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Sailing north out of Vancouver, we passed Point Atkinson Lighthouse in Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver. I made a nice scenic point of reference against English Bay, Howe Sound, and across to Vancouver Island.
We learned that Point Atkinson was first established in 1792 by...More
We go by this landmark every time we go out on the boat. It’s always a great lighthouse to photograph. The currents in front can be quite wicked so be aware of tide changes. We’ve had some very large vessels with experienced captains have green...More
Nice attraction in west vancouver. Short hike in the woods to the light house. It's on a private property so be courteous. Only accessible until the gate to the lighthouse. There are several other hikes near by but we didnt try as there was snow...More
I was visiting from Toronto and I had an evening to kill and was looking for something uncommon to do in Vancouver and stumbled on this recommendation online and decided to explore.
It's a shot hike to the lighthouse from the entrance to the park....More
The Lighthouse itself is cute. Nice location on the Point. The site was named by Captain George Vancouver when he sailed past the site. The site has historic significance especially during WW2.
FYI, there is NO access to this Lighthouse. It is not Peggy's Cove...More
Fabulous walk through some "Giants" that ends with stunning, panoramic views of Burrard from the North Shore mountains to Point Grey and beyond. Various spur trails offer different vantage points of the Lighthouse and surrounding landscape.
The main trail is accessible, but with some steep...More