A guide to the urban wilderness and parks near Vancouver, with a special emphasis on natural history. Get tips from naturalists on where to see a sandhill crane, wander amongst old-growth Douglas fir trees, or be lucky enough to spot a California sea lion. Most destinations are in Vancouver or Burnaby, but others are on the North Shore, Fort Langley, or Point Roberts. Includes landscapes from salmon streams, seashores, and tidal pools to alpine trails, woodland parks, and urban gardens. Directions, maps, colour photos, and public transit details are provided for all 61 sites.