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Iona Beach Regional Park

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Address: Ferguson Road, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 0A8, Canada
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Take a walk along the jetty

It was a very hot day, make sure you bring sunscreen and water! It's around a 4km walk out on the jetty to the tip. But definitely worth it! Beautiful views.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was a very hot day, make sure you bring sunscreen and water! It's around a 4km walk out on the jetty to the tip. But definitely worth it! Beautiful views.

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Burnaby, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It's a few minutes away from Richmond and Vancouver. It's peaceful and is a perfect place to bird watch. If you like biking it's about 5.5km from the Arthur Laing Bridge and it's easy riding. You will also find a pipeline for the water treatment plant that can bring you about 4km out. The concrete pipe is wide enough for... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Iona Beach Park is subject to curfew. Simply put, the beach is open to you from sunrise to sunset.There are bylaws in place and fines for being in the Park outside these hours.This is an open expanse of beach on the Straights of Georgia facing the seaward side and the north shore hills on the other side. Magnificent on a... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a great place to take the family bowser (at the off leash area). Your dog can romp and roam in riverside bush and sand and swim in the Fraser. But familiarize yourself with on leash vs off leash areas. There are plenty of dog control officers ready to slap you with a fine. One more thing, if your... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I have been living in Metro Vancouver for over 18 years but somehow missed this gem! It is so incredibly beautiful, relaxing and offers such a great 4km long jetty (8km total walking distance). Definitely a must for all who visit Richmond and Vancouver!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A quiet 4km respite, Iona Jetty is a great walk/run either on your own or with company. It has a great view of the airport and the local mountains but can get a little chilly as by the River so remember to bring a windbreaker.

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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The road to Iona Beach runs parallel to the main runway at the airport, it's great to park and watch the planes arrive. Once you get to the beach, it's relaxing and beautiful if you like to relax in the beauty of nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I grew up across the river from Iona on the Vancouver side of the Fraser River and have been coming here for almost 50 years. Yes, that is indeed Metro Vancouver's largest sewage treatment plant beside the park - the sewage lagoons are behind the chain link fence and the causeway that runs several kilometres out into the Salish Sea... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just a quick jaunt out of the hustle and bustle, Iona Beach Regional Park is a relaxing break. Despite being so close to the airport, especially for bird-watchers, this area is a peaceful place to relax and get back to nature. Forested area, beach nearby, and the jetty nearby that takes you a couple miles out into the water, looking... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Lived in Richmond for years and this was my favourite place to go for walking dogs. We have seen various wildlife and quite often: coyotes (early in the morning), bald eagles (very common), hawks, cranes, and many other birds that I can't name. The swamp area by the parking lot is nice to do bird watching and photographing. Dogs need... More 

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Address: Ferguson Road, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 0A8, Canada
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond

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