Lynn Canyon Park Hike RatingThis easy and strikingly beautiful park is yet another locals favourite.  So close to downtown Vancouver at only 30 minutes away, yet you feel as if you are in a remote forest.  There are a few different routes to take and this park is also connected to the Baden Powell Trail which adds to the hiking possibilities. Lynn Canyon Park is its own rainforest world deep in the forest of North Vancouver.

  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProSeveral trails to choose from
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProVery nice suspension bridge
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProBeautiful, deep forest trails
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProLots of waterfalls
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProHidden swimming holes
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProCafe at the trailhead
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProEcology Centre Museum is nice
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProEverything is free!
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ProBeautiful wilderness in the city
  • Vancouver Hiking Trails ConTrail is often muddy

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Part of the temperate rainforest that stretches from Alaska to Northern California.  Lynn Canyon is filled with second growth, though still impressive, Douglas Fir and Western Red Cedars.  The suspension bridge is much smaller than the popular and expensive Capilano Suspension Bridge, though still impressive.. and free.  There are in fact, several trails in Lynn Canyon Park.  The Twin Falls Loop Trail is a beautiful, 30 minute trail that takes you across the suspension bridge, then Lynn Creek at Twin Falls Bridge and over two waterfalls. The Thirty Foot Pool Trail is a quick trail across the suspension bridge to the impressive Thirty Foot Pool. The Beaver Trail leads away from the suspension bridge and Twin Falls area of Lynn Canyon and follows the Baden Powell Trail to Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.

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Directions to Lynn Canyon Park

Driving - Vancouver Hiking TrailsTo get to Lynn Canyon Park, take Highway 1 to the Lynn Valley Road (#19) exit. If you are approaching from the west, stay right as you go off the exit, and you will go onto Lynn Valley Road. If you are approaching from the east, take the Lynn Valley road exit and turn right onto Lynn Valley Road. Continue along Lynn Valley Road and go past Lynn Valley Mall. At Peters Road, you will see a sign for Lynn Canyon Park. Turn right at Peters Road. Continue along Peters Road and into the park. Turn left into the park and you will see a parking lot.

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