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Locations &
Clues

All hikes

Hike 1: West Vancouver


Clue 1: Perfect for rainy days, this peaceful trail doesn’t have an epic viewpoint, but sounds pretty colourful to us… Secret Photo Spot: Take a picture of your pup when you reach the destination that gives this trail its name. Clue 2: This hike has some off-leash areas. Look out for signs provided. Clue 3: This hike can be suitable for dogs of all sizes.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 2: North Vancouver


Clue 1: This beautiful hike is perfectly named for a Scavenger Hunt, and luckily isn’t as unsolvable as it sounds... Secret Photo Spot: Take a picture of your pup at the destination that gives this hike its name. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this hike. Clue 3: This hike is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------ Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 3: North Vancouver


Clue 1: Whoever said “don’t go chasing waterfalls” obviously hadn’t found the epic one at the end of this beautiful hike. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo at the waterfall that gives this hike its name. Clue 2: This hike has some off-leash areas. Look out for signs provided Clue 3: This hike can be suitable for dogs of all sizes.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 4: Burnaby


Clue 1: Do you believe in magic? Rumour has it the trees along this trail may be home to some tiny mythical creatures. Secret Photo Spot: Find one of the doors belonging to the trail’s magical inhabitants, and take a photo of your pup beside it. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this hike. Clue 3: This hike is suitable for dogs of all sizes.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 5: Squamish


Clue 1: It may sound underground, but at its summit this hike offers one of the best views of Howe Sound you will find in the region. Secret Photo Spot: While you have a well earned rest at the summit, take a photo of your pup with Howe Sound in the background. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this hike. Clue 3: This hike may not be suitable for smaller breeds, however, we recommend using a doggy backpack or carrying your smaller pup for extra exercise.
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Clue 4 Coming June 28




Hike 6: Chilliwack


Clue 1: Named after something short and stout you probably sang about as a kid, the summit of this hike offers views of a lake, and a valley… if you can handle it. Secret Photo Spot: You’ll find the object in this hike’s name darted many times along this trail, so take a picture of your pup when you come across one of these treasures. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this hike. Clue 3: This hike can be suitable for dogs of all sizes.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 7: Maple Ridge


Clue 1: Part of a popular provincial park, the name of this trail is actually an old Scottish surname. Secret Photo Spot: While you hike through lush trees, streams and past waterfalls, take a photo of your pup with a trail head, and some of this scenery in the background, along the way. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this hike. Clue 3: This hike may not be suitable for smaller breeds, however, we recommend using a doggy backpack or carrying your smaller pup for extra exercise.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 8: Coquitlam


Clue 1: With a name well fitting to a mountain hike, this is a compact area of forest parkland with one significant viewpoint along the way. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup at the impressive viewpoint with mountains in the background. Clue 2: This hike has some off-leash areas. Look out for signs provided. Clue 3: This hike may not be suitable for smaller breeds, however, we recommend using a doggy backpack or carrying your smaller pup for extra exercise.

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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 9: Belcarra


Clue 1: This is a very sweet spot to take your pup for some watery views. Secret Photo Spot: You’ll be in the forest for most of this hike, so take a photo of your pup with a trail head along the way. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this hike. Clue 3: This hike may not be suitable for smaller breeds, however, we recommend using a doggy backpack or carrying your smaller pup for extra exercise.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Hike 10: Abbotsford


Clue 1: Despite ITS alternative name, you’re not likely to get lost along this heavily trafficked and well-marked trail. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup at the destination which gives this hike its name. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this hike. Clue 3: This hike may not be suitable for smaller breeds, however, we recommend using a doggy backpack or carrying your smaller pup for extra exercise.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd





All trails

Trail 1: Delta


Clue 1: Named after an impressive North Shore mountain, this trail is popular with bird watchers due to its proximity to a Bird Sanctuary on a nearby island. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo where the long path meets the ocean. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this trail. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes.

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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 2: Richmond


Clue 1: This trail features more than one landmark named after the UK’s capital city, and the dog park that shares its name boasts a well-known doggy art installation. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup beside the whimsical dog-shaped public art installations located at the dog park along this trail. Clue 2: This trail allows dogs to roam freely off-leash. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes.

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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 3: Maple Ridge


Clue 1: Spectacular views of the Coast Mountain Range, you're likely to bump into some horses along this scenic trail past farmland, wetlands and forest. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup with the impressive mountain range in the background Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this trail. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes.

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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 4: Surrey


Clue 1: Home to a replica of the founding brothers’ treehouse, you’ll find trees from all around the world here - and the tallest one on earth gives this trail its name. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup at the treehouse in the centre of this park. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this trail. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------

Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 6: Port Coquitlam


Clue 1: Now a peaceful oasis, this site had been closed off to the public for more than 40 years until opening in 2018.
Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup in front of the large signpost with the landmark this trail is named after in the background. Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this trail. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------

Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 7: Burnaby


Clue 1: Featuring beautiful wild flowers and a duck pond, it’s hard not to feel optimistic on this trail…

Secret Photo Spot: Take a picture of your pup with the duck pond in the background.
Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this trail. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------
Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 5: Surrey


Clue 1: If you love Mother Earth, you’ll love this slithering loop.

Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup on one of the wooden bridges you cross along this trail.
Clue 2: Dogs must be kept on-leash for this trail. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------
Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 8: North Vancouver


Clue 1: Thrillseekers will definitely enjoy one particular crossing along this trail.
Secret Photo Spot: With 3 crossings to choose from depending on how brave you’re feeling, take a picture of your pup on one of the crossings, or with it in the background. Clue 2: This trail has some off-leash areas. Look out for signs provided. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------

Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 9: West Vancouver


Clue 1: This trail features mini waterfalls and shares part of its name with a Canadian sailor who competed in the 1952 and 1964 Summer Olympics.

Secret Photo Spot: Find one of the mini waterfalls and take a photo of your pup in front of one.
Clue 2: This trail allows dogs to roam freely off-leash. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------
Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Trail 10: Vancouver


Clue 1: If you get lost on one of the many trails in this scenic park, you may end up in a classroom...

Secret Photo Spot: Take a picture of your pup with the surrounding lush and mossy greenery and a trail post with directional signage.
Clue 2: This trail has some off-leash areas. Look out for signs provided. Clue 3: This trail is suitable for dogs of all sizes. ------
Clue 4 Coming June 22nd





All parks

Park 1: Vancouver


Clue 1: Located on the way to one of Vancouver’s most iconic parks, this serene area leads to a rocky beach perfect for a dip after long games of fetch. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo with the famous statue located at this park. Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park does not have a designated small dog area.

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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 2: Vancouver


Clue 1: More often referred to as its nickname, you’ll feel at home in a bikini at this historic park. Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup with the view of the city in the background. Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park does not have a designated small dog area.

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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 3: Vancouver


Clue 1: Known by two names locally, there’s something a bit fishy about this park… Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup in front of the body of water and mountain views. Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park does not have a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 4: North Vancouver


Clue 1: Amazing views of the city skyline, this park shares its name with the Station you’d need to make the journey there a lot faster.
Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup with the impressive art installation and city skyline in the background. Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park has a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 5: West Vancouver


Clue 1: Views of the Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park make this lesser-known spot - named after its neighbourhood - a firm favourite on sunny days.

Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup with the Lions Gate Bridge in the background.
Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park does not have a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 6: New Westminster


Clue 1: This regal park is named after one of the most famous women in the world.

Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup sitting beneath the signpost at this park.
Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park has a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 7: Maple Ridge


Clue 1: This park may be small, but it’s actually attached to the entire region via the Trans-Canada Trail.

Secret Photo Spot: We want to see that water, so take a photo of your pup with the scenic body of water here in the background.
Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park does not have a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 8: Coquitlam


Clue 1: Part of the largest park in the area, thinking of most people’s least favourite day of the week should help you with this name… Secret Photo Spot: It may sound difficult to locate, but take a photo with of your pup at the lake area where dogs are allowed. Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park has a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 9: Burnaby


Clue 1: Located on what was once the site of a logging mill camp, its history explains the structures that are so often pictured at this park.
Secret Photo Spot: Take a photo of your pup at the structures that go well beyond the land. Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park does not have a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd




Park 10: Richmond


Clue 1: Named after the village which hosts a popular, but very fishy festival every year.

Secret Photo Spot: Take a picture of your pup surrounded by the fences in this dog area.
Clue 2: This park allows dogs to roam off-leash. Clue 3: This park has a designated small dog area.
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Clue 4 Coming June 22nd