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Capilano River Regional ParkCapilano River Regional Park227181543http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Capilano-River_photo2.gif<div class="ExternalClass0CC9850D12144C32A8F1275A2ABAE753">Lush coastal rainforest and steep canyon walls make this an unforgettable regional park. As you walk beneath towering Douglas fir and western red cedar trees, listening to the roar of the Capilano River, it’s easy to forget that you’re in Canada’s third largest urban area. ​<br></div>

 

 

Second Canyon (with rainbow!) at Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Capilano%20River-photo1_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3793&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSecond Canyon (with rainbow!) at Capilano River Regional Park
A viewing platform is a great place for a rest and a snack in Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/CapilanoRiver-photo1_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2867&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosA viewing platform is a great place for a rest and a snack in Capilano River Regional ParkA viewing platform is a great place for a rest and a snack in Capilano River Regional Park
A view of Second Canyon from Cleveland Dam in Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Capilano%20River-photo2_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3795&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosA view of Second Canyon from Cleveland Dam in Capilano River Regional Park
Lush light fills the forest at Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Capilano%20River-photo3_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3796&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosLush light fills the forest at Capilano River Regional Park
Morning mist on Capilano River in Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/CapilanoRiver-photo3_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2873&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosMorning mist on Capilano River in Capilano River Regional ParkMorning mist over the river; Capilano River Regional Park
Lady fern and twistedstalk -- two of the native species that flourish in Capilano River Regional Park.http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Capilano%20River-photo4_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3812&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosLady fern and twistedstalk -- two of the native species that flourish in Capilano River Regional Park.
Capilano Lake and The Lions seen from Cleveland Dam in Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Capilano%20River-photo5_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3802&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosCapilano Lake and The Lions seen from Cleveland Dam in Capilano River Regional Park
A bench along the Capilano Pacific Trail in Capilano River Regional Park beckons passersby.http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Capilano%20River-photo6_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3804&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosA bench along the Capilano Pacific Trail in Capilano River Regional Park beckons passersby.
Second Canyon viewpoint in Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/CapilanoRiver-photo7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2877&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSecond Canyon viewpoint in Capilano River Regional ParkLooking into the Capilano River below Cleveland Dam, from second canyon viewpoint
Tall trees in the mist at Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/CapilanoRiver-photo10_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2865&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosTall trees in the mist at Capilano River Regional ParkThe dominant forest in Capilano River Regional Park is coastal western hemlock. Some of the tallest trees in the region located only minutes from downtown Vancouver
Winter snow seen from Coho Loop Trail in Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/CapilanoRiver-photo11_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2868&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosWinter snow seen from Coho Loop Trail in Capilano River Regional ParkWinter scene with light snow as seen from the pedestrian footbridge overlooking Cable Pool
Bridge along the Capilano Pacific Trail in Capilano River Regional Park.http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/CapilanoRiver-photo15_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2866&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBridge along the Capilano Pacific Trail in Capilano River Regional Park.The Capilano Pacific Trail takes hikers from Cleveland Dam to the mouth of the Capilano River at Park Royal.
A winter walk along Sandown Trail in Capilano River Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/CapilanoRiver-photo21_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2870&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosA winter walk along Sandown Trail in Capilano River Regional ParkWalkers out for a winter stroll along Sandown Trail, lower reaches of Capilano River.

 

 

 

 

Capilano River Regional ParkCapilano River Regional Park-123.11270602949.3468939858http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.34689398580,,+-123.11270602900&sll=49.03123,,-122.660834&sspn=0.010608,,0.027831&ie=UTF8&z=16, http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.34689398580,+-123.11270602900&sll=49.03123,-122.660834&sspn=0.010608,0.027831&ie=UTF8&z=16http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/Capilano%20Regional%20Park%20Map%20Nov%202021.pdfhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Logos/CapilanoRiverRP.png, Capilano Riverhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/21-263_PRK_CAP%20RP%20Trail%20Brochure%20Nov.2021.pdf, Brochure

 

 

 

 

CapilanoCapilano<div class="ExternalClassD6735069067D46DF85ACC0165BA4B7D9"><ul><li>All barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li><p><br>For more info, call 604-432-6350.​</p></ul></div>2022-09-29T07:00:00ZHIGH<div class="ExternalClassC26AD2FAD2224C4A97DCB09B634C67C1"><p>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.<br>•Propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.<br>•Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</p><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass816A7D92F74B47A68A4DA0F6ED921B87"><p>Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. </li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass30F3036487CD43B194368D717273E975"><p>Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>All barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass8FFFDD4C08DA411E9A48F8E1A5515664"><ul><li>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassA8A894E53EA64E82AF77FE7245C5FAB7"><ul><li>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassCE936AAEF7444DF494A2A68645022C04"><ul><li>Briquette & propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use briquettes, dispose of them carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass28B7C63277CF4646B43166750CA42A33"><ul><li>Briquette & propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use briquettes, dispose of them carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div>

 

 

Bear sighting in the park<div class="ExternalClass79E5B1F913984FC2997571F1E003B9AE"><p>​A  bear has been seen in the park. For safety, remember never to approach a bear, to walk/hike with a friend and to keep pets leashed. <br>If you see a bear, remember these four simple rules:</p><ul><li>Stay calm</li><li>Stand still -- <span style="text-decoration:underline;">do not run</span></li><li>Speak calmly</li><li>Slowly back away</li></ul><p>For more safety info, click <a title="About Bears" href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/Bears_in_Metrovancouver.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</p></div>True
Portion of Capilano Pacific Trail CLOSED due to landslides<div class="ExternalClassFA9EA39AC9E94380999BCBB671EF6A3F"><p>​Due to landslides that occurred in 2021, a portion of Capilano Pacific Trail between Keith Road and Moyne Drive is permanently CLOSED. Please stay out of the area as it is extremely hazardous. <br>A detour is in place; click <a href="https://westvancouver.ca/sites/default/files/dwv/assets/parks-rec/docs/major-projects/capilano-pacific-trail/210318-Capilano-Pacific-Trail-map%20with%20detour%20%281%29.pdf" target="_blank">here</a> to see a map. This section of the trail lies within District of West Vancouver's jurisdiction. In July 2022, the district announced plans to reroute this section of the trail in future; please go <a href="https://westvancouver.ca/parks-recreation/walking-hiking/capilano-pacific-trail" target="_blank">here</a> for more info.<br></p></div>True
Pre-construction activity in the Cleveland Dam area<div class="ExternalClass6260EB1F28174CB2A08397CE2F275B2F"><p>In coming months, work will begin in the area just north of Capilano River Regional Park that will involve upgrades of the Capilano Water Supply infrastructure. As well, a new operations building for North Shore Rescue will be constructed. Just a heads up that, as part of that work, some pre-construction activity will be taking place that may at times cause some noise. <br></p></div>True

 

 

Coho Commotionhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/events/calendar/north-van-west-van/2088/Coho CommotionCoho Commotion<div class="ExternalClass1EA7B192C0DB4B50AF0895988A7353D9"><p>​Each fall, coho salmon complete an epic journey to return to their birthplace, change colour and other aspects of their physical appearance – all in order to mate and make salmon babies. Get up close and personal with wild salmon and find out wow facts about their extraordinary lives. (Please leave pets at home.)</p><div>Meet near Capilano River Hatchery<br></div><div><br></div><div>All ages</div><div>Free</div><div>Drop by anytime</div><div><br><br></div><p><br></p></div>GP0|#3410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15;L0|#03410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15|North Van/West Van;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d320882022-10-22T17:30:00Z2022-10-22T21:00:00Z0

 

 

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