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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.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Beacon Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 1K5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this park often, and my favourite memories are of the little dogs scampering about. Regardless of dogs or no dogs, the best thing about this park is the beautiful views and sniffing the fresh air. please go just for walking about...More

Thank CrystalVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely hike with many different path options depending on your desired hike length/difficulty. There are numerous lookout points that offer stunning views of the ocean below. I'd say the hike isn't too challenging, but you should have proper shoes, as the paths can be quite...More

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to make my husband go to the ends of the world to see lighthouses.  This, however, was very disappointing, because you have to walk down a very hilly trail about 3/4 of a mile, then walk up some pretty steep rocks, where you...More

Thank NancyDPA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Lighthouse Park this past weekend and should have been back sooner. It is all fine and well to follow the road to the lighthouse but the real fun are the off the beaten path side trails. Some lead to picturesque little beaches and others...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited lighthouse park with the sole purpose of getting close to the amazingly picturesque lighthouse, the park itself is located at the end of a small road accessed from a housing estate in West Vancouver - sat nav advised. Parking is free and there are...More

Thank adaniels83
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Lighthouses are always interesting. Plenty of side trails to explore the forest. Rocky points provide views of the ocean, Stanley Park, Vancouver, University of BC endowment lands. Plenty of seabirds along with marine traffic to watch from an outcropping.

Thank ljbroman
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Lighthouse Park is a deep forest, fringed with a rocky shore, and crowned with an impressive lighthouse. The lighthouse was built early in the last century and looks across the harbour. While access to view the lighthouse is sometimes closed, the gates are often open...More

Thank DayTrip317665
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Having seen so many pictures from friends, I decided to take my kids for their first hike here. They really enjoyed it. Since this was their first hike, I had them adequately prepared with backpacks filled with snacks, water and emergency supplies. The main trail...More

1  Thank Roary_and_Friends
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Excellent hike that almost anyone can handle. Peaceful and not too crowded. Great views at the end. Also a popular place for scuba divers.

Thank David T
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Our family went for a hike in West Vancouver and we choose Lighthouse Park. It featured great views to the west and marvellous ocean waves crashing on the rocks! You normally don't get the ocean this active when you are in Vancouver city. The park...More

Thank datoptalent
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seoulcanadian
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Response from Roary_and_Friends | Reviewed this property |
It closes at sunset, which is around 8pm at this time of year.
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Response from Cherlene M | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any overflow parking but there are a number of residential side streets that are 5-10 min from the park entrance. When we were there, we actually parked 3 streets down and asked one of the city bylaw officers who... More
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