By Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday
Featured during this enduringly well known consultant are walks of 4 hours or much less inside Vancouver and its environs. There are routes for each style, from ambles in alpine meadows at the North Shore to strolls alongside Burrard Inlet to walks within the Whistler hall. Ten new walks ensue within the rising eco-friendly areas round metro Vancouver. path instructions and maps were thoroughly up-to-date to make route-finding more straightforward and to focus on new beneficial properties alongside the trails. entire indexes support walkers decide upon a course that’s compatible for the season, and their health point and time-frame.
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Longer track round the west side of Trout Lake, perhaps dropping in at the community centre en route. From the northeast corner of the lake, walk eastwards out of the park onto East 15th Avenue, on which you recross Nanaimo to the second park of your outing, Beaconsfield. Head diagonally across the park to its southeast corner and another short stretch of residential street, with East 18th Avenue bringing you to a crossing of Renfrew Street and the north end of Ravine Park. Your direction now is upstream (south), until, after passing yet another community centre, you must rise to a busy intersection, which you cross to the diagonal southwest corner of East 22nd Avenue and Renfrew Diversion.
From either arrival point, walk right of the Student Union Building (SUB), cross East Mall and with the new Irving K. Barber Learning Centre on your left enter the old Main Library Gardens. From here continue to Main Mall, the plate-glass Koerner Library now before you a striking contrast to the old buildings of the original university core. Turn right along the tree-shaded avenue towards the flagpole, with its magnificent marine and mountain view in front, and below the glories of a formal rose garden.
C. ” So reads the brochure, which goes on to look at the history of the UBC Botanical Garden and to describe its role as a resource for teaching and research. The garden is located on SW Marine Drive, across from Stadium Road, itself just west of the traffic lights at West 16th Avenue and Marine. Once through the entrance formalities (payment of your admission fee), a pathway leads into the David C. Lam Asian Garden. Here you are in a world of tall trees, massed rhododendrons and magnolias, plus a variety of exotic shrubs and climbing vines.
109 Walks in British Columbia's Lower Mainland by Mary Macaree, David Macaree, Alice Purdey, John Halliday