Park in BC (JF Bergeron photo)
Surrey is home to more than 600 parks and greenbelts to explore, covering an area of more than 2,185ha/5,400ac.
Enjoy a range of activities like bird-watching, wildlife viewing, trail hiking, miniature train rides, picnicking, and admiring exotic trees and public art. There truly is a park for every taste in this diverse city. Best of all, just about everything is free.
Coming from downtown Vancouver? One option is to take a half-hour SkyTrain ride to the Surrey Central SkyTrain station, and explore nearby Holland Park (13428 Old Yale Rd), Surrey's newest urban park, which opened in 2008. Wander through the Roseholly Gardens, view the public art, or relax next to the central water garden. In July, Holland Park hosts the multicultural two-day Fusion Festival, which attracts upwards of 60,000 visitors and has everything from bhangra dancing to Chinese musical performances.