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Pender Hill Park

Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada
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Lots of hills!

This is a good hike but it's uphill most of the way. The view at the top is worth it, though. On a... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Diane B
,
Aldergrove, Canada
Spectacular view from the top!

I wouldn't call myself a hiker by any stretch... The hike was roughly 45 minutes one way and... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
carlykyokos
,
Vancouver, Canada
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Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a good hike but it's uphill most of the way. The view at the top is worth it, though. On a clear day if would be fantastic but we were on a cloudy day so it was only so-so.

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I wouldn't call myself a hiker by any stretch... The hike was roughly 45 minutes one way and although there were areas where I needed to take a few deep breaths... It's still easy enough for me to not be sore the next day. If...More

Thank carlykyokos
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This hike is a great hike to start the day with. You need to be in a good condition but it gives you so much fulfilment. we encountered the great woodpecker, what a gracious bird. the hill top is spatious enough for quit some summit...More

Thank Eline_Joris
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This trail is relatively short but a steep climb up. However the view at the top is spectacular. It would be a nice spot to picnic and someone has thoughtfully constructed a rustic log bench

Thank Traveldogs36
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Parking is very limited only a tiny spot maybe 6 cars. Quite steep going up but take it slow and it is worth it.

Thank 953tina2305
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Our trek up and down is about 45 minutes. However the views at the top will keep you much longer. Bring a bottle of water in the summer, It is dry, dry, dry. Plan to spend at least 1/2 hour to take in the views,...More

Thank Carola R
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This trail is a good climb to the top but is fairly short. The trail could have had more switchbacks designed into it in the middle section other wise it was a nice trail through the trees to the top of Pender Hill. Once at...More

1  Thank RockyMountainKid
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We're mid-sixties, regular walkers with some hiking experience. One asthmatic. We churned our way up this steep climb in about 45 minutes. Others' claims of 30 minutes seem reasonable. Do wear good shoes. A stick would be good, but many were available at the start...More

Thank kawaguy
Reviewed 15 March 2016

The climb to the top of the hill is easy to moderate but, suitable walking shoes are needed, ie., no flip flops as the trail is natural (not manicured) and very steep in places. The view is mainly south and west over the entrance to...More

Thank Edda M
Reviewed 16 November 2015

After half an hour hiking up the steep trail to the top, you will be greeted by the spectacular view of Pender Harbour. You can't beat that view. Wear some comfy and slip-proof shoes and bring ample water and snacks.

2  Thank gourmeted
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346hankd
11 August 2016|
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Response from Edda M | Reviewed this property |
Me again...sorry, didn't say anything about the elevation. The Sunshine Coast Trails website says it's about 220 meters and the hiking trail is about 3/4 km.
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