North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Capilano Suspension Bridge

Built in 1889, a swinging footbridge 450 feet long, 230 feet above the Capilano River. Not for the dizzy. Its tagline: "Can you say you made it?"

Capilano Suspension Park

3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Capilano Suspension Park. From downtown Vancouver drive north through Stanley Park, over Lions Gate Bridge, and then north one more mile on Capilano Rd. Or, Trans-Canada Highway exit 14 (Capilano Rd), then drive north a half-mile.
Open daily, hours vary by season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $43.
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Capilano Suspension Bridge

This is now a park, with the suspension bridge, a cliff walk, smaller suspension bridges connecting tree tops, and history stories.

[peaceandchaos, 11/21/2017]

You can't simply walk the bridge any more; now your inner daredevil is teased with several pulse-pounding attractions.


Capilano Suspension Bridge

The Capilano Suspension Bridge is very cool and well worth the trip. Go around noon to get the full effect of the sun coming through the trees.

[James Peuster, 01/30/2015]

The suspension bridge's first incarnation opened for precarious foot traffic in 1889, but was not meant to be a tourist attraction. A sturdier steel cable and cedar plank version built in 1956 still beckons, 230 ft. above the Capilano River.

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