White Rock’s East & West Beaches (Marine Dr. between Maple St. & Bay St.)
What makes them picnic friendly: The beaches are two popular destinations located along the waterfront in the community of White Rock. The famous promenade runs almost the entire length of the beach with plenty of grassy parks. Running parallel to the Promenade, Marine Drive features a wide range of dining options from steaks and seafood to ice cream, fish & chips, cafes and bistros. Located between the two beaches, the historic White Rock Pier offers the perfect setting to watch local crab fisherman and spectacular sunsets. Amenities, if any: Public washrooms, Pay-parking, ABM, Wheelchair accessibility, Picnic tables (of course). Views, natural features: Ocean view, Tidal pools, White Rock Pier, The legendary “White Rock”, and even bald eagles if you’re lucky! Source: http://www.vancouverbceh.com/whiterock/things-to-do/item/57-white-rock-parks.html Retrieved June 2014
Beachside BBQ: Propane barbecues are permitted within White Rock city boundaries (ie. Parks/ waterfront). *NO open flame or briquettes* Don’t forget to bring sunscreen!
White Rock & South Surrey
Great Picnic Spots Quick Reference Guide
2015 Compilation by Sophia Kalil
UPTOWN WHITE ROCK LOCATION 604-536-4951 1459B Johnston Road, White Rock, BC V4B 3Z4 WHITE ROCK BEACH LOCATION 14970B Marine Drive White Rock, BC V4B 1C4
Redwood Park th
(17900 20 Ave) What makes it picnic friendly: Redwood Park has 50 different species of trees and 5 groves to be discovered. Whether you are looking for a great picnic area, all-access playgrounds, searching for gnome and fairy dwellings, or simply walking along the trails, this park is for you! Amenities, if any: Public washroom, Pet friendly, Picnic tables (of course), Playground, Sports fields, Trails, Pay-parking. Views, natural features: Scenic nature view, Wildlife sightings, Tree house
Centennial Park (14600 North Bluff Rd) What makes it picnic friendly: The park is a recreation and sporting field destination located in the community of White Rock. You can walk shaded forest trails all the way down to the beach or work up a sweat in the running oval. Amenities, if any: Playground, Sports fields, Horseshoe pitch, Public washrooms, Payparking, Pet friendly, Picnic tables (of course). Views, natural features: Ocean view, Forest trails, Interpretive Demonstration Garden.
Peace Arch Provincial Park
Dr. R.J. Allan Hogg Rotary Park
(138 Peace Park Dr)
(15400 Block of Buena Vista Avenue)
What makes it picnic friendly: The park is a Canada/USA border crossing park situated on the 49th parallel located southeast of White Rock. The park falls on the Canadian side of the international border. There is a floral garden, art sculptures, the Peace Arch, grass lawns, a playground, a pond, sitting benches and a picnic day use area
What makes it picnic friendly: A beautifully landscaped park with over 2 acres of scenic gardens. Itâ€™s a classic choice for wedding photos and family memories. Located nearby is the White Rock Public Library and White Rocks 5 Corners shopping district.
Amenities, if any: Picnic tables (of course), Public washrooms, Pay-parking.
Views, natural features: Scenic nature views
Views, natural features: Scenic nature views, The Peace Arch. Source: http://www.vancouverbceh.com/whiterock/things-to-do/item/57-white-rock-parks.htmlRetrieved June 2014
Crescent Park (2610 129th St)
What makes it picnic friendly: The park has four picnic areas with shelter, tons of grassy area for kids to play, and many walking trails through the ponds and beautiful mature forest that transitions from evergreen to deciduous trees. Amenities, if any: Public washroom, Pet friendly, Picnic tables (of course), 2 Playgrounds, Sports fields, Trails, Payparking. Views, natural features: Scenic nature view, Wildlife sightings - Barred Owls.
Amenities, if any: Picnic tables (of course)
Bayview Park/Plaza (Marine Drive and Bay St.) What makes it picnic friendly: If you want to bring the kids to the beach for a picnic but donâ€™t want sand in your hotdogs, throw down your blanket here and relax. Green grass and great ocean views, perfect for outdoor dining. Amenities, if any: Public washrooms, Drinking fountain, Pay-parking, Picnic tables (of course), Pet friendly Views, natural features: Ocean view, Train sighting.