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Mount Seymour Trail

The trail traverses two peaks before arriving at Mt Seymour Summit with a spectacular panoramic view of the area.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 5.8 miles
Duration: Half day

Overview :  On a clear day this 8 km round trip trail offers hikers stunning views of the lower mainland and the surrounding mountains. The trail ... more »

Tips:  - Allow 5 hours to complete the round trip and more time if trail has some snow cover
- Trail is well marked with orange paint and... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trail head

The trail begins at the far north end of the parking lot. The trail head is well marked with a large notice board and map.

2. Merge onto Gravel Road

Here the trail merges into a gravel road. Follow the road left up the hill.

3. Trail Fork

Take the left trail before the road curves right up the hill.

4. First Pump Peak

Many decide to turn around after the first peak but those who continue to Mount Seymour peak get a much better view of the mountains to the north.

5. Second Pump Peak

After second pump peak the trail cuts down northwest side of second peak which is the most difficult portion of the trail.

6. Mount Seymour Summit

On a clear day the open rocky summit offers stunning views of the lower mainland to the south, Indian arm to the west and seemingly endless mountains to the north.

7. Trail Sign

The trail splits to the dog mountain trail.

8. Trail Sign

Dinkey point lookout trail head

9. Trail Sign

400 M to Second Pump
800 M to Mount Seymour Peak

10. Trail Map Post

Map of the surrounding trails.

11. Restroom

The restroom is clean and well maintained. There are no restrooms on the trail so best to take advantage before starting the hike.