History & Culture

Journey through Time

third owner edward mahon on the capilano suspension bridge

A Storied Past

It all started with a little cliffside cabin raised by Scottish civil engineer George Grant Mackay in 1888. More than 130 years later, it’s come a long way—and not only in terms of its engineering.

family reading the history panels in the Story Centre at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
the history panels in the story centre at capilano suspension bridge

Story Centre

Trek back in time to 1889 with rare photographs, murals, artifacts and antiques chronicling the early history of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

team member totem talk at capilano suspension bridge park

History, Culture & Nature Talks

Discover the fascinating history of this special place from its very beginnings. Absorb its stories and unearth the mysteries of its unique ecosystem.

kia'palano indigenous culture at capilano suspension bridge park


The Indigenous people have called this land home for millennia. Kia’palano is where you’ll learn about the connection between their culture and the natural world.

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