Stanley Park has an abundance of beautiful flower gardens. Consider visiting them between spring and fall each year to see the flowers in bloom.

What to see in Stanley Park

Be inspired by historic artifacts, famous landmarks, monuments, First Nations and other works of art, and stunning gardens in Stanley Park, a Canadian National Historic Site.

Enjoy history and natural beauty

Gardens in Stanley Park


Be sure to stop and smell the flowers of the many gorgeous gardens in Stanley Park. Find information about some of the park's most beautiful gardens, including the best time of year to visit them.

View from Prospect Point over Lions Gate Bridge


No trip to Stanley Park is complete without visiting its famous landmarks: Lost Lagoon, Siwash Rock, the Hollow Tree, Beaver Lake and Prospect Point.

Lumberman's Arch monument in Stanley Park

Monuments and sculptures

Stanley Park has been the recipient of a wide range of monuments, sculptures, and plaques through its history. Find information about these points of interest.

Trees in Stanley Park


Stanley Park in Vancouver has a variety of trees – some centuries old – like western red cedar, bigleaf maple, and Douglas fir.

Great blue heron


Stanley Park's diverse habitats of coniferous forests, boggy wetlands, and rocky shores teem with an amazing variety of wildlife.

Take in arts and culture

Totem poles at Brockton Point

First Nations art and totem poles

Discover the secrets carved in wood that tell the stories of our land and of our people who first lived, worked, and thrived on the shores of this spectacular province.

Malkin bowl

Malkin Bowl

Malkin Bowl hosts concerts and cultural events in Stanley Park. Find information about performances at Malkin Bowl, or find rental information if you want to hold a performance there.

A girl poses for a portrait artist in Stanley Park

Artists in Stanley Park

Remember your visit by purchasing work created by an artist in Stanley Park. Find the locations where you can buy these one-of-a-kind works of art.

What's going on

People dancing at a park event

Find out what events are coming up in Stanley Park.

See the calendar of events

Best park in the world, 2014

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

Stanley Park took top spot in TripAdvisor’s 2014 Top 25 Parks of the World list.

Vancouver Aquarium

Visit the Vancouver Aquarium website

Get face-to-face with beluga whales, dolphins, sea otters, seals, turtles, jellyfish, octopuses, jellyfish, and more.

Find out why the Vancouver Aquarium is a global leader in marine research, education, and conservation.

Visit Vancouver Aquarium