Terra Nova Rural Park and Adventure Play Environment
This 63-acre city-wide nature park in the Thompson area includes historic buildings, a community garden, a picnic area and an Adventure Play Environment.
This rural park has excellent habitat for birds and other wildlife in the area. Boardwalks, slough and viewing platforms are available for enhanced park visibility and access. Various agriculturally-oriented activities take place at the park including a Waterwise Demonstration Garden and a community garden and is home to user groups that include the Fruit Tree Sharing Project and the Terra Nova School Yard Project.
The Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment is a play experience unique to Metro Vancouver and is a result of an extensive and highly successful community planning process that reflects the agricultural traditions of the area and complements the City’s growing collection of innovative parks. Visit the Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment page for more information.
This is one of the earliest homes built in Steveston and is significant for its historical association to the development of this community, both as a residential building and through its connection to the Branscombe family’s general store located in downtown Steveston. This house reflects the pattern of commercial and related residential development that occurred early in Steveston’s history.
This 6.5-acre waterfront park and trails is situated on the historic cannery site BC Packers Ltd. Recently finished during the redevelopment of the BC Packers Lands, this scenic promenade features BC Packers artifacts, interpretation signage, timber boardwalks, viewing tower, piers, public art features and access to cafes, shops and more.