Vancouver Hiking Trails RatingAt the far end of the Baden Powell Trail, in the cute town of Deep Cove is home to the fantastic Deep Cove Lookout Trail. Also known as Quarry Rock and the Grey Rock Trail, the Deep Cove Lookout Trail is amazing. The wonderful trail crosses numerous creek bridges to get to the impressive lookout with views of Deep Cove and Indian Arm far below.

  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProEasy trail to gorgeous views
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProDogs are welcome
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProNice shops near the trailhead
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProPart of the Baden Powell Trail
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProGreat workout with lots of stairs!
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProNice trail when not too busy
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProAccessible year-round
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ConVery crowded on weekends
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ConParking fills up fast
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ConHard to pass slow hikers

Vancouver Hiking Trails

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Indian Arm is a 20k fjord that cuts deep into the mainland. The slopes on either side are heavily forested and steep and therefore have seen little human development as compared to the heavily populated regions nearby.

The hike is fairly relaxing. There is free parking off Panorama Drive and the trailhead is marked with a Baden Powell Trail sign. The first kilometre sees most of the 160 metre elevation gain and from then on it is a relaxing walk in the woods the the beautiful lookout.

Dogs are welcome on the trail and there are washrooms at the parking lot. Deep Cove is a very pretty coastal town full of nice shops and restaurants as well as a nice pier and marina to wander around in.

From Vancouver, cross the Lions Gate Bridge take the exit toward North Vancouver/Capilano Canyon/Grouse Mountain Recreation Area and merge onto Marine Drive.  Turn left onto Capilano Rd and then merge onto the Trans Canada Highway heading East.  Take the Mount Seymour Parkway Exit.  Left on Deep Cove RD, right on Gallant Ave and left onto Panorama Drive.

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Vancouver Hiking Trails

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