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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 4 days 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nice walks in a secluded rainforest atmosphere. Lots of mossy drapes hanging from the trees and other vegetation. Signposts in the carpark highlighted the routes and gave good indication of the difficulty of some of the terrain. However in the park there was a lack...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Walked the Valley of the Giants, Arbutus and East Beach walks. Many intersections were not marked so you need the map and some navigation skills. Also the tracks are not very well maintained so some are more like creeks and very rutted which was OK...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Les B
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seoulcanadian
August 11, 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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abbie0808
September 2, 2017|
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Response from Corbz | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no fishing signposts everywhere
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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
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