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Capilano River Regional ParkCapilano River Regional Park938610623001http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Capilano-River_photo2.gif

 

 

A bench along Capilano River 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 Capilano River beckons passersby.
A view of Second Canyon from Cleveland Damhttp://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
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 winter walk along Sandown Trailhttp://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 TrailWalkers out for a winter stroll along Sandown Trail, lower reaches of Capilano River.
Bridge along the Capilano Pacific Trail.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.The Capilano Pacific Trail takes hikers from Cleveland Dam to the mouth of the Capilano River at Park Royal.
Capilano Lake and The Lions seen from Cleveland Damhttp://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
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.
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 the riverhttp://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 the riverMorning mist over the river; Capilano River Regional Park
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
Second Canyon viewpointhttp://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 viewpointLooking into the Capilano River below Cleveland Dam, from second canyon viewpoint
Tall trees in the misthttp://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 mistThe 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 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 in Capilano River Regional ParkWinter scene with light snow as seen from the pedestrian footbridge overlooking Cable Pool

 

 

-123.11270602949.3468939858938610623001http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Capilano-River_photo2.gifTrueFalseFalseTrueFalseTrueFalseTrueTrueFalseTrueFalseFalseFalseTrueFalseFalseFalseFalseTrue2602http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.34689398580http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/CapilanoParkMap.pdfTrueTrueFalseTrueCycling is only allowed on the commuter path through north end of this regional park. FalseFalseFalseFalseMetro Vancouver Regional Parks West Area Office: 604-224-5739<div class="ExternalClassFF058A3F94234FDFB39415AA02B5AD33"> <div><a href="/services/parks/reservable-facilities/facilities/camp-capilano-indoor-group-camp">Camp Capilano</a> (capacity 44)</div><div><a href="/services/parks/reservable-facilities/facilities/cleveland-dam-field">Cleveland Dam Field</a> (capacity 125)</div></div><div class="ExternalClassE9BCB73E90554063AB4E16DA837C4F4E"> Picnic, parking and toilet facilities at Cleveland Dam and Capilano Hatchery are wheelchair accessible. </div> <div class="ExternalClassE9BCB73E90554063AB4E16DA837C4F4E"> </div> <div class="ExternalClassE9BCB73E90554063AB4E16DA837C4F4E"><strong>Trails</strong></div> <div class="ExternalClassE9BCB73E90554063AB4E16DA837C4F4E"><strong>Second Canyon Viewpoint Trail </strong>and <strong>Cable Pool Bridge </strong>are at least 1.5 m wide, with a firm surface and gentle grade changes. Second Canyon Viewpoint offers a view of the dam from below.</div> <div class="ExternalClassE9BCB73E90554063AB4E16DA837C4F4E"><br><strong>Capilano Pacific Trail </strong>is paved with gentle grades from Ambleside Park to Taylor Way.</div><div class="ExternalClassF549B7CF072740D9A5CDD369AE1215CA"> <div> Leash-required and leash optional trails are available in this regional park. Please see the map below and signs in the park for details. Please show courtesy to other park visitors by scooping your dog’s poop.<br> <p><a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/CapilanoDogManagementPlan.pdf">Capilano River Regional Park Leash Designations</a><br><br><a href="/services/parks/learn/bylaws-and-policies/dogs/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">More on dogs in Metro Vancouver regional parks ...</a></p></div></div><div class="ExternalClass9BE3DA35864A47DD9027224BDD07439F">Two electric vehicle charging stations are available in the Cleveland Dam parking lot. Charging is free. There is a two-hour time limit.</div><div class="ExternalClass340B523AC929452DAE85E8881754240D"> <div>The river has limited access points for freshwater fishing. Please be aware of the possibility of rapidly rising water levels due to water being released over Cleveland Dam.</div> <div> </div> <div>Fishing in regional parks is subject to regulations set out by the Provincial Government for fresh water and by the Federal Government for tidal waters.<br><br>The <a title="Visit the provincial recreational fishery website (external)" href="http://www.fishing.gov.bc.ca/" target="_blank">BC Ministry of the Environment </a>can provide info about freshwater fishing regulations and licenses.<br><br>The <a href="http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/recfish/Licensing/info_e.htm" target="_blank">Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans</a> can provide info about fishing in tidal waters and licenses.</div></div><div class="ExternalClassBCED529EABAE4428867B7790C378DEF9"> <p class="ExternalClassE795A760E8174F82880ABD63B4CD56DD" dir="ltr" style="margin-right:0px;"><strong>Seymour-Capilano Water Utility Project</strong> <br><a href="/services/water/construction-maintenance/construction-projects/Pages/default.aspx">Current projects </a>   or call the project information line at 604-451-6654. </p> <p class="ExternalClassE795A760E8174F82880ABD63B4CD56DD">The salmon hatchery in Capilano River Regional Park is open year-round and operated by the <a title="external website" href="http://www-heb.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/facilities/capilano/capilano_e.htm" target="_blank">Department of Fisheries and Oceans</a>. For more information, call 604-666-1790. </p><p class="ExternalClassE795A760E8174F82880ABD63B4CD56DD">Visitors in Capilano River Regional Park need to be aware that water can be released over the dam, resulting in rapidly rising water flows and levels in the Capilano River. Use caution around the river's edge and be alert to changing water levels.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass7FE1AD28B56240BBB08B9AAFE6C7526C">To learn about ways to get involved in regional parks, contact the <a href="mailto:jennifer.swanston@metrovancouver.org">Community Development Coordinator</a> at 604-224-5739.</div><div class="ExternalClass7FE1AD28B56240BBB08B9AAFE6C7526C"> </div><div class="ExternalClass7FE1AD28B56240BBB08B9AAFE6C7526C"><strong>The Pacific Parklands Foundation</strong> is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks.  For information or to make a donation, visit <a href="http://www.pacificparklands.com/">www.pacificparklands.com</a></div><div class="ExternalClassA915BDDFFE114612A2FE5A5F2DDB1709"> <div> <div class="ExternalClass7BFFAD8ABA8D43EAA43EC54424933434"> <div>Prepare for your visit to a regional park before you leave home. ​<a href="/services/parks/learn/bylaws-and-policies/public-safety/Pages/default.aspx">more...</a></div></div></div></div><div class="ExternalClass4BB8614E699F476DA7BAAAB83C937530"> <div class="ExternalClass8D272EF6EEF64972AD6AFAB1075F5F67"> <p><a href="/events/school-programs/K-12-field-trips/regional-parks-field-trips/Pages/default.aspx">School Field Trips Information </a><br><a href="/services/parks/discover/programs/groups/Pages/default.aspx">Workshops & Community Group Field Trips Information</a></p></div></div><div class="ExternalClassCB65B924E6214FA39141EB95C9C69B2F"> <p><strong>Contact Us</strong> <br>The calendar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your preferred date. <a href="/events/school-programs/K-12-field-trips/regional-parks-field-trips/Pages/default.aspx"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Book on-line</span></a> or call 604-432-6359 for more information. </p> <div class="ExternalClass8586537F212B4DD6A57CEF925BDC6E45"> <div class="ExternalClass8D272EF6EEF64972AD6AFAB1075F5F67"> <p><a href="/region/Education/Pages/CommunityGroups.aspx"></a> </p></div></div></div><div class="ExternalClassD04238591F874B7485F026412B9694E6"><div>Cycling is only allowed on the commuter path through north end of this regional park.</div> </div><div class="ExternalClass0CC9850D12144C32A8F1275A2ABAE753">Lush coastal rainforest and steep canyon walls make this regional park memorable. 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><div class="ExternalClassC7C7B6A702FA43BDB98F23F9AFBCE834">​<strong>May 31- Sept 5<br></strong>Opening: 7 am<br>Closing: 10 pm<div class="ExternalClassC7C7B6A702FA43BDB98F23F9AFBCE834"><br><strong>Sept 6 - Sept 26</strong><br>Opening: 7 am<br>Closing: 8 pm</div></div>

 

 

Capilano 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=16<div class="ExternalClass44E5F9484922421DB90FFEEEF07A94BE">There are many points of entry to the park trails. First-time visitors can begin at the Capilano Salmon Hatchery.  From either the Lions Gate Bridge or Highway 1, take Capilano Road in North Vancouver. Head north and turn left onto Capilano Park Road just beyond Edgemont Blvd. Continue to the parking lot at the end of the road.</div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/CapilanoParkMap.pdf

 

 

CapilanoCapilano<div class="ExternalClass121B958B636D4728A0AEF90BE93ED451">Visitors are asked to obey posted signs and fire danger guidelines:</div><div class="ExternalClass121B958B636D4728A0AEF90BE93ED451"><ul><li>Campfires permitted in supervised campgrounds only, and only as local fire authorities allow - campfires in all public fire rings/pits, including those in group camps and picnic shelters, are prohibited</li><li>Barbeques are only permitted in approved facilities under direct supervision<br>- Propane or gas powered preferred<br>- if you are using briquettes, PLEASE dispose of them carefully in provided receptacle</li><li>No smoking</li><li>Stay on trails</li><li>Be aware of all spark sources</li><li>Report all forest fires to 911 and Parks staff</li></ul></div><p>For more information call 604-432-6350.</p>2016-08-19T07:00:00ZHIGH

 

 

Construction activity near the Capilano Salmon Hatchery<div class="ExternalClass0BA2A050934B47DABAFA54DF436BBC21"> <div>A project to stabilize groundwater sources is underway. Our apologies for any inconvenience that the work causes.</div></div>True
Bear sighting on Capilano Pacific Trail<div class="ExternalClass79E5B1F913984FC2997571F1E003B9AE"><p>​A bear was seen on Aug. 15 on the Capilano Pacific Trail near Rabbit Lane in the west half of the park. For safety, remember to walk/hike with a friend, keep pets leashed and keep children close. 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
Cleveland Dam Construction Work<div class="ExternalClass488C923B165D4E84981C7DE14E76303E"><p>Crews will be doing maintenance work on the Cleveland Dam spillway from Aug. 8 to mid-October. Access across the dam will be maintained, but it may be noisy at times. For more information, please see the pdf below.</p><p><a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/ClevelandDamDrumGateRecoating.pdf" target="_blank">Cleveland Dam Construction Work</a></p></div>True

 

 

Music in the ParkMusic in the Park<div class="ExternalClass93BF5A822B664F98A3D5A693AAF78253"><p>​Bring a picnic and enjoy live music, art demonstrations and an art gallery set against the stunning backdrop of the North Shore mountains and Capilano Reservoir. </p><p>Free. Drop in. Registration not required. All ages.</p></div>GP0|#3410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15;L0|#03410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15|North Van/West Van;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d34752016-09-05T19:00:00Z
Coho WalkCoho Walk<div class="ExternalClass3A9768A121B545A29637C78A3CAD4779"><p>​Celebrate the return of spawning salmon. Walk along rainforest trails and enjoy local performers and nature stations. Start at Cleveland Dam, hike a 4 km loop or walk 8.5 km to the Coho Festival at Ambleside Park. <br>Park for free at Park Royal and take a shuttle to Cleveland Dam starting at 9:30 am; limited parking at Cleveland Dam.</p><p>Info: <a href="http://www.cohosociety.com/coho-festival/coho-walk/">http://www.cohosociety.com/coho-festival/coho-walk/</a> or call 604-224-5739</p></div>GP0|#3410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15;L0|#03410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15|North Van/West Van;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d34982016-09-11T17:00:00Z
Wild about MushroomsWild about Mushrooms<div class="ExternalClass79650D4D0E2B48F8B5E395751B502E8C"><p>​Learn the basic skills of mushroom identification along the trail. No harvesting in regional parks. Ages 15+<br>$8 per adult, $4.25 per youth/adult 65+<br>registration required: barcode 6692</p></div>GP0|#3410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15;L0|#03410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15|North Van/West Van;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d35072016-10-15T16:00:00Z

 

 

West Area Office604-224-5739regionalparks.info@metrovancouver.org