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.

Ecology Centre Hours

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

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

Closed: October 10 and November 11.

Lynn Canyon Park Hours

Open Summer: 7 am to 9 pm

Open Spring and Fall: 7 am to 7 pm

Open Winter: 7 am to 6 pm

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 at the Ecology Centre!

Elfin Saddles and Witches' Butter Mushroom Walk

Fall is the best time to discover the huge variety of mushrooms growing in Lynn Canyon Park. Join UBC mycologist Mary Berbee on this fungal foray and learn to identify those mysterious mushrooms. Phone 604-990-3755 to register.

Discovery Days Program Series

Register now for this fun, monthly series of programs for families with children 3 to 8-years-old. Cost: $33 for 4 programs. Saturdays: Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Jan. 21. Phone 604-990-3755. The first exciting Discovery Days program is Slippery Salmon! Learn about these amazing fish that are returning to our local streams right now.


Family Programs

Adult and Teen Programs

School program registration begins Wednesday, September 14 at 10 am

The Ecology Centre

Visit our natural history museum and the temperate rainforest! Since our doors opened in 1971, our programs and interactive exhibits have helped over 80,000 people each year learn more about coastal temperate rainforests and about local and global environmental concerns.

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.

Lynn Canyon Cafe Information

Lynn Canyon Cafe hours for September 2016 are: Wednesday through Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Please refer to their website for bookings and rental information, or call 604-984-9311.