The False Creek Seawall is a waterfront walking and bicycle path that runs along the entirety of False Creek in Vancouver, Canada.
It runs from the Burrard Street Bridge to ScienceWorld then to Granville Island.
It connects with the English Bay Seawall.
The False Creek Seawall is approximately 10km long and takes about 60-90 minutes to walk it's entirety.
The False Creek Seawall is primarily 2 different paths, one for walking/running and one for bicycling that usually are right next to each other. Please be careful when crossing the bicycle path!
As you walk along the seawall you will have fabulous views of False Creek, marinas, ScienceWorld, and Granville Island!
The False Creek Seawall connects to the Stanley Park Seawall at the western end of Coal Harbour. This is part of over 20km of continuous seawall!
The Coal Harbour seawall is a popular spot for people to walk or run along. There are lots of benches to sit on if you get tired or want to enjoy the view.
The False Creek Seawall is an excellent place to watch the Nine O'Clock Gun fire off. The gun fires at 9pm every night from Brockton Point in Stanley Park. A great place to view the gun firing is from the seawall where Lightshed is located.
The False Creek Seawall is a nice stroll with ocean air and great views. If you are visiting Vancouver, it is worth a visit.
These are a number of restaurants and cafes that are on the False Creek Seawall if you are hungry or just want a coffee or ice cream cone!
Beach Ave Bar and Grill
Hoshi Japanese Cuisine
Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio
OEB Breakfast Co
Mahoney's Tavern False Creek
Branas Mediterranean Grill
Convivial Cafe and Bakery
There are no hotels directly on the False Creek Seawall.
There are hotels in Yaletown and the Granville Island hotel on Granville Island.
These are a number of monuments and art to see on the False Creek Seawall.
Windmill Bird Sculpture
Circle of Moon
Circle of Stone
Buster Simpson-Bush with Illumination
Welcome to the Land of Light
Drs. James Till and Earnest McCulloch Statue
Wood Carving at Telus Science World Park
Salish North Star
Vancouver Public Labyrinth
These are the frequently asked questions about the False Creek Seawall.
The False Creek Seawall runs along the perimeter of False Creek in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The seawall runs from the Burrard Street Bridge to ScienceWorld on the north side of False Creek then to Granville Island on the south side of False Creek.
No, the False Creek Seawall is free to use.
Additionally, the parks along the seawall are also free to use. Obviously, any restaurants or services you use along the seawall cost money.
The False Creek Seawall is open 24 hours a day, but we recommend only visiting during the daytime until sunset. We don't recommend going on it late at night because it is not very well lit and there are not many people on it after dark.
Parking in Vancouver is difficult at most times. There is parking in the Yaletown, Olympic Village, and False Creek neighbourhoods near the False Creek Seawall. Additionally, there is a large parking lot at ScienceWorld which is at the mid-point of the seawall.
Yes, the Main Street Skytrain station is located just across the street from the middle point of the False Creek Seawall at ScienceWorld. There are buses that go to Granville Island and Yaletown that are also close to this seawall.