Hoy Creek & Scott Creek Trail

Difficulty
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Easy
Duration
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1.5-2.5h
Distance
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8.5 km
Elevation
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64 m
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The Hoy Creek & Scott creek Trail is an urban hiking route in the city of Coquitlam that travels for 8.5 km through a number of municipal parks. The trail largely follows alongside the two creeks as they wind their way through the urban landscape and provide scenic views of the natural beauty within the city. The flat nature of this route makes it ideal for hikers with limited mobility and families with young children/strollers.

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Route Description for Hoy Creek & Scott Creek Trail

The Hoy Creek & Scott Creek Trail is an 8.5 km out-and-back hiking route in Coquitlam that sets out from Town Centre Park and follows these two creeks as they wind their way through the city. While the route does pass through some urban areas, the areas around the creeks are often forested and pass through stretches of city parks, making for a pleasant half-day hike that almost feels as though you have left the city. Graced with flat, easy to navigate terrain and charming scenery, this hike also contains interpretive signs along the trail that provide information on the various plant and animal species in the area. All of these things make for a fun urban trail that can be enjoyed by hikers of all skill levels, including families with young children.

Getting to the Hoy Creek & Scott Creek Trail Trailhead

To reach the parking area for the Hoy Creek & Scott Creek Trail from the Lougheed Highway/BC-7, turn off onto Pinetree Way North and follow it for 1.8 km. Turn right onto Trevor Wingrove Way and you will find the parking area on your right in 220 m.

Route Information

  • When to do

    March-November

  • Backcountry Campsites

    No

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Yes

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Out and back

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