Great news, Vancouver! The snow has finally arrived in Metro Vancouver, which means it’s time to hit the mountains. All North Shore mountains are open for skiing and snow activities. Grab your gear and head out for some snowy adventures. We’ve got a list of the best places to play in the snow in Vancouver
Where to see snow in Vancouver
In addition to its traditional mountaintop activities, Grouse mountain also offers a sled zone, zipline, twinkly light walks, snowshoeing and an 8,000-square foot ice skating mountaintop skating rink.
6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Save some money by opting for a snowy trek on the trails in Mount Seymour Provincial Park. It’s free and perfect for first-time snow angels. The Dog Mountain Trail has fairly packed snow and a few bumps along the way for a short carpet ride or two. Access through the Mount Seymour Main Trail.
Mount Seymour Road, North Vancouver
Looking for some snowy fun? Mt Seymour is the place to be! Their Toboggan Park is open to all ages, with no height restrictions. Bring your own toboggan or grab a sliding mat from them. Plus, their Snow Tube Park guarantees fun and laughter with family and friends. Enjoy the thrill of sliding down the hill in their specially designed tubes, then easily ride back up with their custom tube tow.
1700 Mt Seymour Rd, North Vancouver, BC
A winter playground for all ages. Kids can zip down Cypress’ 100-metre tube chutes National Lampoon-style and rest their little legs with a tube-tow back to the top. Great for ages six and up. For those too little to tube, head to the bring-your-own sled area for just $12.
6000 Cypress Bowl Road, Vancouver
Take the family for a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola for incredible winter wonderland views and a little snowshoeing and snowtubing. Children five an under ride the Gondola free, and you can save a few bucks by purchasing your tickets online.
36800 Hwy 99, Squamish
Experience the thrill of tubing at the bubly™ Tube Park on Blackcomb Mountain! No skills or equipment needed—just a sense of adventure. Perfect for all ages, it’s a must-do family activity during the winter season.
Whistler Blackcomb, 4870 Glacier Ln, Whistler, BC
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