Coming in from the West
Welcome the traditional land of the Stó:lō Nation; from the waters to the skies there’s plenty to feast your eyes, ears, and mouths on as this region shows off its bounty.
1Fishtrap Creek ParkFishtrap Creek Park, Maclure Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
A park nestled in the city of Abbotsford with towering trees full of wildlife and lookout posts along the creek paths, perfect for birdwatching.
2Wild Birds UnlimitedWild Birds Unlimited, South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
A nature specialty store with all the necessities for housing and feeding common backyard birds.
3Campbell’s Gold Honey Farm and MeaderyCampbell’s Gold Honey Farm and Meadery, Lefeuvre Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
A family-owned farm and apiary known for loving all things bee-related. Try their specialty honeys and meads.
4Tanglebank Gardens Brambles BistroTanglebank Gardens Brambles Bistro, Downes Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
A brunch bistro focusing on farm-fresh ingredients and comfort food, with produce, fruit, and honey coming from their own gardens.
5Restaurant 62Restaurant 62, Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Elegant farm-to-table cuisine making use of fresh and diverse local flavours from the Fraser Valley.
6Sprouted OvenSprouted Oven, McCallum Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Plant-based specialty food store and bakery featuring fresh house-made baked goods with a focus on organic grains.
7Brookside Inn Boutique HotelBrookside Inn Boutique Hotel, Chardonnay Lane, Abbotsford, BC, CanadaBook Now
Luxury suites inspired by classic romantic movies with gourmet breakfast served daily.
8Sandman Hotel & Suites AbbotsfordSandman Hotel & Suites Abbotsford, Simon Avenue, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Large comfortable suites and close to shopping, with views of the Fraser Valley and local mountains.
Heading out to the East
Local businesses bring communities together as the BC Bird Trail follows along the path of the Fraser River.
9Matsqui Trail Regional ParkMatsqui Trail Regional Park, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Matsqui Trail follows alongside the Fraser River offering serene views of the nearby farmlands and Cascade Mountains. 6km of flat walking trail makes this ideal for a quick birding expedition.
10Sumas Mountain Regional ParkSumas Mountain Regional Park, Sumas Mountain Forest Service Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
With trails suitable for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking, Sumas Mountain Regional Park is ready for you, no matter your speed. Head to the western viewpoint for the best hawk watching.
11Willband Creek ParkWillband Creek Park, Bateman Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
This urban wetland on the Sumas Flats is a mixture of marsh, grassy field, and treed areas also containing a creek and two large water detention ponds. Enjoy the 2.6-kilometre outer trail, or one of the many interconnecting trails, and keep an eye out for great blue heron, northern shoveler, and belted kingfisher.
12Oldhand CoffeeOldhand Coffee, Pauline Street, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
A family-owned cafe with a cozy, vintage feel. They focus on craft coffee, but also have a selection of delicious house-made baked goods and sandwiches.
13Ann Marie's CafeAnn Marie's Cafe, George Ferguson Way, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
This classic 1950s inspired diner has all the comfort foods: burgers, breakfast dishes, and great milkshakes.
14Duft and Co BakehouseDuft and Co Bakehouse, Montrose Avenue, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Artisanal baked goods and sandwiches made in-house with care using fresh local ingredients. Visit on a Saturday to try their specialty doughnuts.
15Field House Brewing Co.Field House Brewing Co., West Railway Street, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
A hip local brewery offering amazing beers and house-made sandwiches and pizza. Live music can also be enjoyed while relaxing on their patio and beer lawn.
16Lepp Farm MarketLepp Farm Market, Clayburn Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
A year-round farmers market that specializes in local farm-to-table products. Fresh sandwiches, salads, and drinks are available to-go, perfect for picnics in the park.
17The Habit ProjectThe Habit Project, Essendene Avenue, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Cold-pressed juices, fresh superfood smoothies, and hearty bowls. Most options are gluten-free, vegan, and plant-based.
18Hemingway's Books and RecordsHemingway's Books and Records, Essendene Avenue, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
For the collectors, browse one of Western Canada’s largest bookstores, housing an incredible number of new and used books, as well as vinyl records.
19Quality Hotel & Conference CentreQuality Hotel & Conference Centre, North Parallel Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
This pet-friendly hotel offers great amenities, including wheelchair accessible rooms and an indoor heated pool. Close to the popular birding areas of Sumas Mountain and Sumas Prairie.