A Refreshing Place to Call Home
In the heart of the Fraser Valley, Mission is a warm and welcoming community surrounded by the natural elements British Columbia is most known for – sparkling lakes, rugged mountains, and a healthy outdoor lifestyle. This peaceful and established community offers a diverse selection of activity. Find convenience nearby in downtown Mission, where shops, services, and cafes line the street. Mission is truly connected with the West Coast Express line that services Mission to the lower mainland. Venture into the mountain trails or along the riverside paths for a breath of fresh air or adventure. Elementary and high schools are close by and the Leisure Centre and Sports Park keep kids active. Be proud to call Mission Home.
SANDY BEACHES of Mission
HAYWARD LAKE has many recreational activities that can be enjoyed, from boating, fishing, and swimming, to picnicking hiking and mountain biking. Wheelchair accessible and complete with washroom facilities, change rooms and showers, spending an entire day here is effortless.
HIKING/biking TRAILS of mission
Mission's Forestry Department maintains 11 recreational trails for hiking or mountain biking, and in partnership with the Fraser Valley Mountain Bike association, oversees 40+km of trails.
HAYWARD TRAIL a 10-km Reservoir trail connects with the 6-km Railway trail providing a 16-km scenic walk around the lake. Continue along the Reservoir trail and arrive at a view of the majestic Steelhead Falls.
CASCADE FALLS is a scenic hike to a glacier fed waterfall that can be viewed from a suspension bridge that crosses the canyon. The platform being as close as it can to the rushing water allowing you to feel the mist falling from the falls.
MT. CRICKMER is the highest summit in the municipal area. There are views of Stave Lake, Alouette Lake, Mt. Blanshard and Golden Ears. The trail is 8.7 km and gains 1156-m in elevation.
SERENE AND BEAUTIFUL
WESTMINSTER ABBEY established in 1939 is home to the Benedictine Monks, located on a hill northeast of downtown Mission, taking in the sweeping views of Mission and the Fraser River. The architecture is amazing and the grounds and view are breathtaking. Rated #1 thing to see in Mission by trip advisor
MISSION'S LARGEST PARK
FRASER RIVER HERITAGE PARK rich in history, natural beauty and complete with numerous amenities this park is the ideal location for gatherings of all sizes. Take in the scenic views or enjoy a great line up of events that take place each year.
WEST COAST EXPRESS introduced in 1995 connects Mission to Vancouver via 5 trains per day in each direction, stopping along the way at many Express stations connecting Mission to much of the lower mainland. Making your commute comfortable as possible, all trains are equipped with washrooms and coffee bar.