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<div class="ExternalClass577FE4CFB6954D2288F38BCE83C99154"><p>​TRAILHEAD & GROUSE GRIND TRAIL CLOSED<br>Work to improve the trailhead, and to repair and improve the Grouse Grind Trail starts Tues. Sept. 5. During this time, the main trailhead and the Grouse Grind Trail will be CLOSED. The BCMC Route and Baden-Powell will remain open and can be accessed at a secondary trailhead 250 m east.<br></p></div>

 

 

Grouse MountainGrouse MountainGrouse Mountain Regional ParkLOW<div class="ExternalClassE889507807E04666A3F74A4AAB553530"><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassDDA8CB1646054F4D8FD19CD5E10FD0F2"><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass2832984CDB12484D8E9FBF0F9B949136"><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass80EEB1EF2CC94DBD8EF8048B1FC57DA8"><ul><li>​Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassF42AF9CC4FF141E782540E609B2E6EC8"><p>​Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassAD68B0828BCE483F992C204930E467A1"><p>​Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass0484C732C2CF4FFF83B219F24D56B653"><ul><li> Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><span aria-hidden="true"></span><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.<br></p><br></div><div class="ExternalClassE5D837597A3B48899EFB271197733E27"><p>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</p><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div>09/27/2023 7:00:00 AM

 

 

Cougar sightings on BCMC RouteCougar sightings on BCMC Route<div class="ExternalClass98AD8D3141A1413B9AECCC166EAC1DDB"><p>​A cougar has been seen numerous times on the BCMC Route. For safety, it's best to hike with a friend and not wear earbuds or headphones. If you see a cougar, here are some safety tips:</p><ul><li>Do not approach<br></li><li>Do not run<br><em>Face the cougar and back away slowly.</em><br></li><li>Stay calm<br><em>Talk to the cougar in a confident voice.</em><br></li><li>Do all you can to make yourself look bigger.<br><em>Don't crouch or try to hide. </em><br><em>Pick up sticks or branches and wave them about.</em><br></li></ul><p>For more information about cougars and cougar safety, click <a href="https://wildsafebc.com/species/cougar/" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></p></div>Grouse Mountain Regional Park
Main trailhead and Grouse Grind Trail CLOSEDMain trailhead and Grouse Grind Trail CLOSED<div class="ExternalClass25CE458C41B14E48B6649157A2D726AB"><p>The main trailhead at Grouse Mountain Regional Park and the Grouse Grind Trail are CLOSED while work is underway until December 2023.<br>During this time, access to the park will be at a secondary trailhead about 250 metres east (via the parking lot). <br>The BCMC Route and the Baden-Powell Trail remain open. For more information, go <a href="/services/regional-parks/grouse-mountain-regional-park-trail-site-improvements-project" target="_blank">here​</a>.<br></p></div>Grouse Mountain Regional Park

 

 

Grouse Mountain Regional ParkGrouse Mountain Regional ParkGrouse Mountain Regional Park<div class="ExternalClassAADD0D87DBE34AA7B7C338627E61CB61"><p>​Steep mountain slopes and towering trees are the essence of this regional park. Hikers will enjoy the challenging uphill trails. The mature rainforest is also home to a variety of wildlife including red-legged frogs, barred owls, black bears and cougars.</p></div>295686249https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/Grouse_foresttrail.jpg, Forest Trail

 

 

Grouse Mountain Regional ParkGP0|#2e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51;L0|#02e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51|Transit;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|#64d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee;L0|#064d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee|View Point;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e46.100<div class="ExternalClassD7935A7EB20E481D9C75E484AFEF8242"><p> <strong>OPEN: </strong>7:00 am<br><strong>CLOSED:</strong> 5:00 pm​​​​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass4C0F856D64204E7596D50BF42977EF40"><p>​Grouse Mountain Regional Park features three trails:<br></p><div><strong>Grouse Grind Trail</strong><br></div><div><div><strong>Length:</strong> 2.5 km one way</div><div><strong>Elevation gain</strong>: 800 m</div><div><strong>Hiking time</strong>: 2 hrs +</div><div><strong>Rating: </strong>challenging</div><div><strong>Dogs:</strong> not allowed</div><div><strong>Trail notes:</strong> Steep uphill climb through second-growth forest, popular with tourists and locals alike. Can be very crowded on weekends and in the summer. Despite the shortness of the route, it's rated challenging for the steepness of the terrain.</div><div><br><div><strong>BCMC Route</strong></div><div><strong>Length:</strong> 2.9 km</div><div><strong>Elevation gain</strong>: 750 m</div><div><strong>Hiking time:</strong> 2 hrs+</div><div><strong>Rating:</strong> challenging</div><div><strong>Dogs:</strong> not allowed</div><div><strong>Trail notes:</strong> Steep uphill climb through second-growth and old-growth forest. Trail is more rustic than the Grouse Grind Trail. Despite the route’s shortness, it also gets a challenging rating because of the steepness.</div><div><br><div><strong>Baden-Powell Trail</strong></div><div><strong>Length:</strong> 1.1 km</div><div><strong>Elevation gain:</strong> 150 m</div><div><strong>Hiking time:</strong> 30 min</div><div><strong>Rating:</strong> moderate</div><div><strong>Dogs</strong>: leash-required</div><div><strong>Trail notes</strong>: A 1.1 km section of the 50-km trail that stretches across the North Shore from West Vancouver to Deep Cove. This section has steep parts as well as lots of roots and rocks along the way. <br></div></div></div></div></div><div class="ExternalClass2E18BB49E7734987AD7ADACDC06C7B83"><p>​Dogs are not allowed on the Grouse Grind Trail or the BCMC Route.<br>The Baden-Powell Trail is leash-required.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass55A9F2CAFCA744C49670F8551CBF6FB9"><p>​Grouse Mountain Regional Park is accessible by transit. <a href="https://www.translink.ca/" target="_blank">More info</a></p></div><div class="ExternalClassBC60894050854DB09467047D55437D3C"><p>Pay parking is available at Lot D. The cost is $2 for 3 hours or $4 for all day.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass726B0823E6EA430F9E3A6977F408CA9B"><p>​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>​Be prepared for your hike:<br>• Wear appropriate footwear (no flip-flops, flimsy runners or heels)<br>• Take minimum 1 litre water<br>• Bring a snack (nuts or dried fruit is good)<br>• Bring a jacket (to keep warm & dry)<br>• Bring a cell-phone </p><p>BC AdventureSmart has produced a video with some tips on safely hiking the Grouse Grind Trail. View it <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9NnSV7cKhU" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass0D641A15BC71443F9BA85D8033197472"><p>​The Grouse Mountain Regional Park Management Plan was approved in October 2018. It will guide resource management, park improvements, operations and programming for the next 20 years.<br></p></div>https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/grouse-mountain-regional-park-management-plan-2018.pdf, Grouse Mountain Regional Park Management Plan<div class="ExternalClass0DE2A89A5F2C4CD796155F250A0B4C5A"><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="ExternalClassAD9952549D6D4E55973BD8F5B926F663"><p>​<strong><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Contact Us</strong> <br>The calendar 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. <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p></div><div class="ExternalClassA73D48E3F5064DE9BFEF4633F79D3942"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>To learn about ways to get involved in regional parks, go to the Volunteering Opportunities <a href="/services/parks/get-involved/volunteer/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank">webpage</a>.<br></div>

 

 

A portion of the Baden-Powell Trail passes through Grouse Mountain Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/grouse_BPtrail_jpg.jpgA portion of the Baden-Powell Trail passes through Grouse Mountain Regional Park
Steep slopes, big trees and rock cliffs are visible along the BCMC Route in Grouse Mountain Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Grouse_deepforest_jpg.jpgSteep slopes, big trees and rock cliffs are visible along the BCMC Route in Grouse Mountain Regional Park.
Western red cedar trees grow tall in Grouse Mountain Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/GMRP-western-red-cedar_jpg.jpgWestern red cedar trees grow tall in Grouse Mountain Regional Park
A Douglas' squirrel peeks at a passing hiker at Grouse Mountain Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/GRO_douglas_squirrel_jpg.jpgA Douglas' squirrel peeks at a passing hiker at Grouse Mountain Regional Park
The Baden-Powell Trail in Grouse Mountain Regional Park passes through beautiful second-growth forest.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/Grouse_foresttrail_jpg.jpgThe Baden-Powell Trail in Grouse Mountain Regional Park passes through beautiful second-growth forest.

 

 

Grouse MountainGrouse MountainGrouse Mountain Regional ParkLOW<div class="ExternalClassE889507807E04666A3F74A4AAB553530"><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassDDA8CB1646054F4D8FD19CD5E10FD0F2"><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass2832984CDB12484D8E9FBF0F9B949136"><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass80EEB1EF2CC94DBD8EF8048B1FC57DA8"><ul><li>​Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassF42AF9CC4FF141E782540E609B2E6EC8"><p>​Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassAD68B0828BCE483F992C204930E467A1"><p>​Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass0484C732C2CF4FFF83B219F24D56B653"><ul><li> Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><span aria-hidden="true"></span><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.<br></p><br></div><div class="ExternalClassE5D837597A3B48899EFB271197733E27"><p>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</p><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div>09/27/2023 7:00:00 AM

 

 

Cougar sightings on BCMC RouteCougar sightings on BCMC Route<div class="ExternalClass98AD8D3141A1413B9AECCC166EAC1DDB"><p>​A cougar has been seen numerous times on the BCMC Route. For safety, it's best to hike with a friend and not wear earbuds or headphones. If you see a cougar, here are some safety tips:</p><ul><li>Do not approach<br></li><li>Do not run<br><em>Face the cougar and back away slowly.</em><br></li><li>Stay calm<br><em>Talk to the cougar in a confident voice.</em><br></li><li>Do all you can to make yourself look bigger.<br><em>Don't crouch or try to hide. </em><br><em>Pick up sticks or branches and wave them about.</em><br></li></ul><p>For more information about cougars and cougar safety, click <a href="https://wildsafebc.com/species/cougar/" target="_blank">here</a>.<br></p></div>Grouse Mountain Regional Park
Main trailhead and Grouse Grind Trail CLOSEDMain trailhead and Grouse Grind Trail CLOSED<div class="ExternalClass25CE458C41B14E48B6649157A2D726AB"><p>The main trailhead at Grouse Mountain Regional Park and the Grouse Grind Trail are CLOSED while work is underway until December 2023.<br>During this time, access to the park will be at a secondary trailhead about 250 metres east (via the parking lot). <br>The BCMC Route and the Baden-Powell Trail remain open. For more information, go <a href="/services/regional-parks/grouse-mountain-regional-park-trail-site-improvements-project" target="_blank">here​</a>.<br></p></div>Grouse Mountain Regional Park

 

 

Grouse Mountain Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/Logos/GrouseMountainRP.png, https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/Logos/GrouseMountainRP.pnghttps://goo.gl/maps/UdKJVvYQpSvP6fxd9, Google maphttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/grouse-mountain-regional-park-map.pdf, https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/documents/map 22-417 PRK GRO RP Trail Brochure v2 Dec.22.pdfhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/grouse-mountain-regional-park-trail-brochure-version-2-2022-12.pdf, Brochureregionalparks.info@metrovancouver.org604-224-5739West Area Office

 

 

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