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Minnekhada Regional Park - Minnekhada Regional Park

Minnekhada Regional Park hiking , Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

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Why choose a trail at Minnekhada Regional Park?

Minnekhada Regional Park is a natural park situated in northeast Coquitlam, British Columbia, alongside Pitt-Addington Marsh and the Pitt River. It is over 200 hectares in size, and features trails, rock knolls, abundant trees, birds and other wildlife. At the center of the park is the main marsh area, divided into upper and lower sections, divided by a dike and small footbridge. There are two main entrances to the park with parking facilities. The Quarry Road entrance serves as the primary trail access point for hikers and bird watchers. The Oliver Road entrance provides access to Minnekhada Lodge, as well as access to some of the trails. There is a secondary entrance in the northwest corner of the park, further north of the Quarry Road entrance, but there is no parking at this location. There are three primary trails through the park that follow an eastern trajectory towards the Pitt-Addington Marsh boundary: Quarry Trail Mid-Marsh Trail Lodge/Fern Trails There are five lookout points in the park. Of these, Low Knoll with its full view of the lower marsh, and High Knoll with its 600 ft (180 m). elevation and view of the Pitt River and Pitt Meadows beyond, are among the most popular. A full perimeter trail hike through Quarry Trail, Fern Trail, and Lodge Trail covers a distance of 5.2 km (this does not include excursions to lookout points such as High Knoll and Low Knoll). Minnekhada Regional Park is a designated Wildlife Watch site.

Minnekhada Regional Park is a beautiful park located in the heart of the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including deer, coyotes, and bald eagles. Visitors can enjoy hiking and biking trails, as well as a nature center that offers educational programs for all ages. The park is also home to a number of picnic areas and a playground, making it the perfect destination for a day out with the family.


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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule
Monday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Coordinates
-122.6990919
49.2991699

What are the coordinates and address ?

Minnekhada Regional Park
(604) 520-6442
4000 Quarry Rd, Coquitlam, BC V3E 3H5, Canada

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Starting Point

The easiest way to get to the start of the trails at the Minnekhada Regional Park is to drive there. The park is located in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Why visit Minnekhada Regional Park

The Minnekhada Regional Park is a beautiful park located in the Coquitlam region of British Columbia. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, coyotes, and bald eagles. The park also has a number of hiking trails that offer beautiful views of the surrounding area.

Is Minnekhada Regional Park in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

Minnekhada Regional Park is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, biking, fishing, and bird watching.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Minnekhada Regional Park are hiking, biking, and bird watching. A bref description not to be missed is the park's beautiful scenery and nature trails.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails to explore in Minnekhada Regional Park, ranging from easy to difficult. The park is a great place for a nature hike, with plenty of wildlife to see along the way.

2. Biking: The park has a number of biking trails that wind through the forest and along the river. It's a great way to explore the park and get some exercise at the same time.

3. Fishing: The park is home to a number of fishable rivers and creeks, making it a great spot for fishing. There are also plenty of spots to set up a picnic and enjoy a day out fishing.

4. Picnicking: The park has a number of beautiful areas for picnicking, including by the river and in the forest. It's the perfect spot for a relaxing day outdoors with friends or family.

5. Birdwatching: The park is home to a variety of birds, making it a great spot for birdwatching. There are a number of birding trails throughout the park, making it easy to find the best spots to watch birds.

Where to eat?

1. The Keg Mansion - 6015 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3

2. Cactus Club Cafe - 1085 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9

3. Hawksworth Restaurant - 801 West Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 1P5

4. L'Abattoir Restaurant - 217 Carrall St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2J1

5. Bao Bei Chinese Brasserie - 163 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X6

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of Minnekhada Regional Park ?

Easy

What are the opening hours?

Monday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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