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Best Picnic Spots in Metro Vancouver

Metro Vancouver is full of beautiful beaches and parks to hang out for the day and enjoy a picnic.

Check out some of our favourite spots in the 604 to have a picnic.

Stanley Park

Best Places for a Picnic in Metro Vancouvervia Clayton Perry

An obvious choice, but a classic spot to have a picnic. Stanley Park has tons of beautiful spots on grass or sand to enjoy lunch with a view.


Granville Island

Best Places for a Picnic in Metro Vancouvervia Kevin Lee

The popular tourist town is the perfect spot to picnic and people watch. Plus, you can hit up the market beforehand to get some extra treats.


Crab Park

Bring your dog along and enjoy the views while you eat at this awesome park near the Gastown area of downtown Vancouver.


Spanish Banks

spanish-banks-parkvia Lisa Nixon

Grab a towel, some sunscreen and hangout at the beach all day long. Nothing beats having a picnic in between tanning, swimming and playing beach volleyball.


Queen Elizabeth Park

One of Vancouver’s most stunning parks, this picture-perfect spot is the ultimate place to have a picnic near the Quarry Gardens.


Deep Cove

Best Places for a Picnic in Metro Vancouvervia ♥ Peterson Photogr@phy

Go kayaking or paddle boarding at this quaint spot in North Vancouver and then enjoy a lunch afterwards. Or try hiking Quarry Rock—it’s the best place to have a picnic while enjoying the spectacular view.


Garry Point Park

Best Places for a Picnic in Metro Vancouvervia Kevin Lee

Go for a walk or bike ride along the Richmond Dyke and end up in Steveston’s Garry Point Park. Here you can grab some fish and chips, frozen yogurt, or pack your own lunch.


Deer Lake Park

A beautiful park in Burnaby that offers tons of spots to take in a bite after enjoying a walk along some lakeside trails.


White Rock Beach

white-rock-beachvia Armand Buron

Go for a dip, build some sandcastles and enjoy the incredible views while indulging in some delicious food at this popular spot.

Or if you’d like to get a workout in before you picnic, check out some of Vancouver’s best easy hikes where you can enjoy lunch afterwards with a breathtaking backdrop.

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