Easy Cycling Around Vancouver: Fun Day Trips for All Ages

Easy Cycling Around Vancouver: Fun Day Trips for All Ages

by Jean Cousins, Norman Cousins

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Overview

Whether you bicycle for fitness, pleasure, transportation or all of the above, Easy Cycling around Vancouver features dozens of routes to discover across the Lower Mainland and northwestern Washington State. From Squamish to Bellingham, Richmond to Agassiz, Jean and Norman Cousins guide you along winding backroads and quiet country lanes, pointing out the best cafes and swimming holes as well as local flora and historic sites.

This updated and expanded second edition includes:

* forty-five tours (nine all-new ones) ranging from 20 to 45 km long
* concise, easy-to-follow maps and route descriptions
* helpful tips about cycling basics, safety and trip planning

Try a flat, scenic trail with the kids or combine several tours to make up a multi-day trip. Ride right from your front door or take a bus, train or ferry to the starting point. Whatever your cycling interest, Easy Cycling around Vancouver will fit the bill.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781553658290
Publisher: Greystone Books
Publication date: 05/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

Jean Cousins is the author of Easy Hiking around Vancouver and Nature Walks around Vancouver. She and her husband, Norman, are keen explorers of the natural world. They live in Surrey, British Columbia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

How to Use This Book

Bicycles and Equipment

Cycling Safety

Key to Maps

Index Map

Squamish/Vancouver/East of Vancouver
* Paradise Valley
* Brackendale
* Seymour Valley
* Burnaby Trails
* Barnet-Inlet Trails
* Sasamat Lake
* Coquitlam River
* De Boville Slough

South of Vancouver
* Iona Island
* Terra Nova Circuit
* Richmond South Dyke
* Westham Island
* Ladner Dyke
* Boundary Bay
* Mud Bay
* Semiahmoo Peninsula

Pitt Meadows/Maple Ridge/Mission
* Pitt River Regional Greenway
* Alouette River
* Pitt Polder
* Golden Ears Park
* Whonnock Lake
* Stave Dams

Langley/Aldergrove/Abbotsford
* Barnston Island
* Fort-to-Fort Trail
* Glen Valley
* Campbell River Valley
* Aldergrove

Mission to Harrison
* Miracle Valley
* Nicomen Island
* Harrison-Agassiz
* Seabird Island

Abbotsford/Chilliwack
* Bradner-Mt. Lehman
* Matsqui Prairie
* Sumas Prairie
* Sumas River-Barrowtown
* Vedder River
* Columbia Valley
* Fraser River Islands

South of the Border
* Point Roberts
* Nooksack Valley-Ferndale
* Nooksack Valley-Everson
* Sumas River
* Lower Samish Valley
* Padilla Bay
* Fir Island

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