Lynn Canyon Park

North Vancouver

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Lynn Canyon Park is a natural attraction and hiking trail destination located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The featured natural attraction in the park is the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge.

The park was established in 1912 and forms part of the west coast rainforest situated on the lower slopes of the North Shore Mountains. In totally the park measures over 249 hectares (616 acres).

Other attractions in the park besides the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge include the twin waterfalls, some hiking trails, a few quality lookouts and a 30 foot long natural swimming hole.

The Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge hangs high above Lynn Canyon looking down on the rapids of Lynn Creek. The bridge is easily accessed near the main entrance of the park.

Also found near the entrance of the park is a picnic day use area, cafe, ecology centre and washrooms. There is no admission to the park but donations are encouraged.

On the opposite side of the canyon the suspension bridge connects to a network of trails leading to various points in the park. The most traveled of the hiking trails are the Baden Powell and the Rice Lake Trails - as far as hiking goes.

The Baden Powell Trail is a 42 kilometre trail which explores the North Shore Mountains from North Vancouver to West Vancouver. A small section of that trail passes through Lynn Canyon.

The Lynn Canyon section of the Baden Powell Trail takes about 1-2 hours to explore. The Rice Lake Trail leads up to a remote alpine lake. It takes 20 -30 minutes to hike to the lake. Both trails are considered intermediate with some steep sections.

From the far side of the suspension bridge their are hiking trails which lead to the waterfalls and to the swimming hole. All trails in the park, at times, can be muddy and slippery, Trails also include exposed tree roots and rocks. Important to have good foot wear.

To many the trek to the twin falls is the highlight in the park. There is wooden bridge which hangs over Lynn Creek which provides some nice views of the falls. The walk to the waterfall from the entrance is short and easy going taking no more than 1/2 an hour.

The natural swimming hole is a popular destination for many during the summer months. Families will often pick this spot for a picnic and for relaxing after exploring the park.

Explore Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and Park in North Vancouver, BC, British Columbia, Canada


Lynn Canyon Park
Peters Road
North Vancouver

How To Get ToLynn Canyon Park

The main entrance to Lynn Canyon Park is located on Peters Road.

From the community of North Vancouver travel east on 13th Street and take a left on East Grand Blvd. Continue north on East Grand Blvd, which turns into Lynn Valley Road, and keep an eye out for the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre sign on your right. Follow the sign, turning right on Peters Road, to the parking lot in the park.
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