Coming to the Ecology Centre
The Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre is open from 10 am to 4 pm on weekdays and 12 pm to 4 pm on weekends. Please call 604-990-3755 to book your 30 minute visit at the Ecology Centre. Walk in visits are accepted if space is available. Proof of vaccination is required for ages 12 and up. Masks are required for ages 5 and up, unless you have a medical exemption.
Lynn Canyon Café
The Lynn Canyon Cafe is closed, public washrooms located at the cafe are open year round.
As of 2021, the District of North Vancouver is piloting a two-year pay parking program. Pay parking is in effect seasonally from April 1 to October 31. Parking costs $3 an hour for a maximum of 3 hours. The parking meter only accepts credit cards. See more details here.
District residents are eligible to purchase an annual DNV Park Parking Pass ($10) that allows them to park in the lot without paying the hourly rate. Vehicles with a disability decal are exempt from payment at the lot.
Bus Parking Regulations
Please click on the following link to learn about the new bus regulations and bus parking permits. Bus Parking
The Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre, the Lynn Canyon Cafe, the public washrooms, and the covered picnic area are all wheelchair accessible. The suspension bridge and park trails are not wheelchair or stroller accessible.
There are no public washrooms at the Ecology Centre. The public washrooms complete with baby change tables and water fountains are on the west side of the Lynn Canyon Cafe building.
Park Rangers and First Aid
The ranger and first aid station is located on the east side of the Cafe building. Please note that park rangers are only in the park from May to September.
Dogs in the Park
Dogs must be leashed on the trails north of Twin Falls Bridge. Dogs may be off leash but under control on trails south of Twin Falls Bridge. All dog poop must be scooped. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome in the Ecology Centre. No other dogs are allowed into the Ecology Centre.
There are no public phones in Lynn Canyon Park. Cell phone signals are generally good near the Ecology Centre, Cafe, picnic area, and suspension bridge. Cell phone signals can be unreliable in some areas of the canyon.
Method of Payment
The Ecology Centre and Gift Shop accept cash, debit, VISA, MasterCard and American Express.
Visitors are welcome to take personal photos in the Ecology Centre museum.