Archive for the category "park series"

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Cates Park


Monday, June 29th, 2009 — 8:12am PDT
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Summer to us means packing up John‘s big blue backpack and heading down to the beach. We walk through forest trails that open up into sprawling sandy shores and rest for hours in the open air. Snacks include fresh fruit and water, while we either read books or use the headphone splitter to enjoy the […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Belcarra Regional Park


Thursday, June 18th, 2009 — 2:14pm PDT
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I was inspired to create an entry for my Metro Vancouver Park Series after my recent kayaking trip so here’s what you’ll need to know about exploring Belcarra. Metrics: 1,100 hectares (2,718 acres) with 22 km of hiking trails and 9.5kms of bike trails. Lake Sasamat – Photo credit: jkaneda on Flickr How to Get […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Minnekhada Regional Park


Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 — 11:00am PDT
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Our pal John Biehler has great ideas for photowalks, which are meetups where everyone bring a camera and takes photos of what they see along the way. He’s had the brilliant idea of getting away from the downtown core for these events and recently ventured out to Minnekhada Park a few times. After seeing his […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge


Friday, November 21st, 2008 — 9:18am PDT
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Last weekend we had a great time getting our boots nice and muddy trekking through the forests of the North Shore, which now leads me to adding another mini-adventure to my Metro Vancouver Park Series, Lynn Canyon Park. Metrics: 250 hectares (618 acres) View Larger Map How to get there: You can take Hwy 1 […]

Metro Vancouver Park Series: Lynn Valley Headwaters


Monday, August 4th, 2008 — 1:18pm PDT
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John and I have pretty much been having a staycation this long weekend. We have friends over on the Island celebrating BC150, we took a day trip to Seattle, and yesterday we spent all of $2.50 in bus fare to experience the most amazing trails Metro Vancouver has to offer. As such, here is another […]

July is Parks Month in Vancouver and BC


Friday, July 4th, 2008 — 1:00pm PDT
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Welcome to Parks Month, a time where we should all be able to get out and enjoy what our city and province’s green spaces have to offer. To help us decide where to go and what to do, there is a website filled with suggestions – in fact there’s even one for every day in […]