Top picks in Vancouver – Parks

Top picks in Vancouver – Parks

by Natalie L 30 Apr 2019

In the backdrop of snow-capped mountains and lush greenery lies Vancouver, a city already well known for its physical beauty. Given that this city also boasts some of the freshest seafood and most scenic parks in the world, it is hardly surprising that Vancouver remains a popular travel destination up till this day. If Vancouver is next on your travel checklist, be sure to check out these famously beautiful parks!

 

Stanley Park

Stanley Park Causeway, Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4, Canada

Stanley Park is at the top of list of “must-go” parks in Vancouver. Boasting beautiful forest trails and a vast ocean, be prepared to have your breath taken away by this national treasure. At Stanley park, there is also no shortage of activities to do. Come ready to bike or hike, all the while surrounded by amazing views of nature.

 

Queen Elizabeth Park

4600 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2Z1, Canada

Located in the heart of the city, Queen Elizabeth Park is the ideal place for respite after an exhaustive day. Picture open green spaces, dancing fountains and a spectacular skyline of the city. Furthermore, if you consider yourself as something of a floriculturist, then you simply cannot miss the year-round blooms at Queen Elizabeth park!

 

Lynn Canyon Park

3690 Park Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7J 3K2, Canada

Ask any local about Lynn Canyon Park, and the first thing which comes out would most likely be either its iconic suspension bridge, natural swimming pool or beautiful waterfalls. If you are looking for a fun and unique experience for your family, Lynn Canyon Park is the place to be at.

 

Pacific Spirit Park

5495 Chancellor Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T IE4, Canada

As its name suggests, Pacific Spirit Park is the perfect place for those who find themselves in need of spiritual rejuvenation. Locals frequent this park to run, hike and cycle due to the tranquility which the park offers. Of course, there's nothing wrong with finding a nice and quiet spot to just sit down and take it all in!

 

Though Vancouver is a bustling place in its own right, don't pass up on the opportunity to unwind amidst the lush greenery offered by this beautiful city. Alternatively, these also happen to be great spots for people-watching – just grab some coffee from Tim Hortons and you're good to go!

 

References

https://www.tripsavvy.com/the-best-parks-in-vancouver-3371100