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<div class="ExternalClass2FD2E06523E6467FBCEF80D9212FFA08"><p>​<span style="color:#ffa500;"><strong>LYNN HEADWATERS REGIONAL PARK BACKCOUNTRY CLOSURE IN EFFECT</strong></span><br>Unpredictable and rapidly changing hazardous mountain weather conditions may include:<br></p><ul><li>Snow, ice and slippery conditions in steep terrain<br></li><li>Heavy rainfall</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><p></p></div>

 

 

Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkLynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/LYN_snow_backcountry_web.jpg<div class="ExternalClass21521B696B4E44568D1DC6851421C39E"><p>​A true wilderness park, Lynn Headwaters Regional Park features both rugged backcountry routes that require the right experience, equipment and level of fitness, and frontcountry trails that offer options for those looking for shorter day-hikes. Steep slopes, dense forests and fast-running creeks abound. Remember to hike smart.​</p></div>

 

 

LYN_snow_backcountry_mayhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LYN_snow_backcountry_may_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4299&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosLYN_snow_backcountry_may
LYN_snow_backcountryhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/LYN_snow_backcountry_web_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4285&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosLYN_snow_backcountry
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
A Douglas' squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park scolds a passing hiker.http://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/ParksPhotosA Douglas' squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park scolds a passing hiker.A curious Douglas squirrel clambers out on a lichen covered branch to see what's going on in its neighbourhood.
Forest sentinel on Headwaters Trail 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 on Headwaters Trail 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 can be seen from the lower Lynn Loop Trail in Lynn Headwaters Regional Parkhttp://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 can be seen from the lower Lynn Loop Trail in Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkThe 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 is the destination for hikers of Headwaters Trail in 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 is the destination for hikers of Headwaters Trail in Lynn Headwaters Regional ParkA five hour return trip for fit hikers, Norvan Falls is a scenic destination.
Dam Mountain, Goat Mountain and Crown Mountain are some of the destinations for hikers in the alpine backcountry at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.http://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/ParksPhotosDam Mountain, Goat Mountain and Crown Mountain are some of the destinations for hikers in the alpine backcountry at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.The 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%20RP%20Trail%20Brochure%20Nov.2021.pdf, Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bridge CLOSED on Headwaters Trail<div class="ExternalClassB086E282B36B4882B914491B516EEEA6"><p>​A bridge on Headwaters Trail is CLOSED due to damage. The creek is NOT safe to pass during or after times of heavy rain. Click <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/LYN_bridge_closed_reduced.jpg" target="_blank">here</a> to see the location of the bridge.<br></p></div>True
Backcountry routes now CLOSED<div class="ExternalClassFD8F2C5F91FF493CBD0F4D0ABB7AAAF5"><p>All backcountry routes at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park are now CLOSED due to hazardous winter conditions. This applies to routes beyond Norvan Falls (e.g. Hanes Valley, Coliseum Mountain and Lynn Lake) as well as routes in the Grouse subalpine (e.g. Dam Mountain, Thunderbird Ridge, Crown Mountain, Goat Mountain, Little Goat & Goat Ridge).<br></p></div>True
Bears at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park<div class="ExternalClassDA94F436309C44EDADC0F15056E373D9"><p>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.<br></p><p>If you do encounter a bear:<br></p><ul><li>Do not run<br><em>Face the bear and back away slowly<br></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<br><em>He or she is likely just as anxious to get out of there as you are.</em></li></ul><div> </div><div><div>For more information about bears and bear safety, click <a href="https://wildsafebc.com/species/black-bear/" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></div></div></div>True

 

 

 

 

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