Tree Tours and Events

2021 Tours are Postponed until safer for people to gather!

Also Monthly Board Meetings are on Zoom.

Please stay safe & healthy.

Our health care workers are staying at Work for us
Please stay Home for them!!

A PLAQUE Honouring Norma & Don Gillespie's work in Finnie's Garden was recently installed in the garden.

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)
? 2021 ?
March 29 Sunday 1 pm First TREE TOUR of 2020
April 19 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
April 25 Saturday 9-10:30am HERITAGE & FINNIE’S WALK
May 24 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
June 28 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
July 9 Thursday 7-8:30 pm HERITAGE & FINNIE’S WALK
July 19 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
August 16 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
September 13 Sunday 1 pm
October 4 Sunday 1 pm Last TREE TOUR of 2020


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

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
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
#108-1960 Como Lake Ave.
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 3R0
A Unique Collection of Heritage Trees - Arboretum in COQUITLAM, BC - 2601 Lougheed Hwy. Site of Riverview Hospital
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