Only minutes away from downtown Vancouver, appreciate nature from three breathtaking perspectives - world famous Capilano Suspension Bridge spanning 137m (450 ft) and 70m (230ft) high above the Capilano River, the seven bridges of Treetops Adventure and the thrilling Cliffwalk, a heart-stopping 700ft journey along the granite cliffside offering panoramic views of the rainforest and canyon below.History, culture and nature are presented in unique and thrilling ways with knowledgeable staff and interpretive signage providing as much or as little information as guests want. Seasonal events like Raptors Ridge birds of prey June to October and Canyon Lights in December and January enhance this year-round destination.
Visit: Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, North Vancouver, British ColumbiaThe Capilano Suspension Bridge, Treetops Adventure ® and Cliffwalk ® are sure to make you feel closer to the stunning temperate rainforest of British Columbia. Just minutes from downtown Vancouver, you'll be able to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and learn about this unique environment, while also getting a real kick of adrenaline.The Capilano Suspension Bridge was originally built in 1889 and its 446 feet (136 meters) spans the Capilano River. A walk across this bridge is a truly unique experience.The Cliffwalk juts out from the granite cliff face above Capilano River taking guests to previously unexplored areas of the park on a series of unobtrusive cantilevered and suspended walkways. Not for the feint of heart, it is high and narrow and, in some sections, glass is all that separates you from the canyon far below.Treetops Adventure is the first attraction of its kind in North America, offering a squirrel's eye view of a thriving coastal forest. Visitors venture from one magnificent Douglas fir tree to another, on a series of elevated suspension bridges, some reaching as high as 110 feet (34 meters) above the forest floor.In addition to the three main activities, you can join a guided nature or history walk offered hourly throughout the day or explore the park at your own leisure. The Living Forest area provides interactive signage, and fun facts. You'll be well informed for your stroll through the West Coast rainforest, past tranquil trout ponds and majestic evergreens. Join a friendly eco guide for a complimentary 20 to 30 minute tour of Capilano Suspension Bridge's West Coast rainforest and discover the mysteries of an old growth forest and its life cycle; learn about the flora and fauna found in our ecosystem; and identify various trees and plant life unique to Vancouver, Canada.