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6 Vancouver parks to take family photos in this fall

Vancouver is currently exploding with the spectacular colours of autumn, providing the perfect backdrop for a family photoshoot. If you can catch a break in the weather, head out to these parks around the city to make a few foliage-themed memories.


John Hendry Park

For the best family selfie spot, try the beach at the south end of Trout Lake. The park’s foliage is ablaze with bright colours right now. If the weather isn’t cooperating, not to worry. The park retains its beauty well into November, especially on clear, frosty mornings.

3300 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

Kensington Park

Grab a few action shots on this park’s open green field. Lined with glowing trees and views of the north shore mountains, it’s the perfect location for some sunny afternoon snapshots. Take a few extra photos on the nearby playground.

5175 Dumfries St, Vancouver


Stanley Park

Picture perfect opportunities are abundant in this 400-hectare utopia of towering trees. For some unique scenery, strike a pose by the park’s totem poles at Brockton Point, or the Hollow Tree on the west side of Stanley Park Drive. For a lake view, head to the wooden viewing platform on North Creek Trail in Beaver Lake.

Access Stanley Park from the main entrance at the west end of Georgia Street.


Vanier Park

This Kitsilano neighbourhood park provides a number of pose-worthy backdrops with views of False Creek, English Bay and downtown Vancouver. Take a few extra shots on the park’s arched footbridge, and for some added family fun, drop by the nearby museum.

1000 Chestnut Street, Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth Park

Image credit: Harriet Fancott

Famous for good reason, this centrally located park is a riot of colour in the fall from trees to bushes and flowers. Add in a gorgeous fountain and a full city vista to die for, it’s hard to beat a fall photo shoot at QE Park!

4600 Cambie St, Vancouver

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