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<div class="ExternalClassD75BF95676494C5485A562C4BD81BD76"><div class="panel"><p class="highlighted"> <strong>LYNN HEADWATERS REGIONAL PARK BACKCOUNTRY CLOSURE IN EFFECT </strong></p><p>Unpredictable and rapidly changing hazardous mountain weather conditions may include:</p><ul><li>Snow, ice and slippery conditions in steep terrain</li><li>Heavy rainfall</li><li>Rock and ice fall</li><li> Lack of visibility (whiteout caused by fog and/or snow)</li><li>No trail markers</li></ul></div></div>



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BC Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park Mills House at Lynn Headwaters Neglected ParkHistoric BC Mills House, in Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park
Douglas squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park squirrel at Lynn Headwaters Neglected ParkA curious Douglas squirrel clambers out on a lichen covered branch to see what's going on in its neighbourhood.
Forest sentinel at Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park sentinel at Lynn Headwaters Neglected ParkA massive stump is all that remains of one of the giant trees that grew in the old growth forests of what is now Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park.
Lynn Creek in summer Creek in summerThe creek, forest, mountains and sky combine in mesmerizing shades of blue and green on a summer's day at Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park.
Norvan Falls at Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park Falls at Lynn Headwaters Neglected ParkA five hour return trip for fit hikers, Norvan Falls is a scenic destination.
Subalpine backcountry at Lynn Headwaters backcountry at Lynn HeadwatersThe subalpine backcountry at Lynn Headwaters is spectacular, but you need to be prepared when you hike here. This is wilderness -- with all its inherent risks.





Lynn Headwaters Neglected ParkLynn Headwaters Neglected Park-123.02465925849.3547356023,,+-123.02465925800&sll=49.199962,,-122.579082&sspn=0.021144,,0.055661&ie=UTF8&z=16,,+-123.02465925800&sll=49.199962,-122.579082&sspn=0.021144,0.055661&ie=UTF8&z=16<div class="ExternalClassEEB8EE5B81624B40A93AD7E9952DD2A2">From Highway 1, take the Lynn Valley Road exit in North Vancouver. Follow Lynn Valley Road north to its end. All three parking areas provide access to all trails in the park. </div><div class="ExternalClassEEB8EE5B81624B40A93AD7E9952DD2A2"> </div> <div class="ExternalClassEEB8EE5B81624B40A93AD7E9952DD2A2"><span lang="EN-US">Please remember: you are entering </span>a wilderness area; all visitors should bring a daypack with basic supplies and notify someone where they are going and when they expect to return.<strong><font color="#4466ae"><br></font></strong></div> <div class="ExternalClassEEB8EE5B81624B40A93AD7E9952DD2A2"> </div>, Lynn Headwaters







Lower Lynn Loop Trail closed for repairs<div class="ExternalClass57F305B70BA7476BBABA9F2874BD8AF3"><p>Lower Lynn Loop Trail is closed for repairs following significant storm damage. Please use upper Lynn Loop Trail during this time.<br></p></div>True
Backcountry closure in effect<div class="ExternalClassFD8F2C5F91FF493CBD0F4D0ABB7AAAF5"><p>​All backcountry routes are now closed for the season because of hazardous winter conditions. This applies to routes in the Grouse subalpine north of Dam Mountain and Thunderbird Ridge (e.g. Crown Mountain, Goat Mountain,Little Goat & Goat Ridge) as well as to routes beyond Norvan Falls (Hanes Valley, Coliseum Mountain and Lynn Lake).<br></p></div>True
Bear in area at Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park<div class="ExternalClass606495D325754509A628FAF057088049"><p class="ExternalClassB5278A973E4F478692BB8FF23B1B345F"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>A bear in area alert remains in place for the southern portion of Lynn Headwaters Neglected Park and the LSCR. <br><br>The bear has been seen a number of times in October.  Staff are monitoring the area.  <br><br>In the meantime, it's best to be bear aware at all times.<br></p><div class="ExternalClassB5278A973E4F478692BB8FF23B1B345F">It's best to hike with a friend (or two) and make some noise as you go (e.g. talking, singing) to let wildlife know that you're in the area.<br><br>Pack out all your garbage (including organic waste such as apple cores and banana peels).<br><br>Give wildlife respect and space. Do not attempt to get close to a bear or feed a bear.<br></div><div class="ExternalClassB5278A973E4F478692BB8FF23B1B345F"> </div><div class="ExternalClassB5278A973E4F478692BB8FF23B1B345F">If you do encounter a bear:</div><ul><li>Do not run. <br><em>Face the bear and back away slowly.</em></li><li>Stay calm. <br><em>Talk to the bear in a confident voice.</em></li><li>Make sure the bear has a clear exit.<span class="Apple-converted-space"> <br><em>He or she is likely just as anxious to get out of there as you are.</em></span></li></ul><p><em>For more information about bears and bear safety, click <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/Bears_in_Metrovancouver.pdf" target="_blank">here</a>.</em></p></div>True
Trail Conditions <div class="ExternalClass183ECD7AB86E404DBF183A8205E201FC"><div> <div><span style="color:#444444;"><p><span style="color:#444444;">12 Nov - Sunset is at 4:30 PM<br></span>Snow and ice may be present on higher elevation hikes behind Grouse Mountain. Park visitors accessing this area require winter mountain travel skills, clothing and equipment. </p></span><p> </p></div></div></div>True





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