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Comprehensive Guide to Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

StanleyParkVan.com is a comprehensive guide to Stanley Park in Vancouver, B.C, Canada.  Stanley Park is a 1000+ acres park right next to the downtown core of the city of Vancouver.  Stanley Park was created in 1888 and is the oldest park in the city of Vancouver.  Stanley Park has recently been voted the best international park in the world!  Stanley Park is considered the 'crown jewel' of Vancouver.

Visiting Stanley Park is at the top of the list of things to do for Vancouverites and tourists.  In Stanley Park, there is something to do for everyone from young to old from strolling or bicycling the seawall to going to one of it's beaches to playing sports to seeing historical statues and memorial to fine dining and enjoying musicals!  Stanley Park has it all.  Stanley Park was the first park created in Vancouver and it's history is the history of Vancouver.  You will be astounded by it's beauty which includes some of the tallest trees in the world!

Please use our web site to plan or augment your trip to Stanley Park or just to explore Stanley Park!  Click on any of the photos below to get more information!

Stanley Park Attractions

There are some world class attractions and points of interest in Stanley Park such at the Totems Poles, Susan Point Welcome Gateways, Vancouver Aquarium, and Miniature Train.

Totem Poles and Welcome Gateway in Stanley Park
Totem Poles
Vancouver Aquarium dolphin show
Vancouver Aquarium
Stanley Park Seawall
Stanley Park Seawall
Miniature Train in Stanley Park
Miniature Train
Lumbermens' Arch
Lumbermens' Arch
Stanley Park Pavilion
Stanley Park Pavilion
Nine O'Clock Gun
Nine O'Clock Gun

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Stanley Park Activities

There are so many activities that you can do in Stanley Park.  I think that you will be surprised at what you can actually do in the park.

Walking/Strolling
Walking/Strolling
Bicycling
Bicycling
Golfing
Golfing
Swimming
Swimming
Tennis
Tennis

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Stanley Park Tours

One of the best ways to see and learn about Stanley Park is to take a tour.  There are tours for all ages and all activity levels from sitting on a bus, to riding a horse-drawn carriage, to hopping on/off a shuttle, to riding bicycles or just walking!

Horse-drawn Carriage Tours
Horse-drawn Carriage Tours
Stanley Park Shuttle
Shuttle Tour
Bicycles on the Seawall at Third Beach
Bicycle Tours
Walking Tour
Walking Tours

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Stanley Park Statues / Plaques / Monuments / Memorials / Cairns

The history of Vancouver is represented in Stanley Park by the statues, plaques, monuments, memorials and cairns.  From the first ever statue in Vancouver, to a plaque commemorating the man who built most of the seawall, to a monument to a windstorm, to a memorial to a poet, to a time capsule in a cairn, the history of Vancouver is represented by these items in Stanley Park.  We have searched for years to find ALL the statues, plaques, monuments, memorials, and cairns in Stanley Park and we show them all to you!

Robert Burns Statue
Robert Burns Statue
Windstorm Monument
Windstorm Monument
Chehalis Cross Monument
Chehalis Cross Monument
Stanley Park Centennial plaque
Stanley Park Centennial plaque

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Stanley Park Locations, Beaches, Seawalls

Stanley Park is one of the best places to take in the beauty of Vancouver.  There are fantastic locations to see and great beaches to enjoy!  Vancouver also has probably longest continuous seawall in the world!

Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park
Lost Lagoon in Stanley Park
Third Beach
Third Beach
Port of Vancouver Lookout
Port of Vancouver Lookout

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Restaurants in Stanley Park

There are a number of restaurants in Stanley Park.  They range from casual to fine dining.  Also, there are many food concessions throughout Stanley Park.

Teahouse Restaurant
Teahouse Restaurant
Prospect Point Cafe
Prospect Point Cafe
Stanley's Bar and Grill
Stanley's Bar and Grill
Second Beach Concession
Concession Stands
Fish House Restaurant
Fish House Restaurant

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Lookouts in Stanley Park

Vancouver is such a beautiful city.  From the lookouts in Stanley Park, you can see the mountains in the north, North and West Vancouver, Burrard Inlet, the ocean to the west, and English Bay in the south!

Port of Vancouver Lookout
Port of Vancouver Lookout
Siwash Rock Viewpoint
Siwash Rock Viewpoint
Prospect Point Lookout
Prospect Point Lookout

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Famous / Historical / Tall Trees in Stanley Park

Stanley Park has many famous, historical and tall trees.  Some of the trees in Stanley Park are some of the tallest trees in the world!  There are trees planted to commemorate historical events and there is even a tree from the Royal Forest in Windor!

Hollow Tree
Hollow Tree
National Geographic Tree
National Geographic Tree
Queen Elizabeth Oak
Queen Elizabeth Oak
Comedy tree and plaque
Comedy tree

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Gardens in Stanley Park

There are a number of award winning gardens in Stanley Park.  They include a Rose Garden and a Rhododendron Garden.  There is also a non-traditional Shakespeare Garden and even a Rock Garden!

Shakespeare Garden
Shakespeare Garden
Rose Garden
Rose Garden
Ted and Mary Grieg Rhododendron Garden
Ted and Mary Grieg Rhododendron Garden

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Art in Stanley Park

Many people don't realize that there is some fantastic art in Stanley Park.  Some of the art is permanent, but also, there have been attempts at Environmental art which will slowly deteriorate and go back to nature!

Killer Whale
Killer Whale
Two Spirits
Two Spirits
Cozy
Cozy

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Hotels near Stanley Park

There aren't any hotels in Stanley Park, but there are many nearby.  We recommend a few that represent a range of proximity to Stanley Park, cost, facilities, locations, and views.

Sunset Inn and Suites
Sunset Inn and Suites
Sylvia Hotel
Sylvia Hotel
Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites Hotel
Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites

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General Information About Stanley Park

We also give you all the other general information that you will need to know to make your visit to Stanley Park successful!  In addition to information about roads, parking, washrooms, and picnic areas, we also give you the latest Stanley Park news.

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Where is Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada?

Stanley Park is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  It is located at the north-west side of the city of Vancouver, next to the West End and Coal Harbour neighbourhoods.

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