Parks, recreation, and culture

Jericho Park duck pond

Jericho Park trails destination walk

Route statistics

Distance 1.41 km
Steps 1850
Elevation change 3 m

Jericho Beach Park is 46.71 hectares in area; however a walk around the duck pond and along the seawall path is only 1.41 km, or approximately 1,850 steps. On average, it will take about 25 minutes to complete. With several trails and the seawall extending along the shoreline, it is easy to add distance to this walk if you are inspired and able to go further.

Route description

Located in the neighbourhood of West Point Grey, Jericho Beach Park is situated just west of Kitsilano. Here you'll experience scenic views from the shoreline, and an abundance of wildlife and vegetation. All these provide diverse recreational opportunities and unparalleled views, Jericho Beach Park is a favourite destination to walk for many Vancouverites.

Note For those looking for a longer walk, you can combine this walk and the Spanish Banks walk by way of Locarno Beach. This route is approximately 3.8 km or 4986 steps.

Accessibility

This walk is wheelchair accessible. Pathways are made up of a mixture of pavement and hard packed gravel.

  • The circular walking route starts at the edge of the parking lot which is on W 2nd Avenue west of Wallace Street
  • Head along th gravel pathway north towards the ocean
  • As you approach the beach follow the seawall west until you reach the tennis courts
  • Head south around the west side of the pond
  • Taking a left at the next path intersection head east until you return to your starting point

Points of interest

Jericho Beach

Scenic views

Jericho Sailing Centre