Tucked against a skyline of forested mountain peaks, Abbotsford is home to rugged downhill bike trails, scenic hikes amongst waterfalls and caves, and the legendary Sumas Mountain. The city itself enjoys over 2,500 acres of green space with 157 parks for the whole family to choose from. Why not take your trip outside?
Abbotsford Skydive Centre
Locally owned and operated for over 40 years, Abbotsford Skydive Centre offers skydiving, rides, lessons and a full-service rigging and sales centre. With over 50,000 skydives and 170 years of combined experience from their instructors you are always in good hands.
Located in picturesque Mill Lake Park, Centennial Pool is a great place to cool off in the summer. A full 25-meter outdoor pool with a diving board that offers public swims, length swimming, lessons and more.
Compass Heli Tours
Experience a sightseeing adventure like no other with Compass Heli Tours. From kayaking on glacier lakes to fishing, wilderness spa experiences, glacial cave tours and much more your unique tour with Compass will be something you’ll never forget!
Discovery Trail is a paved corridor spanning through the community, connecting the East and West sides of Abbotsford. This extensive trail system is perfect for all season activity including walking, running, rollerblading and cycling. The trail system winds through natural habitat and includes areas with forest, ponds, creeks and lush meadows. Interpretive signage along portions of the trail, as well as well-marked lookout spots, make the trail a great place for observing, photographing and learning about the community’s indigenous ecosystem.
Fraserglen Golf Course
Conveniently located just off Highway 1 Fraserglen is a fun, challenging and affordable mid-length, 18-hole golf course. Its flat tree lined fairways make for an easy walk for golfers of all ages, yet its greens are well bunkered making the course a challenge for golfers of all levels.
Fred's Custom Tackle
For all your Fraser Valley fishing needs Fred’s Custom Tackle offers a huge selection of quality brand name products at competitive prices. Whether you are a beginner or pro they can provide you with the most current information on tackle, fishing reports, regulations and more. Fred’s also offers fishing classes, lessons and charters.
Helitours BC provides tailor made helicopter adventures including hot spring tours, mountain tours, Vancouver city tours, luxury dinner date tours as well as weddings and engagements. Contact them for any custom helicopter tour requests, too!
Consistently rated as one of the top golf facilities in the Fraser Valley, Ledgeview Golf Club offers golfers of all levels a memorable and challenging golf experience. Beautiful views of the Valley and fantastic greens make this a course not to be missed!
Matsqui Regional Park Trail
Views of mountains and farmland abound in this regional park. Hugging the banks of the Fraser River, the park’s namesake trail provides a way for walkers, cyclists and horse riders to experience nature. No matter what the season, there’s something to see - from wildflowers to swans to sturgeon.
Mill Lake Park
Mill Lake is a perfect family destination offering everything from quiet picnic areas to an impressive spray park and playground for children. Mill Lake is a popular spot for walkers, joggers and fisherman. The trail winds around a lake hidden in the middle of the City’s urban core. The lake is home to a variety of waterfowl including ducks, mergansers, and geese and a pair of bald eagles which make this area their home. Lots of lakeside benches and the floating boardwalk make this trail a peaceful place to exercise and rejuvenate.
Sumas Mountain Regional Park
Sumas Mountain Regional Park is a 1,471 hectare park with multiple trails. The Chadsey Lake Trail is 4.6 km round trip, and the Eastern Valley Lookout Trail is 4.9 km round trip. Enjoy spectacular views of Chilliwack and east Fraser Valley from the Lookout Trail, which can also be accessed from Chadsey Lake. Other popular recreational activities in this park include mountain biking and wildlife viewing.
Valley Wake Park
Valley Wake Park is the Lower Mainland’s first cable wakeboarding park and the easiest way to get out on the water. Introduce yourself to the world of wakeboarding with their cable systems or progress your riding to the next level. Wakeboard, wakeskate, water ski, or kneeboard without needing a boat!
Western Canoeing & Kayaking
Visit the largest paddle sports store in Western North America! With more than 40 years in business they are the experts in all things canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddling and more. Western has gained a reputation as the place to go for kayaks and canoes for sale, and if you have questions you need answered.
Willband Creek Park
Located off Highway 11, the trails at Willband Creek Park are built around storm water detention ponds and encourage a diverse waterfowl population and various species of migratory birds. These wetland trails border on farmland and provide excellent opportunities for viewing wildlife and enjoying the quiet, natural environment. An easy interpretive walk weaves around the ponds, as well as a longer 3km loop that brings hikers back to the parking lot.