Metro Vancouver’s Grouse Grind Trail is officially open as of today, with regular open hours of 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. daily.
Downhill hiking is prohibited on the Grouse Grind Trail, and dogs are not permitted on the Grouse Grind Trail
In order to descend Grouse Mountain, hikers may reserve in advance a spot on the Skyride via the Grouse Mountain Resort website.
Wearing a face mask is mandatory for all Skyride users.
This month, a trail improvement project will also begin along the BCMC Route. The trail will be closed today, Monday, May 10, to facilitate material and supply drops via helicopter.
Starting in late May, the BCMC Route will be closed Monday to Thursday for up to ten weeks. For public safety, it is imperative that hikers do not use the route while crews are working. Check the Grouse Mountain Regional Park webpage or sign up to the Grouse Mountain Regional Park mailing list for updates.
All parks visitors are asked to maintain physical distance of at least two metres from others at all times, including in parking lots, wash or sanitize hands frequently during the day and upon returning home
The 2.5 kilometer Grouse Grind trail is a steep and strenuous hike, and Metro Vancouver is urging people to wear weather-appropriate clothing and sturdy footwear.