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By Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday

Featured during this enduringly well known consultant are walks of 4 hours or much less inside Vancouver and its environs. There are routes for each style, from ambles in alpine meadows at the North Shore to strolls alongside Burrard Inlet to walks within the Whistler hall. Ten new walks happen within the rising eco-friendly areas round metro Vancouver. path instructions and maps were thoroughly up to date to make route-finding more straightforward and to spotlight new good points alongside the trails. complete indexes aid walkers decide upon a direction that’s appropriate for the season, and their health point and time-frame.

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But there is plenty of interest by the path itself in the varied undergrowth and enormous cedar stumps, nurses to a new generation. Rising again, your trail emerges on Penzance Drive opposite a dead-end street (North Beta Avenue) on the margin of Confederation Park’s more developed section, and at this point you may depart from the Burnaby Scenic Trail, leaving the eastern leg for another day (see Walk 14). Accordingly, cross the road and make your way up North Beta in the direction of the picnic area to enjoy the fine views to the northwest, The Lions as centrepiece, before returning to Penzance Drive, there to decide whether to descend the Nature Trail briefly and retrace the unimproved track to Eton Street or to make straight for Willingdon and thus to Eton and a return by your outward route.

At last, however, the sound of traffic disturbs your sylvan idyll, the signal that you are reaching SW Marine Drive, and here you leave the trail that you have followed so long, going left to pick up Clinton, then, on the verge of a wide clearing by the West 33rd Avenue entrance, forking left again on Sasamat, your main return route. On it, you recross Imperial, reach a covered reservoir and, having skirted its edge, go briefly left on Top Trail before emerging on 16th again, a short distance from where you started.

At that time, a whole stretch of parkland fronting English Bay became available to walkers. Nor are you confined to one route: walks of varying length are possible; even round trips along streets of stately Point Grey dwellings are feasible. To make the most of what this area has to offer, begin not in Jericho Park proper but at the Hastings Mill Store Museum at the end of Alma just north of where it meets Point Grey Road. ) The unpretentious wooden building is a relic of Vancouver’s earliest days: built in 1865 by Capt.

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