Government Road residential area comprises of large stately homes on estate sized properties. Some of Burnaby’s most prestigious properties are in this area. It is bounded by Lougheed Highway to the north, Brighton Avenue to the east, Burnaby Lake to the south and Sperling Avenue to the west. Government Road has some commercial spaces south of the Winston St.
Government Road’s neighborhood has direct and easy access to Burnaby Lake Park with tons of walking trails and lake views. From Piper Ave there is access to Warner Loat Park & off leash dog area + Burnaby Lake Nature house and lookout. From Avalon Ave there is access to the Burnaby Lake Equestrian Centre with trails around the lake for horse riding enthusiasts. Charles Rummel Park and Community Centre is a great place for families to hang out with water parks, playgrounds, and other family friendly amenities.
This area offers a denser area of newer and old condos, apartments, town homes and as well as the detached houses. It is close to the shopping areas of Lougheed and Brentwood and has great access to the freeway and SkyTrain stations.