3508 hectare Mount Seymour Provincial Park is located 30 minutes northeast
of downtown Vancouver. The park
encompasses Mount Seymour, Mount Elsay and Mount Bishop all of which
are popular with nature enthusiasts, skiers and mountaineers alike.
cover within the area consists mainly of coastal western hemlock, mountain
hemlock, Douglas fir and western red cedar. The higher alpine meadows
are covered in sub-alpine flowers, adding brilliant splashes of colour
during the summer months. Animal life is abundant and includes species
such as the deer, coyote, bear, bobcat, cougar, raven, Stellar's jay,
grouse and siskin.
off of the Mount Seymour Parkway onto the Mount Seymour Road where
the park entrance is located.
FACILITIES & ACTIVITIES
- Wilderness camping is permitted throughout the park. A group campground
is located near the parking lot and four picnic areas are provided
for day-use visitors.
and Trails - An extensive trail system leads the visitor to
the parks scenic attractions and notable features. Self-guiding
nature trails provide information of the parks natural history.
Horseback riders and bikers are permitted on designated trails.
Activities - Mount Seymour Resort provides access to its ski
runs with four chairlifts and a tow. Ski rentals and a ski school
are available. A snowshoeing trail is provided.
Information & Services
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