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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.

All our regional parks, with the exception of Brae Island Regional Park, remain open, providing important outlets for residents to enjoy the outdoors.

While visiting Metro Vancouver Regional Parks, please remember to follow these guidelines.



<div class="ExternalClass907172850F7940809FF40E57DBF0D9B9"><p><span style="color:#ffa500;"><strong>​​LYNN HEADWATERS REGIONAL PARK BACKCOUNTRY CLOSURE IN EFFECT</strong></span></p><p>Unpredictable and rapidly changing hazardous mountain weather conditions may include:</p><ul><li>Snow, ice and slippery conditions in steep terrain<br></li><li>Heavy rainfall <br></li><li>Rock and ice fall <br></li><li>Lack of visibility (whiteout caused by fog and/or snow)<br></li><li>No trail markers<br></li></ul></div>



Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkLynn Headwaters Regional Park



BC Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkHistoric BC Mills House, in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park
Douglas squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA curious Douglas squirrel clambers out on a lichen covered branch to see what's going on in its neighbourhood.
Forest sentinel at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park sentinel at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA massive stump is all that remains of one of the giant trees that grew in the old growth forests of what is now Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.
Lynn Creek in summer Creek in summerThe creek, forest, mountains and sky combine in mesmerizing shades of blue and green on a summer's day at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.
Norvan Falls at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park Falls at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA five hour return trip for fit hikers, Norvan Falls is a scenic destination.
Subalpine backcountry at Lynn Headwaters backcountry at Lynn HeadwatersThe subalpine backcountry at Lynn Headwaters is spectacular, but you need to be prepared when you hike here. This is wilderness -- with all its inherent risks.





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Trail conditions<div class="ExternalClass023759F78BB54EBDA43E68D49C10B692"><p>1 Apr 2020 -- Sunset is at 7:30 pm</p><p>Some snow on all valley trails north of Lynn Loop Trail.    Some slippery or icy sections especially near the creek.</p><p>Visitors to Lynn Peak should be trained for winter mountain travel. Grouse Mountain and the Munday Snowshoe Park remains closed.    Check for updates <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.    </p></div>True
Drinking fountain winterization<div class="ExternalClass8040E8CC6332419D951542CAC688F7FD"><div>The drinking fountain and tap in the picnic area has been shut down for COVID19 safety.     </div></div>True
Alternative hiker registration<div class="ExternalClass30BC805AA60948C1A02EDCDF26BB5DAF"><p>​The usual hiker registration isn't available because of COVID-19 considerations. It's still important to let someone know where you're going hiking and let them know: your destination, your route and your return time.<br>How you do it is up to you (phone call, email, text, DM or use the Adventure Smart trip planning app at <a href=""></a><br></p></div>True
Backcountry closure in effect<div class="ExternalClassFD8F2C5F91FF493CBD0F4D0ABB7AAAF5"><p>​All backcountry routes are  now closed for the season. This applies to routes in the Grouse subalpine north of Dam Mountain and Thunderbird Ridge (e.g. Crown Mountain, Goat Mountain,Little Goat & Goat Ridge) as well as to routes beyond Norvan Falls (Hanes Valley, Coliseum Mountain and Lynn Lake).<br></p></div>True



Wilderness at Your DoorstepWilderness at Your Doorstep<div class="ExternalClass46F536010C6445ED9757178B05EF4557"><p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><strong>CANCELLED<br></strong><strong>In response to the COVID-19 situation, this event has been cancelled.</strong><br><strong>Regional parks and greenways remain open. Spending time in nature is a good way to take care of both your physical and mental health.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></strong><br><br>Nature and history are woven into the landscape of this wilderness park. Enhance your knowledge of plants, animals and geology and wow your friends on your next hike. Take away some practical tips on being safe in the backcountry. All ages. FREE.<br>Meet at BC Mills House, north end of Lynn Valley Rd.<br>Presented with BC Mills House Hosts</p></div>GP0|#2e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135;L0|#02e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135|North Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d312052020-05-17T18:00:00Z
Lynn Loop Nature HikeLynn Loop Nature Hike<div class="ExternalClass04D44F3D338F48AAA112E90EA0135758"><p>​Experience a temperate rainforest with a lush understory of ferns, shrubs and big trees. This 5.2 km hike travels through a scenic section of forest before heading downhill to the rushing waters of Lynn Creek. One steep section. Registration required. $8.50 per adult, $4.50 per adult 65+ Register for activity 5111<br></p></div>GP0|#2e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135;L0|#02e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135|North Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314352020-06-10T17:00:00Z



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