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Lynn Headwaters 
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Park Features at a glance
Drinking Water Public Phone Visitor Centre Heritage Site / Building Transit 
Trail Information
Hiking / Walking 54 km  Horseback riding 0 km  Cycling 0 km 
Maps and Directions
From Highway 1, take the Lynn Valley Road exit in North Vancouver. Follow Lynn Valley Road north to its end. All three parking areas provide access to all trails in the park. 
Please remember: you are entering a wilderness area; all visitors should bring a daypack with basic supplies and notify someone where they are going and when they expect to return.
Park Hours
In general, parks are open during daylight hours. For specific hours see PDF below.

Park Hours
Reservable Facilities:
No Camping

No Camping
Camping is not allowed in Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, including backcountry areas of the park.

Dog Information
Some trails (Lower Lynn Loop, Cedars Mill, the portion of Headwaters Trail north of the Third Debris Chute and the connector trail between Lynn Headwaters Regional Park and the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve) are designated as leash-optional. Dogs must still be under your control. All other trails in the park are designated as leash-required. Check local signs for details or click on the link below.
PDF Lynn Headwaters Regional Park leash designations

PDF Report on dog management at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park to Parks and Environment Committee

PDF Regional Parks Bylaw 1177

PDF Regional Parks Bylaw 1159, Enforcement and Fines

Please show courtesy to other park visitors by picking up your dog’s poop. People considering taking their dogs on the Hanes Valley hiking route are advised that dogs are not permitted on the Grouse Mountain Skyride. 
For more info, please see Dogs in Metro Vancouver Regional Parks.
The picnic area, BC Mills House at the park entrance are wheelchair accessible. The trail from the parking area to the hiker registration kiosk (250 m) has minimal grade change and firm surfacing. The pit toilets at this location are currently not wheelchair accessible.
Park SafetyUsing the Park Safely:
Any visit to this park should be considered a trip into the wilderness with the appropriate preparation:

Bears are a common sighting in this park. Please exercise caution and obey all signs. Visitors are reminded that they should not feed or approach wildlife. For more information about bears and safety please visit the WildSafeBC website.PDF icon Bears in Metro Vancouver

Parks Field Trips

Contact Us
The calendar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your preferred date. Book on-line or call 604-432-6359 for more information.

Park Partners
To learn about the variety of ways to get actively involved in regional parks, contact the Community Development Coordinator at West Area. Phone (604) 224-5739.
For Information, Questions, or Comments
Metro Vancouver Regional Parks West Area Office: 604-224-5739
Pacific Parklands Foundation
Pacific Parklands Foundation
Founded in 2000, Pacific Parklands Foundation (PPF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks. An arm’s length organization, PPF is valuable to Metro Vancouver as a fundraising body dedicated to regional parks projects, youth environmental leadership, volunteers and regional parks associations, and the commemorative and memorial gifts program.
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Fire Danger Rating Advisory
as of September 19, 2014
Current Rating: LOW
Due to recent rainfall the fire danger rating is currently in LOW. Visitors are asked to obey posted signs and check back for regular updates as conditions and restrictions can change quickly.
Trail Advisories
Trail Conditions

Oct 29
Sunset is at 5:30PM
Sunset is at 4:30PM     after Sunday 2 Nov
Visitors to the alpine areas of the park should be trained and equipped for mountain travel, be prepared for changing weather conditions.  The Hanes Valley route involves a major creek crossing and a long talus slope.  The Lynn Lake route has extended sections of travel over the rocks in the bed of upper Lynn Creek.    Both of these routes are best attempted during dry conditions and lower water levels.  During periods of heavy rain, creek water levels can rise very rapidly making creek crossings difficult or impossible.   Stay well back from the edge of creeks with deep, fast moving water.
Notice of Trail Construction

Trail resurfacing work on upper Lynn Loop Trail is complete for 2014.   A foot bridge construction project will continue for another week on Headwaters Trail south of 3rd Debris Chute.   A number of footbridges will be replaced over the next month on various trails.   Please use caution, obey all signs, and wait to be directed through work areas if crews are working.    For further information please call 604-224-5739.
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