City of Maple Ridge Visitor Guide 2021-2022


Our Parks and Trails Maple Ridge is known for its scenic, forested charm with ample room to spread out in peaceful, natural settings. Explore the beauty of old-growth forests, spacious parks, hiking trails and lovely lakes and winding rivers. Discover spectacular settings for bird watching, wildlife viewing, paddling, horseback riding, fishing, cycling, mountain biking and walking the dog. Explore Trails Along the Dykes A popular entry point to the dykes is Jerry Sulina Park in Maple Ridge. These dykes were built over a hundred years ago to protect the land from flooding. Today, they form a popular trail system for joggers, dog walkers, and bird-watchers. Enjoy some of the best scenery in the Lower Mainland including the Golden Ears Mountains, the Alouette River, cranberry and blueberry fields, duck ponds and more. Visit for trail maps and details and be sure to check out the Humble Roots Cranberry Loop.

Equestrian Centers Maple Ridge is a very horse friendly community and you will regularly see horses and riders along the numerous trails and paths, or trotting beside the dyke system. Equestrian facilities include Maple Ridge Equi-Sports Centre, Empire Equestrian Centre, Seabrook Stables,

Eco-tourism Visit Raptors Ridge, view wildlife on the North Alouette Greenway, or go bird watching at Whonnock Lake. Learn about the Bell Irving Fish Hatchery’s salmon enhancement program or tour the Allco Park fish hatchery. Raptors Ridge is home to over 28 species of birds. Through conservation and education, Raptors Ridge ensures sustainability by helping people to better understand the connection between the forces of nature and human innovation. Raptors Ridge provides fun, engaging, and hands-on learning experiences to create special memories for participants. In addition to the hatchery, Metro Vancouver Regional Parks has built an impressive ‘Stewardship Centre’ that fits hand-in-glove with a natural ecosystem area and the pristine Kanaka Creek Regional Park.

Agri-tourism Explore our countryside and check out our community’s agricultural roots. Agri-tourism showcases rural settings with products, services, or activities related to agricultural operations. Discover fun experiences for all ages. Agri-tourism activities in Maple Ridge include visits to Bruce’s Country Market, Duende Farms, Golden Ears Cheesecrafters, Grow and Gather at Trice Farms, the North Fraser Farmers Market, the Laity Pumpkin Patch, Leghorn Ranch and Timberline Ranch. Maple Ridge – Fraser North Farmers Market The summer farmers market takes place every Saturday, May to November, 9 am to 2 pm, in Memorial Peace Park, on 224th Street in downtown Maple Ridge. Shop for bread, vegetables, fruit, jewelry, plants, fabric art, paintings and more, while you listen to local musicians and chat with community members.

Leghorn Ranch, and Timberline Ranch.



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