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Iona Beach Regional Park

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Still a hidden Gem?

Just minutes away from Vancouver International Airport and in a somewhat unlikely place is Iona... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Richmond, Canada
A Great Walk With A Different View Of The City

8 km out and back, good gravel footing. Situated south of Vancouver and west of the airport, some... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Chris D
New Westminster, Canada
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5980 Ferguson Rd, Richmond, British Columbia V7B 0A8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sunny day to go for a walk. We parked and walked the straight long flat path along the water to the view tower and back. Leisurely but cold and a bit windy.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Just minutes away from Vancouver International Airport and in a somewhat unlikely place is Iona Beach Regional Park.. This is the gem of Richmond when it comes to scenic parks. Walk the 4 kilometer jetty ( 4 km out and 4 km back) which is...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

8 km out and back, good gravel footing. Situated south of Vancouver and west of the airport, some totally different views of the Gulf Islands, planes ascending, and the mouth of the Fraser River. Saw an eagle from about twenty feet.

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The first time I walked the beach at Iona Beach Regional Park I was taken by the expansive views. It is truly a hidden gem. The beach expands when the tide is out, it's very flat and shallow. You can see the airport from there,...More

1  Thank RoxanneStanick
Reviewed July 27, 2018

I've been coming to this park for over 20 years and if you are looking for a picnic place, this can't be beat. There is a sea wall you can walk and a beach. It does get a bit busier as the day goes on...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I had 3 hours to kill before our flight. Great spot! Right by the airport with a great walk 4 km walk(8km return) to the end of the sewage outlet, don’t worry it doesn’t stink. When you get out 4km from land...More

Thank selkirkphat
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A. There is a beach so you can wade and swim, although the water's somewhat on the murky side. The sand can be fun for kids though - castle building etc. There are washrooms and change rooms. B. There are a variety of walks/hikes you...More

Thank El-Brando46
Reviewed June 22, 2018

This is where everyone who rides a bicycle has been, Also popular to walk to the end of the jetty on a windy day,

Thank Petermcl1950
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Beautiful walking and picnic beach just pull up agains a log and make yourself comfortable.Public parking and toilets available. Great spot to watch the take off and landings at the airport you can see off in the distance. For the more adventurous walkers there a...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed April 22, 2018

This is a bit of an isolated area so its pretty quiet. It really doesn't get over crowded like some of the common beaches do in Vancouver. There's are 2 nice beach areas, a jetty that you can walk out on with nice views and...More

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Jeffrey B
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Response from mexbound51 | Reviewed this property |
Catch the shuttle to the South Terminal and walk along the river there and stop at the Flying Beaver Pub for some good food and then take the shuttle back
July 9, 2015|
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Response from drysdale1941 | Reviewed this property |
Potentially you could fall and injure yourself greatly at anytime.anyplace anywhere in this world. It is known as freedom to choose your own destiny. ...try it sometime and join the real human race..