'Twilight' Filming Locations Include A Magical BC Hiking Trail You Can Visit
Calling all 'Twihards'!
Movie magic road trip anyone? It’s been almost a decade since the fourth and final film was released back in 2012, but there are so many Twilight filming locations in BC that you can still visit. With these magical sites, the movie magic never has to end.
While the first Twilight movie was shot in Washington and Oregon, the final four installments were solely filmed using all the beauty BC has to offer.
Whether you’re in the mood for a hike up to Bella and Edward's Eclipse campsite or a casual trip to Forks High School, there are options for any type of fan.
With so many locations to choose from, you might want to gather up all your fellow ‘Twihards’ and make an entire trip of it!
Tourism Vancouver reports that the epic love triangle confrontation between Bella, Edward, and Jacob in Eclipse was actually filmed on one of the hiking trails in Mount Seymour. You can hike up to some movie magic!
Parthenon Park West Vancouver
According to IMDb, this BC Park was used to film Bella’s dramatic cliff jumping scene in New Moon.
In an article written by the Vancouver Sun, it was revealed that the theatre used to film Bella and Jacob’s movie night in New Moon was actually the Paramount Gentleman’s Club in New Westminster.
Back in 2012, The Squamish Chief wrote about a huge event happening in their small community. Bella and Edward’s wedding, filmed for Breaking Dawn: Part 1, was shot in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park in their town.
David Thompson High School
This Vancouver high school was transformed into Forks High School for both New Moon and Eclipse. Back in 2010, the Vancouver Sun reported on the crowds of students who gathered hoping to catch a glimpse of the cast.
According to Inside Vancouver, Jacob’s home on the La Push reservation was filmed at Gilley’s Trail in Minnekhada Park. You can actually follow the trail and visit the location yourself!
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