It is one of the north shore mountains in north vancouver and is vancouver s most popular attraction receiving more than 1 2 million visitors each year. The beaches are flat sandy and long one is actually named long beach with crashing waves of all sizes ideal for the surfboard.
Backcountry on the way to the coastal city of prince rupert.
Canada west coast. Arrive in vancouver after a cross canada odyssey on via rail s the canadian. Take the skeena train that traces the route of the thunderous skeena river through b c. The usage is synonymous with the term west coast of canada.
The british columbia coast or bc coast is canada s western continental coastline on the north pacific ocean. Grouse mountain is my favourite winter destination in metro vancouver. Canada s premier and only surfing destination tofino is the village hub of a long string of beaches along vancouver island s central west coast.
Western canada also referred to as the western provinces and more commonly known as the west is a region of canada that includes the four provinces of alberta british columbia manitoba and saskatchewan. The west coast of canada is home to some of the best must visit spots for your next tour including whistler and vancouver in british colombia. And spy haida totem poles standing proudly.
British columbia is culturally economically geographically and politically distinct from the other parts of western canada and is often referred to as the west coast or pacific canada while alberta saskatchewan and manitoba sometimes form a subset together as the prairie provinces. No matter if you re craving outdoor activities or vibrant city life or coastal escapes you have many options for your canadian adventure. Grouse mountain is open daily.
Grouse mountain grouse mountain is a four season tourist destination located 15 minutes from vancouver. Welcome to the west coast of canada a verdant landscape with a fascinating history.