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Upper Lynn Canyon and Rice Lake, N. Vancouver, BC.

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Distance
3.74 mi
Elevation gain
1,165 ft
Technical difficulty
Easy
Elevation loss
1,165 ft
Max elevation
682 ft
TrailRank 
70 4
Min elevation
236 ft
Trail type
Loop
Time
2 hours 39 minutes
Coordinates
561
Uploaded
May 11, 2017
Recorded
May 2017
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682 ft
236 ft
3.74 mi

near Upper Lynn, British Columbia (Canada)

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Itinerary description

An easily accessible family forest walk; passes a trout fishing lake and a free foot suspension bridge. Large parking area at start-end waypoints. Options for much longer hikes from this location.

Waypoints

PictographLake Altitude 604 ft
Photo ofRice Lake fishing dock Photo ofRice Lake fishing dock Photo ofRice Lake fishing dock

Rice Lake fishing dock

On the day the Live Trout truck was stocking the lake at this location and the fishermen were rapidly catching keeper trout.

PictographLake Altitude 627 ft
Photo ofnorth end of Rice Lake Photo ofnorth end of Rice Lake Photo ofnorth end of Rice Lake

north end of Rice Lake

A broad hiking trail goes all around the lake. Park staff warned of a bear in the woods near the trail, however we passed through the area without seeing any bears.

PictographTree Altitude 525 ft
Photo ofForest staircase Photo ofForest staircase Photo ofForest staircase

Forest staircase

Steps descend to Lynn Creek. Continued and varied bird song in forest.

PictographRiver Altitude 384 ft
Photo ofLynn Creek pools

Lynn Creek pools

A popular nature spot for youth

PictographBridge Altitude 449 ft
Photo ofLynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and Cafe Photo ofLynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and Cafe Photo ofLynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and Cafe

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge and Cafe

A free foot suspension bridge over Lynn Creek. Food and refreshments in pavilion on west bank, washrooms

PictographBridge Altitude 266 ft
Photo ofLower Bridge Photo ofLower Bridge Photo ofLower Bridge

Lower Bridge

Located several hundred meters south of the suspension bridge, at a much lower elevation. Descent and ascent via wood staircases.

PictographTree Altitude 377 ft
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Uphill segments

Difficult section are manageable using staircases and boardwalks.

Comments  (1)

  • Photo of Georges Hb
    Georges Hb Sep 27, 2017

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Easy peasy and enjoyable!!

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