Stanley Park


Welcome to Stanley Park, Vancouver's first, largest, and most beloved urban park!

Designated a national  historic site of Canada, Stanley Park  is a magnificent green oasis in the midst of the heavily built urban landscape of Vancouver.

Explore the 400-hectare natural West Coast rainforest and enjoy scenic views of water, mountains, sky, and majestic trees along Stanley Park's famous Seawall. Discover kilometres of trails, beautiful beaches, local wildlife, great eats, natural, cultural and historical landmarks, along with many other adventures. The park offers a wide range of unforgettable experiences for all ages and interests.

The colourful 2015 Stanley Park official map and guide is out!

This year's map emphasizes the park's First Nations heritage, and spotlights the spectacular Seawall and beautiful forest, an urban wilderness in the heart of the city.

On the cover: Coast Salish artist Ts'uts'umutl Luke Marston's "Shore to Shore" bronze sculpture, recently unveiled at Brockton Point.

Pick up your copy today at various locations in the park, at community centres, and the Park Board head office on Beach Avenue.

Make your way to the park

Getting here

Walk, bike, take transit, or drive — find simple directions, along with maps to find parking, things to do and see, and trails to explore.

Play, explore, and discover the park

What to do

So much to experience, it will fill up your day! Join a tour or explore on your own. Enjoy a game of pitch and putt, relax on the beach or dine in a park restaurant.

Great places to visit in the park

What to see

Don't miss the many famous landmarks, monuments, First Nations totem poles, gorgeous gardens and fabulous views throughout the park.

Indoors or al fresco

Dine in Stanley Park

Grab a quick bite or dine in style; great eats that will make your mouth water! Find information about where to eat when visiting Stanley Park.

Ask. Tell. Connect.

Phone 3-1-1 to ask, tell, and connect with the City

Outside Vancouver:
604-873-7000

Speak your own language

When should you call 9-1-1? Click to find out       Deaf? Have difficulty speaking? Click to learn how to make a TTY call

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Get Stanley Park maps

View and download maps of Stanley Park

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Stanley Park named the best park in the world

TripAdvisor's 2014 Travellers' Choice list of top parks in the world

Stanley Park takes top spot in TripAdvisor’s second annual Top 25 Parks of the World list.

View the list  

Stanley Park Ecology Society

Visit the Stanley Park Ecology Society website

The Stanley Park Ecology Society connects thousands of people with nature each year through school and public programs.

Volunteer with the Stanley Park Ecology Society, or attend one of their events!

Learn more about the Stanley Park Ecology Society

Help preserve Stanley Park

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Last modified: Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:26:52

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