Admission by donation: Suggested donation $2

The Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre is located in Lynn Canyon Park at the end of Peters Road in North Vancouver.


Open Summer: 7 am to 9 pm

Open Spring and Fall: 7 am to 7 pm

Open Winter: 7 am to 6 pm


Open: 10 am to 5 pm on weekdays and noon to 4 pm on weekends from October to May.

Open: 10 am to 5 pm from June to September.

Closed: December 25, 2017. Reopening January 2, 2018.

Link to District of North Vancouver home

The Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre is a District of North Vancouver Parks Department facility.

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What's Happening Next at the Ecology Centre?

Elfin Saddles and Witches' Butter - A Mushroom Walk

Saturday, October 28. 1 pm to 3 pm

Register at 604-990-3755. Cost: $8.50

Presenter: Jaclyn Dee

Some mushrooms send out spores, while others ooze ink. Still others are strange hues of purple and red. Are you curious about the wild and wonderful mushrooms that grow in Lynn Canyon Park? Join us for a walk through the rainforest to learn more about local mushrooms.

Halloween Hisssteria!

Join WSPCR at the Ecology Centre on Sunday, October 29 and meet beautiful reptiles from around the world. You'll discover there is nothing to get hysterical about!

The Ecology Centre

The Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre is the premiere place to begin your exploration of Lynn Valley's temperate rainforest. Learn about local natural history and environmental concerns through interactive nature exhibits and workshops and get park information and maps before heading out to enjoy Lynn Creek and our beautiful hiking trails.

Shopping for Unique Gifts?

What better way to get your shopping done? Enjoy a relaxing walk in the rainforest, feel the thrill as you cross the suspension bridge 60 metres over Lynn Creek, and finish up with a look around the Ecology Centre and our gift shop. You'll be able to find unique gifts for everyone and avoid the crowds downtown or at the malls.

Bus Parking Fees

Buses require permits in Lynn Canyon Park. Bus drivers can purchase their parking permits at the Ecology Centre. The 2017 bus fees are:

Bus parking fees are a flat rate. No tax will be added at the till.

* Bus parking fees are waived for groups registered in Ecology Centre programs. Bus drivers must come into the Ecology Centre and pick up the free parking permit to display in the bus window.

Lynn Canyon Cafe Information

During October Lynn Canyon Cafe is open 10 am to 4 pm - Friday through Sunday. For questions and inquiries contact The Butler Did It Catering at 604-739-3663.