Parks & Nature in Vancouver

Where local Airbnb hosts go be one with nature. Join them in their favourite parks, beaches, and trails.

Locals’ favourite places

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1. Stanley Park
791local recommendations
Oleg
Oleg says “Designated a national historic site of Canada, Stanley Park is a magnificent green oasis in the mi...” ·
2. Kitsilano Beach
258local recommendations
Steve
Steve says “The most popular beach in the city, it is great for everyone. Swimming, beach food, nearby cafes/re...” ·
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3. Grouse Mountain
6400 Nancy Greene Way
229local recommendations
Steve
Steve says “One of three local ski mountains overlooking the city of Vancouver, Grouse is the closest to downtow...” ·
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4. Queen Elizabeth Park
4600 Cambie St
207local recommendations
Karen
Karen says “Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver’s horticultural jewel, is a major draw for floral display enthusiast...” ·
5. English Bay Beach
Beach Ave
165local recommendations
Steve
Steve says “The closest of Vancouver's downtown beaches, with amazing sunshine facing straight south and close i...” ·
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6. Grouse Grind Trail
6400 Nancy Greene Way
98local recommendations
Merilee
Merilee says “This is the ultimate climb for tourists and locals alike. If you are fit as a fiddle and have an ho...” ·
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7. Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
3663 Park Rd
135local recommendations
Doris
Doris says “There’s nothing like a stroll through Lynn Canyon Park and being surrounded by the peace and quiet o...” ·
8. Pacific Spirit Hostel
1935 Lower Mall
132local recommendations
Steve
Steve says “Famous for being among the most beautiful beaches in the world and Vancouver's only official "clothi...” ·
9. Jericho Beach
103local recommendations
Paula
Paula says “One of my fav beach. Vancouver Folk Festival here every year. Take a coffee and a long stroll. Chec...” ·
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10. Pacific Spirit Regional Park
5495 Chancellor Blvd
94local recommendations
Lori
Lori says “Beautiful Pacific forests grow in this west side park. If you crave the peace and sweet smelling ai...” ·
11. Sunset Beach Park
1204 Beach Ave
97local recommendations
Steve
Steve says “This is a great spot to catch a sunset. Grab an ice cream from the Marble Slab, or a nice dinner at ...” ·
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12. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
578 Carrall St
98local recommendations
Penman Properties
Penman Properties says “The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is the first Chinese or "scholars" garden built outside...” ·
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13. Mount Seymour
47local recommendations
Doris
Doris says “Mount Seymour is a ski area located in a Provincial Park, a 10 minute drive from Deep Cove. It is a...” ·
14. Third Beach
Seawall
87local recommendations
Brennan
Brennan says “Here's one of my favourite beach spots in the city to hang out in the summer, attracting a younger c...” ·
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15. VanDusen Botanical Garden
5251 Oak St
74local recommendations
Penman Properties
Penman Properties says “VanDusen Botanical Garden is situated in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Named for local lumber...” ·
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16. Lighthouse Park | West Vancouver
4902 Beacon Ln
66local recommendations
Karen
Karen says “This 75 hectare (185 acre) lush virgin rainforest is located on the coastline of the Burrard Inlet i...” ·
17. Spanish Banks Beach
59local recommendations
Steve
Steve says “The western-most beach in the city and immediately joining Locarno Beach. See comments under Locarn...” ·
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18. Mount Seymour Provincial Park
Mt Seymour Rd
16local recommendations
Doris
Doris says “Mount Seymour Provincial Park is a 10 minute drive from Deep Cove. It is a part of the North Shore ...” ·
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19. CRAB Park at Portside
101 E Waterfront Rd
48local recommendations
Kamila
Kamila says “Downtime Digs– Portside Park aka Crab Park- It’s hard to believe there could still be a 3.3-hectare ...” ·
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20. False Creek
30local recommendations
Judy
Judy says “Will be located in False Creek for early June. Fantastic. Granville Island is my favorite place to...” ·
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21. David Lam Park
1300 Pacific Blvd
42local recommendations
Shawn
Shawn says “Here you'll find the David Lam Park. In the summer there's free outdoor movie screenings and large o...” ·
22. Kitsilano Beach Park
1499 Arbutus St
51local recommendations
Danielle & Josh
Danielle & Josh says “Scenic beach to catch some rays, play volleyball, tennis, swim, run or bike. Also contains basketbal...” ·
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23. Ambleside Park | West Vancouver
1150 Marine Dr
35local recommendations
Claudine & Kika
Claudine & Kika says “I couldn't find a category for this. It is a park, a beach. A sightseeing spot, because you can see ...” ·
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24. Central Park
43local recommendations
Brock
Brock says “Great west coast oasis just steps away. Featuring great running/walking trails, pitch and putt golf,...” ·
25. Second Beach
28local recommendations
Alice
Alice says “This is my go-to beach & less than a 10 minute walk away - it is less crowded than English Bay and t...” ·
26. Crescent Beach
29local recommendations
Hanne
Hanne says “Quieter than White Rock Beach with grassy areas and hard pack trails lining the beach. 110 Flavours ...” ·
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27. Deer Lake
31local recommendations
Laura
Laura says “Features peaceful natural leisurely walking trails with scenic views of the lake, the Burnaby Art Ga...” ·
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28. Jericho Beach Park
3941 Point Grey Rd
30local recommendations
Kate
Kate says “A 10 minute walk from the house, Jericho Beach is a swimming beach, hosts a marsh full of songbirds ...” ·
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29. Buntzen Lake
17local recommendations
Sarah
Sarah says “A great lake for the family and dogs. There is a separate dog beach fully fenced in so the pooch can...” ·
30. Spanish Banks Beach Park
4801 NW Marine Dr
23local recommendations
Kate
Kate says “Great shallow water that goes out a long way for kids. Take No 7 bus and walk from 4th Ave.” ·