Stanley Park is a 1,001-acre urban park located in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is situated on a peninsula that extends into the Burrard Inlet, and it is surrounded by the waters of English Bay and the Vancouver Harbour. The park is named after Lord Stanley of Preston, who was the Governor General of Canada in 1888 when the park was officially opened.
Stanley Park is one of the largest urban parks in North America, and it is a popular destination for both locals and tourists. The park features miles of walking and cycling trails, beaches, gardens, forests, and recreational facilities, making it a perfect place to enjoy outdoor activities and take in the natural beauty of Vancouver.
One of the most iconic landmarks in Stanley Park is the seawall, a 9-kilometre-long path that encircles the park and offers stunning views of the surrounding ocean and mountains. The seawall is a popular destination for walkers, runners, and cyclists, and it is also accessible to people with disabilities.
To learn more about Stanley Park and plan your visit, you can visit the official website at https://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/stanley-park.aspx.
Vancouver parks are open from 6 am to 10 pm unless otherwise posted, and access to washrooms is available from dawn until dusk.