Queen Elizabeth Park is a 130-acre municipal park located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is located on top of Little Mountain approximately 125 metres (410 ft) above sea level and is the location of former basalt quarries dug in the beginning of the twentieth century to provide materials for roads in the city.
Before European settlement, the park was an old-growth forest and a spawning ground for salmon. Grey wolves, elk and bears would frequent the area. The settler population which began in earnest in the 1870s exterminated the grey wolves, elk and bears, chopped down all the old growth forest and paved over the salmon creeks. The salmon creeks that extend from Queen Elizabeth to False Creek do still exist today, however, they have been paved over.
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Ingrid Fitzpatrick | Apr 3, 2018
Beautiful park! I’ve lived in Vancouver almost 2 years now, and I only just went to this park. It’s huge, and there’s lots of variety of things to do and see. There’s large open field space, manicured gardens, ponds, an indoor tropical habitat and more! Lots of fun. Will definitely go again.
chris atha | Jan 17, 2018
We, my wife and I, went to the solarium for a quick outing while in town. It only costs $6.50 for adults to enter. We spent 45 minutes walking through this place. Fascinating, both flora and fauna alike. Great photo opportunities for most species of birds (some are pretty quick), and excellent information on the plants housed in the solarium. Gift shop was small but had enough items to get nice souvenirs to remember your visit. Outdoor gardens and paths to enjoy a stroll. Quite a few ups and downs on the trails so be ready for a bit of a workout.
E_____ C_____ | Mar 27, 2018
Nice park to visit at anytime of year. There are good views as it is the highest part in Vancouver. The view is kinda restricted due to overgrowth of trees and plants. Snow in winter adds to atmosphere.
Jaskaran Baath | Apr 6, 2018
Queen Elizabeth park is good park for people to spend their weekend the Botanical Garden is so Beautiful With many of birds species it Look Awesome in first sight. The Fountains out there are give Fascinating look to it.. Over all it is enjoyable Park
Jennefer Boudreau | Mar 15, 2018
It's a very beautiful park throughout the year, but is especially beautiful during the summer. There are a number of things you can see and do here... there's a conservatory, pitch and putt, dine at Season's In The Park, or just go for a stroll. It's a popular spot to have a wedding ceremony as well.
J A | May 4, 2018
Lots of pay parking at the top and lots of cheaper street parking at the bottom where the duck ponds are. Depending on where you will spend your day the park has many points of reference and beautiful scenery. The most attractive Is the sunken garden area with the small waterfall. Once all the flowers are in bloom in summer it is a busy hotbed for outdoor wedding photos and those who appreciate viewing flower arrangements from behind a line. Please do not step or let your kids step on the flower beds as things are constantly growing. A great park to have a small romantic dinner at the seasons restaurant or down by the duck ponds. Or even a large family gathering for the day. The cherry blossom festival is finished by May.
Matthew Fex | Apr 25, 2018
This place is an ideal location and must see! The garden has strategically placed spots for photographic moments. The end of April is perfect. Only because the plants are all in bloom. The Seasons in the park restaurant overlooks a spectacular view of landscape and mountains.
Evangeline Dalaya | May 8, 2018
What a beautiful park! There are so many flowers here. There's a beautiful mountain view also which is perfect on a blue sky day. This is a great place to go for a walk.
JP G | May 2, 2018
I love QE park! The views are stunning, lots of stuff to do. Nice trails, beautiful gardens and stunning views.The fountain is a nice, refreshing addition. The Dome houses tropical flora and birds and is interesting to see. There are tennis courts on rhe SE end of the park. A great place to Rollerblade and cycle as well. In winter, when snowy, people use the parks hills to slide. Fun for the whole family. Doggies are allowed, so long as they stay on leash and you pick up after them.
Christopher Robins | Jun 7, 2018
A cute and very accessible park. Located on a hill in the middle of Vancouver, this park is filled with a variety of beautiful and slightly exotic fauna that could keep you wandering for hours. Aside from this, the park has small attractions and mildly kept lawns. Even you're willing to pay you can enjoy the observatory located at the top of the hill. Additionally there are other free attractions such as lawn bowling, a rose garden, and a large fountain. This park would have scored higher, but its main attractions are smaller and less comparable to some more destination worthy parks in the area. A beautiful park to visit if near by and available, but no need venture to far out of your way to visit.
Tilahun Worku | May 29, 2018
Situated at the Queen Elizabeth Park, the beautiful flowers and trees in it are very attractive. The oval shape glass rooftop house has a variety of plants. It has a fascinating landscape that has a special delight in the area. The view is a good place to be. The place has enough parking space. If you visit it you will be satisfied. Enjoy your time with fresh air.
Jonah Lalog | May 21, 2018
My family loves Queen E park. We have picnics at the picnic area, then see the duck pond, then take a walk all the way up to the conservatory! There used to be more free parking here, now most parking is pay parking starting at $3.50 an hour. I have seen families use propane here, I'm not sure if it is permitted though.
Asus Smith | Jul 13, 2018
Beautiful park and vista of Vancouver. The Celebration Plaza is very nice. I find it amusing that the signs say don't Wade in the fountain but didn't the designers know that's exactly what everyone would do? I saw kids in swimming suits hanging out there. There's no place to eat except the expensive Seasons restaurant up there. The quarry gardens were beautifully done.
Brian Gresko | Jul 18, 2018
Hidden gem inside Vancouver. Highly under appreciated park, grounds are expansive, tons of space to run and play, have a picnic under a tree, watch blooming cherry trees in spring. Trails around, into the crater are intricately planted with a wide variety of plants. Great views from top concrete plaza. Favorite location for wedding photos in summertime. Bloedel conservatory has lovely plants and renovated roof, worth a look to see parrots and birds inside. Seasons on the park is a wonderful classy restaurant with great views, try lunch menu if on a budget. Parking is pay by meter but can be found outside park, but be prepared to hike uphill if so inclined.
Jacki Maher | Jul 4, 2018
Such a beautiful park! It was my first time in Vancouver and we stopped by Queen Elizabeth Park to check out some nature. The views are stunning. Big trees, a lookout to the mountains and a flower garden just to name a few things. I could sit here all day and soak it in. I would highly recommend stopping by!
Danny Epstein | Jul 31, 2018
I took my family here after a visit to Stanley Park. Our first stop was the Rose Garden. It was nice but the grass was a bit brown. Then we climbed the hill to the conservatory. The view was fantastic and the conservatory was pleasant, if small. Next we visited the Quarry Garden which was amazing! We wrapped up our visit at the Love Locks Statues.
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