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

Temporary Stanley Park closure

Stanley Park will be closed at night from 10pm to 6am on July 25 to July 30, 2021, for the implementation of the Stanley Park temporary bike lane.


Vehicle access from July 23 to July 25

Two lanes of Park Drive are open to vehicle traffic except from Pipeline Road North to Second Beach where there is one lane of vehicle traffic. 

Road closures near Lost Lagoon:

  • Stanley Park Drive from Park Lane to South Lagoon Drive open to cyclists only
  • Southbound lane closure on Stanley Park Drive past North Lagoon Drive with no West End access

Causeway access remains open.


Vehicle access from July 25 to July 30

During the implementation of the bike lane, Park Drive will be closed at night between 10pm and 6am. During the day from 6am to 10pm, Park Drive will be open to at least one lane of vehicle traffic.  

Road closures near Lost Lagoon:

  • Stanley Park Drive from Park Lane to South Lagoon Drive open to cyclists only
  • Southbound lane closure on Stanley Park Drive past North Lagoon Drive with no West End access

Access to the causeway remains open during the day but will be closed at night. 


Traffic pattern changes after July 30

  • One lane of Stanley Park Drive is open to vehicle traffic and one lane is dedicated to cycling traffic
  • Northbound traffic only on Park Drive between South Lagoon Drive and North Lagoon Drive. Park traffic to exit via North Lagoon Drive to Georgia St 
  • Southbound traffic only on Park Drive between South Lagoon Drive and Park Lane. Northbound access from the West End to Second Beach via South Lagoon Drive
  • Access to the causeway will remain open 

All parking lots in Stanley Park are open including access to Prospect Point, Teahouse, Third Beach, and Second Beach Pool.

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.

Digital map

Stanley Park is located in downtown Vancouver. Check out this digital map to plan your visit or route.

Enjoy history and natural beauty

Gardens

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.

Landmarks

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

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

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

Wildlife

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

First Nations art and totem poles

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

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.

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.

Vancouver Aquarium

Visit the Vancouver Aquarium website

Walruses, sea otters, penguins and 50,000 other aquatic creatures await your arrival at one of the world’s most-loved aquariums.

Visit Vancouver Aquarium