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Distance: 4 km
Time to complete: 1 hour 15 minutes

Ambleside has become a distinctive part of the West Vancouver community. As the first major development adjacent to the First Narrows crossing, the area has evolved and changed to accommodate the times. The eastern section of Ambleside Park is owned by the Squamish Nation. Originally the Ambleside area was used for summer camping by Vancouver residents. It slowly evolved into cottage country and eventually permanent settlers inhabited the region. “Navvy” Jack Thomas was the first resident of the area in 1860s and helped to pave the way for future development. As time progressed, so too did the area. By the 1940s village stores emerged and approximately 9,000 people called Ambleside Village home. Today, the region boasts numerous shops, restaurants, community services and parks which are frequented by residents and visitors alike, for although the area has changed, it maintains a distinctive village atmosphere and feeling enjoyed by all.

1.  Ambleside Park
2.  Ambleside Park Public Art
3.  Hollyburn Sailing Club
4.  Heritage Square
5.  Ferry Building
6.  West Vancouver Municipal Ferry Service (Lost Site)
7.  Ambleside Landing
8.  Granite Assemblage
9.  Millennium Floral Clock
10.  Harmony Arts Festival
11.  Silk Purse
12.  Municipal Hall
13.  Gertrude Lawson House
14.  Horse Chestnut Trees
15.  Ambleside Village
16.  Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company
17.  War Assets Corporation Huts
18.  Lions Gate Bridge
19.  Capilano Fog and Light Station (Lost Site)
20.  Standing Wave (Lost Site)