Biking in and around Harrison Hot Springs
Biking …. the finest mode of transport known to man! Biking in and around Harrison Hot Springs is an incredible experience. Whether you want to bike past Fraser valley farms or try mountain biking on dense forested trails, hop on a bike and experience the wind in your face
The Bear Mountain Side Trail Loop – 7.5 km round trip. This Harrison Hot Springs bike ride begins at Memorial Hall, bike east along Esplanade, through Rendall Park to Rockwell Drive. Turn right and bike straight into the Mount Street Trail. Continue on this trail to the Quarry Road Trail and further along until you reach farmland. At the farmland you will find McPherson Road. Follow this road for about 450 meters, where you will see on your right the trail head of the Bridle Trail. This trail will lead you back through the forest to a bridge crossing a slough. Turn right onto Otter Slide Trail. After 350 meters you will come to New Forest Trail. Turn left and bike back along this trail descending via the Mount Street Trail to Rendall Park. Turn left and head back to Memorial Hall.
Hicks Lake Loop Trail – 6 kms. Take a short 5 km drive from Harrison Hot Springs along Rockwell Drive to Sasquatch Park and follow signs to Hicks Lake. Park your car in the “Day Use” parking lot and bike to the main dock. On your left follow the old logging road. At the fork in the road (just past the outhouse) bear right onto a trail which winds up and down crossing 16 little wooden bridges. At the end of this trail turn right onto a beautiful sunny beach. Follow the shoreline back to your car, or through the campsite back to the 'day use' parking lot. Hicks Lake is an ideal spot for a picnic or swim so make sure you go prepared.
Fraser Valley Loop - 27 kms. (For a detailed description complete with pictures go to Route Overview.) This Fraser valley bike ride is the perfect day trip. Start from Harrison Hot Springs and head back up Hot Springs Road past the golf course. Turn right at Golf Road and 1/2 km down the road arrive at your first stop the Backporch Coffee Roasting farm. pottery barn and antique barn. Continue on to the other artisan farms along the route.