The 10 Best Things to Do in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

Port Coquitlam is a city in British Columbia, Canada. Located 27 km (17 mi) east of Vancouver, it is on the north bank of the confluence of the Fraser River and the Pitt River. Coquitlam borders it on the north, the Coquitlam River borders it on the west, and the city of Pitt Meadows lies across the Pitt River. Port Coquitlam is almost entirely bisected by Lougheed Highway. Port Coquitlam is often referred to as "PoCo." It is Canada's 88th-largest city by population. Port Coquitlam is not to be confused with the adjacent and larger Coquitlam.

1. Traboulay Poco Trail

Dominion Ave., Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Hiking Trails
Excellent
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4.5 based on 165 reviews

Traboulay Poco Trail

Here is a map of the 25 km. trail. - great for walking or bike riding

Reviewed By B V - NZNZ

STILL.... a quiet lovely walk away from the highrises and noisy construction

Been a while since I reviewed the Traboulay Poco Trail.It's STILL a quiet lovely walk away from the highrises and construction noise.We enjoyed the river views and woodlands, and especially the shady trails as the region was experiencing a rare heat wave!

2. Colony Farm Regional Park

Colony Farm Road | Port Coqitlam, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 6M3, Canada Nature & Parks
Excellent
56%
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4.5 based on 73 reviews

Colony Farm Regional Park

Reviewed By Chris D - New Westminster, CanadaNew Westminster, Canada

Car (Bike?) Access Only

Probably not of interest to out-of-towners, as difficult to locate and access, Hidden next to Psychiatric Hospital near border with Coquitlam. On the positive side, has access to Traboulay Trail, and indirect access to river. Parking and restrooms availab

3. Pitt River Bridge

Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Bridges
Excellent
49%
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39%
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4.5 based on 33 reviews

Pitt River Bridge

Newly fabricated bridge located between Pitt Meadows and Port Coquitlam.

Reviewed By sashakeena - Vancouver, CanadaVancouver, Canada

Great Bridge!

We use this bridge seven days a week, as it is the easiest way to travel between Pitt Meadows. The layout and access to all of the lanes makes it a simple way for travelling. I have also seen jogger and cyclists take this route. Recommend everyone that yo

4. Gates Park

2300 Reeve Street, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 1X7, Canada Fun & Games, Nature & Parks, Playgrounds
Excellent
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4.5 based on 7 reviews

Gates Park

Reviewed By Mellie2013 - Port Moody, CanadaPort Moody, Canada

Get out and explore!

This park has been around for ages and has just been added to TripAdvisor. Lucky me, to be the first to review!Gates Park is a wonderful park located in Port Coquitlam. It is know for it's sports fields, baseball diamonds, and artificial turf. Besides tho

5. Peace Park

1470 Kebet Way, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 6K1, Canada Nature & Parks
Excellent
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4 based on 11 reviews

Peace Park

Reviewed By LGB-Local - Lakewood, CaliforniaLakewood, California

Beautiful Welcome to Canada

Gorgeous landscaping and not crowded. A beautiful welcome to Canada as you enter British Columbia. It was especially impressive coming from southern California where we can not water landscaping anymore.

6. PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives

2248 McAllister Ave | Unit 150, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 2A5, Canada Museums, History Museums
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives

The PoCo Heritage Museum and Archives, located next to City Hall in downtown Port Coquitlam, is operated by The Port Coquitlam Heritage and Cultural Society (founded in 1988). Our mission is to celebrate and preserve Port Coquitlam's diverse heritage and culture through community engagement.

Reviewed By apflorio - Barrie, CanadaBarrie, Canada

PoCo Heritage Museum

The PoCo Heritage Museum is a small, community museum packed full of artifacts and info on the history of Port Coquitlam. It's interactive, multimedia approach to educating the public is family oriented and can be appreciated at several levels.The staff w

7. Veterans Park

2580 Shaughnessy St, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 2A8, Canada Nature & Parks
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4 based on 7 reviews

Veterans Park

Reviewed By faithandhope2live - CanadaCanada

A quiet little park

This is a peaceful well maintained little park. Two bus stops are right outside. The city hall and Starbucks coffee, Leigh Square, Gathering Place and Shaughnessy Street surround the park. So people used the park as a corridor.Every year on November 11th,

8. Blakeburn Lagoons Park

2900 Block, Elbow Place, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3B 7Y4, Canada Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks, Scenic Walking Areas
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4 based on 2 reviews

Reviewed By walkersVancouver - VancouverVancouver

Walk in nature

A new beautiful man made lagoon great habitat for local birds, geese, ducks, eagles, we’ve seen a nightingale just in the past few months.A very well visited local spot with dog walkers, parents, children, Esay to push stroller or wheelchair around.

9. Hyde Creek Recreation Center

1379 Laurier Ave, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3B 2B9, Canada Fun & Games, Sports Complexes
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3 based on 3 reviews

Reviewed By pocoAurora - Port Coquitlam, CanadaPort Coquitlam, Canada

Very Good Community Recreation Facility

Until recently, I have not visited this locale in my town. Reason to start attending gym here. Also have complete & popular swim pool including many programs for physical fitness. Many families attend lessons. Nice little cafe as well. I intend to make th

10. DVC Ventures Indoor Gun Range

1655 Broadway St Unit 201, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia V3C 2M7, Canada Fun & Games, Shooting Ranges
Excellent
78%
Good
15%
Satisfactory
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Poor
4%
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4.5 based on 136 reviews

DVC Ventures Indoor Gun Range

Enjoy your next shooting experience from the comfort of BC's finest gun range, and Vancouver's only indoor shooting range! DVC Ventures Inc. Opened its doors to the public in October 2007 and is the first and only Indoor Shooting Centre in BC of its kind. DVC offers the use of rental firearms to the public without the possession of a firearms license allowing the layman to experience the exhilarating feeling of sport shooting in a fun, yet extremely safe environment.

Reviewed By Laurie R - Lowestoft, United KingdomLowestoft, United Kingdom

What an amazing place!

I visited today, I’m ex British Army and wanted to shoot some weapons I haven’t had the chance to shoot before. I was not disappointed in the slightest, this place is amazing and the people are fantastic!They kindly gave me a discount on the daily members

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