Minnekhada Regional Park - Coquitlam
Activity:This 175 hectare park located in the northeast corner of Coquitlam features trails, picnic facilities, rock knolls, lots of cedar and fir trees, birds and other wildlife, Addington Marsh, Minnekhada Farm, and Minnekhada Lodge. Minnekhada Lodge was built as a country retreat for hunting in 1934 by Lieutenant Governor Eric Hamber (and apparently Queen Elizabeth stayed there at one time). The lodge is open for viewing from 1 pm to 4 pm the first Sunday of the each month (except January).
Details:Maintained by the Greater Vancouver Regional District, for more information call (604) 432-6352. To get there: take the Lougheed Highway east out through Coquitlam, then Port Coquitlam. At Port Coquitlam, turn left on to Coast Meridian Road and follow it north, until Appel Drive. Take Appel Drive, until it turns to Victoria Drive. Follow Victoria Drive to Minnekhada Regional Park. Website: www.metrovancouver.org
The marsh is a good place for bird watching
We went to for a hike around the marsh