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between the Coast Mountain Range and the Cascade Mountain Range, this hub of southern BC highways makes Hope a readily accessible destination from which to explore some of the most beautiful and dramatic BC wilderness. Within a half hour drive, there are awe-inspiring desert canyons, vast stands of coastal rainforest, rugged snow capped mountains, expansive alpine meadows and fast-flowing rivers.
- Chainsaw Carving & Art Walking Tour
- Rambo Walking Tour
- Hope Slide
- Othello Tunnels
- Hope Mountain Market
- Geo Caching
- Hope Lookout
There are several provincial parks near Hope, BC. All are scenic and easily accessible. Some include Coquihalla Canyon, E.C. Manning, Silver Lake and Skagit Valley. If you prefer staying closer to town, visit Hope’s Memorial Park on Wallace Street or Kawkawa Lake just off of Kawkawa Lake Road. Learn more about our parks by visiting the Local & Provincial Parks page.
Hope BC is surrounded by 100′s of trails. Some entice more experienced hikers or mountain bikers while others are more suitable for new hikers. Some popular trails include the Lightning Lakes Loop in Manning Park, Needle Peak, Dog Mountain, Thacker Mountain, the Lookout at Mt. Hope and many more! Visit the Outdoor Recreation page to find the trail you will walk on next.
Lying at the edge of the Fraser Valley, Hope is a hub of highways that come and go from everywhere! To the west, across the Fraser Valley is Vancouver via Hwys 1 & 7; to the north, Hwy 1 winds up the scenic Fraser Canyon to the BC Interior and Cariboo regions; to the east, Hwy 3 crosses the Coast Mountains to Princeton and east to the Kootenays, and to the south, is the only road access to the Skagit Valley at the edge of the Cascade Mountains.