North Vancouver’s Quarry Rock Trail reopened to public after 3 years

Hikers watch the setting sun through the fog atop of Quarry Rock at the end of the Baden Powel trail in Deep Cove in North Vancouver, B.C., on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Jonathan Hayward/CP

The popular Quarry Rock hiking destination in North Vancouver’s Deep Cove neighbourhood has reopened to the public after a three-year-long closure.

Quarry Rock was first closed due to the pandemic in March 2020.

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After public health restrictions eased in 2021, the District of North Vancouver decided to keep the trail closed while crews did storm sewer replacement work.

Later that year, the hiking area suffered severe damage to bridges and stair structures in the atmospheric river that ravaged much of B.C.’s South Coast.

Now, two years later those damages have finally been fixed and hikers can once again enjoy the trail and the spectacular view at the top.

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