HCBC Trails Database

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A Special Thank You to the Back Country Horsemen of BC

 Horse Council BC wishes to thank our affiliate Back Country Horsemen of BC (BCHBC) for their knowledge and work building the original version of this database, and their ongoing support in keeping the information to be found here current and relevant. For more information on BCHBC, see: http://bchorsemen.org/.

Note: For those familiar with the trails database’s former 13 zone system, Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast and Squamish Lillooet are now all in Zone 6 – Vancouver Island-Central Coast; the Lower Mainland is now part of Zone 5 – Vancouver Coastal with some eastern sections in Zone 4 – Fraser River; Hope is now part of Zone 3 – Fraser Valley; Princeton, South Okanagan and South Cariboo are now part of Zone 2 – Thompson Okanagan; East and West Kootenays are now Zone 1 – Kootenays; Northwest BC is now Zone 7 – North West; and North Cariboo and Northeast BC are now Zone 8 – Cariboo North East.

About our Zones

 The eight zones used in this trail database were developed by the BC Games Society, and we greatly appreciate their support in sharing their zone polygon files with us.

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About this Trails Database

 HCBC is proud to offer this information on our province’s varied and beautiful trail system to every rider in BC. Your feedback is always welcome – contact [email protected].

Contribute To Our Database

 As a trail rider, you are a vital team member in keeping this database up to date. To add a trail or amend information on trails already listed, visit our Trail Guides page.

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Kootenays

Zone 1:
Kootenays
Trails

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Thompson Okanagan

Zone 2:
Thompson Okanagan
Trails

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Fraser Valley

Zone 3:
Fraser Valley
Trails

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Fraser River

Zone 4:
Fraser River
Trails

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Vancouver-Coastal

Zone 5:
Vancouver-Coastal
Trails

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Vancouver Island-Central Coast

Zone 6:
Vancouver Island-Central Coast
Trails

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North West BC

Zone 7:
North West BC
Trails

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Cariboo North East

Zone 8:
Cariboo North East
Trails

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Disclaimer: People who use this information and trail maps do so entirely at their own risk. HCBC disclaims any liability for death, injury or other damage that may be sustained by anyone using the information, trails and/or routes described. There are inherent personal risks and potential hazards in traveling all back and front country roads and trails as any portion of a trail may be unsafe. Some of the trails described are remote and users may encounter sections (including windfalls, washouts, and slides) that were not present when trail maps were created. The trails can be difficult and physically challenging; accidents, injuries and deaths do occur. While HCBC makes reasonable efforts to provide accurate information, conditions may change due to weather and other factors. It is up to users of these trails described to learn the necessary skills for safe use of equine when riding and packing, use of compasses or GPS, and to exercise caution for all wilderness is potentially hazardous.