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3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7R 4J1, Canada
+1 604-432-6350
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All reviews fish hatchery capilano river nice picnic main water grouse mountain walk hike nice park hiking trails nice walk north van north shore worth the trip sunny day lions mountains nature waterfall
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

While we waited for the over-priced and crowded Capilano Suspension bridge park to open, we found the Cleveland dam and trail heads. One of our most picturesque photo from our trip was taken here - and that's saying a lot for the Vancouver / B.C....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WalawalaFam
Reviewed November 15, 2018

What a beautiful view of the "lions" and the dam and great trails . Good loop down to the Hatchery and back - lots of stairs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sabcfamily
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This place between North Vancouver and Grouse Mountain is truly scenic. The Cleveland Dam makes a lake with the mountains towering over it. There is a well developed picnic spot where you can open your Picnic Hamper and enjoy the divine weather and your goodies....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ashoke2015
Reviewed October 30, 2018

If you continue across the dam wall, there is a great, easy hike to some massive cedar trees. it is well worth it

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jason M
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

A few minutes from Capilano Suspension Bridge or 15 minutes from Vancouver C.B.D you will find Cleveland Dam, an oasis for nature lovers. The dam it's self is the main water source for the Vancouver metropolitan area. You can enjoy a number of walks ranging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DamianK897
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

It’s a small park compare to British Columbia province park size - but very calm and beautiful. The park itself is very clean and has magnificent views of Grouse Mountainand Capilano lake

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nooshinf2016
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We stopped Cleveland Dam after visiting Lynn Canyon Park mid after which was only 10-15 minutes away. There were plenty of parking and it's free! You can see Grouse Mountain from the Cleveland Dam. We stopped by the salmon hatchery after. It's definitely worthing seeing!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

just a short bus ride from capilano bridge but worth a look while in the area very scenic and good ares for the kids

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lloydspepi129
Reviewed July 10, 2018

If in North Van you must stop at Cleveland Dam. Finished in 1954 it contains the waters of the Capilano River creating Capilano lake, one of the lower mainlands drinking water reservoirs. It offers a great view of the reservoir and a spectacular view down...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Vic m
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Lovely place to visit on our way back from the gondola. Great views and the waterfall from the dam was awsome.many spots to sit and have lunch

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sharon070Bairnsdale
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Helen K
November 17, 2016|
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Response from Rick P | Reviewed this property |
There is no construction on the dam, nor the park beside it. . . There might be some road work on the road that goes up to it, but it will allow traffic thru because it goes to major tourist attractions . . . well worth any... More
August 10, 2016|
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Response from cmbtraveller | Reviewed this property |
Use the public transit website tripplanning translink ca This site allows you to enter your starting point and destination (public transit does go to the dam) and then tells you what bus to take, when it arrives, how long... More
August 10, 2016|
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Response from Patty T | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are some bus stops but I too had a rental car, it's literally 4 minutes from the bridge, but what a sight. I think a taxi can take you there, it's truly on the same road 4-5 minutes