7 (The Lougheed) follows the north bank of the Fraser River through the
Fraser Valley. Just east of Port Moody, Highway 7A (Barnet Highway
which was Hastings Street) ends and only Highway 7 continues, winding
past Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam on to Pitt River, Pitt Lake and Pitt
First known as Port Haney. Maple Ridge is located 42km (26miles) east
of Vancouver on Highway
7. Named after Thomas Haney, who settled here in 1876, the area's economic
mainstay is forestry, dairy, fruit-processing plants, blueberry and cranberry
Built in 1878 for the Haney family, the home is located near the Fraser
River and surrounded by an attractive garden.
the Divine Anglican Church:
Located at Laity Street and River Drive, this is the oldest church in
Mission is located 26 km (16 miles) east of Maple Ridge. This is a rich
and Archives of Mission:
Housed in an old Bank of Commerce building featuring historical artifacts
and native hunting history, the museum is located at 33201 Second Avenue.
east on Highway 7 you will pass Cascade Falls Regional Park, Dewdney Nature
Regional Park, Nicomen Island and Hemlock Valley Ski
Area and Salmon Hatchery.
soon cross the Harrison River which feeds into Harrison Bay from Harrison
Lake. The Harrison River is one of the larger tributaries of the Fraser.
Known as the health spa of Canada, Harrison Hot Springs town is a health
and vacation resort with mineral springs and sandy beaches on Harrison
Lake photo courtesy of Tourism Harrison Hot Springs
In the 1850's the Lake was part of the gold-rush route that headed to
the Cariboo. Good fishing,
swimming and canoeing is found at the lake. Just beyond Harrison Hot Springs
is Sasquatch Provincial
on Highway 7,
you will pass through Agassiz, the Fraser Delta and Seabird Island. 77km
(48miles) further you will meet with Highway 1 (The Trans Canada). Turn
north to Yale and the Fraser
Canyon or south to Hope.
BC Adventure members would like to serve you:
BC Sport Fishing Group: The Fraser Valley, rich with rivers and surrounded by the Coast Mountains offers an incredible backdrop to unique and amazing world-class Salmon fishing and Sturgeon fishing. We offer a great fishing experience while maintaining a sustainable fishery. more
Pitt River Lodge: Only one hour from the city, we’re Vancouver’s ultimate fly fishing destination, the only lodge on the entire river! Drift the Pitt River with the most experienced guides, & enjoy our comfortable full service lodge. Exceptional year round fishing for salmon, ... more
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