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<div class="ExternalClass3B1BFE5EBA0048CAB724CEAC27C2BB0B"><div><span style="color:#ffa500;">Free shuttle bus service to Centennial Beach, July 1 – Sept 5</span> </div><div>Parking is limited at Boundary Bay Regional Park and the park is very popular! To avoid traffic hassles on Sundays and holidays, go straight to the South Delta Recreation Centre to catch the shuttle or use the drop-off zone in the park first. Shuttle buses will run about every hour starting at 11:00 am. Last shuttle leaves the park at 6:30 pm.<br></div></div>

 

 

Boundary Bay Regional ParkBoundary Bay Regional Park216274342http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Shorebirds.jpg<div class="ExternalClassF7A359F3182E4164AC548CC1D9B536EA">Sandy beach and tidal flats draw crowds in the summer. But Boundary Bay is a great place to explore year round, whether on the trails near Centennial Beach or on the wide open Dyke Trail with its big views. <br></div>

 

 

Tidal flats at Boundary Bay Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/BoundaryBay-photo1_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=2808&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosTidal flats at Boundary Bay Regional ParkWhen the tide is low at Boundary Bay Regional Park, you can walk almost a kilometre on the tidal flats to explore.
Great blue herons at Boundary Bay Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Boundary%20Bay-photo4_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3766&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosGreat blue herons at Boundary Bay Regional Park
Boundary Bay Regional Park protects rare coastal sand ecosystems, including sand dunes.http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Boundary%20Bay-photo5_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3767&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBoundary Bay Regional Park protects rare coastal sand ecosystems, including sand dunes.
Views from Boundary Bay Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Boundary%20Bay-photo6_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3768&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosViews from Boundary Bay Regional Park
Misty morning sunrise at Boundary Bay Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/BoundaryBay-photo6_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3862&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosMisty morning sunrise at Boundary Bay Regional ParkAn honourable mention winner in the 2015 Metro Vancouver Regional Parks photo contest. Photo by Tina Doughty.
Beach explorer at Boundary Bay Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Boundary%20Bay-photo7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3769&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBeach explorer at Boundary Bay Regional Park
Sunset at Boundary Bayhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/BoundaryBay-photo7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3863&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSunset at Boundary BayPhoto by Maureen Hannay
Boundary Bay views from Dyke Trail in Boundary Bay Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Boundary%20Bay-photo8_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3770&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosBoundary Bay views from Dyke Trail in Boundary Bay Regional Park
Explore the beach at Boundary Bay Regional Park, but please leave sand dollars and sea stars where you find them.http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/BoundaryBay-photo8_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3864&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosExplore the beach at Boundary Bay Regional Park, but please leave sand dollars and sea stars where you find them.Photo by Lovely Gumal-in
Park interpreter shares wonders of seashore life at Boundary Bay Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/BoundaryBay-photo9_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3775&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosPark interpreter shares wonders of seashore life at Boundary Bay Regional Park

 

 

 

 

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Boundary BayBoundary Bay<div class="ExternalClassD6735069067D46DF85ACC0165BA4B7D9"><ul><li>Campfires & portable campfire apparatus are prohibited</li><li>Briquettes, propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it</li><li>Designated smoking areas remain closed</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff<br></li></ul></div><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.​</p>2022-07-21T07:00:00ZMODERATE<div class="ExternalClass6E084C4D1A964D0A8F4D6429E05EDE8F"><p>Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>Campfires & use of briquettes are prohibited.</li><li>Propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassE7A77F3B5BFB47C5AF858A7284906B52"><p>​Continued dry weather has resulted in conditions that are tinder dry & extremely sensitive to sparks & fire.</p><ul><li>Campfires including portable campfire apparatuses are prohibited.</li><li>All barbecues/cooking stoves are prohibited.</li><li>Briquette BBQ's are porhibited.<br></li><li>Designated smoking areas remain closed.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p> </p><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass331CF982803E4B3F9E05269AE0C81424"><ul><li>Campfires & use of briquettes are prohibited.<br></li><li>Portable campfire apparatus are also prohibited.<br></li><li>Propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.<br></li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.<br></li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass5217203EB13F4AF9A9069B6628ACBCF1"><ul><li>Campfires & use of briquettes are prohibited.</li><li>Portable campfire apparatus (CSA- or ULC-approved only) are only allowed at designated fire rings.<br></li><li>Propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass41413AA26E8F4EE6854FB82FE04542DE"><ul><li>​<span style="text-decoration:line-through;">Campfires are only allowed in designated fire rings & fire pits, & only as local fire authorities allow.</span><br></li><li>The Delta Fire Department, in keeping with the Provincial Fire Ban, has issued a fire ban effective noon, Aug. 5<br></li><li>Portable campfire apparatus (CSA- or ULC-approved only) are only allowed at designated fire rings.</li><li>Briquette & propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use briquettes, dispose of them carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassD6FD57D87CA841298EC76BB9E6885038"><ul><li>Campfires are prohibited.</li><li>Portable campfire apparatus (CSA- or ULC-approved only) are only allowed at designated fire rings.</li><li>Briquette & propane barbecues & gas cooking stoves are only allowed in day use areas with picnic tables & picnic shelters. You must stay with the barbecue or stove at all times while using it. If you use briquettes, dispose of them carefully in the designated receptacles.</li><li>Report wildfires to 911 & regional parks staff.</li></ul><p>For more info, call 604-432-6350.</p></div>

 

 

Dyke Trail - Temporary Closure, August 9 <div class="ExternalClassE4C7E778AC2B49CD9305583553113E09"><div>The section of the Dyke Trail between 104 St and 112 St (<a href="/services/parks/Documents/BOUDykeTrailClosureMap_04may2022.pdf" target="_blank">see map</a>) will be closed on Tuesday, August 9 from 8 am to 6 pm. This temporary closure is due to maintenance work on the Oliver Pump Station. A 4 km detour will be in place during the closure. Please follow posted safety signs and directions from traffic controllers. For more information about this work, call the City of Delta at 604-952-3400. For information about Boundary Bay Regional Park, call 604-520-6442.<br></div></div>True
Free shuttle service to Centennial Beach starts July 1<div class="ExternalClass06CA33EAC7D24C5CB9707283367D91CE"><div>To address traffic problems during busy times, a free shuttle service will run on Sundays and statutory holidays from July 1 to September 5. A small, wheelchair-accessible bus will run about every hour starting at 11:00 am. Visitors can drop off people and supplies in the park first, or avoid the traffic hassles and go directly to the shuttle stop at the South Delta Recreation Centre where free parking is available. The last bus leaves the park at 6:30 pm. The shuttle service is weather-dependent.<br></div><div> <a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/BOU_ShuttleRoute_2020-07-02bikeroute.pdf" target="_blank">Centennial Beach shuttle bus route</a><br></div><div><a href="/services/parks/ParksPublications/BOU_ShuttleRoute_FAQ_Jun2022.pdf" target="_blank">Centennial Beach shuttle bus FAQs</a><br></div></div>True
Dune Protection Work Continues<div class="ExternalClass245A6F313C404ECE87BC2340EA8837FA"><div>Coastal sand ecosystems, including dunes, are rare in B.C.  Species that live in the park’s dune habitats are being crowded out by invasive plants and stepped on by dogs and people. With good habitat recovery results from previous dune rehabilitation, additional work is planned for an <a href="/services/parks/Documents/bou-dune-protection-advisory_map.pdf">area along Raptor Trail</a>. The work is expected to start soon and be completed by fall 2022. <br></div><div> <br>Rehabilitation work includes:<br></div><div><ul><li>fencing to give trampled areas time to recover (early 2022)</li><li>formalized pedestrian-only route</li><li>invasive blackberry removal</li><li>planting dune species (fall 2022)</li></ul></div></div>True

 

 

Seashore Safarihttp://www.metrovancouver.org/events/calendar/delta/2038/Seashore SafariSeashore Safari<div class="ExternalClassFD394A8D39F149D088E096BF7E32235D"><p>Go in search of the creatures that live where sand meets sea. A park interpreter will help you discover the world of hermit crabs, sanddabs and more.</p><div><br></div><div>Registration required</div><div>Ages 5+</div><div>$9 per adult, $4.50 per child/youth/adult 65+<br></div><p><br></p></div>GP0|#31a206cb-92b0-4223-8305-c75b779a52a8;L0|#031a206cb-92b0-4223-8305-c75b779a52a8|Delta;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d320382022-08-11T17:00:00Z2022-08-11T19:00:00Z0

 

 

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