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A wonderful trek with some amazing views. Make sure you have hiking footwear! A lovely treat to get... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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In my backyard

This is the most pleasant and easiest hike you can do within a very short walk from a main... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
North Vancouver, Canada
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Aug 22, 2018
“Exhilarating ”
Jul 19, 2017
“In my backyard”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful trek with some amazing views. Make sure you have hiking footwear! A lovely treat to get your feet into the crisp cold flowing water.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank drramesh
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

This is the most pleasant and easiest hike you can do within a very short walk from a main thoroughfare and bus line. It is also a dog friendly trial, with little bridges and ponds along the way. Lots of views of Lynn Creek and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Maggy12
Reviewed December 19, 2016

This is one of our favourite walks- connects the entrance to the park with the overflow parking neighbourhood and parking lots below the headwaters entrance. It rambles along the river and has some nice boardwalks.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sharonpW7579DG
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is an easy trail that follows along the river. IN the spring I've seen Dippers (small brown bird that dives into rapids while doing knee bends) and occasionally mergansers ( a fast water/ocean diving bird). If you have a small dog keep it close,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Insightful_Dawna
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The Varley trail is one of my favorite trails to visit. The fresh air, tall trees, water views etc.. is all so very beautiful and peaceful. It is a shame it is no longer an off lease dog trail but still a good trail for...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank rozmins
Reviewed August 10, 2016

I run on this trail fairly often. It's an easy jumping off point for a number of trails in the Seymour Demonstration / Lynn Canyon / Lynn Headwaters area. It is not wheelchair accessible due to the stairs and roots but it is a lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Melanie S
Reviewed August 2, 2016

This is a fantastic trail for young families. Trees everywhere and safe for kids to run around. A peaceful, relaxing spot on the northshore.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Daisydiver31
Reviewed July 20, 2016

nice pleasant hike into the forest, beautiful peaceful wilderness. free parking and admittance, need a car to get there.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank alexyvr
Reviewed July 13, 2016

The Varley trail is a lovely little trail within the Lynn Headwaters park. Very pretty surroundings, near Lynn Creek. There are stairs and boardwalks along the pathway to make for easy access and to soften terrain. This is a great walk for parents with kids,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Susannah S
Reviewed January 17, 2016

The Varley is super handy, lots of parking although it does get very busy at the weekends. It's in the Lynn Valley Headwaters park so you can enjoy a short walk on the Varley or be a bit more adventurous. There are many other trails,...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Davyontheroad
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