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Address: Lighthouse Park, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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A must do on the North Shore

I love this place so much to see and fun time out with the family I is a small drive to get there but its worth an hour or two during a trip to the north shore

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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West Vancouver, Canada
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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I love this place so much to see and fun time out with the family I is a small drive to get there but its worth an hour or two during a trip to the north shore

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Worth taking in if you are visiting West Vancouver or on your way to Horeshore Bay. Large parking lot and a well defined trail takes you to a rocky place to sit and have a picnic, enjoy the fab. view and hike back at a slow pace taking in the beautiful surroundings. A local treasure.

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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This park is close to where we used to live and is well worth a hike, whether you have just a half hour or half a day. Numerous trails with access to the beach. Dogs are welcome but be sure to pick up the poops since rangers frequently appear and do not take kindly to your pet's souvenirs! Easy access... More 

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Anyone visiting Vancouver who is a nature lover must come here. Even without the lighthouse itself, the giant Douglas First alone make this worthwhile. Trails are well groomed and there is a choice of easy walks and challenging trails along the rocky shore. Many beautiful lookout points on the way. You can just come for a quick walk, or a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Note that this lighthouse is at Lighthouse Park, on the far west side of West Vancouver. It was a little hard to find, but our GPS directed us there correctly. We were not able to see the full lighthouse (just the top) from the main trail to it and the nearby viewpoint. We walked down to West Beach and from... More 

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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Love the new paint job on the lighthouse tower just needs some paint on the other accessory buildings.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

If you are visiting, or have out-of-town visitors to entertain, its a great place to stroll down, amaze them, for no cost. They will love the forest, and the views to UBC, while getting a light excercise.

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calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

Although we never got on a trail were you could see the lighthouse very well, I'm sure there is one. The forest and the views of ocean and city are stunning!

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vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

In winter time, many less people, beautiful walk out to the light, spectacular views of Vancouver and the Gulf Islands

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

This is a relatively easy forest walk out to the old lighthouse on the point. The day we went was a sunny day and I was very impressed to see my first three bald eagles. There was easy parking the day plus some great views of Howe Sound.

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Address: Lighthouse Park, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  West Vancouver

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