Join us outside and enjoy different walking routes Surrey has to offer.
Step outside and enjoy the many different walking routes and trails Surrey has to offer. Walking is a great way to get around and explore our city. It's also a great way to improve your health and help achieve your fitness goals. The City will be hosting bi-weekly, volunteer-led walks on Saturdays between May and September.
These free walks will offer participants the opportunity to meet and connect with new people as well as to explore your local parks. Volunteers will share their love of walking and help guide participants along the designated walking routes in the parks listed below.
All walks begin promptly at 10am.
May 14 | Bear Creek Park
Time: 45 minutes
Meeting Place: Kiosk at the trail start in the parking lot off 140 Street
Travel through Bear Creek Park on the mostly flat, hard-packed gravel and paved paths that are accessible for most participants. Explore the forested areas, see the walking and running tracks and experience the beautiful gardens. Four-legged participants are also welcome provided they are on a leash.
May 28 | Crescent Park
Time: 45 minutes
Meeting Place: Kiosk in the parking lot off 132 Street near the washrooms
Visit this hidden gem with its beautiful forest, open meadows and tranquil pond. Watch for eagles and owls while you travel the shady, hard-packed trail. This is a mostly flat walk, accessible for most, and four-legged friends are welcome while on leash.
June 11 | Fleetwood Park
Time: 40 minutes
Meeting Place: Garden entrance gate in the upper parking lot off 80 Avenue
Walk the trails and bridges and explore the beautiful gardens. This trail is very accessible and is a combination of paved and hard-packed gravel. Dogs are welcome, but due to the sensitive nature of the environment, must be on a leash and all participants must remain on the trail at all times.
June 25 | Elgin Heritage Park
Time: 45 mins
Meeting Place: Kiosk in the parking lot off Crescent Road
Nestled on the banks of the Nicomekyl River this very flat trail is made up of hard-packed gravel and boardwalks making it accessible to all. This tidal river offers beautiful views, a relaxing walk and bird watching. Four-legged participants are welcome but must be kept on a leash at all times.
July 9 | Green Timbers Urban Forest Park
Time: 35 minutes
Meeting Place: Kiosk at the trail start in the parking lot off 100 Avenue
This urban oasis is filled with many species of wildlife. Keep watch for the eagles and woodpeckers that frequent this park while you travel the hard-packed gravel paths. This is a very accessible trail – great for all participants. Please keep your four-legged companions on the trail and on leash to help protect the sensitive habitat area.
July 23 | Surrey Lake Park
Time: 50 minutes
Meeting Place: Kiosk in the parking lot off 152 Street
Walk the trail past the lake, through the forest and see the wetlands. This park has the perfect mix of sun and shade with some slight inclines on the hard-packed gravel path but should be accessible for most participants. Due to the sensitive nature of the habitat area dogs must be kept on leash and remain on the trail at all times.
Walking is a great way to get around, explore our City, improve your health and help achieve your fitness goals.
See below for resources to help you explore new routes, stay safe and be active.
WALKit Web Map
Try the interactive web map to get an overview of pedestrian routes across Surrey, including routes that are age friendly. Plan your preferred route and enjoy a stroll outdoors. You can meet new people, get some fresh air and exercise.
Trails & Parks
If you prefer walking through the forest or surrounded by nature and wildlife, check out:
View a guidebook of nature trails maintained by the City of Surrey.
View a map of Tynehead Park, managed by Metro Vancouver. Large trees shade the hard-packed gravel and boardwalks on this beautiful walk. There are some rolling hills so it might be challenging for participants with mobility concerns. Dogs are welcome provided they are on a leash and picked up after.
View a map of Surrey Bend, managed by Metro Vancouver. Explore this park on the banks of the Fraser River and Parson’s Channel. The terrain is mostly flat and made of hard-packed gravel but there are some places on the trail that are rougher it should still be accessible to most participants. Dogs must be on the trail and on a leash at times.
View a complete directory of Surrey's parks, most of which have walking paths available.
Walking a path at Hi-Knoll Park.
Bear Creek Park walking track.
Walking with others is a great way to catch up with family and friends while also getting fresh air and exercise. There are also numerous walking groups in Surrey for anyone looking to get out and meet new people.
Check out the following resources to find a group near you:
- Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Club
- Guildford Town Centre Walking Club
- Meetup for Walking Groups
- Semiahmoo Walkers
Know of a walking group not on this list? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guildford Recreation Centre's indoor walking track.
Walk for a great cause at an upcoming charity walk in Surrey:
Sign up for a Charity Walk near you:
- Run Surrey Run
- Coldest Night of the Year
- Walk with Your Doc
- Terry Fox Run
- The Father's Day Run
- Child Development Foundation
- CIBC Run for the Cure
- CDSS Walk for Awareness
- Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes
Know of a charitable walk not on this list? Please contact email@example.com.
For scenic walks that take you past public art, gardens, or the waterfront, check out:
The Rivers that Connect Us is located at Museum of Surrey, 17710 56A Avenue.