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North Vancouver

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Bridges · Mountains · Parks
Although officially a separate city, North Vancouver is actually a suburban area of Vancouver on the north shore of Burrard Inlet, a shallow-sided fjord. The waterfront municipality boasts a thriving economy of its own, with shipping and film/TV production among its chief industries. Begin your tour of North Vancouver by crossing one of two highway bridges, or by taking a passenger ferry, a good way to take in the coastal sights and get a feel for this thriving urban area. The city offers a network of bike paths, several theaters, museums, shops, and waterfront parks. North Vancouver also provides quick and easy access to Grouse Mountain. where you can hike, ski, skate, observe native wildlife, take helicopter tours, and attend lumberjack shows. Use our world travel planner: North Vancouver and all its delights await.
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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Bridge
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
Grouse Mountain ©
Mountain
Grouse Mountain
4.1
Duration: 4 hours
Lynn Canyon Park ©
Park
Lynn Canyon Park
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Deep Cove ©
Historic Site
Deep Cove
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from North Vancouver

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours Chilliwack
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Burnaby Village Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Burnaby Village Museum Burnaby
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Sea Dragon Charters ©
Scuba / Snorkeling
Sea Dragon Charters Horseshoe Bay
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Britannia Mine Museum ©
Ride / Activity
Britannia Mine Museum Britannia Beach
4.5
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in North Vancouver

Mount Seymour Provincial Park ©
State Park
Mount Seymour Provincial Park
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Quarry Rock Hike
Hiking Trail
Quarry Rock Hike
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
Mount Seymour ©
Mountain
Mount Seymour
3.6
Duration: 2 hours
Lynn Headwaters Regional Park ©
Hiking Trail
Lynn Headwaters Regional Park
4.8
Duration: 4 hours

Parks in North Vancouver

Capilano River Regional Park ©
Park
Capilano River Regional Park
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Cates Park ©
Park
Cates Park
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Park & Tilford Gardens ©
Garden
Park & Tilford Gardens
3.9
Duration: 2 hours
Panorama Park ©
Park
Panorama Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Trails in North Vancouver

Mosquito Creek Hiking Trail
Hiking Trail
Mosquito Creek Hiking Trail
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
The Varley Trail
Hiking Trail
The Varley Trail
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls Trail
Hiking Trail
Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls Trail
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
Mount Fromme ©
Biking Trail
Mount Fromme
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Nature in North Vancouver

Capilano Salmon Hatchery ©
Forest
Capilano Salmon Hatchery
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
Norvan Falls
Waterfall
Norvan Falls
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

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