Terra Nova Rural Park and Adventure Play Environment
Terra Nova Rural Park is a 63-acres city-wide nature park in the Thompson area with historic buildings, a community garden, a picnic area and an Adventure Play Environment.
This rural park has excellent habitat for birds and other wildlife in the area. Boardwalks, slough and viewing platforms are available for enhanced park visibility and access. Various agriculturally oriented activities take place at the park including: a Waterwise Demonstration Garden, Community Garden and is home to user groups such as the Fruit Tree Sharing Project and the Terra Nova School Yard Project.
The Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment is a play experience unique to the Lower Mainland. It is the result of an extensive and highly successful community planning process, and reflects the agricultural traditions of the area and complements the City’s growing collection of innovative parks. For more information, visit the Terra Nova Adventure Play page.
Branscombe House is one of the earliest homes built in Steveston and is significant for its historical association to the development of Steveston, both as a residential building and through its connection to the Branscombe family’s general store located in downtown Steveston. It reflects the pattern of commercial and related residential development that occurred early in Steveston’s history.
This 6.5 acre waterfront park and trails is situated on the historic cannery site BC Packers Ltd. Recently finished during the redevelopment of the BC Packers lands, this scenic promenade features BC Packers artifacts, interpretation signage, timber boardwalks, viewing tower, piers, public art features and access to cafes, shops and more.