Tree Tours and Events


- April 15

at Riverview Hospital
2601 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam
(See directions below)

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

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As Many of you know we usually start the 2018 Tour Season with a Tree Tour in March. Unfortunately do to issues in dealing with BC Housing we had to cancel the scheduled tour for March.

March 18 Sunday 1 pm First TREE TOUR of 2018
April 15 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
April 28 Saturday 9 am HERITAGE/Backyard WALK
May 13 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
May 24 Thursday 7:30 pm TREE TOUR
June 17 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
July 8 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
August 2 Thursday 7 pm HERITAGE/Backyard WALK
August 12 Sunday 1 pm TREE TOUR
September 9 SUNDAY 11 am - 4 pm
TREEFEST 25 -Walks,Talks & Tours
September 30 Sunday 1 pm Last TREE TOUR of 2018


  • 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, and meet at the front door.
  • see Maps


  • We go Rain or Shine
  • Walks & Tours are open to the Public and are FREE
  • You are welcome to join the society
  • or make a tax-deductible donation if you wish.
  • Treefest Walks are led by a volunteer arborist,
    or members of the society.
  • Walks last about 2 hours,depending on weather
    & walkers’ preference.
  • Dress for the weather, and wear comfy shoes or boots.
  • Children are always welcome. Dogs must be on ‘leash’.

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

Special tours for groups can be arranged approx. 35 days prior by contacting

Mary at 604-939-7769 or Norma at 604-942-7378, 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.

25th Annual - TREEFEST 25


- September 9th 2018 - SUNDAY - 10:45 to 4

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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