Archive of posts tagged "parks"

Playground of the Gods on Burnaby Mountain


Monday, April 10th, 2017 — 4:13pm PDT
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Burnaby Mountain Park is home to one of the best panoramic views of Vancouver, and mixes of natural, recreational and cultural elements including the Playground of the Gods. Playground of the Gods on Burnaby Mountain Poised at the top of the mountain, overlooking the region, is “Kamui Mintara” or “The Playground of the Gods”, built […]

Herons of Stanley Park


Saturday, March 11th, 2017 — 9:00am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Greg Hart, Urban Wildlife Programs Coordinator with the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Herons of Stanley Park For almost 100 years, herons have called Stanley Park “home”. The earliest known record of these magnificent birds dates back to a 1921 photo by Leonard Frank of a colony near Brockton Point. […]

One Coquitlam Park You’ve Got to Visit This Month


Thursday, March 9th, 2017 — 11:23am PDT
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Runners, rev your engines. Whether you’re eager to burn off some extra calories or are training for the fast-approaching race season, add some variety to your routine by exploring new trails in Coquitlam. Mundy Park One Coquitlam Park You’ve Got to Visit This Month One must-see destination is Mundy Park, which is luring runners and […]

Free Parks Canada Discovery Pass in 2017


Saturday, December 10th, 2016 — 12:29pm PDT
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Order your free Parks Canada Discovery Pass for 2017! Celebrate #Canada150 with free admission to National Parks, National Historic Sites and more…

Iona Beach Regional Park


Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 — 12:42pm PDT
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There are so many beautiful beaches around Vancouver, each with its own features, amenities, and scenery. Iona Beach Regional Park is unique in that the park, with beach, includes 13km of hiking trails, 3km of horseback riding trails, and 4km of cycling trails. Pinched between the Fraser River outlets to the Salish Sea, between Richmond […]

Boundary Bay Regional Park and Centennial Beach


Monday, June 27th, 2016 — 9:56am PDT
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This summer, you can enter to win some great local park prizes when you share your photos from a Metro Vancouver Regional Park online. To inspire your explorations, I will be sharing some of my favourite parks (with a few already listed here). Since school is out, the days are longer, and it’s officially beach […]

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