Located about 5 kilometres west of downtown Vancouver, Jericho Park boasts a beautiful expansive sandy beach. Jericho Beach and its adjoining beaches are less crowded than the downtown beaches making it worth the bus ride to get there.
In addition to its great beaches, Jericho Beach Park features a large expanse of green space and picnic facilities. It is contiguous with Locarno Beach Park and Spanish Banks Beach Park, resulting in a 3 kilometre stretch of beautiful sandy beach — the longest continuous beach in Vancouver! From any of these 3 beaches, you are treated to beautiful, expansive views toward Howe Sound, the North Shore mountains and back towards downtown Vancouver.
Park amenities include sports fields, a concession stand and public washrooms. Walking trails and picnic areas are located throughout the park. Spanish Banks Beach to the west is a popular spot for playing beach volleyball. As you can see from the pictures, these beaches are fairly quiet, especially compared to those located closer to downtown.
For complete details about Jericho Beach see the official website.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Jericho Beach ParkFee: No
Some attractions may have reduced hours or be closed due to COVID-19. Please verify opening hours with the attraction before visiting.
Accommodations near Jericho Beach Park:
|Skytrain and Bus Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|Expo Line - Evenings and Weekends||Granville Station||1 Minute|
|Expo Line - Weekdays||Waterfront Station||7 Minutes|
How to get to Jericho Beach Park by Skytrain and Bus
From Waterfront SkyTrain Station take the Cordova St. exit and catch the #44 UBC bus from the stop just west (right) of the station exit. Get off on West 4th Avenue at Alma and walk 2 blocks farther west until you see the park on your right. Continue north through Jericho park to the beach. This route has limited stops making it the quickest option, but it's only available on weekdays until 7 pm.
From Granville SkyTrain Station take the Granville Street exit and catch the #4 UBC bus southbound on Granville to the 4000 block stop on West 4th Avenue. Jericho park is right beside the bus stop.
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