Outside of Stanley, it’s one of only six parks in the city with washrooms, tennis and basketball courts, fields for baseball and general sports, and a playground.
It’s a solid B+ park, one filled on many sunny summer days, a food truck across the street, a bike share station next to the entrance, the epitome of a pleasant time in a pleasant neighbourhood.
What makes Hadden special? Chiefly, it’s the amount of interesting things packed into a relatively small area.
George Park isn’t going to wow anybody on first impression — but it’s quietly one of the best small inland parks in the city.
Say you enjoyed beer and lived in Mt. Pleasant, and say you enjoyed a relaxing afternoon at Jonathan Rogers Park. But then I repeat myself.
If Harbour Green feels like a weird whiplash of things in a single park, well, Vancouver is a weird whiplash of a city.
Renfrew Community is one of those places that is more a laundry list of things you can do than a fully integrated park, but those things are all very solid.
Nothing in Sunset Park is groundbreaking. It’s all well executed though, and is the rare inland park south of 41st Avenue in the city that can be said to be a true highlight.
The most confusing thing about CRAB park are the pictures of crabs in the spay park.
In short, nothing about Burrard View Park is great. But everything about it is good.