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Top park recommendations from locals

Park
“Huge park right in the city with beaches, seawall access, restaurants and more!”
  • 1091 locals recommend
  • 19 Experiences
Park
“Beautiful grounds and gardens that are free to the public. Lots of space to recreate - have a picnic, play tennis, stroll the rose garden, frisbee golf, golf course, walk the trails and there is even a restaurant at the top with a gorgeous view of the city. ”
  • 310 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Garden
“A very beautiful garden that I would recommend everyone to visit! Depending on the time of year they decorate the garden with Christmas lights and hosts lots of water shows for people to watch. ”
  • 103 locals recommend
Beach
“A great spot for sunset at any time of year. Public art sculptures, a bike path, and lots of city action all around. This is a classic Vancouver scene. ”
  • 88 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Garden
“Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is a site of cultural heritage, learning, and reflection in Vancouver's historic Chinatown. Modeled after Ming Dynasty private scholar’s gardens, it is the first of its kind built outside of China. This neighbourhood gem has been named one of the world's "Top City Gardens" by National Geographic.”
  • 119 locals recommend
Park
“Offering a recreational space like no other, the Pacific Spirit Regional Park consist of 73 kilometers of walking trails, more than 50 kilometers of cycling ways, gorgeous beaches that offer a view of the inlet and lush greenery that is perfect for some nature therapy! Explore wooded pathways that twirl around waterfalls, trees that add magic to the trails and lookout points that will take your breath away. The park is also dog friendly and often you will find owners taking their dogs along for the hike.”
  • 118 locals recommend
Park
“Have a picnic while looking at the water. Peaceful and beautify. 🎾 tennis courts 🏀basketball courts And a play area”
  • 47 locals recommend
Park
“Just east of Stanley Park. Lots of great walkways and breathtaking views of the mountains and quay. If you are into oogling yachts here is where to do it. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Garden
“Botanical garden at the top of Queen Elizabeth park which also happens to be the highest point in Vancouver.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely waterfront park a short stroll away. Walk down Main Street towards the mountains and you can't miss it.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Beach
“It is a beach with a big and lovely park. There is a swimming pool and cafes and restaurants.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Beach
“With the view of the English Bay to its credit, the English Bay Beach is loved for the perfect sand and sun experience. Get a tan as you relax on the beach, swim in the water or simply see the gorgeous sunsets here that warm up the blue water. The beach is located in the downtown area, close to a number of eateries and is perfect for a casual stroll any time of the day.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“Simply beautiful at any time of year with great walking paths stunning views and lovely park with duck pond lots of birds trees as well as a lovely beach for swimming in the summer and tourists don't go Here! Easy to get to by bike. Us or car with lots of parking. Our favourite spot!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Playground
“Popular, small park near Main st, bring a growler to fill at a close by brewery.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Nat Bailey is home to one of Vancouver's Saturday Farmers Markets. Check it out all year round between 10-2 pm. When visiting in the summer, check out a AAA Baseball game.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Beach
“Soak in the sun, or take a long walk along the beach and enjoy the views of Burrard Inlet and North Vancouver. ”
  • 29 locals recommend