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Grouse Mountain is located only 15 minutes from downtown Vancouver in the district of North Vancouver, open 7 days a week 365 days a year, Grouse Mountain is one of the lower mainland’s greatest outdoor attractions. During the winter months both day and night skiing are available. During the summer months, enjoy stunning nature walks experiencing some of the greatest views of Vancouver and the surrounding Fraser Valley one may encounter while visiting. The resort’s dining collection includes The Observatory, the crown jewel offering dazzling West Coast cuisine and a breathtaking view of nearby Vancouver. (www.grousemountain.com).
The best ways to go to this wonderful attraction are as follow:
Taxi: 20 minutes depending of traffic. Avoid rush hour because of the Lions Gate Bridge traffic especially on a Friday.
Translink: Take the seabus from Waterfront Station to Lonsdale Quay Station in North Vancouver and Transfer at Lonsdale Quay Bay 8 – board "236 Grouse Mountain ($4.00 for an adult and $2.75 for a child or you can buy a day pass for all zone at the cost of $9.75 for an adult and $7.50 for a child (www.translink.ca)
Shuttle Service: You can also take a free shuttle from the downtown area to the base of Grouse Mountain from May to September but you must have already purchased your tickets in order to use this complimentary service.