Top Adventures in North Vancouver

  • Swim at the Lynn Canyon Swimming Hole

    From the last field at inter city park, continue walking down the road to the Lynn Canyon trail. Follow the trail up the wooden boardwalks and to the first open area on the trail. When you can see the creek to your left, head down to the creek. To...

    0.6 miles 50 ft gain

  • Explore the Capilano Suspension Bridge

    This is a great place to visit to get a feeling for the outdoors of Canada. The bridge is a little scary when a lot of people are walking across, but it is well worth the look.Measuring 140 m (460 ft) long, the bridge crosses over the Capilano Riv...

  • Explore the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

    Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge spans Lynn Canyon and is located near the popular Lynn Headwaters Park.  To get there, exit the Trans Canada Highway onto Lynn Valley Road.  Shortly after passing through the centre of the Lynn Valley community, turn ...

  • Hike the Lynn Canyon Loop

    The Lynn Canyon Loop is a 5km trail that takes you up through the dense forest before looping back along the rushing water of the river.There are several trail systems throughout Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, that cater to every ability. Dependin...

    4 miles

  • Photograph the Lions Gate Bridge

    Park at the parking lot at Prospect point in Stanley Park to begin your photography adventure. The first photo opp is from the walkway on the Lions Gate, at about the middle of the bridge and looking to the left towards the Seawall. This is the pe...

  • Hike Rice Lake

    Walk down Rice Lake Road, cross the bridge, and follow the pathway towards the park ranger buildings. Past the buildings you will find a gravel path going into the trees, which will take you towards a fence beside the trail. Continue on the path t...

  • Run the Stanley Park Seawall

    Start at either end of Stanley Park, running directly along the pacific ocean on the seawall path. I prefer to run from Coal Harbour to south towards English Bay - a better view, and you can stop at sunset beach for a post-run drink!

    7.5 miles

  • Bike the Seymour Valley Trailway & Old Growth Trail

    Head over to the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve and hop on your two-wheeler to enjoy this stunning 20k ride.  Your ride will begin at the trailhead, where hikers walk off to rice lake. Stay off to the right, where there is an obvious bike path...

    12.4 miles 328.1 ft gain

  • Hike to Norvan Falls

    The trail starts in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park. This is a fantastic day hike that give you just enough of a challenge but isn't too long. It's about 14km to the norvan waterfalls and back ( 7km each way) and it totally work the walk. There is v...

    8.7 miles

  • Photograph the Cleveland Dam

    Once you park in the parking lot near the dam, its fairly easy to tell where it is, and how to get there.  The awesome spillway looks like one of the worlds most dangerous slides, (don't slide down it), and Capilano Lake and the peaks of the Lions...

  • Hike Crown Mountain

    You can take the gondola up Grouse Mountain and then hike from there which roughly takes around 5 hrs at a decent pace. The hike is a hard one that is a lot of up and down and a fair bit of climbing.You can start at the top of the Skyride on Grous...

    6.1 miles 1263.1 ft gain

  • Camp on Thunderbird Ridge

    If you're constantly inspired by our local mountains, it'll be an easy decision to pack up and spend a night on this easy-to-access, surprisingly stunning ridge, located in North Vancouver.From the top of Grouse Mountain, you can follow the "Snows...

    3.7 miles 623.4 ft gain

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