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Vanier Park
Vancouver Top 9 in Great Urban Parks

4.6/5
38 Reviews
City Park
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: 1000 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9, Canada
Phone: +1 604-257-8400

What people are saying:

Perfect park along the water to relax. Plenty of benches and grass available for lounging, and a wide path is paved for biking (go rent one!), jogging, or casual strolls.

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  • bkirk4747
    bkirk4747
    Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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    Enjoyed the beautiful Park

    Took in a visit to Vanier Park, we were there to visit the Bard on the Beach and went on a quick walk around the water ledge. This park has so many sights and a beautiful place to watch the sunset.

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  • Chris D
    Chris D
    New Westminster, British Columbia
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    What a View!

    I can't believe I haven't walked this beautiful scenic area before. Between Vanier Park to the east, and Kits Park to the west, this park has some great views of Vancouver's west end. Gravel walking t...

    Reviewed on /Date(1556807334000+0800)/
  • timvan_78
    timvan_78
    Vancouver, Canada
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    Dirt Jumps

    I come here with my kids regularly to ride the bicycle skills park (Dirt Jumps) behind the gravel parking lot. Sometimes we ride our bikes along the crushed gravel path along the water, which provide...

    Reviewed on /Date(1535524940000+0800)/
  • shutterbug1976
    shutterbug1976
    Durham
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    Daytrip

    Very nice place to spend 1/2 a day. Parking was not plentiful but cars were leaving every 15mins or so. It a pay to park area. There’s a small sandy beach area where you can splash in the water. The a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1534761292000+0800)/
  • 43bridgetr
    43bridgetr
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    Indescribable!!!!

    Great way to see Vancouver! The grounds were covered in snow, squirrels were running around, ponds were frozen, water was sparkling and it is a peaceful place to go! I would highly recommend doing it ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1520366629000+0800)/

Additional Information

Introduction

Vanier Park was once a Royal Canadian Air Force base. The base was turned into a park and opened to the public in 1967. This is the largest park in the area. A visitor can attend any one of the many festivals held there, including Bard on the Beach and the International Children's festival. If your visit does not coincide with any festival, you can explore the museums on the property. These museums include the Vancouver Maritime Museum and the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre.
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Attractions Near Vanier Park

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