The river has limited access points for freshwater fishing. Please be aware of the possibility of rapidly rising water levels due to water being released over Cleveland Dam.
Fishing in regional parks is subject to regulations set out by the Provincial Government for fresh water and by the Federal Government for tidal waters.
The BC Ministry of the Environment
can provide information about freshwater fishing regulations and acquiring the correct licenses.
The Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans
can provide information about fishing in tidal waters and acquiring the correct licenses.
Seymour-Capilano Water Utility Project
Current projects or call the project information line at 604-451-6654.
The salmon hatchery in Capilano River Regional Park is open year-round and operated by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. For more information, call 604-666-1790.
Visitors in Capilano River Regional Park need to be aware that it is sometimes necessary to release water over the dam, resulting in rapidly increasing water flows and levels in the Capilano River. Use caution around the river's edge and be alert to changing water levels.
Electric Vehicle Charging StationTwo electric vehicle charging stations are available in the Cleveland Dam parking lot. Charging is free. There is a two-hour time limit.
Picnic, parking and toilet facilities at Cleveland Dam and Capilano Hatchery are wheelchair accessible.
Second Canyon Viewpoint Trail and Cable Pool Bridge are at least 1.5 m wide, with a firm surface, and gentle grade changes. Second Canyon Viewpoint offers a view of the Dam from below.
Capilano Pacific Trail is paved with gentle grades from Ambleside Park to Taylor Way.
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