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Garry Point Park, Richmond
(4.5/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy a day in the outdoors with family and friends at Garry Point Park and absorb views across the south arm of the Fraser River and the Gulf Islands as you picnic in the park or unwind on the sandy beach. Don't miss the Japanese style Kuno Garden, the Fisherman's Memorial Needle, and other heritage sites, or try your hand at kitesurfing-- the constant breeze makes the park an ideal location to learn. Restrooms and a dog watering station are provided. A visit to Garry Point Park represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Richmond vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Huge empty space, a nice walk, that's it. Unless you want to watch people with kites, all sorts of them, or a monument to the fishers who didn't come home from the see. This monument is good, but that...  more »
  • If you have an evening free and just want to relax, first go for fish and chips at Pajo's at Garry Point Park and then take a nice leisurely walk , at the end of which you can sit on a bench and watch...  more »
  • Garry Point is located at the very western end of Steveston village. The cherry trees which line the entrance are spectacular in the spring and throughout the year locals like to fly kites in its larg...  more »
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  • Great park but very polluted. More people ought to call our the water situation. It's medically unsafe to be in with a permanent Heath Advisory Warning at the beaches. A lot of people have their kids playing in the water, where just upstream boats are dumping sewage, gas, oil, and fish guts into the river. I often see oil and gas slicks on the beaches. It's terrible. Something should be done to make the beach safe for families -- this issue shouldn't exist at one of Richmond's only beach destinations.
  • Such a beautiful sight! We came here as a spontaneous trip to kill time before the Richmond Night Market and this was one of the best ideas we made on this trip. Parking can be a little iffy on a beautiful sunny day, but with determination you should be able to stalk a family and take over their parking spot. :) The first thing I saw was a bunch of kites being flown over the grass area. It was amazing to see many people, young and old, having a blast flying their kite on a semi windy day. There's a nice view of the water too - that the park doesn't recommend swimming in - BUT it's a great view to take wedding photos in front of! I took a stroll on their trail and it was a flat giant circle, so I recommend walking on it to get a whole view of what the park looks like. Mainly it's just flat land with a bunch of grass :)
  • Large beautiful open area. Nice to watch the boats come in. Not much shady covered areas. Clean public bathrooms. Yummy Pajos fish and chips.
  • 1st time back here in decades. It was quite populated and fairly calm except for the insano drivers in the Mercedes GLK and Beamer. Crosswalks are for pedestrians! Get a big flashing X walk sign and I would give 5 stars.
  • Nice quiet place. Someone told me that it was an indian burial ground before