Baden Powell Trail

A ground level shot of a pair of hiking boots walking away on a forest path.

Trail Closure Notice

The Baden Powell Trail at Millstream Road will be temporarily closed to facilitate wildfire fuel management as part of the Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Learn more about this project at the link below.

During the project, there will be minor traffic delays and construction activity near the junction of Millstream Road and Brothers Creek Trailhead. For your safety, please follow posted trail closures and directions from traffic control personnel.

For information about the project, expected timelines, and to sign up for updates, visit:

Wildfire Fuel Management Trail closure map

Baden Powell Trail

Baden Powell Trail is a scenic hiking trail stretches from the head of Burrard Inlet in Deep Cove to Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver.  The West Vancouver portion starts at Cleveland Dam, mounts the crest of Hollyburn Ridge, continues through Cypress Provincial Park, then descends through the Black Mountain area to Horseshoe Bay. Watch for relics of the North Shore’s logging past along the trail.

  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Distance: 22.3 km
  • Elevation gain: ~900 metres
  • Estimated completion time: 12 hours

Baden Powell Trail Repairs

Work to repair the Baden Powell Trail, from Bonnymuir Drive to Craigmohr Drive, will begin in mid-October and is anticipated to take four months to complete. 

The work involves drainage improvements, re-grading, re-surfacing, new stone steps, and slope stabilization.

Sections of the trail will need to be closed. Please be alert to construction activity and obey personnel and signs posted on-site.

If you have any questions, please email to Parks Department or call 604-925-7275.