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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_snow_backcountry.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>20 Jan 2020 -- Sunset is at 4:30 pm</p><p>All Lynn Headwaters Park trails have snow with some slippery sections.    </p><p>In the valley, during and after heavy rains, creek levels can rise quickly and crossings can become impassible.    Stay back from the edge of fast flowing water. </p><p>Visitors to Lynn Peak and other high elevations areas not under the backcountry closure (operated as the Munday Snowshoe Park by Grouse Mountain Resort) should be trained for winter mountain travel. Visitors to the snowshoe park should check with GMR for conditions and closures <a href="https://www.grousemountain.com/current_conditions#conditions" target="_blank">here</a>. </p><p><br></p></div>True
Drinking fountain winterization<div class="ExternalClass8040E8CC6332419D951542CAC688F7FD"><div>The drinking fountain in the picnic area has been shut down and winterized on Dec. 15. It will be turned back on for the new season on Mar. 1, weather permitting. </div></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>​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<br></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

 

 

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