Central Park: Urban Oasis in Burnaby

This 86.4 hectare urban oasis is renowned for its douglas fir, western hemlock, cedar, poplar and maple groves. It is also popular for exemplary sports and recreation facilities such as tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool, horseshoe pitch and a pitch-and-putt golf course.

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 Encountered some blackberry bushes along the trail, plucked off a few for a juicy treat

Encountered some blackberry bushes along the trail, plucked off a few for a juicy treat

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 Upper Pond was definitely tranquil

Upper Pond was definitely tranquil

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 Enjoy giggling at the little squirrels running and squeaking around

Enjoy giggling at the little squirrels running and squeaking around

 & of course... we visited Lower Pond

& of course... we visited Lower Pond

 Literally Canadian geese!

Literally Canadian geese!

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This is definitely a relaxing family-friendly location situated in Burnaby, where you can have picnics and stroll around revelling in the tranquility of nature. I enjoyed how zen and relaxing it was to escape into Central Park. It's a great place for a calming walk as you drink in the crisp forest air. We walked along the Terry Fox 5km trail and visited both Upper and Lower Ponds.