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White Rock Totem Poles

Marine Drive at Cypress St, White Rock, British Columbia V4B 1C8, Canada
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STOP. Read. Contemplate.

As I walked toward this small area adjacent the promenade, I thought "only two poles, what's the... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
Chris D
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New Westminster, Canada
Whit Rock 2017

Stop by and admire the beauty and craftsmanship of the Totem poles. Take a seat on the bench and... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Hollie H
,
Shoreline, Washington
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“marine drive” (4 reviews)
“west beach” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Marine Drive at Cypress St, White Rock, British Columbia V4B 1C8, Canada
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"west beach"
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"flooded"
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

As I walked toward this small area adjacent the promenade, I thought "only two poles, what's the big deal?". But, when I got closer and read the story, the importance of this small memorial became clear. I won't ruin the story by telling it now,...More

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Stop by and admire the beauty and craftsmanship of the Totem poles. Take a seat on the bench and take in the view. It is located between East and West Beach. And a pretty easy walk

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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

If in the area, a few minutes contemplating and learning at the Totem Poles is well worth the effort. The area around the poles is very well maintained and features remembrance plagues in the shape of maple leaves.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The White Rock Totems are a must see when visiting the waterfront of White Rock. It’s a beautiful walk to where they are located.

Thank Tracy H
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Beautifully crafted and majestic, these totems are nice by day, but stunning at night. Lighting has been set up to flood them with light at night and they are simply beautiful!

Thank djwgilroy
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Totem Poles (TP) are not unique to Canada and the U,S,!! However, those found in the "Pacific Northwest" are the most heroic.... as they stand taller and last longer-- in major part, due to the tall, long lasting fir trees that are used!! The TP...More

Thank Mark D
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

If you want to sit and study the totem poles there is plenty of sitting there. A nice little pit stop on the way to the White Rock pier to take in native art. Worth stopping for.

Thank Brian V
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Reviewed June 6, 2017

We walked the White Rock promenade (lovely!) and stopped at the totem poles (at Marine Drive at Cypress St.), but they are currently being re-painted! Although this was not the best timing, both totem poles were in need of a paint job. They will look...More

Thank Camille C
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

The totem poles are very artistic and there is a beautiful view over the ocean from there. One can follow this with a nice walk along the ocean promenade.

Thank CRTemple1950
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Unexpected view from the beach. Nice and well kept area, with gorgeous views. Good location for a rest after walking around the village.

Thank Alexandre C
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