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Hey Vancouver! Did you know that you’re never too far away from one of Parks Canada’s amazing National Historic Sites and National Parks? If your Discovery Pass is burning a hole in your pocket, start making plans now! Make it a historic day out at Fort Langley or dive into the breathtaking beauty of the protected waters of the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve; there’s so much to explore on your doorstep.

Here’s a couple of ideas to get you started!

Visitors trying an activity
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Once the largest producer of canned salmon in B.C.
  • Driving: 40 minutes
  • Transit: less than 1 hour
Visitors watch a demonstration
Fort Langley National Historic Site
Step back into the 1800s at the birthplace of British Columbia
  • Driving: 40 minutes
Visitors hiking
Gulf Islands National Park Reserve
Fifteen islands and 36 square kilometers of protected marine wilderness.
  • Driving: 50 minutes plus ferry
  • Transit: 1 hour plus ferry