#ExploreBC: 10 Places to Visit this Summer.

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Summer is almost here!!!!! *squeals* and here are the list of the places where you can hike and swim near Vancouver. I made this list specifically for people who doesn’t want to go take the ferry but loves road trip.

This is arranged in alphabetical order.

1) Brandywine Falls

Location: Whistler, BC
Activities available: Hike, Cycle, Picnic
Pets: Yes, on leash. Not allowed on beach areas or park buildings.

3617805902_3157f63954_oPhoto by Matt Swern

2) Brohm Lake

Location: Whistler, BC
Activites Available: Rope Swing, Cliff Jump, Hike, Picnic, Swim, Fishing
Pets: Allowed

3873039943_7c0a66e826_bPhoto by Kevin Teague

3) Cascade Falls (with Suspension Bridge)

Location: Mission, BC
Activities Available: Swim, Hike
Pets: Allowed, on leash. But! Not recommended on the bridge due to sharp metal grips.

22433309531_99957f66ec_kPhoto by Bob McCuaig

4) Garibaldi Lake

Location: Whistler, BC
Activities Available: Camp, Hike, Swim
Pets: Not Allowed
Note: Extremely cold water

7807098550_36f990d969_oPhoto by Luke Lawreszuk

5) Gold Creek Falls

Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Activities Available: Camp, Hike, Swim, Cliff Jump
Pets: Allowed
Note: Cold and rapid water (careful!), located near Alouette Lake

11164227_10200969962247261_5251573466353719251_oPhoto by Me

6) Joffre Lake

Location: Pemberton, BC
Activities Available: Camp, Hike, Climb (experienced and equipped people only)
Pets: Allowed, on leash

7722025616_a0af2ed9e5_bPhoto by Chris Morisawa

7) Lindeman Lake

Location: Chilliwack, BC
Activities Available: Camp, Hike, Swim
Pets: Allowed
Notes: Extremely cold water, steep trails

258Photo by Me

8) Lion’s Bay

Location: Vancouver, BC
Activities Available: Cliff Jump, Diving Board, Rope Swing, Swim, Picnic
Pets: Allowed

3602479422_99634b3f13_bPhoto by _T604

9) Lynn Canyon Park (with Suspension Bridge)

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Activities Available: Hike, Picnic, Swim, Cliff Jump
Pets: Allowed

18900796292_317b6b5ca5_kPhoto by Viv Lynch

10) Sayres Lake

Location: Mission, BC
Activities Available: Camp, Swim, Canoe, Fishing
Pets: Allowed

16856676334_60eea88e86_kPhoto by velkr0

Credits: Flickr images by (in order) Matt Swern, Kevin Teague, Bob McCuaigLuke Lawreszuk, Mine, _T604Chris Morisawa, Mine, Viv Lynch, velkr0 ; under the “All Creative Commons” License. All photos are untouched and/or edited.

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4 comments

  1. I’ve done a similar blog post to this! Love this though, you’ve named some gorgeous places, hope you can take a look at mine! 🙂

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