Parks and Nature Places around Vancouver

Daytrips to nature-packed parks accessible via public transit around Vancouver.

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Outdoor Lower Mainland attractions you can reach by bus, Skytrain or bike

This guide highlights outdoor Lower Mainland attractions, with an emphasis on natural history. Public transit directions are included, making these hidden gems easily accessible. Over 40 naturalists share tips on where to find old-growth fir trees, explore the best urban gardens and spot local marine life in freshwater ponds. (BOOK: Harbour Publishing, 2009. $24.95).

Vancouver daytripping

More bus and bike accessible nature places around Vancouver here.