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  • Address: Stanley Park, Vancouver, Canada
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: Free

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Seawall Promenade

One of the highlights on a visit to bucolic Stanley Park, as well as Vancouver itself, is a walk or bike ride along the famous Seawall Promenade. The 9km/5.5mi stone wall hugs the waterside edge, following the entire perimeter of Stanley Park and beyond, offering cyclists, pedestrians, joggers, and inline skaters scenic vistas of forest, sea, and sky.

Starting from Coal Harbour, it winds eastward toward Brockton Point, then curves northwest along the Burrard Inlet, with views of the North Shore mountains across the water. Spaced at regular intervals along the walk are information panels that go into various aspects of Vancouver’s past. It’s education, exercise and eye-candy at the same time. After you pass Lions Gate Bridge, snake down the west side of the park, a perfect spot to watch the sun sink into the Pacific.

After circling the park, the Seawall Promenade continues along Sunset Beach, on the southeast side of downtown, around False Creek, past the Burrard Street Bridge, through Vanier Park, and finishing off at Kitsilano Beach Park.

Practical Info

The Seawall Promenade is easily accessible from many points along its route. Keep in mind that cyclists and skaters, like vehicles, must travel counterclockwise around the park. Weekdays are the best if you want to avoid the crowds.

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Bike Tour of Downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park, Vancouver, null
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Bike Tour of Downtown Vancouver and Stanley Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 90 Reviews

Take a 3-hour morning bike tour of Stanley Park and Downtown Vancouver. Pedal on bike paths, along the Vancouver seawall and down forest trails. The tour ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $42.55
Canada Place and Vancouver Waterfront Photography Tour, Vancouver, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Canada Place and Vancouver Waterfront Photography Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 32 Reviews

Get creative with your camerawork on a 2-hour daytime photography tour along Vancouver’s waterfront. A professional photographer shows you how to create ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $80.42
Vancouver City Walking Tour: Coal Harbour and Stanley Park, Vancouver, Photography Tours
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Vancouver City Walking Tour: Coal Harbour and Stanley Park

Join this walking tour of Vancouver for a great up-close view of this amazing Canadian city. Your expert local guide will lead you along the seawall and ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $36.56
Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tours, Vancouver, Walking Tours
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Stanley Park Horse-Drawn Tours

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Step aboard an old-fashioned horse-drawn vehicle and meander in comfort through the natural beauty of Stanley Park as you relax to the gentle clip-clop of the ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $30.94

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