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“Always Stunning!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cleveland Dam

Cleveland Dam
Capilano Drive, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4J1, Canada
1 604 432 6350
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Type: Bodies of Water, Dams
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vancouver
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12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Always Stunning!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Beautiful park with incredible views of mountains and the lake flowing into the dam is stunning when in full flow. Loads to do including photography, scenic views, walking in the fresh air, walk/run the trails, forest, animals nature abound. Great spot to bring kids to run around in a safe environment. Perfect for picnics or playing Frisbee hanging out alone or in a group. Safe.

Visited May 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“Ultimate dam and mountain views...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

At the start of dam park you get a very very nice scenic view or mountains yeah and that too with no hike, you get down from bus or car, walk in park and you are standing at view....
Dam itself is very forceful and scenic beauty.
There are ample of trails in this park (I think park name is Capilano river bridge park if I am not wrong).
I did smalleer 3 trails of Giant Fir, secondary scenic view and then Prospectus trail totalling around 2km.
at the end of Giant fir trail you get to secondary scenic view trail which leads to a front view of dam between two mountains, view is really a beauty. You can then walk down other trails as per your plans.
I lost my way going back to public transport, thanks a ton to canadian people who are very helpful in nature and shown me right direction...
This park has Saloman hatchery too which would be fun for kids. the area of hatchery is also a scenic beauty and not too far from secondary scenic view trail.

Visited May 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Scenic and interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

If you are visiting North Vancouver on a nice day the Cleveland Dam is an interesting place to visit. You can walk along and see the dam from above and also walk down trails to view it from the side. The power of the water is quite something. The park area at the top of the dam is a perfect spot for a picnic with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains.

Visited August 2012
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Miami, Florida
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“Nice walk from Marina Av”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Enjoy Capilano Canyon for free without the hanging bridge. Great walk to the top from Marina Avenue, then very nice trails back down toward the fish hatchery and beyond. The views of Mt. Seymour and Grouse Mtn from the dam are awesome.

Visited April 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great hike and view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

I visit Vancouver a lot, but have always stayed in the city most of the time. This trip I had a car so I decided to do some exploring. I found the parking lot for the dam almost by accident. Decided to pull my camera out and do some exploring. The views of the dam are great, but what was really nice were the hiking trails. I only did part of one (had the completely wrong shoes on) but the views and photos I got were enough to make me want to come back again.

Visited March 2013
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