***Contest update / July 1, 2019
We have a winner!
We put your names in a bowl, tossed them around and randomly chose Andrea Heath, who recommended British Columbia’s Berg Lake Trail as a worthy Canadian day hike.
Congrats Andrea! Thanks for jumping in on our contest. We’ll e-mail you shortly to get your address.
Meanwhile, a HUGE cheers to everyone who pointed us to their favourite trail — with almost 100 suggestions representing 11 of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories!
We’ll use this post into the future as a timeless resource for day hikes in Canada.
Happy Canada Day!
Attention all hiking enthusiasts! We’re joining with our longtime partners at Island Lake Lodge (located near Fernie, B.C.) on a Canadian day hike contest.
Why Island Lake Lodge? Because this backcountry operation — internationally renowned for catskiing in winter and year round culinary and spa offerings — is home to some of the most rewarding day hikes you’ll find in the Canadian Rockies.
Think alpine meadows bursting with wildflowers and mountain vistas that fuel the soul!
To enter our contest, all you have to do is comment below and tell us about YOUR favourite Canadian day hike.
Your response doesn’t have to be long. Just send us the location of the hike, and a line or two about why you think your choice deserves recognition.
What’s in it for you? We’re going to mail a surprise “Hiker’s Delight Sweet Swag Package” to our randomly selected lucky winner.
We’ll also keep your comments published on this page as a resource for anyone keen to explore day hike options in Canada.
Good luck! And cheers to you for keeping us all in the know.
— Toque & Canoe
P.S. Contest closes at midnight on June 24, 2019.