From barns to berms...
Sculpted over millennia by glaciers and rivers, the Fraser Valley is one of the most fertile agricultural regions in the world. Beyond the farmland is an amazing landscape to explore. Only an hour’s drive east of Vancouver this fertile agricultural belt is as breathtaking as it is diverse. Big mountains belonging to the Coastal and Cascade Ranges and the mighty Fraser River itself make this an ideal outdoor playground of world class proportions coupled with farm fresh produce and a vibrant arts and culture scene. High quality trails that offer both technical challenge and flow can be found here along with great bike shops and après ride experiences. The Fraser Valley should be on your bucket list!
With close to a quarter million residents (and growing), the Fraser Valley boasts a healthy mountain biking culture. The Fraser Valley Mountain Bike Association (FVMBA) cultivates an open and accessible mountain bike community by keeping trails in prime condition and hosting fabulous competitive and entertaining events. The club vigorously builds and maintains trails at all of the riding zones surrounding the communities of Abbotsford, Mission, and Chilliwack. Whether it’s Sumas, Vedder, Bear Mountain or Red Mountain the trails are ready for you, so saddle up and check out the trails in the Fraser Valley.
FRASER VALLEY MOUNTAIN BIKERS ASSOCIATION (FVMBA) – The FVMBA is registered non-profit, volunteer-run organization whose primary goal is to maintain and develop the network of mountain biking trails in the Fraser Valley. They put on killer events, support local trail builders, and provide a public face for the mountain bike community. The FVMBA and their team of dedicated team of volunteers spend countless hours building and maintaining the amazing trail networks across the Fraser Valley. Keep the trails awesome and earn some trail Karma, Donate to the FVMBA!
MISSION VISITOR CENTRE – Mission is one of the best kept secrets for mountain bikers. From easy cross country routes to downhill descents, many trails are bike ready. Feeling the need for the exhilarating rush through forest trails, Mission can offer both cyclist and mountain biker a day to remember. Stop by the Mission Visitor Centre for local maps and information located at 34033 Lougheed Highway, Mission, BC or give us call at 604-826-6914 or email us at email@example.com
TOURISM ABBOTSFORD – “the City in the Country” Abbotsford is a year-round destination packed with activities for the entire family. Whether your taste leans to bikes, hikes, golf, spa treatments, the performing arts or a look at the region’s history, Abbotsford has something for everyone and the city in the country does not disappoint. Take in a great event in a local park or maybe just explore some of our urban trails and parks. Abbotsford is also host to many events including the amazing shows featured at the Abbotsford Centre. To check out what is happening check out our events calendar. If you would like to connect with our knowledgeable visitor centre staff you can contact them at: 604.859.1721 or 1.888.332.2229 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We encourage you to interact with us in the Social Media World too…Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
TOURISM CHILLIWACK - “the Great Outside” Chilliwack offers many different outdoor adventures to choose from for all skill and excitement levels! We have many lakes and rivers which are the ideal place for fishing. For those looking for an exciting time on the river, you can choose to raft or kayak on the Chilliwack river, which is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and boasts the only natural class 5 training course in Canada. Chilliwack has enough hiking trails to keep an avid hiker busy for weeks. And for those looking for a relaxing time, check out one of our eight golf courses, which feature magnificent tree lined fairways, stunning mountainside setting, and panoramic views of the Valley. Chilliwack is the host to many different seasonal and annual events, with something sure to please everyone! To check out what is happening, please visit our events calendar. Drop by our Visitor Information Centre located at 44150 Luckakuck Way Chilliwack, BC, or give us call at 604.858.8121 or Toll Free: 1.800.567.9535, or email us at email@example.com
Mission is on the north side of the Fraser River and can be access either by Hwy #7 or by Hwy#11 off Hwy#1 or from the Sumas Canada/USA border crossing.
Abbotsford is on the south side of the Fraser accessible from Hwy #1 and close to the Sumas Canada/USA border crossing.
Chilliwack is also on the south side of the Fraser and accessible from Hwy #1.
All three communities are within a few minutes drive of one another.
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There’s a new park in town that’s bound to have riders smiling. The Syéxw Chó:leqw Adventure Park is located near Ruby Creek, half way between Agassiz and Hope, and give riders the opportunity to shred trails that may otherwise be unachievable. Whether you’re an established rider or are just beginning here are 7 compelling reasons why you should check this park out.