Best Urban Parks to Visit with Kids


Our love of outdoors does not limit us to the wilderness. There are many great outdoor spaces right within our cities. These parks are generally very transit accessible and have great facilities such as playgrounds and public washrooms. Many of these parks offer fantastic nature walks that rival those in more remote locations as well.

Island 22 Bike Skills Park

Island 22 Bike Skills Park

TinaMay 31, 20232 min read

After our camping trip at Chilliwack Lake, the boys really wanted to go somewhere biking. After a quick search, we came across this bike park. Compared to a few pump tracks we went to in the Lower Mainland, this bike…

Capilano Suspension Bridge – Great Tourist Attraction for Locals

Capilano Suspension Bridge – Great Tourist Attraction for Locals

BillyFeb 25, 20234 min read

With an abundance of outdoor options all around Metro Vancouver, we have avoided visiting Capilano Suspension Bridge due to its pricey entry fees ($62.95 for adults for a day ticket, which is the same price as an annual pass for…

Best Winter Activities for Kids in Whistler Besides Skiing

Best Winter Activities for Kids in Whistler Besides Skiing

TinaJan 29, 20234 min read

Whistler is a fantastic place to visit in the winter. Most people come here for the world class ski resort, but even if skiing isn’t on the menu (eg. bad weather, being pregnant, or lugging around a youngling), there are…

Robert Burnaby Park

Robert Burnaby Park

BillyApr 14, 20223 min read

Quick Facts: AllTrails link: Robert Burnaby Park Loop, 2.1km with 63m elevationDifficulty: moderate, with more technical sections through the woods Traffic: lightFacilities: flush toilet available near the tennis court, picnic tables, playground, sport facilities, swimming poolView: wilder than expected network…

Moodyville Park

Moodyville Park

BillyFeb 21, 20222 min read

Moodyville Park is a small urban park in North Vancouver that features a paved pump track and a playground. It’s tucked away behind apartment buildings, and the entrance is not well marked. My GPS had a hard time pinpointing where…