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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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+1 604-925-7275
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Roary_and_Friends
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 floridadave54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lighthouse is one of the best parks near Vancouver (the other is Stanley Park), where you can walk, run, see very nice views of surroundings of Vancouver and the ocean or only relax during long time. Also it is possible to do some excursions around...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Great view of the lighthouse and its just a short walk through a nice forest. Its a short distance from West Vancouver and the drive is very scenic with a great view of some ocean view homes.

Thank Scenic1410
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Surprised to find such a wild park in such close proximity to the city. We spent a couple of hours walking the different trails in the late afternoon, finishing at Jasper point to watch the sunset. Lovely forests - huge old growth trees - and...More

Thank danielajax
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We were delighted to be taken to this park for a hike by our sister-in-law and nephew. A bit of old forest right in West Van! I suggest you have good mobility to do this hike. I am barely short and sometimes my knees were...More

Thank Carol Z
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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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