Archive for the category "park series"

Campbell Valley Park


Friday, September 7th, 2012 — 11:24am PDT
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Just east of the Surrey and Langley border, Campbell Valley Park is a 535 hectare green space with kilometers of trails for walkers, hikers, cyclists, and those on horseback. With its open meadow, bubbling Little Campbell River, and leafy marshland, it’s the perfect destination for late summer — and it’s today’s Metro Vancouver Park Series […]

Vancouver Parks Mobile Application


Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 — 2:04pm PDT
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The Vancouver Park Board launched a park-finding app for iPhone earlier this year. This free application allows you to locate a park on a map and click to see its amenities and facilities. One feature I would love to see is a search by amenity. For example you could click on an icon and see […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Hume Park


Friday, April 27th, 2012 — 1:19pm PDT
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This morning I asked my Twitter followers for suggestions for my Metro Vancouver Park Series, a collection of posts that has been put together by guest authors, reader suggestions, and through my personal experiences. @MaryAnnMcKenzie responded: “Hume Park in New West. Fields, playground & water park at top level + cool trails & secret places […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Royal Kwantlen Park


Monday, April 9th, 2012 — 12:56pm PDT
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It’s one of those days when, as a child, I would grab my bike from our garage and meet up with my neighbour on the corner where our two streets met. We’d spend the next few hours exploring the forest trails of a local park followed by laying out in the sun on a grassy […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: Peace Arch Park


Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 — 10:34am PDT
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As a child growing up in Surrey — the former city of parks — walking trails, forest explorations, and playgrounds were what made me the most happy on a warm spring day. Winter is gone for another year and that means I need to dust-off my Metro Vancouver Park Series to showcase more great green […]

Metro Vancouver Parks: Garry Point Park


Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 — 11:54am PDT
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My Metro Vancouver Park Series has laid dormant for several months but with spring around the corner, what better time to profile some of our region’s best green spaces. Today’s feature is on Garry Point Park in Richmond. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Basics A 39-acre […]