The Capilano Suspension Bridge is a simple suspension bridge crossing the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Capilano Suspension Bridge and through the amazing Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This bridge has a length of 146 meters and 80 meters high above the river. At Capilano Suspension Bridge is the most spectacular bridges have to test your guts will swing across the board, but the beauty will surprise you.
You will be taken through the rain forest and tree-top adventure, so make sure you wear comfortable shoes. This cool attractions just a short drive from downtown Vancouver to North Vancouver. Capilano Suspension Bridge and more visitors every week and people come from all over the world to test their courage. This bridge is open for exploration every day throughout the year except December 25.
Capilano Suspension Bridge was originally built in 1889 by George Grant Mackay, a Scottish civil engineer and the parks commissioner for Vancouver. It was originally made of hemp rope with a pile of cedar boards, and replaced with a wire cable bridge in 1903. In 1910 Edward Mahon purchased Capilano Suspension Bridge. “Mac” Bridge from Mahon MacEachran purchased in 1935 and invited the local indigenous people to place their totem poles in the park, adding a native theme. In 1945, he sold the bridge to Henri Aubeneau.
Capilano Suspension Bridge was rebuilt in 1956. The park was sold to Nancy Stibbard, the current owner, in 1983. The annual attendance since increased, and in May 2004, Treetops Adventures was opened. The new attraction consists of seven footbridges suspended between the oldest Douglas Fir which is on the tree on the west side of the canyon, forming a ramp up to 40 meters above the forest floor. Capilano Suspension Bridge attracted 900 000 visitors annually.