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Vancouver Beaches, Parks & Gardens

Take advantage of the city's gorgeous geography and enjoy the Vancouver beaches, parks and gardens with insider tips on where to go, what to do, and what not to miss.
  1. Vancouver Beaches (4)
  2. Vancouver Gardens (5)
  3. Vancouver Parks (10)

Top 5 Vancouver Parks: The Best Parks in Vancouver
The best parks in Vancouver are among the best free things to do in the city, offering a range of activities for all ages. Stanley Park is the most famous, but there are four more fantastic, can't-miss Vancouver parks, including Queen Elizabeth Park and Lynn Canyon Park, which has a free suspension bridge.

Top 5 Vancouver Beaches
Vancouver beaches are some of the best in the world, boasting soft sand, thrilling mountain-and-city vistas, and lots of chances for outdoor sports and adventure.

Top 5 Vancouver Gardens
Enjoy perfect landscaping, outdoor contemplation and natural beauty at Vancouver's most gorgeous outdoor gardens.

Trout Lake & John Hendry Park
It's all about kids and dogs at the family-friendly John Hendry Park, home to Trout Lake and one of the most popular outdoor spots in East Van.

Where to See Fall Foliage in Vancouver, BC
Take in the brilliant colours of fall in Vancouver, from top local spots for fall foliage to the best nearby fall foliage destinations.

Guide to Lynn Canyon Park & the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge in Vancouver, BC
Exploring Lynn Canyon Park--and crossing the free Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge--is one of the best free things to do in Vancouver. Located just 15 minutes north of downtown Vancouver, Lynn Canyon Park includes the suspension bridge, waterfalls, mini hikes, and a swimming hole for summer.

Vancouver Water Parks
Find the best water parks in Vancouver, including free water and spray parks for kids, and giant waterslide parks for all ages!

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