Maple Ridge lies along Highway 7 and can be accessed from the west via Pitt Meadows or from the east via Mission. From Highway 1, you can take the 176th, 192nd, or 200th street exits in Surrey and Langley and cross the Golden Ears Bridge into Maple Ridge (toll bridge).
Translink provides train and bus services in the city. Haney Place Exchange is the main bus exchange. The 701 and 791 buses run along Dewdney Trunk Road and will take you to the main areas of the city. The community shuttle buses connect the other parts of the community.
Westcoast Express is a commuter railway that connects Maple Ridge with the downtown Vancouver (with stops in the communities in between). There are two stops in Maple Ridge, Maple Meadows and Port Haney.
Arts Centre and Theatre It is a gathering place for the community and the artists located in the downtown Maple Ridge. Check out the website for the current exhibitions.
Memorial Peace Park and Bandstand Known for its open green space and beautiful gardens, the park is the place to be on a warm sunny day. Often, a local artists will feature his works at the park.
Maple Ridge Museum Located between Lougheed Highway and Haney Bypass at 22520 116th Ave, the museum features First Nation's Prehistory, history of settlement and prominent families, and model railway diorama of the Port Haney.
Fraser River Heritage Walk The walk links the key heritage sites in Port Haney. Starting from the Port Haney Wharf, the walk takes you through an underpass of Haney Bypass to Historic Haney House. Afterwards, the walk continues down to the Brickwood Park and the Maple Ridge Museum.
Maple Ridge is ideal for walking and hiking:
Other activities include:
Maple Ridge has embraced its reputation as being a more inexpensive place to live, suitable for seniors and families. As such, there are plenty of locally owned shops offering quality products for good prices, as well as plenty of discount stores.
There are plenty of good bars and pubs in Maple Ridge. Generally you will not have trouble finding a seat - unless it is Friday or Saturday and the Vancouver Canucks are playing.
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Tourism Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Visitor Centre is located on 12492 Harris Road in Pitt Meadows. Their staff is highly trained and knowledgeable about the area and the rest of BC. They can assist you with directions, travel planning and booking including accommodation, outdoor recreation, sightseeing, and transportation. They can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 604-460-8300.