Baden Powell Trail

This 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 contact the Parks Department:




Please contact BC Parks.


Current Conditions

Stay up to date on the current Cypress Provincial Park Trail conditions!

Cypress Trail Report


Well behaved dogs are allowed on the Baden Powell Trail. Check out Dogs in Parks for more information, including off-leash parks in West Vancouver, licensing and more.

Dogs in Parks