Best Parks in Vancouver

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...” ·
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2. 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...” ·
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3. Lynn Canyon Ecology Centre
135local recommendations
Doris
Doris says “There’s nothing like a stroll through Lynn Canyon Park and being surrounded by the peace and quiet o...” ·
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4. 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...” ·
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5. 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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6. 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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7. 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...” ·
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8. 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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9. 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...” ·
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10. 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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11. Central Park
43local recommendations
Brock
Brock says “Great west coast oasis just steps away. Featuring great running/walking trails, pitch and putt golf,...” ·
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12. 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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13. 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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14. New Brighton Park
3201 New Brighton Rd
28local recommendations
Andrea And Jeff
Andrea And Jeff says “Beautiful outdoor swimming pool. 25 metre lanes for laps and also great for splashing with the kids....” ·
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15. Guelph Park
25local recommendations
Keane
Keane says “World famous 'Dude Chilling Park', as seen on Jimmy Kimmel. Get your photo taken by the sign on the ...” ·
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16. Cates Park
4141 Dollarton Hwy
20local recommendations
Doris
Doris says “Cates Park (ancestral territory of Tsleil-Waututh Nation) offers 6 km of waterfront trails along san...” ·
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17. Whytecliff Park | West Vancouver
7102 Marine Dr
20local recommendations
Jen
Jen says “Whytecliff park is a 35 minute drive or just over an hour on transit. Taking the bus is like getting...” ·
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18. Grandview Park
1657 Charles St
23local recommendations
Taryn
Taryn says “Awesome playground for kids or space for adults to relax.” ·
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19. Queens Park
22local recommendations
Jan And Michael
Jan And Michael says “Biggest park in New West, includes a petting zoo, Bernie Legget Theatre, tennis courts, hockey rink ...” ·
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20. John Lawson Park
750 17th St
15local recommendations
Anita
Anita says “Kids paradise (splash pad, climbing "tree" fort, little slide, swings) big green space, picnic area,...” ·
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21. Lost Lagoon
15local recommendations
Alice
Alice says “There is lots of wildlife in our park, and you can hang out with most of it around the lagoon.” ·
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22. Harbour Green Park
1199 W Cordova St
16local recommendations
Dean
Dean says “"This park is a good spot for picture taking opportunities as it has great views of Coal Harbour and...” ·
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23. Lynn Headwaters Park
4900 Lynn Valley Rd
16local recommendations
Doris
Doris says “Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is a popular gateway to the North Shore wilderness. Lynn Headwaters is...” ·
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24. Burnaby Mountain Park
800 Burnaby Mountain Pkwy
19local recommendations
Howie And Lisa
Howie And Lisa says “Year 1920s-Period costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, business...” ·
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25. Charleson Park
999 Charleson Street
17local recommendations
Rob
Rob says “The ultimate dog park with water, city and mountain views, a dog beach and waterfall and a great pla...” ·
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26. George Wainborn Park
450 Beach Crescent
18local recommendations
Kent
Kent says “This beautiful park on the south side of downtown is a local spot where people lie in the sun, have ...” ·
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27. Vanier Park
1000 Chestnut St
13local recommendations
Danielle & Josh
Danielle & Josh says “Lovely to walk along the seaside route with stunning views of downtown. Also contains some sights - ...” ·
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28. Douglas Park
801 W 22nd Ave
14local recommendations
Vania (Nickname Max)
Vania (Nickname Max) says “Huge park - running trails, fitness circuit, community centre, baseball, cricket, ultimate” ·
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29. Barnet Marine Park
8181 Barnet Road
11local recommendations
Tracey
Tracey says “Barnet Marine Park Located alongside the Barnet Highway, this large park has Burnaby's only salt-wa...” ·
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30. Emery Barnes Park
1170 Richards St
11local recommendations
Daniel
Daniel says “So many tiny little dogs. Some tiny humans as well.” ·