Getting out and about for a walk in the forest and the beauty of nature that surrounds us is one of the highlights of living on the West Coast. There are many ways to enjoy it, but for those looking to add a thrill to their adventure, the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park in North Vancouver has what you are looking for. With their 450 ft long bridge stretching 230 ft above the Capilano River, this is a nature walk unlike anything you have experienced before. Come out for a chance to explore the forest around us in a very untraditional and exciting way.
More info: Originally built in 1889, the Capilano Suspension Bridge has been a fixture on the north shore and a popular spot for both tourists and locals alike. Welcoming millions of visitors to walk across the cantilevered bridge and experience the thrill that it brings is definitely one that you will remember. A private bridge built by George Grant Mackay on his land for his family and friends to use, over time it would become an attraction known locally, and eventually world wide, continuously drawing in guests.
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is now a destination attraction for everyone in the city, and with that has expanded to included many other exciting attractions. The Cliff walk is not for the faint of heart, and includes a walkway jutting out over the canyon below, taking you through unexplored areas of nature with some portions of the walkway having a glass bottom. The Treetop Adventure takes you a further 110 ft above the forest floor in a canopy walk amongst the Douglas Fir trees that inhabit the forest. Various guided nature and history walks give you an opportunity to learn more about the forest, while their kids programs and story centre are great ways to enjoy your time there.