Central Park Perimeter Trail

Due to extremely dry conditions and the high fire risk, the following bans are now in effect until further notice: 

No barbecues at Burnaby parks and beaches

The use of barbecues (charcoal/briquette/wood) at City of Burnaby parks and beaches is now prohibited. Propane barbecues are permitted. 

No smoking in Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces

The City of Burnaby advises all park users that there is no smoking permitted in Burnaby parks, trails and green spaces. "No Smoking" signs are posted throughout the City. 

Phase 3 - Central Park Perimeter Trail now open

Walkers, cyclists, joggers and people who use wheelchairs can now add the third leg of the Central Park Perimeter Trail to their route.

Completed in the spring of 2021, this new section runs along Imperial St, from Willingdon Ave to Boundary Rd. It's 0.78 kilometres long and well-lit at night.

The trail’s first section, along Boundary Rd from 45th Ave to Imperial St, was built in 2017. Phase 2 followed in 2019 with a 0.82 kilometre long, well-lit pathway running along Patterson Ave from Imperial St to the Patterson SkyTrain Station.

Download the trail map 

Construction underway on the fourth and final section

The final northwest section will connect the existing trail at 45th Avenue and Boundary Road to the BC Parkway, just north of the Central Park children’s playground. This will complete the 3.5-kilometre loop that features a rubberized surface and bright lighting at night. The fourth and final section will be opening Spring 2023.

Host your walk/run fundraiser on our Central Park trails

We invite community groups to host fundraising runs and walks on the Trail of Hope in Central Park's interior forest and the Central Park Perimeter trail that runs along the edge of the park–both routes are featured on the Central Park trail maps. To learn more please call 604-294-7450.

Your trails in the city

Burnaby has 15 accessible, safe and convenient pathways in the city, offering more than 70 kilometres (43.5 miles) of urban trails for walking, jogging, cycling and rolling by wheelchair. Check out the Burnaby Bike Map to learn more. 

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