False Creek, Vancouver

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    Bicycle around False Creek

    by rmdw Updated Dec 31, 2004

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    If you're staying more than a day in Vancouver and the weather isn't bad then I'd strongly recommend renting a bicycle and touring around False Creek. There's a wonderful seawall around most of the Creek which provides you with an ever changing variety of postcard quality vistas.

    There are many stores in the city from whom you can rent a bicycle but the highest concentration of them is near the intersection of Robson & Denman downtown. For a quick list click here.

    Just be careful when riding on the streets as I'm quite convinced that most Vancouver drivers are quite incompetent. And keep off the sidewalks - not only is it illegal but you'll be annoying me and other Vancouver pedestrians!

    False Creek Vista & Map
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    ~GRANVILLE STREET BRIDGE~

    by Biljana Written Oct 15, 2004

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    The Granville Street Bridge spans False Creek. The bridge follows Granville Street across False Creek over Granville Island. If you wish to visit Granville Island make sure you look at the signs so you know where to turn to reach Granville Island.

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    Scenic Seawall Pathway

    by penumbra Written Feb 5, 2007

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    False Creek is a finger of water jutting in from the sea through English Bay and forms the southern and eastern border of downtown Vancouver. Bridges at Burrard, Granville and Cambie cross False Creek. The bridges are eminently walkable and provide excellent platforms for taking pictures of the Vancouver skyline and environs. A seawall walkway circumnavigates the entire False Creek waterway and is frequented by walkers, joggers, cyclists and skaters alike.

    False Creek False Creek begins at the Science Center
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    False Creek Promenade

    by sunnywong Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The promenade extends several kilometres along the creek. You will pass a residential zone, a marina, the Granville Island and Vanier Park as well along this walk. Highly recommanded if you have longer stay in Vancouver.

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    Granville Island (False Creek Ferrie) Aquabus

    by sunnywong Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Rainbow coloured ferries provide continuous passenger shuttle service across False Creek between docks at Hornby Street (south foot), Granville Island (beside Art's Club Theatre), Drake Street south in Yaletown, Science World, and Stamp's Landing. Sightseeing mini-tours.

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    False Creek

    by CrazyShoes Written Aug 26, 2005

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    False Creek is situated on the edge of downtown Vancouver. The south side is more laid back and it's been around longer than the north side (Yaletown) which is fairly new and trendier. You can see all the newer highrise condos on the north side..

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    False Creek

    by shavy Written Sep 9, 2014

    We walked around the area which was worth it, excellent view of the island. A modern city with an oriental touch. You can also step into the Aqua boat and make a rainbow crossing over the scenic of False Creek. Either you walk, cycling or in public transportation you have a beautiful view over the skyline of Vancouver.

    You will see many people doing water activity such as: Canoeing, kayak, boat paddle. A great place to wander. A showpiece waterfront a popular place to live recently risen, is quite a walked if you really wants to do the tour around. Many low-rise buildings, greenery, on the water with associated facilities. We were lucky we have a nice weather on that day. On the south side bordering this area Granville Island. In the shadow of the elevated himself above Granville Bridge have in this former industrial numerous exotic amenities nestled

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    Take an afternoon walk at False Creek

    by shavy Written Sep 12, 2014

    False Creek is a great place to stroll especially in the afternoon. From here not only you have the great views of the skyline and the harbor you can also observe the locals doing any activities in this area. It is a different view up here, no traffic from the city. Is pedestrianized the only thing you see here is bicycle and roller skate

    People running and walking, and you even can watch the water activity. It seems a nice place to relax too. If you walk to the end there were benches and chairs in a platform where you can relax and watch the sunset. There were restaurants and bars if you need a drinks. When we walked here there were a bunch of sportive folks doing some paddling, I don't know exactly how it called, but those young boys and girls certainly do things which is very interesting to watch

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    My new address when I win the lottery

    by buzzz Written Jun 16, 2011

    False Creek is on the south shore of Downtown Vancouver with fantastically expensive appartment blocks overlooking the water. There are colourful tiny ferry boats which can take only about 8 people at a time across to Granville Island.

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    False Creek

    by Redang Updated Sep 16, 2006

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    Very nice walk along the waterfront, called, in this part, False Creek. In the background, Science World.

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    False Creek

    by sunnywong Written Feb 25, 2003

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    It is one of the largest marina in Vancouver. Along the shore of False Creek, you can find lots of places worth to visit:
    1. False Creek Promenade
    2. Granville Island
    3. Vanier Park
    4. English Bay

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    A great place for a stroll

    by Tricky_Dicky69 Written Jun 7, 2010

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    A nice place just to wander on a nice day or jump on one of the ferries that drop off at various points. We cycled through on our way to Stanley Park.

    False Creek, Vancouver.

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    Burrad Bridge

    by sunnywong Written Oct 27, 2002

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    The bridge view from False Creek promenade. You'll enjoy a nice view of False Creek if you walk on the bridge.

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    Molson Indy - Cart series

    by pipercherokee Written Oct 22, 2005

    Downtown Vancouver and the north shore mountains are an amazing backdrop to view Vancouver's molson indy car race.

    BC Place and Science World Downtown Vancouver and BC Place Harbour Center and Science World What a city! Science World at False Creek
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