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<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 Parkhttp://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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trail conditions<div class="ExternalClass023759F78BB54EBDA43E68D49C10B692"><p>7 Jul 2020 -- Sunset is at 9:00 pm</p><p>The Lynn Headwaters backcountry routes remain closed due to hazardous snow conditions.</p></div>True
Hiker registration<div class="ExternalClass30BC805AA60948C1A02EDCDF26BB5DAF"><p>​It's 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="https://plan.adventuresmart.ca/">plan.adventuresmart.ca</a><br></p></div>True
Bears at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park<div class="ExternalClassEA032D4F10FB4C06A25FD3011CED8317"><div><p>A bear has been regularly seen at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.<br>Be bear aware at <span style="text-decoration:underline;">all </span>times.<br>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
Backcountry closure in effect<div class="ExternalClassFD8F2C5F91FF493CBD0F4D0ABB7AAAF5"><p>​All backcountry routes remain closed.   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
Drinking fountain shut down<div class="ExternalClass8040E8CC6332419D951542CAC688F7FD"><div>The drinking fountain and tap in the picnic area has been shut down for COVID19 safety.     </div></div>True

 

 

Lynn Loop Nature HikeLynn Loop Nature Hike<div class="ExternalClass6CB0C67B4B9F4319843DDE31B16947FE"><p>​Experience temperate rainforest with a lush understorey of ferns, shrubs and big trees guided by a park interpreter. This 5.2 km hike travels through a section of forest before heading downhill to the rushing waters of Lynn Creek. One steep section.</p></div>GP0|#2e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135;L0|#02e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135|North Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314632020-07-23T17:00:00Z
Lynn Loop Nature HikeLynn Loop Nature Hike<div class="ExternalClassB40377E510CA4A8DAB0264B792589B19"><p>​Experience temperate rainforest with a lush understorey of ferns, shrubs and big trees guided by a park interpreter. This 5.2 km hike travels through a section of forest before heading downhill to the rushing waters of Lynn Creek. One steep section.</p></div>GP0|#2e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135;L0|#02e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135|North Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314802020-08-18T17:00:00Z
Nature Hike to Norvan FallsNature Hike to Norvan Falls<div class="ExternalClassF9DA6C801DCD4630910B162CD25B7EF0"><p>​Enjoy a guided nature hike through an evergreen forest of trees, mosses and lichens with a park naturalist. Listen to the birds and bubbling creek en route to picturesque Norvan Falls on this 13.8 km round-trip adventure.</p></div>GP0|#2e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135;L0|#02e918e0f-de6a-4c1d-985a-1253e09ab135|North Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314822020-08-27T16:00:00Z

 

 

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