Best Forests in Vancouver

Check out the top Forests in Vancouver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Stanley Park
1. Stanley Park
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1187 local reviews
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-681-6728
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Steve
Vancouver's iconic and massive downtown park. Surrounded on 3 sides by water at the tip of the downtown penin…
Mark
A rainforest in the middle of our beautiful city. This place is one of a kind. Stanley Park is an amazing spec…
Steve
A rainforest in the middle of our beautiful city. This place is one of a kind. Stanley Park is an amazing spec…
1. Stanley Park
1. Stanley Park
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1187 local reviews
Stanley Park, Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-681-6728
Steve
Steve
Vancouver's iconic and massive downtown park. Surrounded on 3 sides by water at the tip of the downtown peninsula with a 10km sea wall for …
Mark
Mark
A rainforest in the middle of our beautiful city. This place is one of a kind. Stanley Park is an amazing spectacle of nature, with amazing …
Steve
Steve
A rainforest in the middle of our beautiful city. This place is one of a kind. Stanley Park is an amazing spectacle of nature, with amazing …
2. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
2. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
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130 local reviews
5495 Chancellor Blvd, Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-224-5739
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On the western edge of Vancouver, right up against the University of British Columbia, Pacific Spirit Regional…
Stephan
Want to walk in a new growth forest? I have been very safely lost in here for at least an hour on two separat…
Gillian
Located on the west side of the city of Vancouver, the Pacific Spirit Regional Park offers a network of trails…
2. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
2. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
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130 local reviews
5495 Chancellor Blvd, Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-224-5739
Anna
On the western edge of Vancouver, right up against the University of British Columbia, Pacific Spirit Regional Park is a hiker’s paradise. T…
Stephan
Stephan
Want to walk in a new growth forest? I have been very safely lost in here for at least an hour on two separate occasions and it was wonderf…
Gillian
Gillian
Located on the west side of the city of Vancouver, the Pacific Spirit Regional Park offers a network of trails contained in more than 750 he…
3. Capilano Suspension Bridge
3. Capilano Suspension Bridge
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177 local reviews
3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-985-7474
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Rory & Shannon
The Capilano suspension bridge was constructed in 1889 and spans the Capilano River in North Vancouver. The or…
Julia-Marcella
Fun for the whole family. Capilano Suspension Bridge crosses to towering evergreens, cedar-scented rainforest …
Oleg
Capilano Suspension Bridge crosses to towering evergreens, cedar-scented rainforest air and Treetops Adventure…
3. Capilano Suspension Bridge
3. Capilano Suspension Bridge
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177 local reviews
3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-985-7474
Rory & Shannon
Rory & Shannon
The Capilano suspension bridge was constructed in 1889 and spans the Capilano River in North Vancouver. The original ropes were replaced by …
Julia-Marcella
Julia-Marcella
Fun for the whole family. Capilano Suspension Bridge crosses to towering evergreens, cedar-scented rainforest air and Treetops Adventure, 7 …
Oleg
Oleg
Capilano Suspension Bridge crosses to towering evergreens, cedar-scented rainforest air and Treetops Adventure, 7 suspended footbridges offe…
4. Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
4. Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
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147 local reviews
3663 Park Rd, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-990-3755
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Doris
There’s nothing like a stroll through Lynn Canyon Park and being surrounded by the peace and quiet of nature—t…
Lissa
There is a beautiful forest to walk through with a river running along beside it, and a suspension bridge (it'…
Kara
Great place to come to picnic, hang out by the river and get away from city life without leaving the city. Be…
4. Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
4. Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
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147 local reviews
3663 Park Rd, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 5:00 PM
+1 604-990-3755
Doris
Doris
There’s nothing like a stroll through Lynn Canyon Park and being surrounded by the peace and quiet of nature—the rain forest and its big tre…
Lissa
Lissa
There is a beautiful forest to walk through with a river running along beside it, and a suspension bridge (it's free!) You can also swim, th…
Kara
Kara
Great place to come to picnic, hang out by the river and get away from city life without leaving the city. Beautiful place for a casual hik…
5. Lynn Canyon Park
5. Lynn Canyon Park
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132 local reviews
3690 Park Rd, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 604-990-3755
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Nadine
The Lynn Canyon Suspension bridge is one of Lynn Valley’s best kept secrets. The 50 meter high bridge stretche…
Karen
Lynn Canyon Park opened to the public in 1912 and has been a popular destination among tourists & local reside…
Doris
Take a bike tour with "IntotheWild.ca" for an action packed day exploring the forest of Lynn Canyon Park and …
5. Lynn Canyon Park
5. Lynn Canyon Park
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132 local reviews
3690 Park Rd, North Vancouver
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 604-990-3755
Nadine
Nadine
The Lynn Canyon Suspension bridge is one of Lynn Valley’s best kept secrets. The 50 meter high bridge stretches across a beautiful canyon bo…
Karen
Karen
Lynn Canyon Park opened to the public in 1912 and has been a popular destination among tourists & local residents ever since. Lynn Canyon is…
Doris
Doris
Take a bike tour with "IntotheWild.ca" for an action packed day exploring the forest of Lynn Canyon Park and the breathtaking valley of Pit…
6. Capilano Suspension Bridge
6. Capilano Suspension Bridge
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187 local reviews
Capilano Suspension Bridge
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Cosmo And Berene
It's touristy but... it is one of the "to dos" on the North Vancouver list. Originally built in 1889, Capilano…
Karen
Originally built in 1889, Capilano Suspension Bridge stretches 450 feet (137m) across and 230 feet (70m) above…
Penman Properties
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is just a quick drive away from downtown and is a very popular tourist attracti…
6. Capilano Suspension Bridge
6. Capilano Suspension Bridge
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187 local reviews
Capilano Suspension Bridge
Cosmo And Berene
Cosmo And Berene
It's touristy but... it is one of the "to dos" on the North Vancouver list. Originally built in 1889, Capilano Suspension Bridge stretches 4…
Karen
Karen
Originally built in 1889, Capilano Suspension Bridge stretches 450 feet (137m) across and 230 feet (70m) above Capilano River. Since then mu…
Penman Properties
Penman Properties
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is just a quick drive away from downtown and is a very popular tourist attraction. Capilano Suspension Bridg…
7. Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver
7. Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver
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106 local reviews
4902 Beacon Ln, West Vancouver
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 604-925-7275
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Karen
This 75 hectare (185 acre) lush virgin rainforest is located on the coastline of the Burrard Inlet in West Van…
Marilyn
We recently hiked the trail leading to Lighthouse Park and the views were absolutely breath-taking. We liked t…
Keith
Off the tourist trail and one of the areas hidden gems. Rough trails wind through varied forest including some…
7. Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver
7. Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver
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106 local reviews
4902 Beacon Ln, West Vancouver
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 604-925-7275
Karen
Karen
This 75 hectare (185 acre) lush virgin rainforest is located on the coastline of the Burrard Inlet in West Vancouver, BC Canada. It marks th…
Marilyn
Marilyn
We recently hiked the trail leading to Lighthouse Park and the views were absolutely breath-taking. We liked that there was a change of scen…
Keith
Keith
Off the tourist trail and one of the areas hidden gems. Rough trails wind through varied forest including some huge remaining first growth t…
8. Deep Cove
8. Deep Cove
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142 local reviews
Deep Cove, Deep Cove
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Nadine
Deep Cove is a small local, waterfront-oriented village center, at the eastern edge of the District. Bounded …
Steve
It's a haul to get there as this sea side village is located at the outer northeastern reaches of North Vancou…
Laurie + Todd
A sweet spot on the North shore with great cafe's, local shopping, spectacular hikes or beach time. Take a pic…
8. Deep Cove
8. Deep Cove
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142 local reviews
Deep Cove, Deep Cove
Nadine
Nadine
Deep Cove is a small local, waterfront-oriented village center, at the eastern edge of the District. Bounded by the Seymour community to th…
Steve
Steve
It's a haul to get there as this sea side village is located at the outer northeastern reaches of North Vancouver, but it is worth it. A pr…
Laurie + Todd
Laurie + Todd
A sweet spot on the North shore with great cafe's, local shopping, spectacular hikes or beach time. Take a picnic, rent a kayak or paddle bo…
9. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
9. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
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12 local reviews
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Alison
Because you need to be with nature! Bike, hike, jog, walk or stroll... there are many trails to discover in th…
Francesca
Walking distance from our place. Hundreds of trails in a spectacular forest. Great for biking, walking and/or …
Sarah
A forest escape in the city. Great paths and loops for long or short walks. Stroller friendly!
9. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
9. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
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12 local reviews
Alison
Alison
Because you need to be with nature! Bike, hike, jog, walk or stroll... there are many trails to discover in this ancient forest. We can even…
Francesca
Francesca
Walking distance from our place. Hundreds of trails in a spectacular forest. Great for biking, walking and/or jogging. So many different ac…
Sarah
Sarah
A forest escape in the city. Great paths and loops for long or short walks. Stroller friendly!
10. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
10. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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26 local reviews
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver
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Keith
A great alternative to the heavily advertised and tourist trap Capilano Suspension Bridge. Not quite as long o…
Nancy
Enjoy the beauty of our forest while walking over the swinging Suspension Bridge. You can take either a leisu…
Steve
Little brother to Capilano Suspension bridge, but this is free. Great hikes, cliff diving, beautiful rain for…
10. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
10. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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26 local reviews
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver
Keith
Keith
A great alternative to the heavily advertised and tourist trap Capilano Suspension Bridge. Not quite as long or quite as high but it's free!…
Nancy
Nancy
Enjoy the beauty of our forest while walking over the swinging Suspension Bridge. You can take either a leisurely stroll or hike to the top…
Steve
Steve
Little brother to Capilano Suspension bridge, but this is free. Great hikes, cliff diving, beautiful rain forest, and an eco center for the…
11. UBC Botanical Garden
11. UBC Botanical Garden
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12 local reviews
6804 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+1 604-822-4208
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
R
Suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the forest floor, the 310-m-long tree top canopy walkway hangs…
Ken
One of my personal favour, very close to your house, 5 minutes drive away. Navigate suspended walkways and t…
Francine And David
Great little park not too far from our place. If you don't mind heights try the Greenheart Tree walk. It's a w…
11. UBC Botanical Garden
11. UBC Botanical Garden
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12 local reviews
6804 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
+1 604-822-4208
R
R
Suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the forest floor, the 310-m-long tree top canopy walkway hangs from huge Douglas firs, cedar…
Ken
Ken
One of my personal favour, very close to your house, 5 minutes drive away. Navigate suspended walkways and tree platforms high above the f…
Francine And David
Francine And David
Great little park not too far from our place. If you don't mind heights try the Greenheart Tree walk. It's a walkway that's attached to tree…
12. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
12. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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95 local reviews
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver
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Christie
A lovely place to walk around in nature and enjoy beautiful views of the canyon, river and forest. Great for s…
Sarah And Mike
The is the place to go to experience the beauty of North Vancouver forests! Along with trails there is also a …
Antonio
Scenic canyon with a suspension bridge (free access) in a 617-acre forest with hiking trails & swimming holes.
12. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
12. Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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95 local reviews
Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver
Christie
Christie
A lovely place to walk around in nature and enjoy beautiful views of the canyon, river and forest. Great for solo travellers, couples or fam…
Sarah And Mike
Sarah And Mike
The is the place to go to experience the beauty of North Vancouver forests! Along with trails there is also a free suspension bridge.
Antonio
Antonio
Scenic canyon with a suspension bridge (free access) in a 617-acre forest with hiking trails & swimming holes.