Archive of posts tagged "parks"

Devils Tower: The First National Monument in America


Thursday, June 9th, 2016 — 11:33am PDT
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“Were you here when they made the movie,” one traveler asked. “I’m sorry to burst your bubble but they didn’t do most of the filming here,” the woman at the gift shop replied. If you’ve seen Close Encounters of the Third Kind you know exactly what the Devils Tower National Monument is, and its significance […]

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Photo Contest


Monday, June 6th, 2016 — 11:30am PDT
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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


Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 — 5:11pm PDT
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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 […]

Vancouver Icons: Photo Session Statues in Queen Elizabeth Park


Thursday, April 21st, 2016 — 11:04am PDT
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There are photo opportunities scattered throughout the Vancouver’s 52-hectare Queen Elizabeth Park. At 152 metres above sea level, it’s the highest point in Vancouver and makes for spectacular views of the park, city, and mountains on the North Shore. Photos abound of its gorgeously landscaped quarry garden, the arboretum with its collection of exotic and […]

3 More Stanley Park Trails to Explore


Monday, April 18th, 2016 — 6:25am PDT
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There are over 25km of trails inside Stanley Park, not including the Sea Wall, which is just one of the reasons our Crown Jewel has been called one of the Best Parks in the World. John and I try to walk these trails every weekend, and it’s rare that we pass many other people on […]

The Ancient Forest is BC’s Newest Provincial Park


Monday, April 11th, 2016 — 1:21pm PDT
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The Ancient Forest, BC’s newest Provincial Park, is the only known inland temperate rainforest in the world, and is home to a grouping of 800-2,000 year old cedars. This designation is thanks to the hard work and dedication of a team of volunteers, including the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation & Caledonia Ramblers Hiking Society and […]

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