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Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkLynn Headwaters Regional Park266596102http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/LYN_snowfall.jpg

 

 

BC Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo3_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3289&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBC Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkHistoric BC Mills House, in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park
Douglas squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo5_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3844&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosDouglas 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 Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo6_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3843&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosForest 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 summerhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3845&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosLynn 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 Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo8_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3846&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosNorvan Falls at Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA five hour return trip for fit hikers, Norvan Falls is a scenic destination.
Subalpine backcountry at Lynn Headwatershttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LynnHeadwaters-photo9_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3847&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSubalpine 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.

 

 

 

 

Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkLynn Headwaters Regional Park-123.02465925849.3547356023http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.35473560230,,+-123.02465925800&sll=49.199962,,-122.579082&sspn=0.021144,,0.055661&ie=UTF8&z=16, http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.35473560230,+-123.02465925800&sll=49.199962,-122.579082&sspn=0.021144,0.055661&ie=UTF8&z=16http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/LynnHeadwatersParkMap.pdfhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Logos/LynnHeadwatersRP.png, Lynn Headwatershttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/LYN_RP_Trail_Brochure.pdf, Brochure

 

 

 

 

Lynn HeadwatersLynn Headwaters<div class="ExternalClassBB11B06977704664AC7B1A9A17654BAE"><div class="ExternalClass3DBC5EF6672C4CC2B0054888BB760880"><div class="ExternalClass0484C732C2CF4FFF83B219F24D56B653"><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span> </div> </div> </div>2019-09-10T07:00:00ZLOW<div class="ExternalClassB611C350E728494D91CCF65B3A9F40FA"><p>​Due to EXTREME fire risk, (a portion of the) (regional park/greenway) from (area/section of trail/etc.) has been temporarily closed. For your safety, please comply with all posted signs & stay out. We will be monitoring & assessing the situation. Thank you. </p><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass70B07D3E5F7F4F4E9D3CDE1B20238DE5"><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><br>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass37AB663FA5AA486F8651A15D656CC1AC"><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><br>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassF5B5BA6D4EEB4C619FC2DE4C72B2C112"><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><br>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassEE2F25765A464D99B8B2619D788D0067"><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><br>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass63F183571F9C4FEE89ED4870906E5778"><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.</li></ul><p><br>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass4F6C2A93D7CC4DA1AD9D137909A24C48"><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.</li></ul><p><br>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div>

 

 

Trail Conditions <div class="ExternalClassE781DB05C41D42F7B9B11509E7E9F653"><p>18 Oct 2019 - Sunset is at 6:00 PM</p><p>Visitors to the higher elevation areas of the park should be trained and equipped for mountain travel and be prepared for  changing weather conditions including snow. During and after heavy rain, creek levels may rise quickly and crossings may become impassible.  Stay well back from the edge of fast flowing water.     </p><p>The Hanes Valley route involves a major creek crossing and the Lynn Lake route has extended sections of travel over the rocks in the bed of upper Lynn Creek. Both of these routes are best attempted during dryer conditions and lower water levels.</p><p>  </p> </div>True
Stair construction underway<div class="ExternalClass5946907588ED45C788D603368C48D957"><p>Stair construction is in progress at the north end of Lynn Loop at the top of the switchbacks through Nov 2019.  Pedestrian access will be maintained on short bypass section.  Use caution in the area and comply with all signs.<br></p></div>True
Bears at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park<div class="ExternalClassEA032D4F10FB4C06A25FD3011CED8317"><div><p>Be bear aware at <span style="text-decoration:underline;">all </span>times.<br>In fall, bears may be encountered more frequently at higher elevation near natural sources of food like berry bushes. </p><p>It's best to hike with a friend (or two) and make some noise as you go (e.g. talking, singing) to let wildlife know that you're in the area.<br><br>Pack out all your garbage (including organic waste such as apple cores and banana peels).<br><br>Give wildlife respect and space. Do not attempt to get close to a bear or feed a bear.</p><p>If you do encounter a bear:<br></p><ul><li>Do not run. <br> <em>Face the bear and back away slowly.</em></li><li>Stay calm. <br> <em>Talk to the bear in a confident voice.</em></li><li>Make sure the bear has a clear exit.<span class="Apple-converted-space"> <br><em>He or she is likely just as anxious to get out of there as you are.</em></span></li></ul><p> <em>For more information about bears and bear safety, click <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/Bears_in_Metrovancouver.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</em></p></div></div>True

 

 

Owl ProwlOwl Prowl<div class="ExternalClass7EB9BAB7F177480B9A3EA99B5E3E26C5"><p>​Look for owls and listen for the cackles, hoots and other love noises that are characteristic to owls during mating season.<br>Registration required for barcode 7857<br>$8.50 per adult, $4.50 per adult 65+<br></p></div>GP0|#2e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135;L0|#02e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135|North Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d313602020-02-15T03:00:00Z

 

 

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