Lighthouse Park Statistics

Distance

5 KM

Estimated Time

3 hours

What are the activities at Lighthouse Park ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Lighthouse Park?

Lighthouse Park is a popular park in West Vancouver, Canada. It covers about 75 hectares (190 acres) and it is almost completely covered with rugged, virgin rainforest. At the southernmost tip of the peninsula is Point Atkinson Lighthouse with an impressive landmark lighthouse from 1912 replacing the original built in 1875. Point Atkinson was first charted and named by Captain George Vancouver in 1792 and is a National Historic Site of Canada. The park contains the city's last remaining stand of first-growth Douglas fir, as well as some magnificent Western hemlock and Western Redcedar. Whereas most of the region has been logged, the trees in what is now the park were spared as they provided a necessary dark background for the lighthouse. The area was thus set aside in 1881 as the lighthouse reserve. Some ancient trees reach heights of up to 200 feet (61 m) and are around 500 years old. There is a network of hiking trails in the park, some of which are fairly rough and can be slippery when wet. The park receives more than 50 inches (1,300 mm) of rain annually and has an abundance of various ferns, berries and mushrooms. Visitors should wear good walking shoes as the trails are often slippery due to the damp microclimate. Another word of caution: do not leave any valuables in the car as the parking lot at the entrance to the park is a scene of regular break-ins. Access to the park is through Beacon Lane off Marine Drive.

Lighthouse Park is a beautiful, natural park on the North Shore of Vancouver. It's known for its incredible views of the city and the ocean, and its lush, forested trails. The park is a great place for a hike, a picnic, or just to relax and take in the scenery.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Coordinates
49.3316371 -123.2635862

What are the coordinates and address of Lighthouse Park?

Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver
(604) 925-7275
4902 Beacon Ln, West Vancouver, BC V7W 1K5, Canada

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at Lighthouse Park can be accessed from two different locations. The main entrance to the park is located at the end of Point Atkinson Road in West Vancouver. There is also a trailhead located off of Marine Drive near Dundarave Beach.

Why visit Lighthouse Park

The Lighthouse Park is a beautiful park located in West Vancouver, British Columbia. The park is situated on the coast and has incredible views of the ocean and the surrounding mountains. The park is a great place to go for a walk, enjoy a picnic, or just relax and take in the natural beauty. There are also a number of trails in the park that lead to different viewpoints and offer great hiking opportunities.

Is Lighthouse Park in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as Lighthouse Park is a large park with a variety of different activities and areas that could be suitable or unsuitable for different families. Some families may enjoy hiking and exploring the park's many trails, while others may prefer relaxing by the ocean or swimming in the park's small lake.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Lighthouse Park in British Columbia are hiking, camping, and fishing.

The best activities near Lighthouse Park in British Columbia are hiking, camping, and fishing.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This restaurant is located in Stanley Park and offers stunning views of the harbor and the North Shore Mountains.

2. The Fish House - This restaurant is located in Stanley Park and specializes in fresh seafood dishes.

3. Cactus Club Cafe - This chain restaurant is known for its creative cocktails and West Coast cuisine.

4. Cardero's Restaurant - This upscale seafood restaurant is located in Coal Harbour and offers stunning views of the harbor and North Shore Mountains.

5. Earl's Restaurant - This casual chain restaurant is known for its fresh, made-to-order sushi rolls and salads.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What are the opening hours ?

Monday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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