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Oppenheimer Park

400 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1G6, Canada
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Tourists Should Come Here Before the Yuppies Have Moved in Completely

Is it the park's fault it's in Vancouver's worst neighbourhood? It's actually a good thing to have... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
Alex C
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Toronto, Canada
Sad...seen better days!

A quick walk through the area reaffirms this is not a pleasurable park to frequent. It is not kid... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2016
Kevin D
,
Maple Ridge, Canada
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19 May 2016
“Tourists Should Come Here Before the Yuppies Have Moved in Completely”
12 May 2016
“Sad...seen better days!”
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400 Powell St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1G6, Canada
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Is it the park's fault it's in Vancouver's worst neighbourhood? It's actually a good thing to have a large green space in this rough section of town. But it's also a historical part of town - the MOST historical part of town - and that...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 12 May 2016

A quick walk through the area reaffirms this is not a pleasurable park to frequent. It is not kid friendly, it is barely people friendly. It is rather discussing and deserves better. Aside from the clientele of the area, the place is dirty with refuge...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

The park is used by local vagrants as a place to shoot up. Walking through past the children's climbing frame and swings, I watched a junkie cooking a spoon with a lighter. There is no good reason to visit this place... It has the ambience...More

Thank Gab H
Reviewed 17 September 2014

A perfect example of Vancouver's hypocrisy. The city claims to be the best city in Canada, while a tent city grows in the middle of downtown.

7  Thank coalharborvan
Reviewed 15 March 2013 via mobile

This is not a park for visitors. It is a park for homeless people and people in need. Don't bring your children there.

10  Thank LovesJif
Reviewed 17 October 2009

Granted, Oppenheimer Park is not the prettiest of Vancouver Parks. True, drug deals appear to happen there, and homeless people live there. But then homeless people have to live somewhere in a city that lacks adequate low-cost and rehabilitative accommodation. Oppenheimer Park is, however, a...More

17  Thank Cashie8
Reviewed 21 April 2004

Oppenheimer Park is the worst park in Canada, let alone BC or Vancouver. This small square of recreational space is a hotbed of drug activityand prostitution. It is dangerous, and should not in any way be considered a tourist destination. The only time that you...More

17  Thank MikaJVancouver
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Kristine M
I am going down to feed homeless with a girl guide troupe. Where can I relatively safely park a car nearby?
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