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 23, 2017 to 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?

Black Light Puppet Show - Coyote A Trickster's Tale

Thursday, March 22. Shows at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, and 1:30 pm

Plan to arrive early. Space is limited and on a first come basis.

Suggested donation $2 per person or $5 per family

Presented by the Ecology Centre Puppeteers.

Discover what happens when boastful coyote tries to fly like the crows. Join the Ecology Centre Puppeteers for a 'glowing' retelling of a Trickster Tale from the American Southwest.

Wildlife Weeks at the Ecology Centre

March 17 to March 29, 2018

Go wild for wildlife at the Ecology Centre's Wildlife Weeks - March 17 to 29, 2018. From bees to beavers and raptors to reptiles, join us for events and activities brought to you by local wildlife experts.

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 2018 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

The Lynn Canyon Cafe is closed for the winter. For questions and inquiries contact The Butler Did It Catering at 604-739-3663.