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Iona Beach Regional Park

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Address: 5980 Ferguson Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 0A8, Canada
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Peaceful walk

This is a peaceful place for walks near the beach at low tide or on the water treatment pipe road. It is also a great place for bird watching as many colorful species inhabit the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Val C
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Richmond, Canada
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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a peaceful place for walks near the beach at low tide or on the water treatment pipe road. It is also a great place for bird watching as many colorful species inhabit the area. Parking is good, but bring your own food and drinks, as these services are not offered.

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Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This beach is near the airport so excellent for plane watching. I'd suggest going to the right along the beach and not along the causeway directly out into the ocean. You can walk along the beach for quite aways (maybe 3 km) before you have to turn back. You can return along the 'foot path' inland if the sandy beach... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While I was taking a long walk on the pier somebody broke into my car via driver's window and fished out my laptop. I didn't even notice it at first because there were no traces left and car looked ok.

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Thank Lynda L
Prince George, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I had been hoping to get to this place for years. I finally got the chance today. I heard there were over 200 species of birds; however I only saw gulls, herons, cormorants and killdeer. I also wanted to try to find the many geocaches along the lower trail. I did get two. Most were very tricky. I think it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

great place to cycle and enjoy the bird life that frequents the location at various times of the year.

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Thank peter m
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great place to watch the planes go by. Lots of beach space to explore and so empty!! Although I do want to know why that place is so gross? is it mud or??? ....

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Thank Adele P
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

beautiful walk, to the end of the dike. where you can tkae yout titantic pose, Watch belly of planes as they approach to land

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Thank jade8132
vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great views large expanse away from the crowds there are washrooms and shower to wash off the sand but thats it. You can stop and watch the planes land. A great place to take your family for a picnic

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We went early evening and walked 1/2 way down the sewage outfall pipe. A huge walking path on top about 20 feet wide. What a beautiful area with so much too see. Great view back to the airport and you can see the planes lining up in the sky to land. Wonderful vantage point for a sunset. A nice cool... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

8km round walk down the sewer pipe, took about 1 hour 45 minutes. Lots to see, especially as the tide ebbs as then mudflats are exposed and eagles stand around on them. Great place to plane spot as many planes fly directly overhead. There is no shade along the pipeline so be prepared on a sunny day. There's also no... More 

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