Queen Elizabeth Park and the Bloedel Conservatory

Located on the highest point within Vancouver city limits, Queen Elizabeth Park features beautiful gardens, spectacular views and the Bloedel Conservatory

Queen Elizabeth Park Garden with Vancouver and North Shore Mountains in background
Queen Elizabeth Park Garden with Vancouver and North Shore Mountains in background cc licensed photo by Kkmd

Queen Elizabeth Park is a beautiful 130 acre park situated at the highest point along a ridge that runs east-west across the City of Vancouver. With its highest point 152 metres above sea level, this hilltop park offers visitors to Vancouver stunning views of the city, especially on a nice day.

Some of the highlights of this beautiful park include an arboretum with over 1500 trees, a beautiful quarry garden, and the amazing Bloedel geodesic dome floral conservatory filled with tropical flowers and plants and free flying tropical birds. If you are looking for an upscale dining experience you can book a table at the Seasons in the Park restaurant where you will enjoy a memorable meal with beautiful views of Vancouver.

Due to its beautiful setting Queen Elizabeth Park is also a very popular location for wedding photography. For complete details about this beautiful park see the official website above.

Facts For Your Visit

Fee: No, except for a small fee to enter the Conservatory

Hours: Mon-Sun 24/7

Address: Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC

Website: Queen Elizabeth Park Vancouver

Directions

SkyTrain Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Canada LineKing Edward Station1 Minute

How to get to Queen Elizabeth Park Vancouver by SkyTrain

Catch the #15 Cambie bus southbound on Cambie Street right in front of King Edward Station. Get off at West 33rd Avenue which is right across from the Parks main entrance. Alternately you can cross over to the far side of Cambie from King Edward Station and walk south (to your right) for 5 blocks (about a 9 minute walk to West 30th Avenue where you can walk right into the park.

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Reviews

Rated 4.6 out of 5

5 Star Rating There are 3 gardens to explore, a restaurant to dine at, a lagoon to admire, and a conservatory to visit! There's no charge to visit the gardens. One of my favourite places to relax and take in some nature without leaving the city

Diana Xu - 12 days ago

5 Star Rating Vancouver's second crown jewel of parks. The botanical garden, so lush, is truly enchanted. Enough said. You have to see it for yourself. Hard to believe it was once, long long ago, an open pit coal mine.

Patrick O'M - 20 days ago

5 Star Rating I was surprised by the wide range of things to see here.. including the conservatory where there are many rare birds. A good place for a hike and a picnic. The highest point in Vancouver is here and you can dine there at the seasons in the park restaurant.

Soney Thomas - 1 month ago

4 Star Rating It's a nice park with a few paths where you can have a nice walk. It's not large enough to spend more than an hour but the view from the top is stunning and right on the skyline of Downtown. The sunset is also nice from there. A really good expensive restaurant sirs at the top and there is pay parking next to it.

Damien Fleurisson - 1 month ago

4 Star Rating Iconic Vancouver park for scenery and weddings. The sunken garden is delightful although season-dependent for blooming flowers. The waterfall used to be gushing but now just trickles. The wedding pavilion is newer and a cute place for marital gatherings!

Janet Ng - 2 months ago

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Spectacular colours of fall at Queen Elizabeth Park

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