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Central Park

Address: Corner of Kingsway and Boundary Road | (Burnaby Parks and Recreation), Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 4H7, Canada
Phone Number: 604-294-7450
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Burnaby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: This scenic park has 8.5 kilometers of trails for biking and walking, as well as general...
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Owner description: This scenic park has 8.5 kilometers of trails for biking and walking, as well as general recreational facilities.

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Burnaby, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Nice park. Has some decent little trails and quaint little ponds. Decent pitch and put as well. Central Park is a great place to take the kids, go for a walk, or have a bbq.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a very nice family park to go watch the squirrels or owls. On nice sunny days, you can sometimes be lucky to spot a couple of turtles on big rocks in middle of the pond, as well as a big toad that looks like it was grown from a scientific experiment. Other days when the pond water is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This is a really nice spot for a walk or a bike ride. A couple small lakes on the south side have plenty of birds including sometimes a large Heron. The rest of the park is full of squirrels and crows. The black and gray squirrels are really cute, but be careful of hand feeding them, one bit my girlfriends... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This lovely park can be accessed from Patterson Sky Train station. It has walking trails on which there is some modern Gym equipment to exercise on. The park also has a very challenging par 3 pitch and putt course. It isn't as picturesque as the Stanley Park course, but it is larger and more difficult to play. It is a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Nice place to walk in nature. Lots of paths and nice trees. Great fields for playing. Check out the ducks. Play a round of golf!! Enjoy.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I come here almost every week. One of the best hidden parks in Burnaby. Great for biking, gentle trails around and plenty of activities to do. You can choose to go for miniature golf, outdoor pool, playgrounds for the kids, picnics with family and a stadium around the corner for special events. My only gripe is that this place isn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Central park has a great par three Pitch & Putt located in the South East corner. It seems to be a little hidden gem as it is hard to find on the Burnaby info sites. Anyway, if you are looking for a perfect way to spend a quiet peaceful day, this is the place. Just like the rest of the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Located just steps from busy intersections between Vancouver and Burnaby, Central Park is truly an urban oasis. Once you enter into the park, the traffic noises are quickly replaced by the noises of little children playing, and ducks and other birds quacking and chirping. Its trails are very forgiving for people who just want to stay in shape rather than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

its a good alternative stanley park whcih can be over crowded and too over the top for some. Its conveniently located near public transit and the big shopping center Metrotown. you can pass a quiet afternoon here

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Vancouver,Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

week days are the best. Weekend is full of families (good for them), but it gets a bit crowded Little ponds and inviting path is beautiful

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