Surrey has 600 parks and green spaces to choose from. With so many options and trails available, the decision making process when choosing which park to visit can be tricky.
So if Surrey had a bucket list for parks to visit, these five would definitely be at the top! What’s even more impressive is that each park offers a totally unique experience, and boast diverse vegetation and wildlife.
17900 20 Avenue
Redwood Park blends its unique heritage with sprawling meadows and a secret fairy garden. Dating back to 1893, Pioneers, the Brown twins poured over the land that became Redwood Park. The duo planted a variety of species of trees and greenery that Redwood Park’s trails weave through. With 80 acres of park and over 5 kilometres of nature trails, this park is dog-friendly. Kids LOVE the playground and fairy garden hidden within the trails.
Surrey Bend Regional Park
17775 104 Avenue
Located at the North Eastern tip of the city, Surrey Bend Regional Park borders the shores of the Fraser River. As Surrey’s largest park (a whopping 835 acres!), Surrey Bend Regional Park offers 5 kilometres of walking trails and 3 kilometres of dedicated cycling paths. Complete with a nature playground, picnic shelters, and incredible waterfront views from the trails.
Green Timbers Urban Forest
14600 100 Avenue
As one of the larger parks in Surrey, Green Timbers Urban Forest stands at 560 acres of second-growth forest. Pack your best walking shoes when visiting the Urban Forest, as there are more than 10 kilometres of nature trails, and a stocked lake. Green Timbers Urban Forest is also home to the Surrey Nature Centre, dedicated to education and showcasing Surrey’s incredible greenery.
Peace Arch Provincial Park
Highway 99 Peace Arch Border Crossing
Straddling the Canada/United States Border, the Peace Arch Provincial Park has been welcoming visitors to Canada and Surrey since 1939. The Canadian side of the park spans 9 acres and features beautifully manicured gardens and picnic tables.
Tynehead Regional Park
16700 96 Avenue
Sprawling over 640 acres, Tynehead Regional Park surrounds the Serpentine River. Home to salmon and trout, along with a variety of other wildlife, be sure to bring your camera on a visit to Tynehead Regional Park. Offering over 10 kilometres of walking trails and 5 kilometres of cycling routes, this beautiful park also features a 6 acres off-leash dog park.