The Parks

Find maps and a brief description of the parks below.

Brae Island Regional Park

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Brae Island Park is just north of Fort Langley across the Joseph Haldi Bridge.  It features camping, canoe and kayak rentals and 2 boat launches.  A  2.1 km trail parallels the waterfront overlooking Bedford Channel and then turns into the gallery forest (Gallery Forests ) to come out at the west end of the Island at Tavistock Point.  A new 1.5 km loop off the main trail offers views of the main channel of the Fraser River.  To get to Brae Island, go north on Glover Road, through Fort Langley, cross the Bridge and turn left into the Park parking lot.

 

Derby Reach Regional Park, Edgewater Bar and Muench Bar

Derby Reach Park  DR Ft - Ft trail old apple tree on rise   statues and mountains derby

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Derby Reach Park covers 320 hectares of varied habitat from bog to old growth and second growth forest, riparian forest, meadows and wet lands.  From the Heritage Parking Lot on Allard Crescent, the Houston trail crosses several waterways as it loops through picturesque second growth forest.  At the half way point, there is another parking lot accessed from McKinnon Crescent.  In  the southwest section, the trail skirts the  Langley Bog  (The Bog in Our BackyardFrom Bog to Bagas it returns to Allard Crescent.  Towards the Fraser River and across Allard Crescent from the Heritage Parking Lot, Edge Farm Trail* runs west along the river front to Edgewater Bar.  At Edgewater Bar there is camping, fishing, picnic areas, shelters and a forest trail, as well as a dog off-leash area.  The TransCanada trail* continues past this area to Muench Bar and on to 208 st.  The Fort to Fort trail* runs from the cairn opposite the heritage parking lot on Allard Crescent east past some of the heritage apple trees in the park, linking up with the Township of Langley’s connector trail to end in Fort Langley village. The park can be accessed from Allard Crescent (5 entry points), McKinnon Crescent, and 208 street.

***These trails link together to form part of the Canyon to Coast trail network.