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CrippenCrippenCrippen Regional ParkLOW<div class="ExternalClass80B72EA79C7746DCBA6E77A6923F98C6"><ul><li>​Charcoal and propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use charcoal, dispose of it carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassB9A9E137E25540A59C8A26D1A8AD3AB5"><ul><li>Charcoal and propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use charcoal, dispose of it carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass6C0EECE8F5A44A00998543CEC04EB658"><ul><li>Charcoal barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass8D95D97F1BCE4760887CBEAE7D3D80E9"><ul><li>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass2DA7E73072754DC6B352126C42E600D4"><p>Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry and extremely sensitive to sparks and fire.</p><ul><li>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. </li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass48D4E5D7BF5344A883D176B29C9D096F"><p>Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry and extremely sensitive to sparks and fire.</p><ul><li>All barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass39C038CC1D3F4C468E7B4B427A959400"><ul><li>Charcoal and propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and​ picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use briquettes, dispose of it carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass6284314F3C7E4DF9ADFB66AF8B8435B5"><p>​<br><br></p></div>05/16/2024 7:00:00 AM

 

 

Maple Trail temporarily CLOSEDMaple Trail temporarily CLOSED<div class="ExternalClass6F1D4097E69D4C9EAA4101F62D198E91"><p>​Maple Trail remains temporarily CLOSED until at least the fall of 2024 while construction of a new medical centre on Miller Road is underway. Please use Alder Grove Trail during this time.<br></p></div>Crippen Regional Park

 

 

Crippen Regional ParkCrippen Regional ParkCrippen Regional Park<div class="ExternalClass59A8C7F904934812BA5692E7A530B4AA"><div><p>Trails in Crippen Regional Park provide something for everyone – an easy meander through lush forest, a longer circuit around beautiful Killarney Lake or a steep but rewarding hike to the views at Dorman Point. It’s an easy island getaway to a secret gem in the regional park system.​<br></p></div></div>276543793https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/Crippen%20photo%208.jpg, Killarney Lake at Crippen Regional Park https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/Crippen%20photo%208.jpg

 

 

Crippen Regional ParkGP0|#2e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51;L0|#02e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51|Transit;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#732f01c7-3203-4080-a710-fd3875d80b73;L0|#0732f01c7-3203-4080-a710-fd3875d80b73|Picnic Area;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#9168a339-38e5-4aa0-ab69-3ac40bd467ab;L0|#09168a339-38e5-4aa0-ab69-3ac40bd467ab|Picnic Shelter;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#e917ae52-1f8b-456e-9b7b-7ebe44d2ddd3;L0|#0e917ae52-1f8b-456e-9b7b-7ebe44d2ddd3|No Camping;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#fa3273cc-c453-47fa-a061-f6d8afc45766;L0|#0fa3273cc-c453-47fa-a061-f6d8afc45766|Dog Leash Required Trails;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#bc4abe17-6ec0-4066-a930-9e9dbd6e274a;L0|#0bc4abe17-6ec0-4066-a930-9e9dbd6e274a|Leash Optional Area;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#e88f8a62-6861-4dcd-b506-d7701c90fafe;L0|#0e88f8a62-6861-4dcd-b506-d7701c90fafe|Fishing;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#dee15a63-f74f-4991-9d95-b4b5f6a64db6;L0|#0dee15a63-f74f-4991-9d95-b4b5f6a64db6|Accessible;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#60abc746-2085-4117-a711-a20e1bb9b49f;L0|#060abc746-2085-4117-a711-a20e1bb9b49f|Fish Hatchery;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#64d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee;L0|#064d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee|View Point;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#814efeb2-a896-4e5d-81d9-c57337f0a14d;L0|#0814efeb2-a896-4e5d-81d9-c57337f0a14d|Heritage Site/Building;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#74c003f7-48df-4669-b49a-68ae0eb29e0f;L0|#074c003f7-48df-4669-b49a-68ae0eb29e0f|Drinking Water;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#25080aaf-eb40-4ba1-a9d6-c0915c7e6d38;L0|#025080aaf-eb40-4ba1-a9d6-c0915c7e6d38|Washroom;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#8806b9f9-bc47-443d-8468-291f20148342;L0|#08806b9f9-bc47-443d-8468-291f20148342|No Drones;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#d677eaff-32ed-4b18-af05-2a6093c728bb;L0|#0d677eaff-32ed-4b18-af05-2a6093c728bb|No Campfires;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e411.45.65.5<div class="ExternalClassFFA06231A5224B92B32EF56B0D1FDD89"><p><strong></strong><strong>April 2 to June 3:</strong> 7:00 am – 9:00 pm​​<br><strong>June 4 to September 2</strong><strong>:</strong> 7:00 am –<strong>​</strong> 10:00 pm​​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1E63B0E60D3A4B389104ED56C7026578"><p>There are ​​​​a number of hiking trails in Crippen Regional Park, including:<br></p><ul><li>Killarney Lake Loop Trail circles for 4 km around Killarney Lake, providing lovely views of the forest and the lake. If you're walking from the ferry, add another 5 km to make the trip to and from the lake.<br></li><li>Dorman Point involves a short steep trip to a viewpoint of the ocean and points south. Follow the trail from the Festival Field for about 1.25 km up (and about 130 m elevation gain). <br></li></ul><div> <br> </div><p>To see all the​​​ trails in the park, <a href="/services/regional-parks/Documents/crippen-park-map.pdf" target="_blank">view the park map.</a>​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassF64535AADC9B4E25B8E002E7CD6FC6A5"><p>​A bike rack is located at the Killarney Lake picnic area.<br>Most trails between Snug Cove and Killarney Lake are shared trails with hikers and equestrians. For safety, cyclists yield to hikers and equestrians.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassF11748E7637146FDB5D1987A2FF381DC"><p>​Most trails between Snug Cove and Killarney Lake are shared trails with hikers and cyclists. ​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass7B0247E41A864694B1B70EB3335E41AD"><div> <div><p>Dogs must be under control at all times. All the trails in Crippen Regional Park ar​​e leash-required. There is a leash-optional area near Killarney Meadows. Check park map or signs for details.</p><p>Please s​​coop your dog's poop and dispose of it in the dog waste bins. </p><p><a href="/services/regional-parks/dogs-in-regional-parks">More on ​dogs in Metro Vancouver regional parks ...</a>. </p></div></div></div><div class="ExternalClassC81CDCE2A2604F74B3B3452FD41953AA"><ul><li><div class="ExternalClassA22B97C0745444318E33F62E5672C778"><a href="/services/regional-parks/facility/snug-cove-picnic-shelters">Three group picnic shelters</a> <br></div></li><li><div class="ExternalClassA22B97C0745444318E33F62E5672C778"><a href="/services/regional-parks/facility/snug-cove-field">Snug Cove Field</a> <br></div></li></ul></div><a href="/services/parks/reservablefacilities/Pages/outdoorfacilities.aspx"> </a><div class="ExternalClassB9A596FF4C37421BA27081AAABA24173"><div><p>​Crippen Regio​nal Park is accessible by transit. <a href="https://tripplanning.translink.ca/" target="_blank">More info</a><br></p></div></div><div class="ExternalClassBA535E8FC98544ED8D359E4C6EC71A35"> <p>Freshwater ang​​ling in Killarney Lake.</p><p>Fishing in M​etro Vancouver regional parks is subject to regulations set out by the Provincial Government for freshwater and by the Federal Government for tidal waters.</p><p>The <a title="Please visit the website for more information about BC Recreational Freshwater Fishing Licences" href="https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/sports-culture/recreation/fishing-hunting/fishing/recreational-freshwater-fishing-licence" target="_blank">BC Ministry of the Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture</a> can provide information about freshwater fishing regulations and li​​censes.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/recfish/Licensing/info_e.htm" target="_blank">Department of Fisheries and Oceans</a> can provide information about fishing in tidal waters and licenses.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassE50CF15344F0440DA968F3F9BCD2ED99"><div><p>​The Terminal Creek Ha​tchery is operated by the Bowen Island Fish and Wildlife Club. For more information, go to the <a href="http://www.bowenhatchery.org/" target="_blank">website</a>.<br></p></div></div><div class="ExternalClass7BFFAD8ABA8D43EAA43EC54424933434"> <div>Prepare for your visit to a regional park before you leave home. <a href="/services/parks/learn/bylaws-and-policies/public-safety/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">more...</a><br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass53494B8873DC43B79AC9BFFDFF27F042"><div> <p>Bowen Island is se​rved by <a href="http://www.bcferries.com/" target="_blank">BC Ferries</a>. <br></p> </div></div><div class="ExternalClass71284271286540ABB98FA7C231F20028"><div><p>​Killarney ​Lake is not recommended for swimming or wading. The lake is very shallow and is home to healthy populations of leeches.<br></p></div></div><div class="ExternalClass2A04E799CFFB4442B6FB68527A7A02D5"><div><p>​Drinking water can ​be found at the Snug Cove Picnic Area.<br></p></div></div><div class="ExternalClass591CA8A5CCE944DFA0C0EC10BE6A5B36"><div><p>​Pit toilets are loc​ated at the Snug Cove Picnic Area, at Miller Road parking lot, near the Terminal Creek Hatchery and at the Killarney Lake Picnic Area.<br></p></div></div><div class="ExternalClassA18A242C96104206A99C8F2C8E19DE2E"> <p> Currently, there are no fully accessible washrooms, although the washroom at the Terminal Creek Hatchery is partially accessible. There is a small lip to get into the pit toilet building; there are no grab bars. There is a​​n accessible picnic table at Snug Cove Picnic Area. </p> <p>Trail Accessibility: </p> <p>​The Causeway is a short paved road down to an overlook of the Lagoon. The slop​e down to the causeway is 8% for 40 m.<br></p> <p>Alder Grove Trail is a 780 m long trail, 2 m wide, with a maximum grade of 9% for a 50 m stretch. The majority of the slope of the trail is less than 3%.  The connecting path on Miller Road is steep (9%) for ​​30 m. The trail surface is semi-firm packed fine gravel, with some soft/loose sections.</p> <p>Killarney Creek Trail is 420 m long, 2.5 m wide from the junction of Meadow Trail to Magee Rd. There is a steep (14%) slope for 15 m and an 11% downhill slope for 28 m. The rest of the trail is almost flat. The​​ trail surface is fine crushed rock.  The trail from Meadow Trail junction to Miller Road has a gentle grade with fine crushed rock surfacing and is 780 m long.</p> <p>Meadow Trail is a 1.6 km long trail that is 3 m wide, but with some areas that narrow into 2 separate tracks, separated by grass. The trail is​​ hard-packed soil and semi-firm crushed rock in some areas. The trail grade is less than 1% for the majority of the trail.</p> <p>Lady Ale​​xandra Promenade is an accessible boardwalk path.</p> <p>Killarney Lake Trail's southwest side can be accessed from the Killarney Picnic Area. The trail is 1 km long and generally 2 m wide to the first boardwalk. There are six steeper undulating slopes along this trail, between 10-15 % for about 200 m in total. Some users may​ require assistance on the slopes.  The trail is surfaced with a semi-firm aggregate, with some sections of looser material. The trail becomes more difficult past the first boardwalk and is generally not accessible to wheelchair users past this point.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassC588D72F945141C582EC4353F6C826F1"><p> <a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">School Field Trips Information </a><br><a href="/services/regional-parks/programs-and-events">Workshops & Community Group Field Trips Information</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1815C8E4066C4F7DADF3F018CDD6CE98"><div><p> <strong>Contact Us</strong> </p><p>The cale​ndar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your preferred date. <a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">Book online</a> or call 604-432-6359 for more information. </p></div></div><div class="ExternalClassE1FF72C7F7C14786A8DF1505E1EDEA28"><p>To learn abo​​ut ways to get involved in regional parks, go to the Volunteering Opportunities <a href="/services/regional-parks/opportunities" target="_blank">webpage</a>.<br></p></div>

 

 

Mist on Killarney Lake in Crippen Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Crippen-photo1_jpg.jpgMist on Killarney Lake in Crippen Regional Park
A section of boardwalk on the Killarney Lake Loop Trail in Crippen Regional Park keeps hikers high and dry.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Crippen-photo4_jpg.jpgA section of boardwalk on the Killarney Lake Loop Trail in Crippen Regional Park keeps hikers high and dry.
Big arbutus tree at Dorman Point in Crippen Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Crippen%20photo%205_jpg.jpgBig arbutus tree at Dorman Point in Crippen Regional Park
A field of sword ferns surround a tall western hemlock tree along the Killarney Lake Loop in Crippen Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Crippen%20photo%206_jpg.jpgA field of sword ferns surround a tall western hemlock tree along the Killarney Lake Loop in Crippen Regional Park.
Bridal Veil Falls in Crippen Regional Park tumbles past a rock outcrop and licorice fernhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Crippen%20photo%207_jpg.jpgBridal Veil Falls in Crippen Regional Park tumbles past a rock outcrop and licorice fern
Killarney Lake in Crippen Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Crippen%20photo%208_jpg.jpgKillarney Lake in Crippen Regional Park
Boardwalk and marsh at the north end of Killarney Lake, partof the Killarney Lake Loop Trail in Crippen Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Crippen%20photo%209_jpg.jpgBoardwalk and marsh at the north end of Killarney Lake, partof the Killarney Lake Loop Trail in Crippen Regional Park

 

 

CrippenCrippenCrippen Regional ParkLOW<div class="ExternalClass80B72EA79C7746DCBA6E77A6923F98C6"><ul><li>​Charcoal and propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use charcoal, dispose of it carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassB9A9E137E25540A59C8A26D1A8AD3AB5"><ul><li>Charcoal and propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use charcoal, dispose of it carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass6C0EECE8F5A44A00998543CEC04EB658"><ul><li>Charcoal barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass8D95D97F1BCE4760887CBEAE7D3D80E9"><ul><li>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass2DA7E73072754DC6B352126C42E600D4"><p>Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry and extremely sensitive to sparks and fire.</p><ul><li>Briquette barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. </li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass48D4E5D7BF5344A883D176B29C9D096F"><p>Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry and extremely sensitive to sparks and fire.</p><ul><li>All barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass39C038CC1D3F4C468E7B4B427A959400"><ul><li>Charcoal and propane barbecues and gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables and​ picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use briquettes, dispose of it carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 and regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass6284314F3C7E4DF9ADFB66AF8B8435B5"><p>​<br><br></p></div>05/16/2024 7:00:00 AM

 

 

Maple Trail temporarily CLOSEDMaple Trail temporarily CLOSED<div class="ExternalClass6F1D4097E69D4C9EAA4101F62D198E91"><p>​Maple Trail remains temporarily CLOSED until at least the fall of 2024 while construction of a new medical centre on Miller Road is underway. Please use Alder Grove Trail during this time.<br></p></div>Crippen Regional Park

 

 

Crippen Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/Logos/CrippenRP.png, Crippenhttps://goo.gl/maps/ZKH556fmFNfqCBGJ6, Google maphttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/crippen-park-map.pdf, https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/documents/CrippenParkMap.pdfhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/crippen-regional-park-trail-brochure-version-3-2022-12.pdf, Brochureregionalparks.info@metrovancouver.org604-224-5739West Area Office

 

 

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<div class="ExternalClassC588D72F945141C582EC4353F6C826F1"><p> <a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">School Field Trips Information </a><br><a href="/services/regional-parks/programs-and-events">Workshops & Community Group Field Trips Information</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1815C8E4066C4F7DADF3F018CDD6CE98"><div><p> <strong>Contact Us</strong> </p><p>The cale​ndar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your preferred date. <a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">Book online</a> or call 604-432-6359 for more information. </p></div></div><div class="ExternalClassE1FF72C7F7C14786A8DF1505E1EDEA28"><p>To learn abo​​ut ways to get involved in regional parks, go to the Volunteering Opportunities <a href="/services/regional-parks/opportunities" target="_blank">webpage</a>.<br></p></div>

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