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“Pristine site”
Review of Cleveland Dam

Cleveland Dam
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Vancouver Coastal Canyon Tour
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Pristine site”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Another free spot in North Vancouver. Winter & Spring are the best seasons to see the Spillway. This is a great, clean park

Visited January 2013
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Surrey, Canada
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“spectacular view!”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

The Cleveland Dam is in North Vancouver, just a short 25 min drive from downtown Vancouver, north over the Lions Gate Bridge and up Capilano Road. Plenty of free on site parking, for an unforgetable view of the mountains and gondola to the north and the waterfall from the dam just steps away.

The water behind the dam is the water supply for the Vancouver area, so please use the available restrooms! The dam is on the Capilano River, and continues down to the south and empties into Burrard Inlet/ and the ocean...right next to the Lions Gate Bridge.
For a better closeup view of the waterfall, take the path and stairs down to the left, as you approach the dam. It's only a short walk down and around a couple of turns to a viewing area. Take great care with children and pets by the fencing...it's a very long ways straight down to the rocks below. DO NOT forget your camera. We really enjoyed our visit to the area.

Visited December 2012
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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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8 reviews
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“A very Vancouver location.”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

When the clouds roll in or it is very clear the place is beautiful in many ways. It is great to walk around.

Visited November 2012
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Ontario
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“Must see”
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Literally at the foot of Grouse mountain.Only a few minutes north of the Capilano suspension bridge and worth it. There are picnic areas overlooking Capilano lake.
The sight and sound of the rushing waters coming over the dam is awesome. It is also very scenic. You can see the Grouse mountain tramway going up.

Visited November 2012
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North Vancouver
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“Nice walk in the Park and interesting Point of View”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

This was an easy and pleasant walk over the top of the dam with views to Capilano Canyon below. A pleasant free outing for the family. Easy to access and free parking too.

Visited May 2012
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