The Fraser Valley offers an unbelievable array of recreational possibilities. If living in a place where the toughest decision you’ll make is whether to fish, hike, windsurf, golf or hit the lake - then you’re home! Whether you are an active sports enthusiast or just love living where the air is fresh - living in the Valley has lots to offer you.
Living the Active Life
Living in the Valley, one can’t help but get out and enjoy the great outdoors! You’ll find countless lakes within a short drive, ski resorts near by, and windsurfing, water-skiing and kayaking opportunities all close at hand. Walkers and hikers will find miles of spectacular trails - along glacier fed lakes or through old growth cedar forests. Book a membership at your favorite golf course, or hit the links at a different course every week. So the real question is... What do you want to do?
Six ski resorts within a 3 hour drive from the Valley, including the world famous Whistler/Blackcomb.
At least thirteen golf courses within a 1 hour drive from the valley, including:
- Cheam Golf Centre
- Chilliwack Golf and Country Club
- Cultus Golf Park
- Oak Tree - Harrison
- Kinkora Golf Course
- Meadowbrook Golf Course
- Meadowlands Golf and Country Club
- Royalwood Golf
- Sandpiper Resort
- The Falls Golf and Country Club
Parks and Attractions
Seven provincial and public parks in the Fraser Valley.
- Cultus Lake Provincial Park
- Bridal Falls Provincial Park
- Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park
- Sumas Mountain Provincial Park
- McDonald Provincial Park
- Sasquatch Provincial Park
- Harrison Hotsprings
Hiking and Mountain Biking
Thousands of miles of trails literally in your back yard.
Three lakes within one hour, with ample parking and convenient boat launch sites.
- Cultus Lake
- Harrison Lake
- Chilliwack Lake
Two major rivers close by with several smaller creeks and rivers throughout the Valley. Click here to find
- Fraser River
- Vedder River
Fun for the Family
Living in the Valley you will find numerous theme venues the family will love, ranging from water slides to adventure theme parks. A few of them include:
You and your family will love a walk at the beach at Harrison Lake, or a stroll up the trail to Bridal Veil Falls. Feed the animals at the zoo, take the kids fishing at one of the local trout farms, or splash into one of the numerous public pools in the Valley. The possibilities are only limited by your (and your kid’s) imagination.
Dining and Entertainment
After a long day at the office, there’s nothing
like having one more tough decision - which of the incredible restaurants
to try that night? Living in the Valley, provides an incredible array
of restaurants to choose from - from intimate coffee shops to fine
ethnic cuisine. You have the benefit of chain locations like Earls,
Milestones, Boston Pizza, Red Robin, Sammy J. Peppers, Old Spaghetti
Factory, Tim Hortons, and the Keg, while still offering the uniqueness
of some great pubs and cafes. Want to hit a show? The Valley boasts
numorous movie theaters so you can watch the movies you want - when
you want! Local theater, playgroups and orchestras reflect the broad
culture of the community. Want to hit the floor dancin? Night clubs
to suit your every taste abound.