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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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Bridge
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
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Mountain
Grouse Mountain
4.1
Duration: 4 hours
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Park
Lynn Canyon Park
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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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
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Specialty Museum
Burnaby Village Museum Burnaby
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Sea Dragon Charters Horseshoe Bay
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Ride / Activity
Britannia Mine Museum Britannia Beach
4.5
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in North Vancouver

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

Parks in North Vancouver

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

Trails in North Vancouver

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

Nature in North Vancouver

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

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