Tag Archives: Belcarra

Faces the wind park

Cates Park was located at the mouth of Indian Arm, a thirty kilometre fiord. Across Burrard Inlet from its stony beach was Burnaby Mountain to the south, and Belcarra Park to the east. With over five hundred fires burning in the province, on the day I visited, the outlook was hazy from smoke drifting in from the interior. Continue reading Faces the wind park

Barnett Marine Park

Barnett Marine Park, just off the highway in Burnaby, is a place to hike if you want that open space feeling rather than being enclosed by tall trees as in most of B.C.’s hiking trails. Continue reading Barnett Marine Park

Burnaby Mountain Hike

A friend suggested we climb the 500 steps up Burnaby Mountain to the park perched above. As we ascended, a view of Burrard Inlet peeked through the trees. Continue reading Burnaby Mountain Hike

Admiralty Point hiking trail

I hiked through tall cedar and douglas fir along this Admiralty Point traill during the early days after my move to Canada. Over the years, I forgot about the trail in favour of other walks but last summer, I returned delighted again that not many people were on the route. Continue reading Admiralty Point hiking trail