by: @cecerahoerason

We all know the typical the typical YVR tourist photo spot (suspension bridge, English bay etc.) Here are some unexpected lower mainland photogenic places.


1. Sasamat Lake , Port Moody 

(Also known as White Pine Beach) This beautiful lake and walkway is one of many photogenic spots in the Belcarra Regional Park. 

2. Cleveland Dam

photo from: @jaunt_gc

photo from: @jaunt_gc

Cleveland dam (free tourist attraction) is located in North Vancouver. 

3. New West Pier

New Westminster Pier has a great View of the Patullo Bridge , and a beautiful walkway. You wont miss the 140ft "W" .  

4. Fish trap creek Park , Abbotsford 

Abbotsford is full of hidden gem locations, such as this one. Enjoy a walk, run or bird watching at Fish Creek Trap Park!

5. Chilliwack Lake 

Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park is gorgeous in every season. 

6. Pitt Lake

photo: pa_leblanc

photo: pa_leblanc

Weather you're Kayaking, canoeing or going for a stroll Pitt Lake (2nd largest in the lower mainland) has the most breath taking scenery.

7. Light House Park

Lighthouse park can be found along the shore of West Vancouver, the variety of angles you can get of this lighthouse are endless! 

8. Steveston 

Steveston (also known as Storybrooke, from Once Upon a Time) is a small fishing village with numerous different historic textures to photograph. 

9. Central Park

The PNW vibes are real with this Central Park, Burnaby Gazebo. 

10. Barnston Island 

photo: @rileykuebler

photo: @rileykuebler

What I like to call the backyard island. Located between Surrey & Pitt Meadows. You can hop on the free ferry by car or bike.