North Vancouver, B.C., Canada
North Vancouver, B.C.
There are two municipalities in the Greater Vancouver region of British Columbia, that use the name North
Vancouver. These are: The City of North Vancouver ( about 45,000 residents ), and The District of North
Vancouver ( about 83,000 residents ). The City of North Vancouver is surrounded by the District of North
Vancouver on three sides.
Framed by the monumental North Shore Mountains, North Vancouver offers unprecedented access to nature
along with urban comforts. Imagine the thrill of hiking or mountain biking through parks laden with old-growth
rainforest. Ski on mountains showcased during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
North Vancouver skyline
There are two terminals: Waterfront in downtown Vancouver, which connects with SkyTrain and Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver,
which connects with an extensive network of North Shore buses. Crossing time is 12 minutes.
North Vancouver welcomes residents of cities and tourists from various countries.
The first time we see after left a Sea Bus, a flower shop and food market in Lonsdale Quay.
(L) Port of Lonsdale Quay (R) A bus terminal and a sign plate of bus stop
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North
Vancouver. The current bridge is 136 m long and 70 m above the river. It is part of a private facility, with over
800,000 visitors a year. The admission fee is $32.95 for adult.
Treetops Adventures was opened in 2004. This new attraction consists of seven footbridges suspended between
old-growth Douglas Fir trees on the west side of the canyon, forming a walkway up to 30 m above the forest floor.
Cliff-walk is the newest of the activities, which opened in June, 2011, that was a month before the writer visited
there. This suspended walkways jutting out from the granite cliff face above Capilano River.
Entrance ticket for Capilano suspension bridge. It cost $32.95 for each.
The Capilano suspension bridge
Rainforests characterized by high rainfall. Large cedars and firs are seen in the Capilano Canyon.
(L) This photo shows the top tree-walk in the forest. A visitor can observe from the air the whole forest in the area.
(M) A large tree stump
(R) No smoking in the promenade
(L) A sign plate to appeal ' Hey you - No Graffiti! '
(M) An observation plateform to see over the forest
(R) A snap shot under the top tree-walk
A custom built cliff-walk, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
(L) A river stream viewed from the cliff-walk, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.
(R) Lion Gate Bridge over the Burrard Inlet, is connecting Stanley Park, Vancouver and North Vancouver.
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The article was written and photographs were taken by Dr. J. miyamoto, in June-July 2011.
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