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Explore some of BC’s most beautiful attractions

Located roughly 100 kilometres southeast of Vancouver, Chilliwack is home to some of BC’s most beautiful natural attractions – including Bridal Veil Falls, Cultus Lake and Chilliwack Lake, to name a few. Hike, bike, swim, fish or golf while you’re here; the outdoor possibilities are virtually endless. Interested in learning about the area or experiencing great music and entertainment? Visit Heritage Park and Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Events abound as well, from flower festivals to family-friendly BBQ blowouts and great local markets.

We’ve listed some of our favourite things to do and places to go in Chilliwack. Need more info? Feel free to ask!


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Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park

Distance from Hotel: 19KM

One of Chilliwack’s most popular spots. The spectacle Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park offers a quick easy hike and well worth it. A perfect location to take some fascinating family photos.

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Cultus Lake Waterpark

Distance from Hotel: 14 KM

A great and a fun place to spend a day with family. Pack your sunscreen and have a great time.

Vedder River Rotary Trail

Vedder River Rotary Trail

Distance from Hotel: 10 KM

Vedder River Rotary Trail is a popular (dog-friendly) walking, jogging and cycling 8 KM well maintained trail that follows the shore of the Vedder River.

Fishing in Chilliwack

Fishing in Chilliwack

Fish the great Fraser River, Vedder River or Pitt River. Check out Great River Adventures for fishing charters.

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Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park

Distance from Hotel: 54KM

This beautiful lake is perfect for a variety of water sports and activities, including swimming, canoeing and fishing, as well as hiking along the surrounding trails.

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Chilliwack Cultural Centre

Distance from Hotel: 1KM

Experience the city's most talented performance artists at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, which also showcases entertainment from across the country.

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Cultus Lake

Distance from Hotel: 18KM

This pristine lake offers fun for the whole family: great beaches, swimming, golfing and even a water park! You’ll love the breathtaking mountain views.

White water rafting

Chilliwack River Rafting

Distance from Hotel: 22KM

River rafting enthusiasts both local and worldwide flock here every year to paddle raft and camp.

Entrance to Chilliwack Heritage Park

Chilliwack Heritage Park

Distance from Hotel: 7KM

Learn about Western Canada's settlers at this informative attraction, which offers a range of exhibits, as well as costumed interpreters.

Hockey rink with goal net

Chilliwack Coliseum

Distance from Hotel: 2KM

This facility hosts sporting and musical events, as well as trade shows and conventions. It is also home to the Chilliwack Chiefs WHL hockey team.

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Old Yale Brewing

Distance from Hotel: 8KM

Hand-crafted since 1999 and proudly served in our very own Prestons Restaurant + Lounge, Old Yale Brewing is a must-visit!

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Golf Courses near Chilliwack, BC

Play some of the best greens in British Columbia, with dramatic courses carved out of the beautiful surrounding landscape.

Dirt bikers

Popkum Motor Park

Distance from Hotel: 21KM

This 100-acre facility includes tracks, trails and riding areas for all off-road disciplines, including ATVs and UTVs.


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Chilliwack Tulip Festival

2020-04-01 00:00:00 : Seasonal

BC's largest tulip festival has much more than just tulips! Explore over five combined acres of daffodils and hyacinths - and sample the cuisine from on-site food trucks.

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Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

2020-04-17 00:00:00 : 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Celebrate two decades of music with Paula DeWit and the Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. This is an evening you won't want to miss!

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival

2020-08-01 00:00:00 : Seasonal

Sunflower lovers will be delighted with this late-summer festival, which showcases over 35 different varieties.

Burgers on the grill

Barn Burner BBQ

2021-07-25 00:00:00 : 10:00am - 4:00pm

This event provides lots of fun for the whole family. Enjoy live music, face painting, kid-friendly activities and, of course, lots of great BBQ.

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