METRO VANCOUVER'S BEST KEPT SECRET
Visitors are drawn to Coquitlam because of the diverse mix of outdoor activities and destination attractions. In one day you can enjoy the outdoors, attend a sporting event, take in a theatre production or art exhibition, attend a festival, learn about different cultures, enjoy one of many heritage attractions, shop for that long awaited gift and finish off the day with a dining experience second to none.
1. Town Centre Park
Walk the 1.2-km lakeside trail around Lafarge Lake or take the kids over to the playground and skate park. The lake is regularly stocked with trout for urban fishing.
2. Mundy Park
This 400-acre coastal rainforest urban park offers a lush escape from city life. Explore its extensive trail system totalling 16 km to uncover either of the two pretty lakes. The flat terrain is also great for bike riding.
3. Como Lake Park
Regularly stocked with rainbow trout, this small lake is a popular fishing spot, with a 1-km lakeside trail and a playground. It’s a great location for canoeing and kayaking.
BEST PARKS, TRAILS & PLACES TO EXPLORE
Coquitlam enjoys over 80+ parks covering over 890+ hectares (2200+ acres). Some of the more popular adventure destinations include Town Centre Park, Como Lake, Eagle Mountain Park, Mundy Park, Minnekhada Regional Park, Mackin Park, Blue Mountain Park and Pinecone Burke Provincial Park.