Picnicking at Barnet Marine Park
Located on the spectacular Burrard Inlet, Barnet Marine Park is a favourite of water-lovers. You can swim in the ocean, explore the shoreline or just bask in the sun. Picnic tables and barbeques are scattered under shady trees and a concession stand, change rooms and outdoor showers are available in the summer.
Picnicking on Burnaby Mountain
The mountain, water and city views from high atop Burnaby Mountain make this a popular picnic location for locals and visitors alike. Whatever you do, make sure to bring your camera as you'll want to capture the park’s natural beauty – and its spectacular views.
Picnicking at Confederation Park
Confederation Park offers the best of both worlds – excellent recreational facilities and untouched wilderness. Picnic among the trees at this park, where families can literally keep busy all day long with the myriad of activities available for people of all ages and abilities.
Picnicking at Foreshore Park
Pack a lunch, bring some refreshing drinks and plan to spend the day along the Fraser River shore. Picnic tables in the shaded woodland area provide a peaceful natural environment where you can listen to songbirds and watch resident squirrels at play.
Picnicking at Robert Burnaby Park
It's easy to imagine you're far from the city in this peaceful setting of huge western hemlock, cedar and douglas fir. Picnic basket in-hand, Robert Burnaby Park is perfect for a family outing. Set in the middle of lush-green wooded areas, this park is one of Burnaby’s best-kept secrets for a woodland retreat away from the crowds.