SportChek Winter Treks are here!

What to expect

This 'mini road trip' offers up quite a few adventures within North Vancouver. Perfect for families, and roadtrippers who don't want to venture too far away from home. Discover your new favourite farm, beach or cafe while you 'Explore the Shore'.

Trip Highlights

Explore bridges, natural pools, & lush forests

An opportunity to canoe or kayak (other land options available)

A couple cozy cafes & funky breweries

A 'hidden gem' of a walking trail

A funky farm with tons of animals

Suggested for
  • Families with children of all ages
  • Active Seniors
  • Animal Lovers
  • Foodies
Available to depart
This trip can be taken any day throughout the year. The animal suggestion on your second stop is closed on Monday, but we recommend two other activities!

Itinerary

Stop 1

Start your day with a morning pick-me-up and seaside relaxation. Baked goods for breakfast never hurt anyone! Drive time to your second stop is 10 minutes.

Stop 2

Choose between a marshland stroll OR a visit to a local farm where you can make friends with donkeys, pigs and goats. There’s also an option for kayak or canoe rentals at this stop! Drive time to your third stop is 13 minutes.

Stop 3

Head out on a quick hike that offers stunning views & photo-worthy moments. Not up for a trek? There are some great shops and restaurants listed as alternatives! Drive time to your fourth stop is 15 minutes.

Stop 4

Reminisce on your road trip adventure while you sip on a cold one. Breweries, local markets, and selfie spots galore await you at your last stop!

Estimated Travel Time
to First Stop

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

Add 3-4 hours for time spent at stops.

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Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

Bathing Suit
Camera
Cash
Fresh Fruit & Veggies (optional for feeding farm animals)
Road Trip Snacks
Walking shoes
Water
Additional Details
Kid Friendly
Pet Friendly
Vegan
Wheelchair Accessible

Frequently Asked Questions

We're here to help!

See the approximate round-trip driving distances/times below. These are driving distances only and do not factor in time spent at stops.

• From Downtown Vancouver: 1 hour and 29 minutes / 55 km

• From Richmond: 2 hours and 6 minutes / 88 km

• From Burnaby: 1 hour and 18 minutes / 58 km

• From Coquitlam: 1 hour and 47 minutes / 95 km

• From Langley: 2 hours and 13 minutes / 128 km

• From Mission: 2 hours and 45 minutes / 173 km

• From Abbotsford: 2 hours and 31 minutes / 174 km

This trip can be taken any day throughout the year. The animal suggestion on your second stop is closed on Monday, but we recommend two other activities!

We recommend leaving between 9 am – 9:30 am. However, the earlier you head out the less crowded it will be!

You can bring your pooch but it may limit you from going into some of the recommended stops. There will be at least one pup-friendly activity available at each stop, and take-out options.

We recommend bringing 2 – 5 people on your surprise road trip adventure.

Paid parking may be required at some stops. One option on your second stop is $9 / Adult and $5.30 / Kid and Senior, but we recommend other free activities.

We have included a few accommodation recommendations in the confirmation email.