounding area. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the cityscape, the Coast Mountains, and Howe Sound from the summit of Grouse Mountain.

Where to eat?

1. The Grouse Grind Café - This café is located at the bottom of the Grouse Grind Trail and offers hikers a place to rest and refuel. The café serves up fresh sandwiches, salads, snacks, drinks, and desserts.

2. The Grouse Mountain Chalet - This chalet is located at the top of the Grouse Grind Trail and offers hikers a place to rest and refuel. The chalet serves up fresh sandwiches, salads, snacks, drinks, and desserts.

3. The Observatory Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the top of Grouse Mountain and offers hikers a place to rest and refuel. The restaurant serves up fresh sandwiches, salads, snacks, drinks, and desserts.

4. The Rusty Rail Café - This café is located in North Vancouver and offers hikers a place to rest and refuel. The café serves up fresh sandwiches, salads, snacks, drinks, and desserts.

5. The Blue Heron Bakery - This bakery is located in North Vancouver and offers hikers a place to rest and refuel. The bakery serves up fresh sandwiches, salads, snacks, drinks, and desserts.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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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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