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Beautiful setting

Located on the hump on White Rock's Marine Drive, overlooking the pier. Lovely setting with a nice... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
Anita G
White Rock, Canada
What more can you ask for, Sun, sky ads sea plus a great reminder of the guardians of this part of the world

A nice resting place on the slight incline up Marine drive and a great vantage point for when... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
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Marine Drive at Cypress St, White Rock, British Columbia V4B 1C8, Canada
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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

When you think about the Pacific Northwest, native American art and totem poles quickly come to mind. This little park is superb. The nice walk, walkways and personalized bricks are highlighted by the piece de resistance.....the poles. Fantastic carvings and explanation of the significance of...More

Thank Boxcar37
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Located on the hump on White Rock's Marine Drive, overlooking the pier. Lovely setting with a nice sitting area with a view of the ocean and beach.

Thank Anita G
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A nice resting place on the slight incline up Marine drive and a great vantage point for when mother nature does some of her finest work- sunset!!

Thank percsSurreyBC
Reviewed 26 January 2016

A great little oasis situated in east beach above the promenade. The benches give you a great panoramic view of the Boundary Bay coast. The Totems frame a great image of the bay and the inscribed tablets give you a great bit of history of...More

Thank WaynePOV
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I got the most beautiful pictures when the Olympic Torch was being run through White Rock with the sunrise in the background. Very touristy

Thank happytravellers033
Reviewed 29 September 2015

If you want an example of how bad Canada's 'Engineers' are, go visit this so called 'traditional' totem pole attempt. Look in wonderment as to how the First Nations erected Totem Poles with exposed structural steel supports! clearly in an attempt to appease our current...More

Thank Linman
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I don't really get totem poles. These are fairly generic with the seaward pole causing confusion as to how and why it is holding a beaver like it is!

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Small in scale but significant. It is unfortunate that Semiahmoo Park is still all locked up. Politics. Enjoy the whiff of respect that the poles bring to White Rock. Clearly there still needs to be more of this.

Thank IshiSauder
Reviewed 4 August 2015

It just takes a second to see these 2 totems from the promenade . They are small , so they may be hard to notice if walking from the pier . They are nothing special but they are part of the unique cultural artwork of...More

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