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Gold Bar Park

10955 50 St 

Trails in the park are accessed from the parking lot at Gold Bar Park, east side of 50 St and north of 109 Ave where the road meets the river. Trails can also be accessed from Goldstick Park at 101 Ave, half a km east of 50 St. Note: For safety, please follow all ONE-WAY signs on the trails.  

 

#1 Trail: Two-Way Lake 

Length: 1.1 km  

Rating: Easy classic and skating 

Trailhead: A flat trail in the centre of lower Gold Bar Park that circles the lakes in the park. A grid of classic tracks for lessons is set on the lake by the warm-up shelter. 

 

#2 Trail: North Shore 

(two-way trail) 

Length: 1.4 km  

Rating: Easy classic and skating. 

A flat trail that follows the north shore of the lake.   

 

#3 Trail: Wood Cutters’ Loop (one-way only)  

Length: 1.2 km  

Rating: More difficult classic and skating. 

At the south end of the park, the trail leads up into hilly terrain on the west side of the river valley. The trail travels through steep and rolling trail north through the forest. Where the trail drops to the park’s flats, a fork leads to Gold Bar warm-up shelter.   

 

#4 Trail: 50 Street 

(one-way only)  

Length: 1.8 km  

Rating: More difficult classic and skating. 

The trail continues north through rolling terrain and trees to 50 St, looping back to the warm-up shelter in Gold Bar.  

 

#5 Trail: Creek Crossing (one-way only) 

Length: 1 km  

Rating: Most difficult classic and skating. 

At the south end of the park, look for the “most difficult” trail signs that lead into Goldstick Ravine. The trail crosses Gold Bar Creek and goes up the very steep ESSO hill. Halfway up the hill, turn right onto a hilly trail that re-crosses Gold Bar Creek, leading back to flat terrain in lower Gold Bar Park.  

 

#6 Trail: Switchback 

(one-way only) 

Length: 1.8 km  

Rating: Most difficult classic and skating. 

Continue up ESSO hill into rolling hilly trails along the trees in Goldstick Park.  

 

#7 Trail: South End 

(one-way only) 

Length: 1.2 km  

Rating: Most difficult classic and skating 

This trail leads south into even more hilly terrain before it winds 

back toward Gold Bar Park. Steep uphill, downhill and tight corners challenge even advanced skiers.  

 

#8 Trail: Capilano Link (one-way only) 

Length: 1.5 km  

Rating: Easy classic and skating. 

Trailhead: The trail leads to 50 St, and cross the road to join the trails in Capilano Park.