Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park

Capilano Suspension Bridge
The Capilano Suspension Brige and Park is one of the world's nicest suspension footbridges and one of the most popular attractions in Vancouver. It hangs at 70 metres (230 feet) over the 137 metres (450 foot) wide Capilano Canyon which is quite a sight in itself, especially when the Capilano River is rushing. You'll find a Story Centre and Living Forest Exhibits. Of course there is a gift shop and also a native carving centre where First Nations (Indians) artists create their art. A variety of food options are available at a few restaurants.

It's quite an adventure to pass this bridge. Once you are on the other side of the bridge you can pick up a certificate in the giftshop that says that you have been over the bridge! Sometimes it can be very crowded on this bridge, so always remember that it's good to go early in the day or later in the day. Of course it depends what you prefer. The views are great, there are some nice walk ways or hiking trails to follow. There is also a display of totem poles and much more.

New for a couple of years now is the Treetops Adventure at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Seven suspension bridges through the evergreens take you up to 100 feet (30m) above the forest floor. There are guided tours here and other events.

It costs about $25.95 CAD to get in this park for adults, $20.25 CAD for seniors, $20.25 CAD for students (17+ and ID), $13.50 CAD for youth (13 - 16), $13.50 CAD for children (6 - 12) and free for children under 6.

  • Phone: 604-985-7474
  • Directions: Travel throug Stanley Park and head for the Lions Gate Bridge, stay in the left lane. The first lights mark Capilano Road. Turn left up the hill and you'll see the sign after a short drive.




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