Century Gardens Burnaby

Chris Wright Photo Trips

At this time of the year, the colours are plentiful at the Century Gardens located in Deer Lake Park. This small garden is set between the Shadebolt Centre and the Burnaby Art Gallery and has an extensive set of Rhododendron shrubs and other flowering shrubs. The Ceperley House, home of the Burnaby Art Gallery is a beautiful craftsmen home surrounded …

Spring at Deer Lake Park

Chris Wright Photo Trips

This time of year is always anticipated, with vibrant green growth, early flowers, and a real sense that spring is upon us…and my apologies to those of you in Calgary who are facing a snowfall warning! I headed over to Deer Lake Park as it has lots of deciduous and shrubs that I expected would be in full on green …

Upland and Lowland Snow

Chris Wright Photo Trips

We were all reminded Sunday morning that winter is still very much in effect here in Vancouver. With an arctic outflow combined with a moist system, snow fell overnight Saturday and into early Sunday. The system was short lived however, and Sunday was clear but brisk. I started the day’s outing exploring Deer Lake Park at first light. I found …

Deer Lake Park

Chris Wright Photo Trips

Nestled in a natural bowl in central Burnaby and virtually hidden by the surrounding neighborhoods is Deer Lake Park.  The park has numerous trails, boardwalks, forested and grasslands, and of course the lake itself.  I headed into the park at dinner time on Friday after the rain storm had cleared off and was amazed to see this beautiful rainbow over Deer …