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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stair construction underway<div class="ExternalClass5946907588ED45C788D603368C48D957"><p>Stair construction is in progress at the north end of Lynn Loop near the bottom of the switchbacks through early Dec 2019.  Pedestrian access will be maintained on short bypass section.  Use caution in the area and comply with all signs.<br></p></div>True
Drinking fountain winterization<div class="ExternalClass8040E8CC6332419D951542CAC688F7FD"><div>The drinking fountain in the picnic area will be 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
Trail Conditions <div class="ExternalClassE781DB05C41D42F7B9B11509E7E9F653"><p>25 Nov 2019 - Sunset is at 4:00 PM</p><p>Visitors to the higher elevation areas of the park should be trained and equipped for winter mountain travel.   In the valley 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> </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

 

 

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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