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23 Sep

Our Biggest Guest

September 23, 2016

On a dark, stormy winter night back in November 2006, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park hosted our Biggest Guest—a 46 ton, 300 year old Douglas fir tree. After withstanding 300 years of storms, blizzards, and rainfalls, this particular winter it took 18 centimetres of snow and an 80km gust of wind to snap its trunk and […]

23 Aug

The Raptors of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

August 23, 2016

Every summer we welcome Raptors Ridge Birds of Prey to our park. Raptors Ridge is run by Kim and Karen Kamstra who train and rehabilitate the raptors and is home to 28 hawks, owls, and falcons. When they’re not working in the colder months, the birds relax here at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park from mid […]

22 Jul

Something Fishy in our Ponds!

July 22, 2016

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park is full of wildlife and nature. One of our summer attractions is our Trout Pond filled with Rainbow trout, a freshwater salmonoid. They like to eat insects, insect larvae, and fish food. The trout are not only beautiful to look at, but they also help create the ecology of the forest, […]

02 May

Did You Know?

May 2, 2016

The first suspension bridge was built 127 years ago by George Grant Mackay in 1889 with hemp rope and cedar planks. Don’t worry, we’ve updated it since then! In 1903 a visit to the bridge cost only 10 cents. The Tea House (now the Trading Post) was built in 1911 using cedar timbers stacked one […]

04 Mar

Work where you LOVE to play!

March 4, 2016

Live, play AND work in a West Coast rainforest! Surround yourself with ancient trees, bridges, canyons, critters, and an incredible, fun loving team who work together to build an amazing and authentic experience for guests from around the world! At Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, we pride ourselves at delivering a truly unique guest experience unlike […]

29 Jan

BC Family Day Weekend Special

January 29, 2016

Load the family in the car and come celebrate BC Family Day Weekend with us at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park! We will be offering a BC Family Day special on February 6, 7 & 8, 2016: BC residents receive a family annual pass for two adults and one or two children up to the age […]

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