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.
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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.
John Lawson Park is the mid-point of the Seawalk, and a lovely place for a waterfront stroll.