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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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The park has around 5 different hiking trails. All of them range from easy to moderate hikes. The east coast trails gets you to the ocean with a very lovely Seagull scenery. The west coast trail ends at a hill where you can sea a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Diana A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Lighhouse Park early this morning with my dog. While anytime of the day is good, there are more people later in the day on a weekend. Very peaceful to climb down to the ocean and sit on the rocks looking out to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Iloveplayingtennis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to make a trip to the Lighthouse Park on a fine Spring day. It was a nice drive and easy to find. Lots of parking and I believe it is free parking. There is tons of trails with amazing old forest trees and various...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sarbeau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a sunny day. Easy walk to the main view point then you can explore a few more interesting trails and find more viewpoints. Well worth the drive out.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank flyguy360
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived mid-morning on a weekday and there was still plenty if room in the car park. I can imagine this gets pretty full in warmer weather. There is a well established path which takes you to the lighthouse. There are also washrooms at the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lisbolton
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Beautiful site, beautiful lighthouse. Site was used for protection of the west coast during WWII. At some point they had lots of soldiers posted on this site. Nice view on Vancouver, the bay and the lion's gate bridge. Historical site with interesting read. All thought...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MartinPoirier
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Beautiful park in a really nice neighborhood. Lots of trails to enjoy. There was two bald eagles right at the lighthouse when I was there in January. Wasn't to busy so peace and quiet :-)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lyndabN6595MB
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Parking lot is a nightmare on the weekends. Park is really nice and there seems to be a decent amount of trails to the water

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Daylebag
Reviewed December 27, 2018

We only did the Beacon Lane Trail which leads to the Lighthouse viewpoint. It was a very beautiful walk through a old forest with giant trees. We did a little side trail, the Arbutus Knoll. At the end of this short trail you have an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ingrid D
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

This is absolutely beautiful little hike ! The park it self is just green with amazing huge trees and it is breathtaking ! If you take beacon trail to get to the light house ... well you are wrong ! It will take you to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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No, there is no fishing signposts everywhere
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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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