Tree Tours & Events

The Riverview Horticultural Society INVITE you to a tree tour of a significant and beautiful part of the Lower Mainland,
The sumiqwuelu/Riverview Lands Arboretum - MAP


See our Facebook posts for confirmation of the Event date.

MEET beside the Henry Esson Young Building (HEY)
Find available parking.
The lot in front may not always be available.

at Riverview Hospital
2601 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam
(See directions below)
April 14 Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm TREE TOUR
May 26 Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm TREE TOUR
June 23 Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm TREE TOUR
July 21 Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm TREE TOUR
August 18 Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm TREE TOUR
September 15 Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm TREE TOUR
October 20 Sunday 1 pm - 3 pm LAST TREE TOUR of 2024


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 (or Holly Drive off the Lougheed Hwy)
  • 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 beside the H.E.Y. BUILDING, tour starts here.
  • see Maps


  • We go Rain or Shine
  • Tours/Walks are led by a volunteer arborist, or RHCS member.
  • All Tours/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.
  • 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.
  • We recommend arriving early to ensure a parking spot.
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided,
  • You will be required to sign in & register your contact details upon arrival.
  • A Porta Potti will be on site for your convenience.


For further information, phone our answering service to leave a message
at 604-290-9910, or visit website at

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

BC Housing Protocols

For more information regarding BC Housing Protocols 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.”

A PLAQUE Honouring Norma & Don Gillespie's work in Finnie's Garden was installed in the garden on October 6, 2019

A Unique Collection of Heritage Trees ARBORETUM

in COQUITLAM, BC - 2601 Lougheed Hwy.

Riverview Horticultural Centre Society
Como Lake RPO, PO Box 64616
Coquitlam, BC, V3J 7V7

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