Archive of posts tagged "parks"

Free Queen Elizabeth Party in the Park

September 1st, 2015 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On September 13th you’re invited to QE Park to celebrate its 75th anniversary with live music and festivities. The Queen Elizabeth Party in the Park will have a free concert with The Zolas and Delhi 2 Dublin, $5 zipline rides, free pitch & putt and more. Queen Elizabeth Party in the Park Take transit to […]

Watching Planes Land in Vancouver at Flight Path Park

August 26th, 2015 @ 4:13pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I found myself thirty minutes early for a family airport pickup on a warm Tuesday night in August and while I love killing time at Vancouver International Airport (at the Observation Area or Chester Johnson Park) I turned off Grant McConachie Way, looping past Burkeville on Russ Baker Way, and pulled into Flight Path Park. […]

Metro Vancouver Trails: St Mark’s Summit

August 26th, 2015 @ 11:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If your Instagram feed was filled with contented hikers posing for glorious photos at the peak of a trail with beautiful views of islands and waterways below, chances are they attacked either Quarry Rock in North Vancouver or St Mark’s Summit in West Vancouver. The latter is a more intermediate hike and is a part […]

Queen Elizabeth Park Zipline for a Cause

July 16th, 2015 @ 4:39pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photograph by: Rebecca BlissettVancouver Courier The temporary Queen Elizabeth Park zipline opened earlier this month, celebrating the park’s 75th anniversary. Starting from Bloedel Conservatory at the top of Little Mountain Park, it runs 190 meters, offering an over-the-top view of the park’s manicured gardens. Open daily (weather permitting) between 11:00am and 8:00pm, riders (between 60 […]

10 Wondrous Images of Lynn Canyon

July 13th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

10 Wondrous Images of Lynn Canyon – Photos of Lynn Creek and Lynn Canyon Park in North Vancouver

10 BC Parks to Visit For Camping Season

April 23rd, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Call it a wish list, bucket list, or a “I must camp there again” list but I’ve been eyeing the BC Provincial Parks website lately and my urge to unroll my sleeping bag and toast s’mores by a campfire has been rising. When I was young we used to go on a week-long camping trip […]