There are plenty of places to check out the beautiful fall foliage Burnaby has to offer. (James Chen / Shutterstock)

The best places to see fall leaves in Burnaby

'Tis almost the season for fall colours to take over the city.

By Vikki Hui | September 7, 2022 |5:00 am

Pumpkin spice is once again in the air, and it will soon be time to take out your coziest sweaters and head out to enjoy the colourful foliage in the city. If you’re looking forward to autumn, here are some of the best places in Burnaby for some fresh air and fall leaves.

Deer Lake Park

A top choice for many Burnabarians, Deer Lake Park’s fall foliage is definitely worth checking out. Take a casual stroll around the park and enjoy the tranquillity of the lake with a seasonal twist. Deer Lake Park is also Burnaby’s cultural hub, and there are plenty of activities to indulge in as you take advantage of the cozy fall weather!
Address: 5435 Sperling Ave

Burnaby Mountain Park


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Enjoy the auburn Vancouver skyline from Burnaby Mountain Park, home to Simon Fraser University. Best known for its views at sunset, the park is perfect for fall foliage viewing all day long. While you’re there, check out the Centennial Rose Garden and the Playground of the Gods!
Address: 100 Centennial Way

Central Park

This easily accessible park near Metrotown is the best place to go for a quick stroll after a hearty meal. If you happen to go to the park for one of its athletic facilities or its trails, look around and take in the beautiful fall view!
Address: 3883 Imperial St

 Fraser Foreshore Park


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Bask in the golden foliage as you take a walk along the Fraser at Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park. The park also has a fitness circuit and 2 volleyball courts for those who want to work out in the crisp fall air.
Address: 7751 Fraser Park Dr

Burnaby Lake Regional Nature Park


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Let’s be honest, every lake and river is different and we can’t get enough of them. Burnaby Lake is a popular park with birdwatchers, and what better time to catch a glimpse of birds, rare or common, fluttering through beautiful red trees?
Address: 4519 Piper Ave

This article was first published in our September 21, 2021 newsletter. 

Vikki Hui

Burnaby Beacon contributor

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