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Lighthouse Park

Address: Beacon Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 1K5, Canada
Phone Number: 925-7200, 925-7000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Named for the Point Atkinson Lighthouse located on its grounds, this coastal and rugged park is...
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Type: Lighthouses, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Hiking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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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Vancouver, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a great place for a short hike with young (ages 4-8) kids. We took the Valley Trail down to the Lighthouse viewpoint, had a snack, and hiked up the Beacon Lane Trail (wide straight road/trail). Yes there were a lot of off leash dogs which is not so great for kids scared of dogs. PLEASE keep your dogs... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is the best place near Vancouver to see what the forests of the area would have looked like before logging. Big old growth trees on a moderate walk down to the ocean bluffs with wonderful views out across Vancouver and over to Vancouver Island. Be sure to take some of the side trail loops and not just the main... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Such an amazing park, it was my first time visiting and I was very surprised. The views of Vancouver and the ocean are unreal especially on a clear day. It was a little disappointing that you can't go anywhere near the lighthouse though but still a great place to go for a walk/hike. However, I hope you don't have to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The lighthouse park is located in the very west part of the great city of Vancouver. I went there with some friends because we found out about this place a few days before; it was described as a " a great sunset spot". We arrived there a little bit late so we were pretty sure that the sun had already... More 

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