Crescent Beach / Ocean Park

Crescent Beach

On Crescent Beach, you can swim, build sandcastles or walk along the incredible pathway that runs along the beachfront. At one end of the walkway, you will find Blackie Spit Park that has nature trails, an off-leash dog park, beautiful views, and a picnic area.

Development began in the Crescent Beach area back in 1909 when the Great Northern Railway made the area accessible to the public. In 1912 the area was promoted as a resort area and in 1913 dikes were built to prevent flooding which made further development possible.(” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>1)

Today the beachfront pathway that also runs along the dikes in the area is the main draw And is a popular destination for people from all over Metro Vancouver.

Real Estate

There are some spectacular homes in the area that have ocean, mountain, and island views. Currently at the top of the price list is a home with “views of mountains, ocean, and beautiful night lights of the city.” This 9,558 sqft, two-story with basement home is listed at $9,200,000. The last home on the list is a new townhouse for $629,900. It is 1,253 sqft. and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.