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Dakota Ridge

Field Road, Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 10 Attractions in Gibsons
Type: Parks
Activities: Cross-country skiing, Skiing, Snow-shoeing
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This is nice and not crazy busy like Hollyburn or Manning Park. You need a 4x4, but you can also get the bus up through Alpha Adventures in Wilson Creek Park Mall.

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Gibsons, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Dakota is an amazing place to visit! I would go more, if only I had 4 wheel drive on my own car! Trails are fantastic and at varied levels. kids love the toboggan hills and the nice warm up hut is fantastic. Don't consider going without the right vehicle!

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

It has great snow & fantastic scenery for skiing & snowshoeing !; the road up can be challenging but a great adventure.

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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

We had a great day with Alpha Adventures last weekend - after a 10:30 rendezvous we were transported in a 4 X 4 van to Dakota Ridge. Couldn't believe that there was so much snow on top! Nicely groomed trails and the chance to go off the trails as well. Friendly volunteers make this 'their' ridge, and you get the... More

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Sechelt, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
56 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

This is where the Coasters snowshoe and x-country ski.

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Sechelt, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We travelled to Dakota with Alpha Adventures which made the trip fun and safe. As we were with young ones ages 4 and 7 we stuck to the sliding hills and the warming hut. Packed a hearty lunch and stayed warm by the fire to enjoy it. Lots of hooks to hang your things and the ones by fire helped... More

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Roberts Creek, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Views are incredible, nice double track, can be accessed by shuttle from Wilson Creek.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

One of the many Sunshine Coast gems, Dakota Ridge is the destination of choice for cross country, back country and snow shoe enthusiasts. Easy access (4x4 recommended) miles of groomed runs, parking, warming hut and views to die for, Dakota Ridge is not to be missed.

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