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Stanley Park

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Address: Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 1Z4, Canada
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year,...

North America's third-largest park draws eight million visitors per year, many of whom may skate or walk past you on the Seawall, a scenic, 5.5-mile path running along the water on the park's perimeter. It's just one of many trails among the park's 1,000 acres, which also house an aquarium, nature center and other recreational facilities.

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You can do as much or as little as you want here. Just enjoy the scenery or rent a bike and cycle around this gem. Eat a meal at the prospect point restaurant. The views are... read more

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Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You can do as much or as little as you want here. Just enjoy the scenery or rent a bike and cycle around this gem. Eat a meal at the prospect point restaurant. The views are unbelievable

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Chumphon, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed walking around the park and seeing the statues. Unfortunately the polar bear enclosure is no longer in use, but that's also a good thing.

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Waikino, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stanley Park is a great place to walk or cycle around and get a real taste for the city. It also houses several attractions, some free others at a cost.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love the bike path along the entire shoreline of Stanly Park. Its in great shape and offers terrific views at every turn! From beaches to bridges, to Inukshuks built in the strangest places. Wonderful views of the sunset if you time it just right!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Canada. We hired bikes for the day and took a leisurely cycle around the park. There is a ring route around the outer edge (sea wall) of the park. The path is clearly separated. One side for pedestrians and one side for bikes and it is a one way system.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great afternoon here. Weather was nice although cold. Meet some locals. It was beautiful scenery.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Stanley Park both during the day and night. Daytime we took the #19 bus from the city to the park. Easy to use but you must have the correct fare to board. We looked it up on the internet as our hotel had free wifi in the lobby. Daytime we visited the acquarium. A lot to see, not... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stanley Park is Vancouver's largest park, and located in the 'middle' of the metro area. It is surrounded by a 10 km seawall that locals run, walk and bike. It is a free 'tour' of the North Shore mountains, Burrard inlet, the Lions Gate Bridge, English Bay and the inner harbour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stanley park is very large, so we opted to rent bikes and ride around the park, would definitely recommend that option. We were able to complete the outside loop of the park in just over an hour, take in all the beautiful sites along the coast.

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Nao-Me-Toque, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I have rented bicycles for the five of us, and even though my lil sis was 8 years old she managed to cycle all the way around the lake, and enjoyed the ride a lot. We had walked through the park the day before and it was also a great experience. It's clean and beautiful!

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Stanley Park
Stanley Park is Vancouver's premier spot to get up close and personal with nature and animals. The grassy expanse offers outdoor teahouses and stunning views, beachfront hideaways and splash parks. It is a typical getaway spot for friends and families, especially as it is home to Vancouver's aquarium, and some of its best equestrian outlets.
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