Coquitlam is located on nature’s doorstep, home to incredibly forested areas with stunning trails that weave their way past moss-draped trees, rivers abounding with salmon, scenic views of alpine lakes, snow-capped mountains and access to the local wildlife and waterfalls.
Whether you’re here for a short term rental or longer term relocation, you’ll want to take advantage of the endless opportunities for outdoor hiking, biking trails, running and fishing adventures, where many of these outdoor destinations are now even more accessible thanks to the arrival of SkyTrain’s Evergreen Extension.
Also easily accessible by transit is Town Centre Park offering outdoor foosball and ping pong tables, as well as a flat-trail circling the lake and suitable for all ages. Another lovely park worth exploring is Cosmo Lake Park with a playground and fishing dock, the perfect place to pull up some rainbow trout.
For dog lovers, try Mundy Park, a heavily forested urban oasis, complete with an off-leash park as well as off-leash trail options before 10am.
Designated a Cultural Capital of Canada, Coquitlam offers a rich history and growing arts & cultural community with sites like the Evergreen Cultural Centre, Place de Arts and many more that offer a broad array of cultural experiences and delights.
The city of Coquitlam has also become a popular destination for festivals with over 100 events taking place each year. Whether it’s Treefest, the popular BC Highland Games, the impressive Canada Day Celebration at Lafarge Lake, there is something for everyone to enjoy, all throughout the year.
You’ll find in Coquitlam a rich heritage and diverse community offering a wealth of dining, shopping and entertainment options. You’ll be thrilled by this incredible, bustling metropolis located on the edge of wilderness where you’ll want to take advantage of your furnished apartment and fully equipped kitchen.