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Metro Vancouver’s paramount commitment is to maintain critical services to the region while protecting the health and safety of our employees, our partners and the public.

The Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve (LSCR) remains open, providing an important outlet for residents to enjoy the outdoors.

In order to encourage physical distancing of at least 2 metres from others, the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve (LSCR) has reduced parking lot capacity and is managing vehicle traffic.

  • Expect traffic flaggers on the road.

While visiting the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, please remember to follow these guidelines.



Lower Seymour Conservation ReserveLower Seymour Conservation Reserve

The historic Twin Bridges site in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve now has a new, higher and longer crossing over the Seymour River. The long-anticipated suspension bridge replaces the previous pedestrian bridge which was removed after the December 2014 Seymour River rock slide.

Inclement Weather

​Fall and winter are here bringing along inclement weather such as high winds, extreme rainfall and snow. During severe weather events, the LSCR (north of 2km) can be dangerous due to conditions including: debris torrents, flooding, high flows, stranding due to road washouts or tree failure from high winds. Please respect closure signage during these events.



Bear Island Island
Circuit 8 Crossing 8 Crossing
Fisherman's Trail 2's Trail 2
Fishermans Trail Trail
LSCR photo7 photo7Leisurely bike outing Seymour Valley Trailway.
LSCR- photo10 photo10Seymour River meandering through a stand of old growth forest.
LSCR- photo9 photo9Canoeing down Seymour River above Seymour Canyon.
LSCR-photo2 sets behind old growth Sitka Spruce tree in the LSCR.
LSCR-photo5 born fawn plays hide and seek in grass near Rice Lake.
Main Picnic Area Picnic Area
Mid Valley Chairs Valley Chairs
Rice Lake Gate Lake Gate
Rice Lake Gazebo Lake Gazebo
Rice Lake Wharf Lake Wharf
Seymour Falls Gazebo Falls Gazebo






Inclement Weather Closures

Prolonged periods of heavy rain in our steep coastal mountains routinely results in potential hazards to human life and safety. Access restrictions are initiated when a specific set of precipitation criteria have been met, resulting in trail closures past 2km in the LSCR. Please watch for access updates following weather warnings or high precipitation.

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COVID-19 <div class="ExternalClass3A142B12DE1248959155E6366A22201E"><p>​Vehicle access to the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve is currently being limited to allow for appropriate social distancing in accordance with Provincial Health Authority directives and to protect the health and safety of the public and Metro Vancouver staff.</p></div>True
Coho Trail Closure<div class="ExternalClass895083F9F25F40B3B1FAA303BBB960AD"><p>​Due to recent weather events, the bridges on Coho trail have come off their abutments. This trail will remain closed until further notice. Please obey posted signage, hazardous conditions are present.</p></div>True
Fisherman’s Trail Closure<div class="ExternalClass99DB6EB5E320448CA52741A0611E93A6">Due to recent heavy rains, landslides and washouts, Fisherman’s trail north of Circuit 8 Connector will remain closed indefinitely. Please obey posted signage, hazardous conditions are present. </div>True
Seymour Valley Trailway Safety<div class="ExternalClass3C7540150CFF4C22B91CABDF71FCFA93"><p>​No motorized vehicles on the trailway. Go slow and respect all users.</p></div>True
Fishing Banned between Seymour Dam and Seymour Estuary<div class="ExternalClassC19DFD71A9FD4B638297A523E2E102BC"><p><a href="">​more information from Fisheries and Oceans Canada</a></p></div>True



SPLASH! Family Fishing DaySPLASH! Family Fishing Day<div class="ExternalClass157FDF67B04A4F8BB9DAF989F8C50EED"><p>​Spend Father’s Day fishing at Rice Lake while enjoying exhibits, face painting and food trucks. Ride the shuttle up the Seymour Valley to learn about the source of your drinking water and visit the fish hatchery. Fishing gear will be provided.<br>Meet at 4900 Lillooet Rd next to LSCR main parking lot<br>All ages<br>Free, drop by anytime<br>Presented with Seymour Salmonid Society</p></div>GP0|#3410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15;L0|#03410cfe6-fc01-4aaa-ac1f-e58047bb7b15|North Van/West Van;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314272020-06-21T17:00:00Z

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