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Iona Beach Regional Park

Ferguson Road, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 0A8, Canada
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Ranked #17 of 31 Attractions in Richmond
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Cochrane, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A real nice surprise. Visited for a walk after supper and was impressed with the park . The walk along the pier takes you 4 km out into the bay and affords great views across the Strait towards the islands or back towards UBC and Howe Sound. Great place to watch the airliners approach and land at YVR. Make sure... More

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is an interesting place as the outfall for the sewage treatment plant is actually a great walk out into Georgia Strait. This park is near the airport and important bird staging and migration area. The road out to Iona is not heavily used and is popular with cyclists. It can be a bit windy but still a nice place... More

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Not sure why people would walk in this area. The path is at the end of the airport runway and close to the water treatment station. Didnt like it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you want a nice level walk by the ocean with a million dollar view, this is the place. A total distance of 8 km round trip. I enjoy jets, which is an added bonus because of the proximity to YVR.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

If you are visiting Vancouver hopefully you have rented a car because Iona beach is not accessible by public transportation. The beach itself is not huge but most of the time there is barely anyone there so you can enjoy a nice and quiet time with ocean view in front of ya. There is also a very long walk-way that... More

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Check it out....great place to sit and watch the sun set, walk the duck ponds or take a stroll umongst the driftwood on the beach. If you are a plane watcher you will see lots of them too.

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Seattle, Washington
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

I jogged to the end of the jetty and back which was a chore but well worth it. The jetty is level and flat so it's no problem if you have to time. The other side of the park has beach and wetlands. The drive to the park is fun itself as the road hugs the airport's north edge.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This is an interesting and somewaht unique place. The long walkway out into the Strait of Georgia is a sewer pipe! Go there at high tide or it could be smelly, not from the sewage, but from the smell of the stinky "beach". It is a dog's heaven, watch your step accordingly. Depending on the wind direction, park users may... More

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Harlow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We needed to kill a couple of hours before dropping off the car at the airport and didn't have a clue what it would be like. You have to drive through an industrial area along the periphery of the airport. Glad we did as this is a wildlife habitat in the middle of nowhere which is for wildlife conservation for... More

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

When I can't go to Garry Point, I go to Iona Island. Less tourists and not as busy. What I like about this place is that you get to walk on the beach which is nice and relaxing. You get to see some nice birds too. One time I saw a bald eagle perched on a tree. The only down... More

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