Cleveland Dam, North Vancouver

4.4
#5 of 24 in Parks in North Vancouver
At the head of Capilano river soars the majestic Cleveland Dam, holding back the 271 ha (670 mi) Capilano lake. Providing the drinking water for much of the Great Vancouver region, the 91.4 m (300 ft) impressive spillway was built in 1954 and sits in the natural beauty of the surrounding regional park. Ramble your way along easy going trails and hikes leading to spectacular views of the dam. Make Cleveland Dam a part of your North Vancouver vacation plans using our North Vancouver trip tool .
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  • If you want great views of the north shore mountains and the Lions this is the place to come. All seasons are great. But on a clear day after fresh snow and a clear sky the alpenglow on the Lions is s...  more »
  • Visited Capilano River Park on a very rainy day and late in the evening, therefore didn’t get a chance to check out the hatchery nor any of the trails. But having seen the dam, I’m sure I’ll be back h...  more »
  • Easy to drive to. Easy to park. lots of trails round the lake and through the forest. Toilet block at entrance. Good for kids. Nice views. Well marked trails. Great for dog walking  more »
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  • This place has got some mind boggling backdrop for your pics. It was sooo picturesque that I even recommend this place for after wedding photo shoot here. If you are going towards grouse mountain I would definitely stop by this place. Great for walking and photo shoot and some benches to sit and enjoy the view of the mountain and clouds.
  • A wonderful place to take tourist all visitors too. Lots of free parking and the scenery is spectacular you will not be disappointed. There were washrooms and some days a little truck where you can get some food. But bring good shoes suntan lotion hat and make sure you have some water to drink. It's important, that if out on a walk, that you tell someone where you are going. Lots of wilderness and wildlife, like bears, cougars, and coyotes. Have a wonderful time exploring beautiful BC. Many tourist buses stop here. If you are driving, a must see, that's free, is Lynn Valley, Lynn Canyon Park, is a municipal park in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia. When the park officially opened in 1912 it was only 12 acres in size, but it now encompasses 617 acres. Wikipedia Address: North Vancouver, British Columbia Area: 250 ha Hours: Open today · 10AM–5PM Province: British Columbia Established: 1912 Suspension Bridge. Just ask direction to any local or Google map it. You won't be disappointed. Again, good walking shoes a must.
  • Great view! Good place to stop and take a look.
  • It is an easy track to go with family or slow photographers. I loved the river.
  • Never gets old, great place to go for a walk and get out of the city.
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