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Parks & Gardens

British Columbia is made up of nine distinct climate zones and an abundance of parks and gardens that are breathtakingly beautiful as well as diverse. The range of plants the region has to offer is an inspiration to both novice and experienced gardener alike, and well worth a visit.

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City of New Westminster Parks, Culture and Recreation

600 Eighth Street
New Westminster
604.527.4682
www.newwestpcr.ca

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.

Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens

578 Carrall Street
Vancouver BC V6B 5K2
604.662.3207
www.vancouverchinesegarden.com

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, the first of its kind outside of China, is an authentic representation of an age — old garden tradition which reached its peak in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The Garden is characteristic of the private spaces within a Ming scholar’s residence.

Kitty Coleman Woodland Gardens

6183 Whittaker Road
Courtenay BC
250.338.6901
www.woodlandgardens.ca

24-acre internationally acclaimed woodland wonderland. This unique and beautiful showcase of nature hosts popular Art Festivals including Art in Bloom and the Artisan's Festival. Christmas events include Santa's Barn, carol walks with chamber choirs and garden lights.

Milner Gardens and Woodland

2179 West Island Highway
Qualicum Beach BC
(250) 752-6153

www.milnergardens.org

Check website for hours and openings

Milner Gardens & Woodland offers visitors a beautiful old-growth forest walk, a delightfully wild artist's garden highlighted by more than 400 Rhododendrons, and a magnificent view of the Strait of Georgia. Enjoy afternoon tea and views in the 1930's cottage style Milner House where the Queen once stayed.

Contact Milner Gardens Today!

Minter Country Garden


10015 Young Rd Chilliwack BC
604.792-9912
1.888.MINTERS
www.mintergarding.com

Open April to mid-October

Our Destination Garden Centre Perennial Plant Associaton's Retailer of the Year 2013

Our destination garden centre is where you'll find everything you need to build the garden of your dreams. Receive expert advice, check out the newest plant introductions, take part in our seasonal seminars and more!

Van Dop Gallery & Garden

421 Richmond Street
New Westminster BC V3L 4C4
604.521.7887
1.888.981.9886

www.vandopgallery.com

Please call for a private viewing.

The Van Dop Gallery, nestled in historic New Westminster, showcases over 100 artists and artisans offering a world of art in a relaxing home atmosphere.

Trudy Van Dop's gallery and garden are filled with beautiful fine art. Visitors experience how Art & Living can enrich both their home and lifestyle.

CLICK HERE to view a virtual tour of the Van Dop Gallery

Cormier's Studio

495 Vancouver Avenue
Penticton BC V2A 1A4
250.493.3273
www.cormierstudio.com

Open most days 11 - 5.

A cultural tourism feast!

Indulge yourself in our luxurious B & B and enjoy a yummy breakfast in the art gallery overlooking Okangan Lake.

Lawrence sculpts and Kena creates mixed media wall art.

Hazelwood Herb Farm

13576 Adshead Road
Ladysmith BC V9G 1H6
250.245.8007

www.hazelwoodherbfarm.com

A mecca for customers and tourists from all over the island, our gift shop at Hazelwood Herb Farm is surrounded by a display garden, open to the public free of charge. Friendly and knowledgeable garden helpers are on hand to assist with your selections, and other staff members will gladly pause to answer questions if you see them working in the borders.

We will also help you locate specimen trees, specific borders, and other points of interest. At some point we hope to produce self-guided tour brochure.

New Hazelton Visitor Info Centre


New Hazelton BC
250-842-6571

www.newhazelton.ca

The District of New Hazelton is located in Northwest British Columbia and is situated between the Bulkley River and the stunning Roche De Boule Mountain Range. The area’s natural beauty and pristine wilderness has made New Hazelton a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. The District is also home to a rich history and is located only few kilometers from world renowned Ksan and Historic Hazelton.

While you're here you should see:

Rocher DeBoule:This majestic mountain towers over New Hazelton and offers a fantastic photo oportunity no matter the weather.

Hagwilget Bridge:This suspension bridge is a breath taking 262ft (80m) above the raging Bulkley River. It is a must see and although the walk across is scary it is very worth it. For this beautiful view take a short, scenic hike down to the river below.

Totem Poles :Totem Poles are part of Hazelton's rich Gitxsan and Wet'suwet'en First Nations culture. They can be found at Ksan Historical Village, Hazelton, Kispiox, Kitwanga, and Gitanyow. For more information and directions please go to the Visitor Information Center.