Lynn Canyon Park is located East of North Vancouver in Lynn Valley. The park is easy to find and accessible by bus.
If you are traveling by bus there are various routes to take depending on your location. From Downtown Vancouver take the sea bus across to the Lonsdale Quay bus loop and take either bus #228, or #229.
Bus #228 will take you to Lynn Valley Center, which is about a 15 minute walk from Lynn Canyon Park’s main entrance. Bus #229 will also take you to Lynn Valley Centre. You then have to transfer to Bus #227 to be taken directly to Lynn Canyon Park’s main entrance.
It is suggested to walk the 15 minutes to the park entrance as Bus #227 is a smaller community shuttle.
If you are traveling from East Vancouver, Burnaby, or Metro Town area take any bus to Phibbs Exchange. The most common busses are #130 via Metro Town, #28 via Joyce Station, #210 via Downtown Vancouver.
From Phibbs Exchange take bus #227 which will take you to Lynn Canyon Park’s main entrance.
For more information on public transit visit translink.ca or ask your bus driver.
If you are driving, take upper levels Trans Canada Highway 1 until you reach exit 19. Follow Lynn Valley Road North East past the Mountain Highway intersection, and then continue to Lynn Valley Road.
Watch for the Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre sign on the right hand side of the road. Turn right onto Peters Road, and you will find the main entrance at the end.
Enter the following coordinates, depending on your system.
Latitude: N 49 20 37 Longitude: W 123 01 04. GPS data: 49 20.617’N 123 01.067’WWGS84 data: 49.343611, -123.017778.
For up to date information on parking please refer to the North Vancouver District website here.
There is lots of parking at the entrance to Lynn Canyon Park however in the summer months it fills up extremely fast! Arrive early to ensure yourself a parking spot, or take public transit.
Busses require permits in Lynn Canyon Park. Bus drivers can purchase their parking permits at the Ecology Centre.