South Dyke Recreational Trail

South Dyke 2This popular cycling and walking route starts at the foot of No. 2 Road and travels along the river in a predominantly agricultural area. Dyke Road provides easy access to off-road recreational trails and parking areas along the waterfront and eventually links to the interior Horseshoe Slough and Shell Road Recreational Trails.

The Finn Road Recreational Trail is considered part of this overall area and provides a change of scenery with a rural, interior link between No. 3 Road and Gilbert Road. See the South Dyke Recreational Trail map for this location.

2021 Trails Map South Dyke Trail

Points of Interest

No. 2 Road Pier / London Landing

This historic area starts at the South Dyke Recreational Trail with views of Steveston Island (aka Shady Island) and the historic Cannery Channel. Picnic tables, washrooms, interpretation signage and parking are available.

Gilbert Beach

This small sandy beach is on the banks of the Fraser River.

south dyke panorama

London Heritage Farm

This 4-acre restored circa 1906 farmhouse includes a barn, gardens and displays situated across the road from sandy beaches and marshes. Saturday and Sunday afternoon tea is served. Washrooms, picnic tables and parking available. Visit the London Heritage Farm page for more information.

No. 3 Road Fishing Pier
This fishing pier offers panoramic views of the Fraser River, Ladner, Mount Baker and river traffic. Parking and washrooms available.

No. 3 Road Bark Park - Dogs Off-Leash Park

dogs off-leash
This park permits responsible dog owners to exercise dogs off-leash. Check out "Dog Party", a whimsical public art installation by Michael Swayne. Parking and washrooms available. Visit Dogs Off-Leash Areas for more information.

Finn Slough

This historic slough settlement includes old buildings and homes on piles in a marsh habitat setting. Respect the residents' privacy when in this area.

Horseshoe Slough

This interior trail along a tree-lined slough connects to the Shell Road Recreational Trail. Visit the Horseshoe Slough Recreational Trail page for more information.