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 is closed to non-essential access overnight from 7pm until 9am due to aggressive coyote behaviour. The temporary closure will be in effect seven days a week beginning Friday, September 3 and will extend until the risk of encountering an aggressive coyote has been significantly reduced.

All trails in Stanley Park are closed until further notice.

Businesses within Stanley Park remain open; people are asked to go directly to their intended location (such as restaurants) and then leave the park immediately following.


Traffic pattern changes effective 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