VANCOUVER – Shaughnessy

Bloedel Conservatory, Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

                       Jan-01 – Dec-31

START POINT: Indigo Books, 2505 Granville St  V6H 3G7
DISTANCES: 5,6,10k                      RATING: 2A/2B
REGISTRATION: Daily: 09:00 – 20:00
PROGRAM: Bridges
DIRECTIONS: By car: Drive along Granville St or West Broadway. Store is on SW corner of Granville St & West Broadway. By transit: The following buses will stop at the corner of Granville St & West Broadway: #9 (Granville/Alma/UBC-Commercial-Broadway Station/Boundary); #10 (Downtown/Granville); #14 (Hastings/Downtown-UBC) & #16 (29th Ave Station/Arbutus).
INFORMATION: Ask cashier for Walk Box (in cash office).

There are four routes.

  1. Quilchena Park 5k, 10k (Rating 2A): The route goes through impressive Shaughnessy with its many mansions. It will also take us to Quilchena Park. The 5k route will not go to Quilchena Park.
  2. Arbutus Greenway North 6k, 10k (Rating 2B): Walk along the north portion of the Arbutus Greenway through residential areas & parks with views of Downtown & the North Shore mountains.
  3. Olympic Village – Cambie Bridge 6k & 10k (rating 2A) Enjoy the panoramic scenery of Vancouver from different viewpoints. This walk takes you to Granville Island & along the Seaside Greenway to Olympic Village, Science World to Coopers’ Park, cross Cambie Bridge & return to Granville Island. Check out what Granville Island has to offer as you walk around the Island. The 6K walk will only go to Charleson Park & Granville Island.
  4. Kensington – Queen Elizabeth Park 5k & 10k (rating 2A/2B) Register at Start Point & drive to 5175 Dumfries St (Kensington Community Centre). Walk through residential East Vancouver & then the trails & pathways in Queen Elizabeth Park. Enjoy the quarry garden, arboretum & sculptures. Return via Nat Bailey Stadium, Riley Park and passing Mountain View Cemetery. The 5k walk will not go to Queen Elizabeth Park.

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