Built a couple decades before Vancouver started developing the River District in earnest, Riverfront has gained a reputation as a hidden gem, based on being one of the quieter waterfront green areas in the city.
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#56: Everett Crowley Park
It’s a credit to Vancouver to have a place like this, so it almost feels unfair to point its weak spots.
#83: Sparwood Park
Sparwood is never going to be a destination unto itself, which means local residents will get to appreciate its charms all to themselves.
#85: Bobolink Park
A good well-proportioned park, in an area of the city without a lot of them. Even if the name doesn’t make a lick of sense.
#115: Killarney Park
Another example of a community centre with underutilized outdoor potential.
#118: Fraserview Golf Course
Ask people what the best public golf course in the city is, and few will say something other than Fraserview.
#128: Upper River District Park
There’s a small but very good playground with a treehouse theme at the top, and there’s even a little rock climbing wall as well.
#131: Champlain Heights Park
The city has been promising an upgrade to the playground for a while now; that it’s been delayed for more than four years while more than a dozen parks in other parts of the city have gotten an upgrade might speak to the geographical inequities of Vancouver.
#162: Captain Cook Park
It’s good for a light jog, and can make a person living anywhere in the centre of the city jealous at all the nearby mini forests in this neighbourhood.
#167: Mont Royal Square
The highlight is unquestionably the large fountain at the north end, where water sprays 15 feet into the air from a massive rock.