Mission Regional Parks
A list of the regional parks within the District of Mission.
Cascade Falls Regional Park
Part of the Fraser Valley Regional District Park System, the park is located just east of Mission, 14kms north on Sylvester Road. The park features a 28 meter waterfall with a moderately difficult trail leading to a viewing platform.
Part of the Metro Vancouver Regional Park System, the park is located on underneath the south end of the Mission Bridge. The park features 26 km’s of trails that are suitable for hiking, horseback riding and cycling. The park also features 4 unserviced campsites.
Neilson Regional Park
This 10 hectare park, located on the west side of Hatzic Lake, has become the major public park on the lake. The eastern exposure of the park offers a magnificent view across Hatzic Lake and up the Fraser Valley to Mount Cheam and the Cheam Ridge. Neilson Park is popular for large picnics and organized gatherings, nature viewing and beach activities. A small run of Chum salmon, which arrive in early November, spawn in Draper Creek that runs through the park. Neilson Park has full facilities with two toilets, water, picnic shelter, and 18 picnic tables.
Dewdney Nature Regional Park
This 7 hectare nature park is located outside the dyke on the east side of River Road South. This site provides an excellent location for bar fishing along the Fraser River, and is used extensively by local fishermen. A boat launch is available on site. Dewdney Nature Park also provides an assembly area for walking along the nearby Dewdney Dyke.
Fraser River Heritage Park
Fraser River Heritage Park is located in one of the most beautiful locations found anywhere. The site is home to many community events including the Canada Day Celebrations, Old Car Sunday, the Folk Festival, Celebration of Community event and weekly Wednesday evening concerts during the summer months.
The park is also visited regularly by local residents for the sheer enjoyment of the setting. The Norma Kenney House includes a gift shop, restaurant, and administrative offices. The park also houses the historic ruins of St. Mary’s Mission and Indian Residential School.
Devils Lake is located approximately 5 km north on the Florence Lake Forest Service Road. This is a natural site, with no picnic facilities. Caution – beach area has a steep drop off into the lake.
Rolley Lake Provincial Park
Rolley Lake is part of BC Parks and is located off Bell Street in North Mission. A wide variety of activites and facilities are available.
This recreation site is part of BC Hydro’s park facilities and offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities including swimming and fishing. Click on the above link for more information on this area. Inquiries can be forwarded to 604-462-7533.
Click here to view all of the parks in the Fraser Valley Regional Parks System.