Stanley Park

COVID-19 update: vehicle access

September 26, 2020: Two lanes of Park Drive in Stanley Park are open to vehicle traffic.

Road closures remain near Lost Lagoon. 

Access to Lions Gate Bridge via the causeway remains open.

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

Stanley Park is a magnificent green oasis in the midst of the 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, including Canada’s largest aquarium.

Vancouver parks are open from 6am to 10pm unless otherwise posted, and access to washrooms is available from dusk until dawn.

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.

What to do

Join a tour or explore on your own. Enjoy a game of pitch and putt, ride the train, visit the Aquarium, relax on the beach or dine in a restaurant.

What to see

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

Digital map

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

Printable maps

Download a printable map of Stanley Park which shows the major sites, attractions, trails and more, or the more detailed official map and guide.

Dine at Stanley Park

Dine at one of the park's restaurants while enjoying views of the ocean and the ambience of the forest.

Story of Stanley Park

Learn about the park's rich history and the efforts to preserve and protect Vancouver's urban forest.

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Help preserve Stanley Park

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Stanley Park Ecology Society

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!

More about the Stanley Park Ecology Society