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Lighthouse Park

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Address: Beacon Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 1K5, Canada
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+1 604-925-7275
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

Named for the Point Atkinson Lighthouse located on its grounds, this...

Named for the Point Atkinson Lighthouse located on its grounds, this coastal and rugged park is popular for day hikes. A beautiful old growth temperate rainforest along Burrard Inlet offers several easy walking trails with beautiful panoramic views.

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Here is the destination, not the journey

The road into the park is a bit hidden. The "hiking" trail is short and mostly flat although you can branch out a bit with side trails. Nice secluded area with good views of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Tim R
Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The road into the park is a bit hidden. The "hiking" trail is short and mostly flat although you can branch out a bit with side trails. Nice secluded area with good views of the ocean and downtown Vancouver. Recommend driving along Marine Drive there to catch more panoramic views of the area.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had a little mosey up here the other day. Have always wanted to check out Lighthouse Park and was told how beautiful it was. The rumours were true but within some restrictions. The park itself winds along the coastline and offers some stunning views of British Columbia. After some exploring, finally came upon the "Lighthouse" in question. Yes, it is... More 

Thank MCHood
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We've been coming here for years and it's always beautiful. Thank goodness this land has been protected and maintained for hiking. Lighthouse Park is a gem. It's no surprise that Bono hitchhiked out here to take it in, Enjoy!

Thank thirty-something72
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Wanted to get in a little nature walk while not having to drive too far out of town. The trails beyond the main path are great. Well marked and easy to follow, but still allows a person to feel they are in the deep outdoors! Also easily accessible through public transport for tourists or locals that don't have their own... More 

Thank PolepoleGirl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely walking through the woods ending up with a lovely view of the lighthouse and a steep walk down to the shore and beautiful view from the rocks looking across to downtown and Stanley park

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This Park has many trails to explore. There is also the main road (no vehicles allowed) that takes you right down to the Lighthouse for those that don't want to go off on their own on trails. Lots of people walk their dogs here. Parking can be very difficult on weekends, especially holiday weekends, but thins out after 6 pm... More 

Thank Mowser
Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning to be in or around this park. Take a boat around to see it with Vancouver as a backdrop. Wonderful place for a nature walk. Lots of trails down to the beaches and many picnic sites

Thank Preston S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This park is not far away from downtown Vancouver, within 30 minutes drive. There are several trails to make a loop. you can hike along the edge of the"peninsula ”and enjoy beautiful ocean view at the same time.

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

There are so many trails and lookout points on this hike! It's beautiful. We though we took the wrong turn as you get to the parking lot down this little back lane but then all of a sudden you're there! The only thing that it's lacking is covered picnic shelters when you get to the lighthouse area. There are old... More 

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Larkspur, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This lighthouse is just outside the city and the grounds overlooking the Pacific Ocean are stunning. The trail to the lighthouse was simple but have walking shoes on and the forest was serene. I will go back when the lighthouse is open for tours.

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