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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
Beacon Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 1K5, Canada
+1 604-925-7275
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All reviews old growth forest light house east beach main path downtown vancouver on the rocks nice hike beautiful trails marine drive walking trails big trees public transportation rock climbing easy hike hidden gem incredible views vantage point
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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
Thank Bohemian_me84
Reviewed November 11, 2018

You see big trees as soon as you leave the parking lot. It has easy graded paths or rugged trails. It has short walks to lovely destinations or an hour walk around the perimeter. There are great viewpoints such as Jack Pine Point and rock...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paulhundal
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended by a local to do this hike, he said you can sometimes see whales or seals (which we did not) but it was totally worth it! The hike is nice, but the views are stunning. Lighthouses and water and massive trees. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank McWillow707
Reviewed October 26, 2018

great park to roam around filled with old growth forest,flowers and rocky ocean shorelines.more than enough nooks and crannies to keep you going for hours.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wendelt2015
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The sights were spectacular in Lighthouse park I would highly recommend. Some of the trails are a bit hard with all the ups and downs so not for novice hikers or walkers. The sole reason I did not rate this five stars is because the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Corbz
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Just the perfect way to see another side of Vancouver with the most incredible views and so many points along the way. Really quiet compared to lots of places, and such a good way to see Downtown from across the water - really fantastic views.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rachel M
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August 11, 2018|
Response from Roary_and_Friends | Reviewed this property |
It closes at sunset, which is around 8pm at this time of year.
September 2, 2017|
Response from Corbz | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no fishing signposts everywhere
June 8, 2017|
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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