HOW TO GET TO BURNABY LAKE
Burnaby Lake Entrances
There are three entrances to the lake and its trails: Glencairn (via Kensington Ave.), Piper Spit (via Winston St.) and Avalon (via Cariboo Rd.).
There is a large walking loop around the lake, along with several smaller side trails. Take a walking map of Burnaby Lake with you or pick one up at any of the park entrances.
Sorry, bicycles are NOT allow on any of the trails around Burnaby Lake. The closest bike trail is along Winston Ave, which is part of the Central Valley Greenway.
There are transit busses that stop by either side of the lake and the sky train services the north side. Visit Translink.ca to plan your trip.
There are three entrances to the park: Glencairn, Piper Spit and Avalon.
Take the Trans Canada Highway. Exit at Kensington Avenue North to Sprott Street and Sperling Avenue.
From Vancouver, take Highway #1 eastbound to Exit #32, Sprott Street. At the lights, turn left to cross over the highway overpass and stay in the right lane. At the traffic lights at Kensington Avenue go straight and turn left at the stop sign. Immediately turn right into the parking lot by the sports fields. The trail starts along the edge of the sports fields beyond the Rugby Club.
- Piper Spit
From Lougheed highway turn south on Brighton Ave. Go to the traffic lights and turn right. Go West along Winston and turn left onto Piper ave. Go to the end of the road.
From Lougheed highway turn south on Brighton Ave. Go to the traffic lights and turn left. Travel along Government until you arrive at Cariboo road and turn right and cross the railroad tracks. Cross over a small bridge over the Brunette River and turn right onto Avalon Ave.