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Get Wanderlust At The Most Serene Places In Metro Vancouver

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It’s no secret that Metro Vancouver is full of beautiful parks and places that spark a sense of tranquility.

Find your inner peace at one of these serene places in Metro Vancouver.

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Serene Places in Metro Vancouver


Stanley Park

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An obvious choice, Vancouver’s most iconic park boasts some of BC’s most serene sights with its stunning seawall, peaceful Lost Lagoon, lush trails and an abundance of wildlife.

Whytecliff Park

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Nestled in West Vancouver along Howe Sound’s coastline, this park has views that will leave you speechless. Climb amongst the rocks, breathe in the fresh air and take in all of your surroundings. If you’re lucky, you may spot some whales off in the distance.

Deep Cove

Deep Cove
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A quaint but vibrant community in North Vancouver that is the perfect escape from the city. Explore the local shops, go for a kayak ride or hike up to Quarry Rock for spectacular views of Indian Arm.

Kennedy Falls

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It doesn’t get much more relaxing than hearing the sounds of a waterfall. Venture to the North Shore’s Kennedy Falls and immerse yourself completely in nature at this gorgeous oasis.


Steveston Village

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The charming fishing village is a relaxing place to grab an ice cream cone and wander out on the pier or walk along the beach at Garry Point Park.

Burnaby Mountain

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Visit Burnaby Mountain for breathtaking scenery, hiking trails and gorgeous views. Set up a picnic at the top with the most amazing backdrop.

George C. Reifel Bird Sanctuary

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The secluded bird sanctuary in Delta is a must for nature enthusiasts. It’s situated on 850-acres along the Fraser estuary, at the mouth of the Fraser River.

Blackie Spit Park

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The stunning South Surrey park is location in the Crescent Beach neighbourhood. There’s a sandy beach, a nature trail, and off-leash dog park.

Lindeman Lake

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A favourite among locals, as it feels like a magical getaway. It’s located in Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park, at the end of a 3.4-km trail.

Buntzen Lake

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Head to the lake to enjoy a relaxing and calm atmosphere. Buntzen is just north of Port Moody and offers many scenic sights to take in.

Eagle Mountain

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Also known as Eagle Ridge, the mountainous ridge in Coquitlam has a plethora of hiking trails, creeks, and lush forest just waiting to be explored.


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