Barnet Marine Park
Barnet Marine Park is an underrated place to SUP close to home. It's not that busy and you launch from a sandy beach. You can drive your gear to the main beach to unload then park the car up the hill not too far. I've been stuck behind trains a few times so give yourself some extra time. By the washrooms, there are taps to wash the sand off my gear. Barnet Marine Park is mostly off leash friendly making it a fun place to try to teach your dog to SUP. Unfortunately if you paddle too far in either direction you will reach a refinery so I like paddling over to Belcarra in Port Moody.
Waves and Wind
Sometimes windy and strong currents. Boat traffic
What to see
Views of Port Moody, Burnaby, and North Van
Wildlife I've seen
Harbour seals, sea stars, crabs