Hiking in Lighthouse Park

Lighthouse Park Hiking

Just a short drive from downtown, Lighthouse Park offers numerous easy hikes through some of the oldest-growth Douglas Firs in the region. The entire park is off-leash for dogs, making it a favourite place for dog walking on the North Shore. Many of the trails pass by the waterfront, and elevation gain is minimum, although there are several steep drop-offs at certain areas. Maps are available at both kiosks in the parking area, and visitors are asked to stay on the trails. Take the 15-minute walk to Starboat Cove, which is a great picnic spot with a view that extends from the Lions Gate Bridge to the University of British Columbia all the way to Vancouver Island.

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