Maplewood Conservation Area
Although the Maplewood Conservation Area is located close to the city of Vancouver, it provides a retreat where you can relax enjoy the wonders of nature. You may hear locals refer to this area as ‘the Mudflats’ or the ‘Maplewood Flats’. The Wild Bird Trust of BC manages this conservation area, which has over 300 acres of land.
The Maplewood Conservation Area is well-known for its abundance wildlife. Over 230 species of birds have been spotted in this region. When you arrive, check out the sighting boards for a listing of wildlife that have been spotted in the area recently.
There are over 3km of well-kept trails to explore. The trails wind though the Conservation area allowing you to observe and discover the local wildlife.
All Seasons Self-Guided Tour
Find the best spots to see wildlife and plan your visit with the free self-guided tour map.
The Maplewood Conservation Area is located about two kilometers east of the Second Narrows Bridge. You can access it via the Dollarton Hwy.
Maplewood Flats Conservation Area
2649 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver
The Conservation Area Office is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 2pm. Weekends 10am – 4pm.