***NOTICE: Quarry Rock has now reopened!!***
Looking for a scenic hike in Vancouver? Look no further than Quarry Rock! Located in North Vancouver, this moderate hike offers stunning views of the Indian Arm and North Shore mountains. It’s one of the best Vancouver hikes and trails, suitable for all skill levels, and takes about 1.5 to 2 hours round trip. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to explore the natural beauty of Vancouver and capture unforgettable photos of the landscape.
When: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Drive from Downtown Vancouver: 30 min
Directions: Click here
Hiking Time: 1.5 to 2 hours (round trip)
Distance: 3.8 km
Elevation: 100 meters
Hiker traffic: Heavy
Hiking surface: Dirt/Rock
Cellular Service: Limited
Pets: Allowed on a leash
Restroom: Available near the trailhead
Tip: Go early or on weekdays to avoid crowds!
Planning a visit?
When planning your visit to the Quarry Rock hike, keep in mind that it’s a popular destination, so it’s best to go early or on weekdays to avoid crowds. The drive from downtown Vancouver takes about 30 minutes, and the hike itself is a moderate 3.8 km round trip with an elevation gain of 100 meters. The trail is well-marked and easy to follow, and the surface is mostly dirt and rock. There’s limited cellular service on the trail, so it’s best to download a map beforehand. Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash, and there are restrooms available at the trailhead. A tip for hikers is to wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated on the trail.