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Kanaka Creek Regional Park

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I love local parks almost as much as I love local history, so I thought since the sun is (currently) shining, I’ll start up my Metro Vancouver Park Series again to give you some inspiration for your adventures this season. Today’s feature is Kanaka Creek Regional Park in Maple Ridge. Kanaka Creek Regional Park Location: […]

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Photo Contest

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The Metro Vancouver region includes 21 municipalities, one treaty First Nation, and 23 regional parks. This summer, you can enter to win some great local park prizes when you share your photos from a Metro Vancouver Regional Park online. Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Metro Vancouver’s regional parks system covers a total of 14,500 hectares, and […]

Lynn Canyon Photowalk

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I’ve done the surprise party and the pub nights, I’ve hosted friends and family for dinner, and I’ve collected my free birthday beverages at local coffee shops but when 2016 rolled around I wanted to share what I love with some of the people I love the most in this world. For my birthday this […]

The View from CRAB Park

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There’s a park on tip of Downtown Vancouver that has gorgeous city and mountain views along the shores of Burrard Inlet — and it’s not called Stanley. While it doesn’t have the towering cedars and dozens of kilometres in forest trails that our Crown Jewel boasts, Portside Park (CRAB Park) is a slice of serenity […]

Watching Planes Land in Vancouver at Flight Path Park

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I found myself thirty minutes early for a family airport pickup on a warm Tuesday night in August and while I love killing time at Vancouver International Airport (at the Observation Area or Chester Johnson Park) I turned off Grant McConachie Way, looping past Burkeville on Russ Baker Way, and pulled into Flight Path Park. […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: West Vancouver

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It’s been 69 years since the West Vancouver Parks Board was established. The 100-year old district municipality set up a parks board on September 13th, 1943 according to Chuck Davis’ Vancouver History and in honor of this milestone, my park series this week features all of West Vancouver’s major parks: Ambleside Park Features: Dog off-leash […]