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Cypress Provincial Park

Address: Off Woodgreen Drive, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7G 1L3, Canada
Phone Number: 604-926-6007
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Just minutes from downtown Vancouver, this mountainous park offers a variety of forested hiking trails as well as panoramic views over Vancouver.
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Western Shore, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

AMAZING AMAZING VIEW of all of Greater Vancouver Two levels and a bit of a Provincial Park to take smashing photos watch out for the deer and the bears tho lol Good Hunting for PHOTO buffs

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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

a wilderness resort right on the edge of the city. Great place to hike in the summer and snowshoe in the winter. Glad there is no charge for parking.

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Somewhere North
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Likes: fantastic scenic drive up to the mountain that takes you 2000 feet over the harbor. The roads really twist and turn while the trees on each side frame your drive. Once you get there you should get your camera out because this is what the west coast is about. Dislikes: not much to do if you're there in the... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Went on July 3rd on what was supposed to be a warm sunny day in Vancouver. It was cloudy and cold up on Cypress. The temp in the parking lot read 13 degrees celcius and it felt like it. The hike is quite difficult and rocky for the first quarter. You basically walk up one side of the mountain and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We had a beautiful clear day for the drive. Definitely worth the trip. Have lots of room left on your memory card. If you have the panoramic function, this would be a place to use it.

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Ottawa, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Went up the mountain at night to grab a quick night photograph. Safe place and a very nice lookout. One of the best places we found to escape the city. I would go back in a heart beat. Great place to talk. Bring a coffee or hot chocolate depending on the time you go up.

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Fort Langley, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The drive up is tricking with current road repairs. There is a great view point part way up. At the top, the mountains are so beautiful. Parking is plentiful in the off season. Hiking trails abound. Such a nice place to spend the day. Fun to see the Olympic rings.

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Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Panaromic views, short hikes or extended back-country trips Cypress Provincial Park offers it all. Visitors can simply drive up to the lodge enjoying numerous viewpoints and lookouts along the way, or you can pack your back pack and tackle the Howe Sound Crest Trail to Porteau Cove. Numerous trails begin at the day lodge and offer a wide variety for... More

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Marburg, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We went on a glorious sunny day in mid-July for a day-hike to Eagle Bluffs, just after Black Mountain. Start from the last parking lot in the park. The first stretch up a gravelly path along the ski lift was a little dusty but some of the glimpses of the mountain views already impressive. Take a dip in Cabin Lake,... More

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Surrey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The views as you travel up toward the mountain and down again are beautiful and we really enjoyed the snowshoeing.

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