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.


Winter: open 7 am to 6 pm

Spring: open 7 am to 8 pm

Summer: open 7 am to 8 pm

Fall: open 7 am to 7 pm


WEEKDAYS: 10 am to 4 pm

WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS: June to Sept - 10 am to 5 pm October to May - Noon to 4 pm


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

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Ecology Centre Hours January, 2020

OPEN: Monday to Friday: 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday and Sunday: 12 pm to 4 pm.

Lynn Canyon Park Access Impacted by Snow

Their is no vehicle access to Lynn Canyon Park due to heavy snowfall. Pedestrian access only. The suspension bridge is closed but park trails and the Ecology Centre are open.

Lynn Canyon Safety Improvements

The District of North Vancouver is making significant safety improvements to the entrance areas of Lynn Canyon Park at the end of Peters Road to improve traffic flow, parking, and road renovation. Currently, the upper parking lot on the west side of Lynn Creek is closed but the lower parking lot is open and there is also parking along the service road. The Suspension Bridge is closed but the Ecology Centre, Centennial Trail, Twin Falls Bridge and Bear Trail are open.

Parking is also available on the east side of Lynn Canyon Park, off Lillooet Road (opposite from the LSCR Filtration Centre). There are connecting trails to Lynn Canyon from the parking lot.

Please check back regularly for updates.

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge Maintenance Closure

Starting November 19, the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge is fully closed for maintenance to replace the decking. The work will be completed by early 2020.

Please check back regularly for updates.

The Ecology Centre

The Ecology Centre is open during all the Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge upgrades.

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.

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.