Parks & Gardens
City of New Westminster Parks, Culture and Recreation
600 Eighth Street
Take a stroll through New Westminster's horticultural and historical treasures on this cultural walk.
Begin your journey at the Waterfront Esplanade and Park at the bottom of Eighth Street along the Fraser River. Children's play areas feature a submarine and tugboat to echo the nautical theme. Remarkable plants and flowers create a gardener's delight while creative landscaping separates bikers and strollers.
Take your journey uphill into the city and enjoy Glenbrook Ravine, a perfect place to stroll and view the beauty of ponds, waterfalls, wildflowers, ferns and native vegetation.
Located next to City Hall, Friendship Garden offers a waterfall and pond, a majestic totem pole, walking paths and is the perfect setting for pictures with easy access off Fourth Street and Royal Avenue.
Next, treat yourself to an afternoon of historical exploration at the New Westminster Museum and Archives (featuring Irving House), at 302 Royal Avenue, 604.527.4640.
New Westminster is rich in tradition and has a unique story to tell, so don\'t miss the New Westminster Museum, located directly behind Irving House.