Visit Burnaby

Burnaby is home to fresh air and even fresher activities

The great outdoors await you. They’re just patiently sitting at your doorstep here in Burnaby. Or, feel free to explore what lies beyond in Metro Vancouver.

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This year, plan one of your best vacations ever to beautiful Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Even though Burnaby is only minutes from downtown Vancouver, it is truly a world apart, offering you a wealth of outdoor adventures exclusive to this exceptionally scenic corner of the world.

Explore Natural Landscapes on Your Burnaby Vacation

Whether your dream vacation calls for watersports or a winter getaway, Burnaby is the perfect home base for a spectrum of outdoor activities. Ideally nestled amid evergreen forests, sparkling rivers and pristine lakes, the natural landscapes bring hiking, cycling, boating and floating possibilities right to your doorstep.

Hiking Adventures

With more than 230 kilometers of nature trails in and around the Burnaby area, you can find just the right fit for the abilities of each family member. Drink in the panoramic views from Burnaby Mountain Park, a favorite hiking destination only a brief drive away from your vacation accommodations. Breathe in the heavenly scents of old-growth evergreens in the North Shore Mountains Park, a short 20 minutes from Burnaby Central. Many nature trails accommodate cycling, too.

Dive Into Aquatics

Burnaby’s natural waterways beckon to vacationers of all ages. Enjoy some quality time canoeing the waters of nearby Deer Lake, or drop your kayak into the shimmering waters of Burnaby Lake Regional nature park. Frasier River Foreshore Park, just south of Burnaby proper, and Barnet Marine Park to the north provide miles of shoreline to explore. If you wish to venture farther afield, visit Vancouver’s Deep Cove.

Winter Activities for the Entire Family

Ski British Columbia on your winter trip to Burnaby where you are central to a trio of popular ski venues. In less than 30 minutes, you can drive to Cypress Mountain, Grouse Mountain or Seymour Mountain ski areas. Whether snowboarding, skiing or tobogganing are on your itinerary, you can experience it all on your Burnaby family holiday. During the off-season, your family can explore many of these areas by mountain bike as well.

More to Do in Burnaby

With three golf courses, two of them public, Burnaby is a prime vacation destination for the golfers in your family, who will love the challenges of unfamiliar turf as well as British Columbia’s temperate weather. You will find tennis courts, sports fields and a skateboard venue at the city’s Confederate Park, plus a spray pool and model steam railway during the summer months.

We look forward to welcoming you to Burnaby for a memorable vacation in one of Canada’s most beautiful regions. Whether you visit in spring, summer, winter, or fall, Burnaby B.C. offers exciting outdoor recreational options that are sure to appeal you and each member of your crew.