Parks, recreation, and culture

Hastings Park Sanctuary Pond

Hastings Park Sanctuary destination walk

Route statistics

Distance 2.1 km
Steps 2755
Elevation change 12 m

Hastings Park is the City of Vancouver’s second largest park at 66 hectares. For more than a century it has served as a venue for public events such as horse racing, concerts, professional sports, conventions, trade shows, and the annual summer Fair. The Hastings Park Walk is a 2.1 km or 2,755 step route that travels through the lush Sanctuary, alongside several notable buildings, and through themed gardens and other recreational space. 

Route description

A walk in the southwest corner of Hastings Park near Renfrew Street is a fantastic way to experience the rich diversity of this expansive and evolving public space. Hastings Park has a variety of different attractions including theme and commemorative gardens, notable buildings, and a stream once covered for more then 50 years. A variety of diving and dabbling ducks, Canada geese and a hundred other bird species can be seen here all year.

Accessibility

This walk is wheelchair accessible. Paths include a mixture of pavement and wooden boardwalks.

Route details

Follow these step by step directions so you don't miss anything along the route.

Points of interest

Hastings Community Centre

Sanctuary

Hastings Park

Gardens

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