Located on the spectacular Burrard Inlet,
north of Simon Fraser University, Barnet Marine Park is a favourite of water-lovers.
The park has stunning views of the forested mountains of Belcarra and North
Vancouver. [More Barnet photos]
Burnaby Mountain Park
The mountain, water and city views from high atop Burnaby Mountain make this destination popular for both locals and visitors. The Centennial Gardens & Pavillion are an attractive feature of this park. You can also wander over to the grounds of Simon Fraser University. [More Burnaby Mountain photos]
Confederation Park. On Burrard Inlet just east of the Second Narrows Bridge, offers both recreational facilities, centered around Confederation House (off Willingdon) and untouched wilderness, closer to the water.
One of Burnaby's sport centres, with the Burnaby lake Sports Complex, the Burnaby Pake Rowing Pavillion, its popular pitch and putt greens, sports fields that for softball in the summer and soccer during the winter.
Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Located in the middle of the city, Burnaby Lake Regional Park is a stunning wildlife
sanctuary. Visit the Burnaby Lake Nature House for interpretive tours and exhibits.
Deer Lake Park
The beautiful park surrounding Deer Lake is the hub of arts, culture and history in Burnaby. On the north shore of the lake, you'll find Heritage Village, the James Cowan Theatre, and the Burnaby Art Gallery.
Robert Burnaby Park
This large park, on the South Shore of Burnaby Lake, is known for its wooded ravine and forest trails, which attract walkers, joggers and nature lovers. The park is also home to a popular swimming pool on its southern edge.
BC Parkway & Highland Park Line
Burnaby's portion of the B.C. Parkway Trail is a 19 kilometre linear park strip which connects the Westminster Quay waterfront to False Creek in Vancouver.
Central Park has two sides: urban wilderness and recreational facilities. Similar to the west coast rainforests that made up much of the area, the park has a forest of immense Douglas fir, western hemlock, poplar and maple. The Park is also home to Swangard Stadium, a swimming pool, and Central Park Pitch & Putt and is readily accessible from the Patterson SkyTrain Station.
Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park
This picturesque riverside park, nestled between the Riverway Golf Course and an light industrial area, provides a wonderful opportunity to experience and explore the mighty Fraser River. On the other bank is the East Richmond Woodland Vegetation Study Area.