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Dirt Jumps

I come here with my kids regularly to ride the bicycle skills park (Dirt Jumps) behind the gravel... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Vancouver, Canada

Great way to see Vancouver! The grounds were covered in snow, squirrels were running around, ponds... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Bridget R
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Located close to downtown, this park is a popular place to fly a kite.
1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

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 provides beautiful views. From Nov-July, look for bald eagles in the...More

Thank timvan_78
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

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 area isn’t very large but...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

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 and go via the ferry to !! Than you get...More

Thank Bridget R
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is another waterfront park. Nice view of the harbor it is home to several attractions plus the Bard theater for Shakespeare. Popular with locals and tourists alike. Walk across the Burrard bridge or take a water taxi.

Thank McWett
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Vanier Park is the site of the H.R. Planetarium, The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) and nearby, the Maritime Museum. just steps from the Maritime Museum is a dock for False Creek Ferries. False Creek Ferries can transport you to Granville Island, the Aquatic Centre, Stamps...More

2  Thank aloha_2005
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

With Stanley Park close by, it is difficult to compete. This park holds its own, nice open areas, very scenic and easy to get to. Worth the visit

Thank BlueAde
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A sweet little park just west of the Burrard Bridge, it is the home of the MacMillan Space Centre (planetarium), the Museum of Vancouver, the Vancouver Maritime Museum and City of Vancouver Archives. In the sunny weather, it is the home of the Children's Festival...More

1  Thank Sassamatt
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Vanier Park is less than a mile from Granville Island and is walkable, but we took a taxi cause it was just too cold. The walk would be nice on a nice summer day. The museum was kind of interesting as it was more about...More

2  Thank Jwata T
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The park is perfect for a relaxing afternoon stroll or workout. There is a pathway right along the water that you can bike, walk or run along. It is dog friendly. The views of the city are GORGEOUS! Great for taking pics! Worth it just...More

Thank tdarn24
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Vanier Park is a nice place to go for a stroll, build sandcastles with the kids, let your dog run off leash, watch the sunset, look for crabs under the rocks, walk to Granville Island, read a book, relax, meditate, go canoeing or kayaking, play...More

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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
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Emma B
24 January 2017|
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Response from BC V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely. Only the parking costs money. If you look around, you can probably find some free parking on the street
23 May 2016|
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Response from canadian175 | Reviewed this property |
Head away from the water and you will run directly into the trendy area of Kitsilano. The best restaurants are those located on West 4th & West 8th/Broadway. Tons of local funky restaurants to check up on tripadvisor before... More