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ADVENTURE SEEKERS… WE WELCOME YOU TO WESTERN CANADA
For those seeking out a hiking adventure, Anderson Vacations has plenty to offer. From rugged pathways and journeys that quicken the pace (and the heart for that matter) to a casual, contemplative stroll, British Columbia and Alberta have it all. From a walk in the woods to a wilderness backpacking trip, from a stroll on the beach to a helicopter-accessed alpine trek, British Columbia and Alberta’s hiking trails offer every kind of hike or walk.
There are hundreds of hiking trails in British Columbia, and they are located in spectacular natural settings. After all, BC has more than 850 parks and protected areas along with year-round resorts. Every type of excursion is available, from short walks on well-marked nature trails to thigh-burning multi-day wilderness backpacking trips. The landscapes are as varied as the trails: choose from rainforest, coastline, mountains, glaciers, grasslands, rivers, marshes, waterfalls, lakes, canyons, desert and more. Mountain resorts operate ski lifts during the summer to help hikers reach the trailheads, local volunteer groups have transformed abandoned rail lines into long distance trails, and even major cities have car-free pedestrian paths for urban hikes. The best-known trail in British Columbia is the internationally acclaimed West Coast Trail on southern Vancouver Island. Hikers come from all over the world for this challenging 75km/47mi coastal route, known for both its beauty and physically demanding nature.