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Metro Vancouver’s paramount commitment is to maintain critical services to the region while protecting the health and safety of our employees, our partners and the public.

All our regional parks, with the exception of Brae Island Regional Park and Barnston Island Regional Park remain open, providing important outlets for residents to enjoy the outdoors.

While visiting Metro Vancouver Regional Parks, please remember to follow these guidelines

 

 

 

 

Pacific Spirit Regional ParkPacific Spirit Regional Park219992694http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Pacific-Spirit_photo1-.gif

 

 

Trees and shadow leaveshttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo10_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3854&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosTrees and shadow leavesA walk among the forest in Pacific Spirit Regional Park always produces unexpected surprises.
Forest sentinel at Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo11_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3855&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosForest sentinel at Pacific Spirit Regional ParkThese massive stumps are reminders of the big trees that once grew here. Today, they seem like sentinels, guarding the forest and the creatures that live here.
Sword Fern Trail at Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo12_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3856&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSword Fern Trail at Pacific Spirit Regional ParkA walk along Pacific Spirit's forested trails can make the city and all its worries seem very far away.
Forest light at Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo13_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3857&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosForest light at Pacific Spirit Regional ParkSunlight sneaks in to the forest understorey at Pacific Spirit Regional Park.
Acadia Beach sunrisehttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo3_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3848&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosAcadia Beach sunriseEven on a cold winter's day, there is beauty to be found on the shores of Pacific Spirit Regional Park.
Acadia Creek in winterhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo4_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3849&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosAcadia Creek in winterIn summer, it can be a tiny trickle, but with the rains of winter, Acadia Creek is a beautiful waterway.
Tower Beach on a windy fall dayhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo6_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3850&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosTower Beach on a windy fall dayOn a windy fall day, Tower Beach can feel like it's on the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Admiralty Trailhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo7_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3851&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosAdmiralty TrailIn summer, the leaves of bigleaf maples and red alders allow dappled sunlight to fall on Admiralty Trail as it winds its way along the clifftops above Spanish Bank beaches.
Salish Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional Parkhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo8_JPG.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3852&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosSalish Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional ParkTall trees tower over hikers on Salish Trail in Pacific Spirit Regional Park.
Rainforest florahttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/PacificSpirit-photo9_jpg.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=3853&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosRainforest floraVine maple, western red cedar and spiny wood fern are just some of the native species found in the temperate rainforest in Pacific Spirit Regional Park.
PAC_Spanish_Trail_detourhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/_t/Google-Earth-Spanish-Trail_gif.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPhotos/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=4060&RootFolder=/services/parks/ParksPhotosPAC_Spanish_Trail_detour

 

 

 

 

Pacific Spirit Regional ParkPacific Spirit Regional Park-123.22186361549.2585643536http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.25856435360,,+-123.22186361500&sll=49.293054,,-122.700283&sspn=0.010552,,0.027831&ie=UTF8&z=16, http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49.25856435360,+-123.22186361500&sll=49.293054,-122.700283&sspn=0.010552,0.027831&ie=UTF8&z=16http://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/PacificSpiritParkMap.pdfhttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/PublishingImages/Logos/PacificSpiritRP.png, Pacific Spirithttp://www.metrovancouver.org/services/parks/ParksPublications/PAC_RP_Trail_Brochure.pdf, Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nature Tots: Fun in the ForestNature Tots: Fun in the Forest<div class="ExternalClass8EC0375ACD194F18BC7F7813446A2685"><p>​​<strong>CANCELLED</strong><br><strong>In response to the COVID-19 situation, this program has been cancelled.</strong><br><strong>Regional parks and greenways remain open. Spending time in nature is a good way to take care of both your physical and mental health.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></strong></p><p>Become a nature explorer with your child and experience the wonder of nature together.  Ages 3 - 5 (must be accompanied by an adult).<br>$4.50 per child, registration required, activity 5123<br></p></div>GP0|#944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5;L0|#0944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5|Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d311972020-04-07T17:30:00Z
Pre-exam Nature Decompression WalkPre-exam Nature Decompression Walk<div class="ExternalClass87D6E9BD067C47359567ADBACF81C22D"><p>​​<strong>CANCELLED</strong><br><strong>In response to the COVID-19 situation, this program has been cancelled.</strong><br><strong>Regional parks and greenways remain open. Spending time in nature is a good way to take care of both your physical and mental health.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></strong></p><p>Feeling stressed about exams? Breathe in forest air, feel soft mosses, listen to bird song and let nature restore your calm on this mindful walk. Decompress for better focus to get through this busy time. Registration required. $8.50 per adult, $4.50 per adult 65+<br>Register for activity number 5105<br></p></div>GP0|#944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5;L0|#0944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5|Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314322020-04-08T18:00:00Z
Pre-exam Nature Decompression WalkPre-exam Nature Decompression Walk<div class="ExternalClass5ECD4D8D3D374CD595041623D75BB976"><p>​​<strong>CANCELLED</strong><br><strong>In response to the COVID-19 situation, this program has been cancelled.</strong><br><strong>Regional parks and greenways remain open. Spending time in nature is a good way to take care of both your physical and mental health.<br></strong><br>Feeling stressed about exams? Breathe in fresh forest air, feel soft mosses, listen to bird song and let nature restore your calm on this mindful walk. Decompress for better focus to get through this busy time. Registration required. $8.50 per adult, $4.50 per adult 65+. Register for activity number 5106<br></p></div>GP0|#944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5;L0|#0944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5|Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314332020-04-08T19:30:00Z
Forest BathingForest Bathing<div class="ExternalClassC3A01A439A7946A88B763FB10EA7D965"><p>​​<strong>CANCELLED</strong><br><strong>In response to the COVID-19 situation, this program has been cancelled.</strong><br><strong>Regional parks and greenways remain open. Spending time in nature is a good way to take care of both your physical and mental health.<br></strong><br>Step into nature, take a deep breath of fresh forest air and let your body relax. Awaken your senses and experience the Japanese practice of forest bathing in this urban park oasis.<br>Registration required for activity 5101.  $8.50 per adult; $4.50 per adult 65+</p></div>GP0|#944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5;L0|#0944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5|Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d313522020-04-18T17:00:00Z
Secret Life of TreesSecret Life of Trees<div class="ExternalClassD32E5E9BF77441D29FD66138BB67B174"><div class="ExternalClassBCAAB1288E6746099374006C03462D20"><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>​<strong>CANCELLED</strong><br><strong>In response to the COVID-19 situation, this program has been cancelled.</strong><br><strong>Regional parks and greenways remain open. Spending time in nature is a good way to take care of both your physical and mental health.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></strong></p></div><p>Are trees able to smell? Do trees talk to each other? Uncover some of the mysteries and surprising facts about these forest giants. Registration required. $8.50 per adult, $4.50 per adult 65+ Register for activity 5107<br></p></div>GP0|#944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5;L0|#0944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5|Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d314342020-04-25T17:00:00Z
Nature Tot: Bug Out with InvertebratesNature Tot: Bug Out with Invertebrates<div class="ExternalClass02E69F3A7BE34620BA3FE766EA5B1384"><p><strong>CANCELLED</strong><br><strong>In response to the COVID-19 situation, this activity has been cancelled.</strong><br><strong>Regional parks and greenways remain open. Spending time in nature is a good way to take care of both your physical and mental health.</strong><br><br>Become a nature explorer with your child and experience the wonder of nature together. Ages 3 - 5 (must be accompanied by an adult). $4.50 per child, per session. Registration required, activity number 5124</p></div>GP0|#944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5;L0|#0944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5|Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d312032020-05-05T17:30:00Z
Nature Tot: Seashore SleuthsNature Tot: Seashore Sleuths<div class="ExternalClassA94B04DC4DF640AEB596D9366A16CBD4"><p>​Become a nature explorer with your child and experience the wonder of nature together. Ages 3 - 5 (must be accompanied by an adult). Registration required, $4.50 per child, activity number 5125.<br></p></div>GP0|#944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5;L0|#0944b8296-5db4-4771-bc5b-f66bf48cd3c5|Vancouver;GTSet|#53279cbe-e6bf-4ccb-a100-a874de0381d312072020-06-02T17:30:00Z

 

 

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Pacific Parklands Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks.