Search over 1,000,000 properties worldwide and 550 airlines worldwide.
Search over a million flights, hotels, packages, and more
No Expedia cancellation fee to change or cancel almost any hotel reservation.
Walk among the treetops of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and test your nerves as you make your way along a narrow 450 feet-long (137 meters) suspended walkway, 230 feet (70 meters) above the Capilano River.
The first bridge here was a rickety structure of cedar planks and hemp rope, and was built in 1889 by Scottish civil engineer George Grant Mackay to provide access to his forestland. Since then, the rope has been replaced with steel cables that are strong enough to hold the weight of 1300 average-sized people.
Your trek includes the platforms of the Cliffwalk, the park’s newest attraction. This suspended walkway juts out from the granite cliff and takes you through rainforest vegetation offering aerial views of the canyon below.
Glass panels have been built into the walkway floor at some of the highest elevations, allowing spectacular views of the tops of trees just inches below.
There are more bridges and walkways at the Treetops Adventure attraction that take you from Douglas fir to Douglas fir, with some of these magnificent trees reaching as high as 100 feet (30 meters) above the forest floor.
When you’re ready to come down to earth the park has a number of other ground-based attractions. Take a guided tour through the rainforest and learn about the indigenous peoples’ connection with the region at the First Nations Cultural Center. Another interesting attraction is the Totem Park with its collection of colorful story poles. These totems have been here since the 1930s when First Nations people were invited to display them in the grounds near the suspension bridge, and they have been kept in their original condition.
There’s plenty of parking at Capilano Park, or catch a shuttle from many hotels and locations throughout Vancouver.
There are many wonderful ways to get a feel for Capilano Suspension Bridge. Here are some of our favorites:
For more things to do, take a look at our Vancouver things to do page.
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this bed & breakfast in Edgemont is within 3 mi (5 km) of Capilano River Regional Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and Park Royal. Grouse Mountain and Lonsdale Quay Market are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Located in Canyon Heights, this guesthouse is within 3 mi (5 km) of Capilano Suspension Bridge, Park Royal, and Capilano Mall. Centennial Theatre is 2.9 mi (4.7 km) away.
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Pemberton Heights motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Park Royal and Capilano Suspension Bridge and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and skiing lessons. Stanley Park and Lonsdale Quay Market are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this motel in District of North Vancouver is within 3 mi (5 km) of Park Royal, Capilano Suspension Bridge, and Stanley Park. Vancouver Aquarium and Lonsdale Quay Market are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Pemberton Heights, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Park Royal and within 3 mi (5 km) of Capilano Suspension Bridge and Stanley Park. Lonsdale Quay Market is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
Located near the slopes, this Coal Harbour hotel is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of Canada Place, Granville Street, and Vancouver Convention Centre. Robson Street and Queen Elizabeth Theatre are also within 15 minutes. Waterfront Metro Station and Vancouver Waterfront Station are within a 5-minute walk.
Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Pemberton Heights hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Park Royal and Capilano Suspension Bridge and close to winter sports such as cross-country skiing and snow tubing. Stanley Park and Vancouver Aquarium are also within 3 mi (5 km).
Located in Pemberton Heights, this cottage is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Capilano Suspension Bridge and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Lonsdale Quay Market. Park Royal and Waterfront Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).