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Point Atkinson Lighthouse

Lighthouse Park, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Lighthouse Park, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This lighthouse on Point Atkinson is a great point of sail and of reference for power boaters and sailors. it is a prominent landmark in the area. beautiful.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I was visiting from Toronto and I had an evening to kill and was looking for something uncommon to do in Vancouver and stumbled on this recommendation online and decided to explore. It's a shot hike to the lighthouse from the entrance to the park....More

Thank Shilpa D
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The Lighthouse itself is cute. Nice location on the Point. The site was named by Captain George Vancouver when he sailed past the site. The site has historic significance especially during WW2. FYI, there is NO access to this Lighthouse. It is not Peggy's Cove...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fabulous walk through some "Giants" that ends with stunning, panoramic views of Burrard from the North Shore mountains to Point Grey and beyond. Various spur trails offer different vantage points of the Lighthouse and surrounding landscape. The main trail is accessible, but with some steep...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This view from Point Atkinson you access through Lighthouse Park. While the park has a view point from higher up on rocks and very beautiful, this point is actually through private gates of a home yet has public access. There's a sign that if the...More

Thank Marge C
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We enjoyed the walk in Lighthouse park but unfortunately the gates to the lighthouse weren't open when we visited and there was very little information online as to whether or not it's ever open to the public. We did visit very early in the morning...More

Thank KaChHa
Reviewed 20 April 2016

There are beautiful rock patches to sit in tree shade besides the sea shore. The dense tree cover makes the place quiet. Sea on one side and dense forest on other gives magnificent scenery. The only drawback was that washrooms were out of service. You...More

1  Thank scpatankar
Reviewed 18 April 2016

If only you could access the rock to the Lighthouse. However, there are many places to snap a shot, or get a view.

Thank irisho_10
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I've always had an interest in lighthouses and sadly, many of them in my area are disappearing due to modern technology with the advancements of navigation equipment. Still, there are a few of them that have been kept safe. While I don't know the specifics...More

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 21 October 2015

An easy hike through the forest is just an added pleasure as you work your way towards the lighthouse. The silence and majesty of the massive trees in this ancient growth forest is awe inspiring. A spiritual place indeed. When you finally climb the rock...More

Thank Susan C
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