Lighthouse Park

On our way to catch the ferry home from Vancouver awhile ago, we decided to take a detour to Lighthouse Park to see what it was all about.  Winding roads through beautiful houses in West Vancouver lead us down to the parking lot and a 10 minute stroll from there took us down to the point to view the lighthouse passing by a scout camp with several old buildings.

In 1792 Captain George Vancouver named the land and it is now used as an outdoor educational centre and is recognized as a National Historic Site.  The park contains Douglas Fir, Hemlock and Western Red Cedar and has the largest uncut, coastal-elevation trees in the Lower Mainland.

If you have time to spare before your ferry, or you miss the ferry, take a walk down here.  You will be pleased you did.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. campbellsoup614 says:

    I LOVE lighthouses! They are so beautiful and fascinating!
    There’s something mysterious about them and fill you with a sense of adventure. Thanks for sharing.

    1. valdazzle says:

      Me too. Did you see my post about Fisgard Lighthouse? It is a museum. Very special.

  2. jupl1 says:

    Thank you very much for all the amazing information Val!

    Lighthouse Park is truly beautiful!

    All should be very thankful such wooded, etc. areas still exist!

    Can’t wait to check out the other locations you have discussed!

    Thank you very much Val!

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