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Listen and learn on the Urban Forest Train

Lucky passengers may catch glimpses of the eagle that bathes in the stream or the barred owl that favours a big stump inside the tracks!

Hours of operation

April 23 and 24 to June 25 and 26:

  • Weekends only - 11am to 4pm

June 29 to September 5:

  • Wednesday to Thursday - 11am to 4pm
  • Friday to Sunday - 10am to 4pm
  • Mondays and Tuesdays - Closed

The train will be open for the following holidays:

  • Victoria Day - Monday, May 23, 11am to 4pm
  • BC Day - Monday, August 1, 10am to 4pm
  • Labour Day - Monday, September 5, 10am to 4pm

The train runs rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, phone 604-257-8531 to check our hours.

As the train winds through the forest, you’ll hear fun facts about the resident wildlife and snippets of Stanley Park history. Learn the names of the common trees and the variety of creatures that make this park their home.

Younger passengers can even earn a Junior Urban Forest Ranger button!  Ask for the quiz at the Ticket Booth before you board the train. Listen closely, answer the questions and exchange your quiz for a button at the end of your ride!

Ride passes

Tickets are sold on-site.

What's happening

Brown dog faceThe dog days of summer are here

Are you and your canine companion inseparable?  Have the two of you waited patiently in the station while the rest of the family enjoyed their train ride? Wait no more!  

Every Sunday beginning July 3, your furry friend can ride with you at no charge. 

 All dogs must be on-leash. If your dog has a high prey drive or is fearful of loud noises or water, this is not a suitable activity. Train staff have the right to refuse to onboard an animal.


The Stanley Park Train is located on Pipeline Road in Stanley Park, via the West Georgia Street park entrance.

Take public transit , ride your bike, or walk.

Pay parking is available in parking lots and streets in Stanley Park.


The entire site is wheelchair accessible.

The train has a special carriage with room for two people in wheelchairs and seats for their companions.

We help passengers in need of assistance to board the train.

Stroller parking is also available.

Dogs at the Stanley Park Train

Dogs of any size are not permitted on the train out of consideration for our visitors with allergies or who are fearful of dogs. 

Certified service animals are permitted.

Birthday Train

Celebrate special family moments in the magic of Stanley Park.

Ghost Train

Enjoy the thrill of the Halloween Ghost Train, a themed ride with new sets, costumes, and other surprises every year.

Bright Nights Train

While Bright Nights in Stanley Park will look a little different this year, it is still certain to be full of holiday cheer.

Contact us about event information and daily ticket availability


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