Zeit  3 Stunden 41 Minuten

Koordinaten 1590

Hochgeladen 19. April 2016

Aufgezeichnet April 2016

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44,41 km

angezeigt 540 Mal, heruntergeladen 1 Mal

bei Kilgard, British Columbia (Canada)

Bicycle-friendly, paved county roads, with segments along light-gravel, raised dikes beside minor creeks, Chilliwack River, Vedder Canal, and Sumas River. The area is level farmland, bounded by hills to the north and south, with good mountain views including Mount Baker in the USA. The route takes in the small town of Vedder.

Very old barns and farm buildings and equipment are frequently on display, especially around the community of "Arnold". Follows a section of the Trans Canada Trail (TCT) along the Sumas River.

Route is close to the Abbotsford Tulip Festival.
Parkplatz

Parking and Facilities

Highway 1 rest-stop with facilities and lots of parking. "The Cole Road Rest Area" at South Parallel Road and Cole Road.
Fluss

Hougen Park

Along the east bank of Saar Creek
Fluss

Start of dike path

Light gravel raised dike through farmland, follows Saar Creek.
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Dike path

Through farmland with mountain views
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'Arnold'

farm community
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North of Arnold

Fashionable to display old farm equiment and vehicles as front yard decorations in this area.
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farms

Farming country on south side of Fraser River Valley, quiet paved country roads
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Chilliwack River

on raised dike along south and west bank
Fluss

Vedder Canal Bridge

Along the west bank of the Vedder Canal. This is also part of the Trans Canada Trail.
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Vedder Canal - TCT

heading north towards trail underpass at Highway 1
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Vedder Canal joins Sumas River

At north edge of the Fraser River Valley
Fluss

Along the Sumas River

At Sumas pumping station follow the North Parallel Road to the west, and pick up the Trans Canada Trail.
Fluss

Sumas River (TCT)

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Marion Road Tulips

Tulip farms in April

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