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By Jack Christie
Via his well known guidebooks and media appearances, Jack Christie has helped numerous Vancouverites and viewers alike delight in the well known ordinary attractiveness and numerous leisure possibilities of the Pacific Northwest. Now revised and up to date, fifty two top Day journeys will increase the west coast event for plenty of new adventurers. the simplest perspectives, the simplest cycling, the easiest seashores, the easiest outings for kids--they're all right here, defined within the transparent, upbeat, observant prose that's Jack's trademark.Whether you are up for a trek with the puppy, looking for a quiet picnic spot with an outstanding view or searching for a spot that would galvanize out-of-town viewers, Jack's fifty two top Day journeys will element you within the correct path. From Delta to Whistler, the North Shore to the Fraser Valley, unique instructions and customized maps assist you locate your method and luxuriate in the points of interest en course.
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If there are two adults in your party and you have much baggage, such as a stroller, consider dropping off one adult with the youngsters at the BC Ferries foot passenger entrance on Bay Street. Pay parking is usually available near the ferry terminal, except on long weekends, when it may be necessary to find space uphill under the Highway 99 overpass on Marine Drive, across from Gleneagles Golf Course. On long weekends, a local service group rents out spots immediately under the off-ramp to Horseshoe Bay on Marine Drive.
Ca. ) northwest of Vancouver, in West Vancouver > ACTIVITIES: Dog walking, hiking, picnicking, playground, rock scrambling, scuba diving, swimming, viewpoints, walking > ACCESS: Take the Upper Levels Highway (Highway 1/99) through West Vancouver to Horseshoe Bay Village. Alternately, follow Marine Drive. Lighthouse Park is located just south of Marine Drive a short distance east of Horseshoe Bay. The turnoff is prominently marked by a wooden sign. Turn south on Beacon Lane to reach the parking lot.
A picnic table stands under spreading trees nearby. The main trail continues from the halfway point towards the lake, linking with Magee Road just before it reaches the shoreline. Bear left at this junction. Follow Magee as it drops down to the lake, and watch for the sign indicating the start of the lake trail. Almost immediately you will see the concrete dam that controls the water level of the lake. There is a small swimming area here and, a short distance beyond, picnic tables in the cool shelter of a fir tree grove.