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Parks & nature in West Side, Vancouver

Park
“A beach that provides a beautiful view of the sunset. Also a nice place to go for a walk as you can walk a kilometer out into the sea.”
13 locals recommend
Park
“Just a brisk walk from home and you'll end up here with an amazing view of Granville Island and the waters! Sit here by the fountains sipping on hot coffee or tea.”
16 locals recommend
Dog Run
“This city recreation area has an off-leash dog area & kids' play equipment, plus a water fountain.”
15 locals recommend
Park
“Great walk to Athlete's Village from the unit. Take 7th ave to the ultra Vancouver floral pedestrian overpass into a secluded pathway that 90 percent of vancourites dont know about!”
18 locals recommend
Park
“Local community and recreation centre with local playground, basketball court, zipline and water/wading pool. (Playground area under construction from Sept2017 to April 2018). Nonetheless, a great place for a family stroll and picnic!”
17 locals recommend
Park
“Fantastic walking trails, but you can get lost so look at the maps at the intersection of trails. You can walk all the way to UBC once you are in the trails. ”
12 locals recommend
Park
“Nice park for lounging on grass, suitable for young kids and teens (there's a new skateboard area).”
19 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“If you like to kayak then this is a great way to see the downtown Vancouver sights on the water! you can rent kayaks from the Granville Island location or The Jerrico Beach Location”
9 locals recommend
Park
“Not people know of this quaint little park. There is even a small beach on the shores of the fraser river. Come here for a stroll and see the tug boats go by.”
9 locals recommend
Dog Run
“Urban park great for families. It has a covered outdoor playground for families to enjoy even when it rains. ”
6 locals recommend
Playground
“Offers refuge from the busy city with a wide range of facilities, including active recreation and scenic and serene areas.”
8 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Wholesome market, offers fresh produce, organic coffee and sweets, delicious food. Sand Bar, Keg restaurants and the Arts Club Theatre. Art shops, boutiques, entertainment and a beautiful view.”
11 locals recommend
Park
“Along Point Grey Road you'll find several spots that allow you to access the public beaches (all beaches in Vancouver are public). Volunteer Park is one such access point. ”
7 locals recommend
Park
“With public tennis courts, a playground, beautiful greenery and access to the beach, Tatlow is one of our family's favourite local spots.”
6 locals recommend
Park
“Created for the athletes of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, this area now hosts several bars and restaurants and is just a nice place to walk around and within walking distance from home. ”
3 locals recommend
Park
“This is a more lowkey seawall. You can also wait for the ferry bus and take a ferry over to Granville Island!!”
7 locals recommend