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Address: Beacon Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 1K5, Canada
Phone Number: 925-7200, 925-7000
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Hiking
Description: Named for the Point Atkinson Lighthouse located on its grounds, this...
Named for the Point Atkinson Lighthouse located on its grounds, this coastal and rugged park is popular for day hikes. A beautiful old growth temperate rainforest along Burrard Inlet offers several easy walking trails with beautiful panoramic views.
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Fantastic Park - great walking and views

This is fabulous free park in West Vancouver. Easy walking trails with some small hills. Great views of the ocean and good place to see some big Douglas Fir trees and a bit of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Vancouver
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This is fabulous free park in West Vancouver. Easy walking trails with some small hills. Great views of the ocean and good place to see some big Douglas Fir trees and a bit of natural forest. The trails are mostly gravel with some larger rocks.

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North Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I have a routine of doing this hike together as a nature date as soon as the weather gets nicer. I would highly recommend it as the views are absolutely incredible.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This park is very accessible, even by bus. The walking trails are both easy and more challenging, depending which route you take. Make sure you see the view of Howe Sound, incredible!

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West Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

You won't find many hiking trails better than this one, right in the middle of a suburb! Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver has some very nice old growth tree trails, a scenic lighthouse and lots of great coastal views and sea critters to check out along the way. The trails are not very difficult and are great for all ages.

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Vancouver, Canada
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The area is so big and not many people around ,great for nature ,the lighthouse area is a great view of Vancouver

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Vancouver
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Lighthouse Park has always been a favourite of mine for a walk through the woods followed by a picnic on the rocks watching the boats go by. If it is a nice day, get there early to get a place to park or take the bus.

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west vancouver
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A beautiful spot to walk your dog, stroll with your family and enjoy the old growth forest, views and lighthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great place to go for a stroll. Bring a couple of beers on ice or wine to enjoy when you get to the ocean (be discreet). It's a kind of "horseshoe shaped trail" hike with the ocean at the "rounded part" of the horseshoe. I"m pretty sure there are restrooms, but being a guy means the whole... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Just be ready to get a little muddy if you stray off the main path to the Pt Atkinson Lighthouse...you'll enjoy the experience no matter which trail you take!

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A beautiful park and trails in West Van. Great place to get outside and some fresh air. Make sure to walk all the way to the rocks, where you can see it more open and across the bay.

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