Help Keep Parks Open – Maintain Physical Distance and Reduce Crowdinghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/614/Help Keep Parks Open – Maintain Physical Distance and Reduce Crowding614Help Keep Parks Open – Maintain Physical Distance and Reduce CrowdingGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass28C7BA7C8F3C469AB32CE335755CCDA1"><p>​With another sunny weekend in the forecast, Metro Vancouver is reminding the public to enjoy the outdoors responsibly during the COVID-19 pandemic.<br></p></div>2020-07-24T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Expands Kanaka Creek Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/609/Metro Vancouver Expands Kanaka Creek Regional Park609Metro Vancouver Expands Kanaka Creek Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2345E71624A841CBBABD65D1910EE05B"><p>​Metro Vancouver continues to protect more natural areas in the region with the purchase of two separate parcels totaling 3.82 hectares (9.4 acres) of creek side and forest habitat at Kanaka Creek Regional Park in the City of Maple Ridge.<br></p></div>2020-05-28T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Help Keep Parks Open – Enjoy the Outdoors Responsiblyhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/607/Help Keep Parks Open – Enjoy the Outdoors Responsibly607Help Keep Parks Open – Enjoy the Outdoors ResponsiblyGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass3004666D423C4022A8EAFF561EF77E3A"><p>​With sunny weather ahead this weekend, Metro Vancouver reminds people to enjoy the outdoors responsibly to help keep parks open.<br></p></div>2020-05-08T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Update http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/603/Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Update603Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Update GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass886B8D948E3B406DBE59056C232035BD"> People looking to enjoy the outdoors are reminded to stay closer to home and to follow the directives from the Provincial Health Officer. Do not travel across the region to visit a park. Instead, park users are encouraged to visit parks in their own neighbourhood, keep a physical distance of at least two metres from others and use transit, walk or ride their bikes so as not to impede traffic in the local area </div>2020-04-15T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Closes Additional Parks and Asks Visitors to Stay Closer to Homehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/601/Metro Vancouver Closes Additional Parks and Asks Visitors to Stay Closer to Home601Metro Vancouver Closes Additional Parks and Asks Visitors to Stay Closer to HomeGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass066F51DCF53941BEAEF2EE174D1CFBF0"><p>​Metro Vancouver has closed two more regional parks and is advising people who want to walk, bike or run over the long weekend to stay closer to home and follow the directives from the Provincial Health Officer.  If you want to visit a regional park, stay local and do not travel across the region to visit a park.  </p></div>2020-04-09T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Closes Brae Island Regional Park, Additional Restrictions Under Consideration To Manage COVID-19http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/599/Metro Vancouver Closes Brae Island Regional Park, Additional Restrictions Under Consideration To Manage COVID-19599Metro Vancouver Closes Brae Island Regional Park, Additional Restrictions Under Consideration To Manage COVID-19GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassF0B75EBDF2224E9D8F56824E31A5C1DB"><p>​Metro Vancouver is reminding the public to respect the directives from the Provincial Health Officer and to practice physical distancing at all times, even when they are enjoying the outdoors. </p></div>2020-03-25T07:00:00Zstring;#2020
Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Metro Vancouver Sign Co-Operation Agreement for Belcarra Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/598/Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Metro Vancouver Sign Co-Operation Agreement for Belcarra Regional Park598Tsleil-Waututh Nation and Metro Vancouver Sign Co-Operation Agreement for Belcarra Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0B95534F6C1B44E59D49B6E1836EBCFE"><p>​Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) and Metro Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver) today celebrated the signing of an historic co-operation agreement for Belcarra Regional Park, recognizing both Tsleil-Waututh's ancestral ties to the land and the present use by its members as well as a Metro Vancouver regional park.</p></div>2020-02-18T08:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Secures New Park and Conservation Lands for Minnekhada and Codd Wetlandhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/596/Metro Vancouver Secures New Park and Conservation Lands for Minnekhada and Codd Wetland596Metro Vancouver Secures New Park and Conservation Lands for Minnekhada and Codd WetlandGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassBA9C553717634AC9A79A7C7FB6543BA6"><p>Metro Vancouver has acquired two new park land properties near the Pitt River Valley, adding nearly 16 hectares to Minnekhada Regional Park and 56 hectares to the Codd Wetland Ecological Conservancy Area, at a cost of $2.0 million and $7.3 million, respectively. </p></div>2020-01-27T08:00:00Zstring;#2020
Metro Vancouver Adds More Wetlands To North Alouette Regional Greenwayhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/579/Metro Vancouver Adds More Wetlands To North Alouette Regional Greenway579Metro Vancouver Adds More Wetlands To North Alouette Regional GreenwayGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass56BF2FA69B2F45B494E808E3F6F299E1"><p>​Metro Vancouver has expanded the popular North Alouette Regional Greenway with the addition of 7.69 hectares (19 acres) of land on its east side. </p></div>2019-05-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Grouse Grind Trail Opens Tomorrow http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/578/Grouse Grind Trail Opens Tomorrow578Grouse Grind Trail Opens Tomorrow GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass05FAFD9A925D4EA7818F0EB3187EF701"><p>Metro Vancouver's Grouse Grind Trail officially opens tomorrow, Friday, May 3, at 6:15 a.m. Metro Vancouver has completed seasonal maintenance work on the famous 2.5-kilometre trail in Grouse Mountain Regional Park, including rock scaling, danger tree removal and general repairs.</p></div>2019-05-02T07:00:00Zstring;#2019
Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Expands Campbell Valley Regional Park http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/573/Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Expands Campbell Valley Regional Park573Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Expands Campbell Valley Regional Park GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass64F0F5484D0245E080800022C0B800A3"><p>​Campbell Valley Regional Park in the Township of Langley has expanded by 3.95 hectares (9.8 acres), following Metro Vancouver's purchase of an ecologically-diverse parcel in the park's northwest corner</p></div>2019-02-26T08:00:00Zstring;#2019
UBC Alumnus Donation Enables Salmon Creek Restoration in Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/534/UBC Alumnus Donation Enables Salmon Creek Restoration in Pacific Spirit Regional Park534UBC Alumnus Donation Enables Salmon Creek Restoration in Pacific Spirit Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass4ADCEA57D7B64A1FA09B377B391C2921"><p>One of the last remaining urban creeks on the Burrard Peninsula has been restored to a more fish-friendly habitat, thanks to a donation from a UBC alumnus and a collaborative effort between Metro Vancouver, Musqueam Indian Band, UBC, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and community organizations.</p></div>2018-06-19T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Grouse Grind Trail Anticipated to Reopen June 21http://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/533/Grouse Grind Trail Anticipated to Reopen June 21533Grouse Grind Trail Anticipated to Reopen June 21GP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass1A99ED8DF2134FAAAA97BF14EC4C53B0"><p>​The Grouse Grind Trail in Grouse Mountain Regional Park is anticipated to reopen on Thursday, June 21, barring any unforeseen circumstances.</p></div>2018-06-14T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Grouse Grind Closed for Maintenancehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/530/Grouse Grind Closed for Maintenance530Grouse Grind Closed for MaintenanceGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass216019DB1BB04898B930116B71225BF8"><p>​Hikers are advised that the Grouse Grind Trail in Grouse Mountain Regional Park will be closing for seasonal safety maintenance as of Tuesday, May 22, 2018.</p></div>2018-05-18T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Grouse Grind Trail Opens Tomorrowhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/526/Grouse Grind Trail Opens Tomorrow526Grouse Grind Trail Opens TomorrowGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass6BB17A3733DA4A60B5DC8B0C7DF7178F"><p>​Metro Vancouver's world-famous hiking destination, the Grouse Grind Trail, will officially open for the season tomorrow, May 2, at 6:15 a.m. </p></div>2018-05-01T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Adds to Kanaka Creek Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/527/Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Adds to Kanaka Creek Regional Park527Metro Vancouver Parkland Purchase Adds to Kanaka Creek Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass0AF10B79518C4ABD85FF6ACE5F2F2AED"><p>​Metro Vancouver continues to protect more natural areas with the purchase of 4.7 hectares of creekside and forest habitats at Kanaka Creek Regional Park in the City of Maple Ridge.</p></div>2018-05-01T07:00:00Zstring;#2018
Metro Vancouver and the City of Abbotsford Reach Agreement to Amend Parkland Interestshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/517/Metro Vancouver and the City of Abbotsford Reach Agreement to Amend Parkland Interests517Metro Vancouver and the City of Abbotsford Reach Agreement to Amend Parkland InterestsGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassEA735C5F06EA43DAB2564C3E4C264EF8">Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) has reached an agreement with the City of Abbotsford, which enables the City to withdraw from Metro Vancouver’s regional parks function and explore new park partnerships with the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD). Once approved, the City of Abbotsford will no longer participate in, or financially contribute, to parks within Metro Vancouver and can allocate resources to parks within its own municipality and region.</div>2017-11-24T08:00:00Zstring;#2017
Extreme Fire Danger Rating For Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Ahead Of Long Weekendhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/489/Extreme Fire Danger Rating For Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Ahead Of Long Weekend489Extreme Fire Danger Rating For Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Ahead Of Long WeekendGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClassE0F79FAC180F41FBA442E2D4923B7E92"><p>​As Metro Vancouver residents prepare to enjoy the B.C. Day long weekend, they are advised that an ‘Extreme’ Fire Danger Rating is now in place across the region and will remain in effect until there is significant rainfall.</p></div>2017-08-04T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Celebrates Opening Of Grouse Mountain Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/484/Metro Vancouver Celebrates Opening Of Grouse Mountain Regional Park484Metro Vancouver Celebrates Opening Of Grouse Mountain Regional ParkGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass2DCAED1CD1654C3DACEFBA63C7546B0F"><p>​Metro Vancouver today officially opened its new 75-hectare Grouse Mountain Regional Park, with a call to the public to help shape its future</p></div>2017-07-28T07:00:00Zstring;#2017
Metro Vancouver Officially Opens Grouse Grind Trail Tomorrowhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/media-room/media-releases/parks/479/Metro Vancouver Officially Opens Grouse Grind Trail Tomorrow479Metro Vancouver Officially Opens Grouse Grind Trail TomorrowGP0|#074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584;L0|#0074c0334-3d6c-4560-b4ac-8b5892de7584|Parks;GTSet|#64da97b8-3db1-484c-a198-6cf0e7460889<div class="ExternalClass88C7CC3C8B234228AC51F9870C01D02A"><p>The Grouse Grind Trail will officially open on Saturday, June 17, 2017, and will be open 6:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily.</p></div>2017-06-16T07:00:00Zstring;#2017