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 […]
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On the first sunny morning after a string of rainy days, my sister and I set out for a brisk morning hike from our home base at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort in Parksville. Little Qualicum Falls was our destination, just 20 minutes away up Inland Island Highway with a turn onto Highway 4 towards Port […]
I’m going to go ahead and declare Whyte Islet, off of Whytecliff Park in West Vancouver, the most photographed little island in the region. Surrounded by water at high tide, and within walking distance from the pebbly beach when waters retreat, its position in front of glowing sunsets make it such a photogenic outcropping of […]
From arctic wilderness and prairie grasses, to coastal rainforests, the world’s highest tides, and UNESCO sites. Canada’s 46 National Parks are all unique and they’re here for us to protect, and enjoy. Starting in January, you can start planning your spring, summer, and fall camping as the Parks Canada online reservation system launches. Parks Canada […]
“When it’s ugly and raining in the (Fraser) Valley, and you think there’s no where to go or nothing to do, chances are Manning has snow – and it’s a winter wonderland up here.” Robyn Barker is one of the many friendly faces I met this past weekend at Manning Park — a Provincial Park […]
This post has been contributed by Samuel Cousins, Stewardship Coordinator Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End a decade ago and I have been a member for three years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, and work so […]