Tag: richmond

  • Steveston Channel Paddle

    Steveston Channel Paddle

    Quick Facts Parking: 49°07’22.9″N 123°10’39.6″W Launch: 49°07’20.2″N 123°10’39.6″W Traffic: moderate Launching type: dock Motor boat traffic: moderate (commercial fishing vessels) Typical paddling distance: 5km loop in the Steveston Channel Facilities: no toilets available at launch site, free parking, tons of activities in Steveston village View – unique views of historic sites, fishing boats, waterfront condos,…

  • Garden City Community Park

    Garden City Community Park

    After visiting Vanier Park for its Bike skills track, Junior wanted to try other bike track close by. We decided to check out the Bike Terrain Park inside Garden City Community Park. Bike Terrain Park We got so excited once our car pulled over to the park. This terrain park is a little bigger than…

  • South Dyke Trail and Finn Slough

    South Dyke Trail and Finn Slough

    Quick Facts: AllTrails link: Richmond South Dyke Trail Difficulty: easy, flat, stroller friendly Traffic: usually light Facilities: flush toilet, picnic tables View: industrial boat activities on Fraser River, small water dwelling community of Finn Slough was also very interesting Overall score: 7/10 The South Dyke Trail in Richmond spans from Steveston in the west to…

  • Richmond Nature Park

    Richmond Nature Park

    This is one of my favourite parks since childhood. My dad used to bring us here to watch the hummingbirds, visit the nature house for info on different wildlife, and stroll on the wide boardwalk and the beautiful bog forest trails. So when my boys wanted to go to a new place for biking today,…

  • Iona Beach Regional Park

    Iona Beach Regional Park

    As it’s currently the long weekend before school starts, we decided to hike more trails but also to stay local and avoid the crowds. Junior once again wanted to go on his bike and I wanted to do some jogging, so we ended up on Iona Beach Park. Trail Condition We took the Iona Jetty…

  • Terra Nova Rural Park

    Terra Nova Rural Park

    After spending 2 hours in the hot afternoon sun on the West Dyke Trail, we decided to explore the other end of the trail just before dusk (much smarter time to explore the relatively exposed Richmond landscape in the summer heat). We arrived at Terra Nova Rural Park. The Terra Nova Rural Park is a…

  • West Dyke Trail

    West Dyke Trail

    We wanted to continue where we left off yesterday and my toddler was still eager to ride his bike again, so we checked out West Dyke Trail. We parked at Garry Point Park, and headed directly for the trail. Trail Condition This is a wide and flat gravel trail from start to finish. If you…

  • Garry Point Park

    Garry Point Park

    We decided to go on a small biking trip with my toddler and one of his best friends today. Since he is just beginning to get comfortable with his balance bike, I want to bring him somewhere that doesn’t have to share the road with cars, preferably a large park that has long and wide…