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Cleveland Dam, North Vancouver

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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. Use our North Vancouver trip itinerary maker to add Cleveland Dam and other attractions to your North Vancouver vacation plans.
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  • Lovely park surrounded by nice walking trails. The dam and water are impressive and it is def worth the stop.  more »
  • Stopped here on our way to Grouse Mountain for a quick walk. Lots of dogs. Great view of snowcapped mountains in the distance. Great but very fast.  more »
  • The Cleveland dam is the most common kind of visit only the appearance of the dam. However, the amount on the basis of a dam on the side of a beautiful landscape. The dam created Lake due to the dam and to the top of the snow-covered high mountains could see beautiful scenery, combined with the bottom of the dam is carved out of a cliff screaming that they were showing the beautiful pattern. Shortly after getting lots of snow is difficult to lug around in a closer look at the nail, but down quite a bit along the trails on the dam, and the way we follow the Capilano salmon hatchery can go up. Even as the winter rather than the vacant lot next to the dam of the season to take advantage of the picnic place in the case. Capilano suspension bridge, I welcome you to the sights around him together when copy is an excellent tourist destination worth visiting.
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  • Dam is awesome!! but don't stop explore the area you will find more places. There are more trails. Make sure you carry some water with you.
  • A must stop for any visitor. The hike around the dam and down the Capilano river is a breathtaking adventure.
  • Cool damn, Great views, short walk from the parking lot! We stopped here for 5 minutes after doing the Grouse Grind
  • You can look down from top of the dam, which has awesome view especially when they keep the gate open. So check it out after some rainy days.
  • Very relaxing. Place for a picnic. Washrooms. Great start for the Capilano Pacific Trail