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Lighthouse Park

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Beacon Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 1K5, Canada
+1 604-925-7275
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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.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Beacon Lane, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7W 1K5, Canada
+1 604-925-7275

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This park is reached by a short unpaved secondary road off of Marine drive West Vancouver. Parking is limited and you may be in for a short walk in order to view the light house.I would not recommend the walk for any one in a...More

Thank dondD6196YG
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We love this park. It is special place and the drive along marine drive is also special. The park can be busy and the parking is limited. You can also get there by bus, but the bus gets full often, leaving people waiting another 30...More

Thank ccriderYVR
Reviewed 19 October 2017

You are spoilt for choice with parks and walking trails around Vancouver and I can't really rate one higher than the other as they are all enjoyable. The attraction of lighthouse park though is the views of the shore and the lighthouse. Some lovely trails...More

Thank emtrey
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We stopped here on our leisurely drive along Marine Drive to Horseshoe Bay. There are so many trails to choose from and I longed to walk the one to the Lighthouse, but the sign said although getting there would only be a ten minute walk...More

Thank 1946HappyCamper
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Don't get me wrong--there's nothing bad about this little walk but it wasn't off the charts wonderful. I guess I've just been spoiled as there was a time I likely would have thought this was great. Certainly it was a lovely walk and some nice...More

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This park had a lot going for it. It wasn't crowded, it had nice trails and beautiful views. Lighthouse Park looks very much like Acadia Park in Maine. Lots of trails and rocks to climb on and over. Wildlife swims nearby, if you stop and...More

Thank Wendy F
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Years ago this was a bit of a magical place but over the years the steady increase in the number of visitors is taking it's toll. Lots of areas have been ground down to dust with no vegetation. Still the shore and view of the...More

Thank cmbtraveller
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Parking here is free. There is a moderately strenuous walk through the forest to the lighthouse - not a long walk but with a few short steep slopes. The track is well surfaced, but flip-flops/thongs are not advisable for the trip. Several destinations are possible...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Not haven't been to Lighthouse Park in probably 50 years it was time to rediscovering with this great park! Proper footwear is a must if you stray off of Beacon Lane trail as this is an all terrain trail park that can be quite rugged...More

Thank chuck h
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Parking is limited so beware if it is a nice day. Make sure you have good walking shoes. I found the trail to be very rocky. Flip flops would not be a good idea. Also make sure to get a map right away as I...More

Thank Anita G
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8 June 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
17 August 2016|
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Response from Vern B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's safe but you do have to practice responsible parenting as the park is a wilderness area and has cliffs and slippery rocks near water. Stay on marked trails and hold children's hands when near the water you will be... More