John Lawson Park
John Lawson Park is an icon of West Vancouver history and heritage: in 1872, Navvy Jack Thomas, West Vancouver’s first non-native resident, built his home here. In 1905, John Lawson, the “father” of West Vancouver, settled in the same home with his family. Today, the park is a favourite spot for picnickers, swimmers and families. See for yourself why this been a West Vancouver hotspot for almost 150 years.
- Picnic tables, some sheltered
- Information kiosk
- Drinking fountain
Things to Do in the Park
With a new splash park and playground, your kids will love spending a day outdoors in West Vancouver's newest play area. The playground includes a whimsically updated pirate ship, modern playground equipment and walkways in and around the playground.
John Lawson Park is a great place to cool down during the hot summer months.
The pier at John Lawson Park has long been a favourite spot for boat watchers and sunset gazers.