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Matsqui Trail 
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Park Features at a glance
Drinking Water Fishing (see below) Canoeing / Kayaking 
Trail Information
Hiking / Walking 18 km  Horseback riding 13 km  Cycling 13 km 
Maps and Directions
This park lies along the Fraser River in Abbotsford. There are several access points to the trail along the length of the park, but first-time visitors are advised to go to the main park entrance which lies under the south end of the Mission Bridge. From Highway 11, take the Matsqui Village Exit, travel north on Riverside Street and watch for the green and yellow park entrance signs.
Park Hours
In general, parks are open during daylight hours. For specific hours see PDF below.

Park Hours
Fishing
Fishing
Fishing in the Fraser downstream of the CPR bridge requires a tidal license. A freshwater license is needed to fish upstream from the rail bridge.
 
Fishing in Metro Vancouver Parks is subject to regulations set out by the Provincial Government for fresh water and by the Federal Government for tidal waters.

The BC Ministry of the Environment can provide information about freshwater fishing regulations and acquiring the correct licenses.

The Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans can provide information about fishing in tidal waters and acquiring the correct licenses.
Other Info

Matsqui Trail Regional Park contains 14 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Trail, a nationwide effort that links communities and recreation corridors across Canada.

Matsqui Trail is open to pedestrians, equestrians and cyclists.

Dog Information
Dogs
Dogs must be on-leash throughout the park. Check local signs for details. Please show courtesy to other park visitors by removing your dog’s droppings.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is an accessible picnic table at the Mission Bridge Picnic Area.  The pit toilet at Page Road trailhead is partially accessible, but may be difficult to reach for some users due to the steep slope and grass surface. The pit toilet at Mission Bridge Picnic Area is difficult to access due to the steep path. Fishing along the foreshore is also possible although limited, without easy access to the water. 
 
Trails
Dyke Trail
is 7.1 km long and has a semi-firm fine gravel surface with gentle grades from Mission Bridge to Page Road. The trail between Mission Bridge to Olund Trailhead also has a semi-firm surface. The trail continuing west past the treatment plant,  through the First Nations reserve land to Douglas Taylor Park has steep sections with soft surfaces.
 
Mission Bridge Picnic Area Day Use Trail is 92 m long, 1.5 m wide and has a semi-firm surface with gentle slopes.
 
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Parks Field Trips
Fishing

Contact Us
The calendar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your preferred date. Book on-line or call 604-432-6359 for more information.

Park Partners
With the variety of ways to get actively involved in Regional Parks, there’s bound to be something for you! Explore the opportunities in the Park Partnership Program.
For Information, Questions, or Comments
Metro Vancouver Regional Parks East Area Office: 604-530-4983
Pacific Parklands Foundation
Pacific Parklands Foundation
Founded in 2000, Pacific Parklands Foundation (PPF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and enhancement of Metro Vancouver’s regional parks. An arm’s length organization, PPF is valuable to Metro Vancouver as a fundraising body dedicated to regional parks projects, youth environmental leadership, volunteers and regional parks associations, and the commemorative and memorial gifts program.
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Resources

Metro Vancouver Regional Parks Photo contest
Fire Danger Rating Advisory
as of August 29, 2014
Current Rating: MODERATE
Campfires are permitted in designated areas with containment facilities (i.e. fire rings/pits), and only as local fire authorities allow Briquette and propane barbeques and gas stoves are permitted in approved facilities under direct supervision - if you are using briquettes, PLEASE dispose of them carefully in provided receptacles.  Report all forest fires to 911 and Parks staff.  For more information call 604-432-6350.
Trail Advisories
Mastqui Trail closure between Douglas Taylor Park / Olund Trailhead and Glenmore Road for Bridge Repair

Work crews will be replacing bridge decking between August 24 to 29. During this time, there will be no trail access between Douglas Taylor Park (at Olund Road) and the Glenmore Road trailhead and parking area. For more information, please call the East Area Office at 604-530-4983.
Upcoming Events
Saturday, September 06
Learn to Fish Programs, a Fraser River Experience
Saturday, September 06
Guided Bike Tour Along the Fraser River