StanleyParkVan.com - Everything you need to know about visiting Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada!
There are many significant and key locations in Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada. These are the locations that the attractions are at and activities are done!
The main locations in Stanley Park are: Lost Lagoon, Ceperley Park, Prospect Point, Hallelujah Point, Brockton Point, Beaver Lake, Ferguson Point, Deadman's Island, Chaythoos, Duck Pond, Ceperley Meadow, Painter's Circle, Stanley Park Junction, Pioneer's Cemetery, and the Dog Off-Leash Area.
Lost Lagoon is the best known water feature in Stanley Park. It was once part of Coal Harbour and disappeared when the tide went out...hence the name Lost. When the Stanley Park Causeway was built, Lost Lagoon essentially became a lake. There is a flat walking trail all the way around Lost Lagoon. Located at Lost Lagoon is the Lost Lagoon Lookout, Nature House, and Jubilee Fountain.
Ceperley Park is a busy area in Stanley Park. It borders Second Beach and the Second Beach Outdoor Swimming Pool. It has a large field where many events are held as well as hosting many family picnics. It has two large Playgrounds, a basketball court, and a concession stand. Many events also take place here such as the weekly Movies in Stanley Park, Dancing in Stanley Park, Terry Fox Run, and Ratha Yatra Festival.
Prospect Point is the highest elevation in Stanley Park. Located at the northwest side of Stanley Park, it is primarily a Lookout with great views of West Vancouver and the ocean! Located there is the Prospect Point Cafe, concession, gift shop, SS Beaver Cairn, and Windstorm Monument.
Hallelujah Point is a large grassy point on the south east side of Stanley Park that has a fantasic view of the Downtown of Vancouver. It mainly used for just lying in the sun enjoying peace and quiet!
Brockton Point is the main point on the northeast side of Stanley Park. Brockton Point has been the main recreation area of Vancouver since it became a city. Located at Brockton Point are the Totem Poles, Brockton Oval, Brockton Pavilion, King Edward VII oak tree, Captain Edward Stamp plaque, Chehalis Cross Memorial, Brockton Point Lighthouse, Susan Point Welcome Gateways, Portugese Joe Statue, Brockton Playing Fields, and theNine O'Clock Gun.
Beaver Lake is a lake in the middle of Stanley Park. It is almost entirely covered with foliage now. People go to Beaver lake to walk the trails around the lake and enjoy nature!
Ferguson Point is a raised area on the West Side of Stanley Park. It has a fantastic westward ocean view! There was artillery stationed at this site during the Second World War. Located now at Ferguson point is the Teahouse Restaurant, Burmese Forces cairn, and E. Pauline Johnson Memorial.
Deadman's Island is an island in Coal Harbour that is accessed via Stanley Park and is considered to be part of Stanley Park. It is home to the HMCS Discovery Naval Reserve Training base so it is off-limits to the public. Also on it is the Admiralty Pattern Anchor.
Chaythoos is a raised clearing on the north side of Stanley Park where the park was innaugurated by Lord Stanley himself. It is home to the 125th Anniversary Tree and plaque and Stanley Park Centennial Plaque
The Duck Pond is an extension of Lost Lagoon in Ceperley Meadow. There are usually many ducks, some racoons, a beaver and some Canada Geese that hang around it.
Ceperley Meadow is located across Stanley Park Drive from Ceperley Park. It is home to the Duck Pond, Peace Train Tree and plaque, and walking/biking paths.
The Painters Circle is an area just north of the Stanley Park Information Booth where artist produce and sell paintings.
The Stanley Park Junction is an area in the middle of Stanley Park, just off of Pipeline Road where the Miniature Train operates.
The Pioneers Cemetery is a little known, little visited, undeveloped area on the east side of Brockton Point of Stanley Park where many of the people who used to live in Stanley Park and early Vancouver are buried. There are no headstones and it is just a natural heavily forested area now!
The off-leash dog area in Stanley Park is located at the north end of the English Bay Tennis Courts. This is the only off-leash dog area in Stanley Park.
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