Tree Tours and Events

Riverview Walks & Tree Tours 2015

at Riverview Hospital
2601 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam
Meet for walks at Henry Esson Young (HEY) Building
(See directions below)

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March 22 Sunday 1 pm First TREE TOUR of 2015
April 19 Sunday 1 pm Earth Sunday TREE TOUR
May 3 Sunday 1 pm Heritage WALK - Mental Health Week
May 10 Sunday 1 pm Mother’s Day TREE TOUR
June 14 Sunday 1 pm Backyard WALK - BMN
June 21 Sunday 1 pm Aboriginal Day/Father’s Day TREE TOUR
July 5 Sunday 1 pm Linden TREE TOUR (1)
July 16 Thursday 7:30 pm Linden TREE TOUR (2) & TEA
August 9 Sunday 1 pm Catalpa TREE TOUR
August 23 Sunday 1 pm Heritage WALK - BMN & RHCS
September 19 Saturday 11am-4pm TREEFEST 2015
September 27 Sunday 1 pm National Forest Week TOUR - RHCS
October 4 Sunday 1 pm Last TREE TOUR - last tour of 2015

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


  • Enter the site at the Colony Farm Road traffic light. 
  • 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


  • 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.

We go Rain or Shine
Treefest Walks are led by a volunteer arborist, other walks are by members of the society and last about two hours, depending on weather and walkers’ preference. Dress for the weather, and wear comfy shoes or boots.
Children are always welcome. Dogs must be on ‘leash’.


Special tours for groups can be arranged 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.

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

22nd Annual TREEFEST
- September, 19th 2015 SATURDAY 11 to 4

Photography is not allowed by the Provincial Government: The Riverview lands are home to people living with mental health challenges in some of the smaller buildings, under the care of non-profit societies & the government. Please respect their privacy.  To protect and respect patients' privacy, written permission is required by anyone wishing to take photographs on the Riverview lands.
For more information regarding this policy or to seek permission, please contact:

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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