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    Downes Bowl Park

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    Very Easy
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    4.3 km
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    85 m
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    Directions to Trailhead

    Hiking through Downes Bowl Park is a great way to experience the natural beauty within the city of Abbotsford. This 4.3 km trail stretches across some relatively flat terrain, making it perfect for outdoor activities with the family. The path is part of a good network of trails within the small park, allowing you to stroll around through the woodland landscape without the fear of getting lost, but with all the feeling of a good adventure.

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    Route Description for Downes Bowl Park

    Downes Bowl Park in Abbotsford, BC offers a great network of trails along flat terrain, making the area great for a family-friendly day of adventuring. The park isn’t overly large, but the system of trails is fairly extensive, allowing you to explore the area without the fear of getting lost or requiring a GPS. The trail is largely forested but features sections of boardwalk along a marshy area that provides a good opportunity to check out the various species of wildlife that can be found in the area. This quick 4.3 km hiking route is a great option to get out on the weekend and enjoy nature without leaving the city.

    Getting to the Downes Bowl Park Trailhead

    To reach the parking area for Downes Bowl Park from Abbotsford, drive west on South Fraser Way and turn right onto Clearbrook Road. Continue on for 1.9 km and turn right to reach the parking area.

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      Yes - On Leash

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