10 Tips for Safe Winter Hiking in Vancouver

Two people snowshoeing at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver

Snowshoeing at Grouse Mountain. Photo: Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

With snow in the mountains, winter is a magical time to hike in Vancouver. But cold weather and short days mean you need to take some precautions. Follow these tips for safe winter hiking.

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10 Tips for Safe Winter Hiking in Vancouver

Where to Go Sledding and Snow-Tubing Near Vancouver in Winter 2022/23

Snow tubing at the Bubly Tube Park in Whistler

Snow tubing at the Bubly Tube Park in Whistler. Photo: Destination BC/Rick Collins

Kids love sliding down snowy slopes, and adults will love unleashing their inner child to join in on the fun. Here are our picks for the best places to go sledding, tobogganing, and snow tubing near Vancouver for winter 2022/23.

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Where to Go Sledding and Snow-Tubing Near Vancouver in Winter 2022/23

11 Places to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Near Vancouver in 2022

Two men cut their own Christmas tree

Photo: Taylor Friehl/Unsplash

Bring home the smell and nostalgia of a fresh-cut fir or spruce this holiday season by cutting your own Christmas tree. Here’s our list of 11 places to cut your own Christmas tree near Vancouver in 2022.

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11 Places to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Near Vancouver in 2022

5 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2022/23

Two women tightening their skates on a bench next to the skating pond at Grouse Mountain.

Photo: Destination Vancouver/Kindred & Scout

Our winters in Vancouver never get that cold, so it isn’t usually safe to skate on frozen ponds. But you can still skate outdoors on five different ice rinks that pop up each winter. Here’s where to skate outdoors in winter 2022/23.

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5 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2022/23

7 Things To Do at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park

Boardwalk in Lynn Headwaters Park

Boardwalk along Lynn Creek in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park. Photo: Rohit D’Silva/Unsplash

Cradled by the gorgeous green forest of North Vancouver, Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is a great place to experience nature. Go for a walk along the creek, pack a picnic, take your dog off-leash, or tackle a hike.

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7 Things To Do at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park

Your Outdoors Bucket List for Winter 2022/23 in Vancouver

Sledding at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver

Sledding at Grouse Mountain. Photo credit: Destination Vancouver/Rishad Daroowala

The first snows have hit the local mountains, which means winter is almost here. In Vancouver, that means lots of fun activities like skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and more. Here is what you should add to your outdoors bucket list for winter 2022/23.

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Your Outdoors Bucket List for Winter 2022/23 in Vancouver

9 Ways to Get Outdoors in Langley

Biking in Derby Reach Regional Park in Langley

Biking in Derby Reach Regional Park. Photo: Metro Vancouver

From strolls beside the mighty Fraser River to a heart-pumping parkour course, there are lots of ways to get outdoors in Langley. Visit farms, nature parks, a historic site, and lots more.

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9 Ways to Get Outdoors in Langley