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At 152 metres above sea level, the Queen Elizabeth Park is the highest point in Vancouver, and is home to some of the most captivating floral displays.
The stunning Bloedel Conservatory is a triodetic dome shaped architectural gem, providing covered walkways, lighted fountains, and art work. There are approximately 100 birds of various species and 500 plant species that reside within the conservatory.
Seasons in the Park located in Queen Elizabeth Park is an enchanted garden setting restaurant with a stunning panoramic view of Vancouver’s city skyline and mountains.
Riley Park has two thriving hubs along Main and Cambie streets. There are unique boutique shops that form the character of the local community. Cheap eats can be found with a mix of Indian, Chinese, Mexican, and Italian cuisine.
Nat Bailey Stadium is located on the eastern side of Queen Elizabeth Park, and is home to the Vancouver Canadians of the Northwest League in the summer, and the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds in the spring.
The area has a mix of residential neighborhoods, consisting mainly of single-family homes, many with secondary suites. North of King Edward and east of Ontario, there can be found many heritage and character homes. Higher density townhouses and four storey apartments line many of the major streets, particularly north of King Edward. Apartments above stores are starting to be developed in commercial areas along Oak, Cambie, Main, and Fraser.
With an array of stadiums, parks, recreational facilities, and amenities, there is much about the local Riley Park lifestyle to be drawn to. There was an influx of young adults to the area through the 1980s, and traditionally attracts a large number of families.