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Burnaby Lake Regional ParkBurnaby Lake Regional ParkBurnaby Lake Regional Park<div class="ExternalClass0EC748A0239043D2BCE8EA9F648FF59D"><p>Burnaby Lake is a haven for wildlife and people in the heart of region. Ducks, song​birds, fish and more make their home in this regional park. Level walking trails through mixed forest are a relaxing way for people to get closer to nature. </p></div>234591750https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/BurnabyLake_photo1.gif, https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/BurnabyLake_photo1.gif https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/BurnabyLake_photo1.gif

 

 

Burnaby Lake Regional ParkGP0|#2e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51;L0|#02e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51|Transit;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#732f01c7-3203-4080-a710-fd3875d80b73;L0|#0732f01c7-3203-4080-a710-fd3875d80b73|Picnic Area;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#fa3273cc-c453-47fa-a061-f6d8afc45766;L0|#0fa3273cc-c453-47fa-a061-f6d8afc45766|Dog Leash Required Trails;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#c8c91bf5-43d3-404d-b662-1b9096272150;L0|#0c8c91bf5-43d3-404d-b662-1b9096272150|Dock, Pier or Spit;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#c417ab40-3cf3-4357-989d-355a42b2305d;L0|#0c417ab40-3cf3-4357-989d-355a42b2305d|Canoeing or Kayaking;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#926cab4d-4a7e-460b-bf20-5f8f39fc7f74;L0|#0926cab4d-4a7e-460b-bf20-5f8f39fc7f74|Canoe/Kayak Launch;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#dee15a63-f74f-4991-9d95-b4b5f6a64db6;L0|#0dee15a63-f74f-4991-9d95-b4b5f6a64db6|Accessible;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#aff58497-abe6-4ae6-92bb-4757a8488aff;L0|#0aff58497-abe6-4ae6-92bb-4757a8488aff|Viewing Tower;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#64d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee;L0|#064d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee|View Point;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#074e9b20-8623-4996-9eff-66ee300be8ee;L0|#0074e9b20-8623-4996-9eff-66ee300be8ee|Interpretive Exhibit;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#875afb89-67b0-465a-9e6e-0f222e57cbc8;L0|#0875afb89-67b0-465a-9e6e-0f222e57cbc8|Visitor Centre (Seasonal);GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#7aebeebc-f12c-4589-b083-7f1578a03fd8;L0|#07aebeebc-f12c-4589-b083-7f1578a03fd8|Horse Unloading;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#74c003f7-48df-4669-b49a-68ae0eb29e0f;L0|#074c003f7-48df-4669-b49a-68ae0eb29e0f|Drinking Water;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#25080aaf-eb40-4ba1-a9d6-c0915c7e6d38;L0|#025080aaf-eb40-4ba1-a9d6-c0915c7e6d38|Washroom;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e419.46.20<div class="ExternalClassFFA06231A5224B92B32EF56B0D1FDD89"><p><strong></strong><strong></strong><strong>February 6 – March 7:</strong> 7:00 am – 6:00 pm​​<br><strong>March 8  </strong><strong>–</strong><strong> April 1:</strong> 7:00 am <strong>–</strong> 8:00 pm​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassC6C39C84C4204CDEB30C6ED3758086A7"><p>​There are a num​​ber of trails in Burnaby Lake Regional Park, including two along the north side of the lake: </p><ul><li>Cottonwood Trail is 5.2 km return from the Piper Avenue Entrance. Flat through deciduous forests and thick shrub areas which hide the lake but are great for looking for birds! Enjoy views and access to the lake edge at Piper Spit and Phillips Point.<br></li><li>Brunette Headwaters Trail is 3.6 km return from either the Piper Avenue Entrance or the Avalon Avenue Entrance. Flat with stairs at Cariboo Dam. Views of Brunette River near the dam and options to explore second growth forests on Conifer and Spruce loop trails.<br></li></ul><div> <br> </div><p>To see all the trails ​​in the park, <a href="/services/regional-parks/Documents/burnaby-lake-park-map.pdf">view the park map</a>.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass0FFE87CDF9CC4B44B5B29482A910C71C"><div> <div> <p>There is no cyclin​g in the park. For visitors arriving by bicycle, there is a bike rack near the Nature House at the Piper Ave Entrance.<br></p><p>Cyclists following the Central Valley Greenway are reminded to use Cariboo Road and Winston Avenue. Visitors are welcome to use the Avalon Ave Entrance parking lot to access both the Brunette-Fraser Regional Greenway and the Central Valley Greenway.<br></p></div></div></div><div class="ExternalClassF576336AE1E440559694A846EBDBB659"><p>Dogs must be leash​​​ed and under control at all times. Please scoop your dog's poop and dispose of it properly. To protect bird habitat, dogs are prohibited at Piper Spit.</p><p> <a href="/services/regional-parks/dogs-in-regional-parks">More on dogs in Me​​tro Vancouver regional parks...</a></p></div><div class="ExternalClass7BFFAD8ABA8D43EAA43EC54424933434"><p><a href="/services/regional-parks/public-safety">Prepare for your visit to a regional park ​before you leave home.</a>​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass8275A36C34084E1F8CB85A24617D7101"> <p>The <strong>Weedbusters</strong> program is sponsored by Metro Vancouver Regional Parks and the Bur​naby Lake Park Association and works to restore biodiversity in the park. To get involved, call Trina at 604-520-6442.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass4F35C4B4820D45EEAD255256F5F519FB"><p> At the Piper Avenue Entra​​nce, the Nature House, toilets, boardwalk and viewing tower are wheelchair accessible.​<br></p> <p>Trail Ac​​cessibility:</p> <p>​Cottonwood trail is 2.6 km long, with minimal slopes, a semi-firm surface and ​​some areas of loose gravel. There are no stairs from Still Creek Bridge to Piper Spit. The trail is at least 2 m wide.</p> <p>​Brunette Headwaters Trail  is 1.8 km long, with minimal grade changes.​ The trail surface is semi-firm with some areas of loose gravel. The slope along most of the trail is <5%.</p> <p>​Avalon Trail is 0.8 km long, connecting the Burnaby Equestrian Centre with Southshore Trail. The trail is firm (rock dust surface) and at least 3 m wide with minimal grade changes. </p> <p>​Southshore Trail is 3.4 km long with minimal grade changes and a semi-firm surface but some areas of loose gravel. There are several boar​dwalks with multiple steps along this trail. Southshore Trail is accessible for about 500 m west from the junction at Avalon Trail.</p> <p>​Conifer Loop and Spruce Trail Loop have semi-firm surfaces, with slopes mostly <5%.  </p> <p>Pavillion​ Trail has a semi-firm surface. There are stairs at the bridge over Deer Lake Brook.</p> <div class="ExternalClass0AC13B645C144EF5A68D9BA1D0DA19E2"> </div></div><div class="ExternalClass2DB8AA7EC8A44FB08C0AFF889E34E3EE"><p> <a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">School Field Trips Information </a><br><a href="/services/regional-parks/programs-and-events">Workshops & Community Group Field Trips Information</a><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassBFD054C98BAB4790B7D318FF5707196E"><p> <strong>Contact Us</strong> </p><p>The calen​dar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your preferred date. <a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">Book online</a> or call 604-432-6359 for more information.​ </p></div><div class="ExternalClass395D88DA77F64E46B56A2AB2E10B7991"> <p><strong>Burnaby Lake Park Association</strong> is actively​ involved in this regional park. For information or to get involved visit their <a href="http://www.burnabylakepark.ca/" target="_blank">website</a> or contact the <a title="Email the CDC" href="mailto:trina.sakata@metrovancouver.org?subject=Burnaby%20Lake%20Park%20Association">Community Development Coordinator</a> at 604-520-6442</p><div class="ExternalClass7456B26DA0A54F9EA671270598790EF4"> </div></div>

 

 

A paddler's perspective at Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo1_jpg.jpgA paddler's perspective at Burnaby Lake Regional Park
View of Brunette River from Cariboo Dam in Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo2_jpg.jpgView of Brunette River from Cariboo Dam in Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Watch wildlife at Piper Spit in Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo3_jpg.jpgWatch wildlife at Piper Spit in Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Burnaby Lake Regional Park is a haven for wildlife and people.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo4_jpg.jpgBurnaby Lake Regional Park is a haven for wildlife and people.
Viewing tower at Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo5_jpg.jpgViewing tower at Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Seasonal nature house at Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo6_jpg.jpgSeasonal nature house at Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Elderberry at Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo7_jpg.jpgElderberry at Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Wildflowers at Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo8_jpg.jpgWildflowers at Burnaby Lake Regional Park
Hiking trail at Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/BurnabyLake-photo9_jpg.jpgHiking trail at Burnaby Lake Regional Park

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burnaby Lake Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/Logos/BurnabyLakeRP.png, Burnaby Lakehttps://www.google.com/maps/place/Burnaby+Lake+Regional+Park/@49.2426967,,-122.9353969,,15z/data=!4m6!3m5!1s0x54867776155e6fc3:0x4a38d2842b3cb8f9!8m2!3d49.2426967!4d-122.9353969!16s%2Fg%2F1tdw7rh0?entry=ttu, Google maphttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/burnaby-lake-park-map.pdf, https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/documents/BurnabyLakeParkMap.pdfhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/burnaby-lake-trail-brochure.pdf, Brochureregionalparks.info@metrovancouver.org604-520-6442Central Area Office

 

 

<div class="ExternalClass809F117EB8C44E909779152D66D9F543"><div class="panel"><h4>​Visitor Centre</h4><p> <a href="/services/regional-parks/burnaby-lake-nature-house">Burnaby Lake Nature House</a> is closed for the season.<br></p></div></div>

 

 

Beaver Watchhttps://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/2312Beaver Watch3/16/2024 1:00:00 AM3/16/2024 2:30:00 AM
Beaver Watchhttps://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/2339Beaver Watch3/17/2024 1:00:00 AM3/17/2024 2:30:00 AM
Forest Fairy Gatheringhttps://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/2306Forest Fairy Gathering5/18/2024 6:00:00 PM5/18/2024 10:00:00 PM
Naturally Inspiredhttps://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/2307Naturally Inspired3/20/2024 5:00:00 PM3/20/2024 9:00:00 PM
Nature & Arthttps://metrovancouver.org/events/Event/2313Nature & Art3/20/2024 5:00:00 PM3/20/2024 7:00:00 PM

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