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Redwood Park

Redwood Park

Heritage Area: Grandview Heights

Site #: 221

Location: 17710 20 Ave (and other properties)

Registered: January 12, 2004.

Significance: Historical, Environmental

Description: This park was once the home of David Brown, first postmaster and later a Justice of the Peace for B.C. Contains a variety of tree species from around the world planted by his twin sons Peter and Davis. The forest also holds a two-storey tree house (re-built several times), which the two brothers built. This park is valued because it contains the largest stand of Redwoods north of California and a wide selection of other tree species from around the world, particularly evergreens.

Listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places