Tree Tours and Events

Next TREE TOUR - June 16, 2019

The Riverview Horticultural Society INVITE you to a tree tour of a significant and beautiful part of the Lower Mainland, the Riverview Lands Arboretum
for MAP
MEET at the Henry Esson Young Building (HEY)
Meet near the front door
Follow EVENT PARKING SIGNAGE for available parking.
The lot in front may not always be available.
at Riverview Hospital
2601 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam
(See directions below)

March 19 Sunday 1 pm First TREE TOUR of 2019
April 14 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
April 27 Saturday 9 am HERITAGE/Backyard WALK
May 12 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
June 16 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
July 14 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
August 1 Thursday 7 pm HERITAGE/Backyard WALK
August 11 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
September 15 Sunday 1 pm
October 6 Sunday 1 pm Last TREE TOUR of 2019


We are unable to get a Parking Location Guaranteed so please check signage on site for alloted Parking;

  • Enter the site at the Colony Farm Road traffic light.
  • MEET at the Henry Esson Young Building (HEY)
  • Take Holly Drive through the hospital grounds, then go uphill
    on Oak Crescent,and the H.E.Y. building is on your right on Kalmia Drive.
  • Find parking where permited, follow event parking signage,
  • Meet at the front door.
  • see Maps

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  • We go Rain or Shine
  • Walks & Tours are led by a volunteer arborist, or members of the RHCS society.
  • All Walks finish ‘within’ 2 hours.
  • Children are always welcome.
  • Dogs must be on ‘leash’.
  • Dress for the weather & wear comfy shoes or boots.
  • On-site PARKING will be posted on our Website days before....out of our control.
  • Walks & Tours are open to the Public & are FREE;
  • You are Invited to Join the society;
  • or make a tax-deductible Donation if you wish.
For further information, phone our answering service
at 604-290-9910, or visit website at

Mary at 604-939-7769 or leave a message at 604-290-9910.

Visit our kiosk on Pine Terrace (west of Crease Clinic - see the sitemap)

The public is welcome to visit the arboretum during daylight hours.

Parking has become quite RESTRICTED though so do not park where signage indicates no parking. Contact BC Housing if you have questions about this.

For more information regarding this policy contact:

There are a significant number of people living on-site receiving mental health care services, as well as numerous people receiving outpatient health services. We wish to ensure their privacy is protected and, therefore, photography is generally prohibited.
“Visitors are advised to stay on sidewalks/roads, not enter any buildings, to respect other tenants & users, to obey all posted signs, & to not photograph residents or occupants of buildings.”

PO Box 64616
RPO Como Lake
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 7V7
A Unique Collection of Heritage Trees - Arboretum in COQUITLAM, BC - 2601 Lougheed Hwy. Site of Riverview Hospital
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