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Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve

Level: Walk | Return Distance: 5km | Time: 2hrs

Chilliwack Rotary Club has recently built an Interpretive Centre and a very good trail system adjacent to the Great Blue Heron’s nesting grounds.

Directions: The site is located at the southern end of Sumas Prarie Road, Highway 1 Exit 116 (Lickman Rd) south. Drive 3km turn right on Keith Wilson Rd, drive 3km, turn left on Sumas Prarie (1km to parking lot). Alternate: Highway 1 Exit 109 (Yale Rd. West) east 2.5km to Sumas Prarie Rd. Turn right and drive 4km.

Cheam Lake Wetlands

Level: Walk

Great place for enjoying Mother Nature at her best! Flat trails in and around these reclaimed wetlands make it easy for all to enjoy. Maps and Info on site.

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Directions: Highway 1 Exit 135 (Agassiz-Harrison). Highway 9 (500m) to Yale Rd. east, turn right at the Popkum Fire Hall, turn left on Popkum Rd, and left on Elgey Rd. Follow it to the parking area at the end. Sorry, no dogs allowed.

Othello Quintette Tunnels

Level: Walk | Return Distance: 3km | Time: 1hr | Elevation: None

Witness first-hand one of the most amazing engineering feats in BC’s history. Andrew McCullouch and crew carved rough tunnels for the Kettle Valley Railway through the treacherous rock canyon of the Coquihalla near Hope. Prepare to be impressed. Information plaques on site.

Directions: Highway 1 to Hope, exit right at the “Welcome to Hope” sign Exit #170, turn left at first lights, right at second (just under highway) onto the old Hope-Princeton Highway. Driving through the commercial area, turn left at 6th Ave, then keep right at the lake, following Othello Rd. to Tunnels Rd. where another right takes you to the parking area. Note: Parking fees in effect.

Rotary Trail (Vedder River)

Level: Walk | Return Distance: 15.5km

Popular multi-use trail follows the north dyke of the Vedder River and Canal and passes the Blue Heron Nature Reserve. Maps located at parking areas.

Directions: Highway1 Exit 119A (Sardis-Vedder). South on Vedder Rd. to Keith Wilson Rd. Turn right and access the trail and its parking lots by turning left on either Peach, Lickman, or Sumas Prairie Rd. Alternate: The trail can also be reached from Vedder Rd. by continuing 1 km past Keith Wilson to the parking lot, located to the right of the Vedder Bridge.

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