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Pacific Spirit Regional ParkPacific Spirit Regional Park219992694<div class="ExternalClass30DDBE21B24047ED8988A21D91CE6FE5"><p>The forests, creeks, beaches, cliffs and bog of this regional park provide habitat to a wide variety of plants and animals in the heart of Canada’s third largest urban area. The park’s trails are also a great place for Metro Vancouver residents to get out and connect with that amazing nature.​<br></p></div>

 

 

Kilometres and kilometres of forested trails await hikers at Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo10_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3854&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosKilometres and kilometres of forested trails await hikers at Pacific Spirit Regional ParkA walk among the forest in Pacific Spirit Regional Park always produces unexpected surprises.
Forest sentinel along Hemlock Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo11_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3855&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosForest sentinel along Hemlock Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional ParkThese massive stumps are reminders of the big trees that once grew here. Today, they seem like sentinels, guarding the forest and the creatures that live here.
Sword Fern Trail at Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo12_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3856&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSword Fern Trail at Pacific Spirit Regional ParkA walk along Pacific Spirit's forested trails can make the city and all its worries seem very far away.
Forest light next to Imperial Trail at Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo13_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3857&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosForest light next to Imperial Trail at Pacific Spirit Regional ParkSunlight sneaks in to the forest understorey at Pacific Spirit Regional Park.
Sunrise at Acadia Beach in Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo3_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3848&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSunrise at Acadia Beach in Pacific Spirit Regional ParkEven on a cold winter's day, there is beauty to be found on the shores of Pacific Spirit Regional Park.
Water tumbles down a creek in Pacific Spirit Regional Park in winterhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo4_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3849&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosWater tumbles down a creek in Pacific Spirit Regional Park in winterIn summer, it can be a tiny trickle, but with the rains of winter, Acadia Creek is a beautiful waterway.
Tower Beach in Pacific Spirit Regional Park on a windy fall dayhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo6_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3850&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosTower Beach in Pacific Spirit Regional Park on a windy fall dayOn a windy fall day, Tower Beach can feel like it's on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Admiralty Trail in the northern part of Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3851&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosAdmiralty Trail in the northern part of Pacific Spirit Regional ParkIn summer, the leaves of bigleaf maples and red alders allow dappled sunlight to fall on Admiralty Trail as it winds its way along the clifftops above Spanish Bank beaches.
Salish Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo8_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3852&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSalish Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional ParkTall trees tower over hikers on Salish Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional Park.
Vine maple is a welcome sight along the trails of Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo9_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3853&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosVine maple is a welcome sight along the trails of Pacific Spirit Regional ParkVine maple, western red cedar and spiny wood fern are just some of the native species found in the temperate rainforest in Pacific Spirit Regional Park.

 

 

 

 

Pacific Spirit Regional ParkPacific Spirit Regional Park-123.22186361549.2585643536http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.25856435360,,+-123.22186361500&sll=49.293054,,-122.700283&sspn=0.010552,,0.027831&ie=UTF8&z=16, http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.25856435360,+-123.22186361500&sll=49.293054,-122.700283&sspn=0.010552,0.027831&ie=UTF8&z=16http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/PacificSpiritParkMap.pdfhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Logos/PacificSpiritRP.png, Pacific Spirithttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/PAC_RP_Trail_Brochure.pdf, Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trails CLOSED, trees down due to recent tornado<div class="ExternalClass9FB1738ACEDC49F5830CBA39FDCA4ACD"><p>​Some trails remain CLOSED due to damage caused by falling trees by a recent tornado or recent storms. The following trails are currently CLOSED while hazard assesments and repairs are underway:<br></p><ul><li>Pioneer Trail (Spanish Trail to Tasmania Cr.)<br></li><li>Sword Fern Trail (Salish Trail to Council Trail)<br></li></ul><div>For your safety, comply with posted signs and stay off closed trails and out of closed areas.<br></div><p></p></div>True
Foreshore Trail between Trail 3 and Trail 6 CLOSED due to slides<div class="ExternalClass86283743EB884113B7646C5AF4BCF085"><p>Recent heavy rain has caused slides on the cliffs adjacent to the beach. For safety reasons, Foreshore Trail is CLOSED between Trail 3 and Trail 6 until further notice. Please stay out of the area for your safety, that of park staff and first responders. <br></p></div>True
Trail work on Foreshore Trail<div class="ExternalClass462926EBC2C64CF6B3C3AE9185E9D6E7"><p>Crews will be repairing Foreshore Trail between Trail 6 and 7 starting Nov. 15. Work includes trail resurfacing as well as boardwalk sections to replace wood planks. Trail closures are not anticipated, but there may be occasional delays. Please give crews lots of room to work safely and comply with any requests.<br></p></div>True

 

 

 

 

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