VIU Milner Gardens and Woodland

Visiting During COVID-19


Milner Gardens & Woodland is now open to our community as a tranquil place to visit during trying times.

We are following all of the BC Provincial rules and protocols set out to ensure everyone’s safety.

We ask that you follow all rules and familiarize yourself with the notes below before entering in order to keep yourself, our other guests, volunteers, staff, and everyone’s families safe. 


  1. Respectfully follow the instructions of our staff and volunteers.
  2. Follow all public health guidelines.
  3. Do not enter the gardens if you are sick or have been asked to self isolate.
  4. Please be patient if you are asked to wait before entering gardens. 
  5. Sanitize or wash hands frequently 
  6. Masks are mandatory inside buildings on site.

Failure to comply with these rules will result in your removal from the premises.




Please bring your own water as drinking fountains are not in use at this time.

Are available at the Welcome & Interpretive Centre as well as the Pool House Gift Shop.

We are not able to supply umbrellas at this time.


At this time, tripods are only permitted away from trails, roads, benches or other areas where visitors may pass or gather.

Please use debit or credit cards if at all possible.


Masks are mandatory inside buildings.