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Fishing on the Fraser River near Agassiz
(Albert Normandin photo)

Mission

Parks

Park in BC (JF Bergeron photo)

Park in BC (JF Bergeron photo)

Looking for a nice day in the park? Mission is one of the Fraser Valley's greenest communities.

This spread-out district has a designated 10,560ha/26,093ac Municipal Forest, which is about 26 times as big as Stanley Park in nearby Vancouver. Mission won a "Communities in Bloom" award in 2008.

The chance to relax in easily accessible municipal parks, regional parks, and provincial parks is a major draw. Hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, and festivals and events are among the things that enliven the many parks around Mission.

Municipal Parks

The Fraser River Heritage Park is a year-round attraction. Located on the former site of the St. Mary's Residential School and Mission founded by Catholic priests in the 19th century, the park features a reconstructed religious shrine, the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes.

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