Photographer’s Road Trips

Photography Spot BC

Scenic7 is not called ‘scenic’ for nothing. So grab your camera and check out some of the scenery that gave us our name.

  1. Stave Dam Forest Interpretive Trail (Mission) – boardwalks and old growth forest lead you to a vantage point that gives you an eagle eye view which on a clear day goes as far as Vancouver Island. Giving you serious selfie bragging rights.
  2. Westminster Abbey Viewpoint (Mission) – follow a short and serene trail to a viewpoint that leads you across the Fraser Valley – a great place to get the best background shots.
  3. Kanaka Creek (Maple Ridge) – Waterfalls, sandstone cliffs, wild salmon and more. Kanaka Creek provides the perfect backdrop of all your landscape and wildlife photography.
  4. Colony Farm Regional Park (Coquitlam) – nearly 200 species of birds have been observed (this is approximately 40 per cent of the bird species found in BC). The park is home to more than 400 hectares of grasslands, waterways and marshes crisscrossed by flat, wide trails. Search for the large colony of nesting great blue herons, purple martins, the elusive lazuli bunting and dozens of other species of birds and waterfowl. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets cap off this gem of a park.

View from the Links

Some of the most stunning golf courses in BC are along Scenic7. So whether you’re scouting your photoshoot location for a client or chasing the light for a new signature photo, come take a look at our golf courses.

From riverside to lakeside and from urban to rural, the courses from Coquitlam to Hope provide an incredible backdrop for your photos. Whether your play a round or simply walk around, we’re confident you will get the shots you want.


  1. Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club (Coquitlam)
  2. Meadows Gardens (Pitt Meadows)
  3. Maple Ridge Golf Course
  4. Mission Golf and Country Club
  5. Sandpiper Golf Resort (Harrison Mills)
  6. Harrison Hot Springs Resort Golf Course
  7. Hope Golf and Country Club


Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club to Meadow Gardens Golf Course: 25 minutes
Meadow Gardens Golf to Maple Ridge Golf Course: 8 minutes
Maple Ridge Golf Course to Mission Golf and Country Club: 25 minutes
Mission Golf and Country Club to Sandpiper Golf Resort: 35 minutes
Sandpiper Golf Resort to Harrison Hot Springs Resort Golf Course: 20 minutes
Harrison Hot Springs Resort Golf Course to Hope Golf and Country Club: 30 minutes

Do Go Chasing Waterfalls

Waterfall Photography Road Trip

There are few things more iconic than a British Columbia waterfall. The cliffs of the coastal rainforest do not disappoint in any season, but particularly in the spring when the snow is melting and the rain is falling.


  1. Gold Creek Fall, Golden Ears Park, Maple Ridge
  2. Cliff Falls, Kanaka Creek Park, Maple Ridge
  3. Cascade Falls – Mission
  4. Flood Falls – Hope
  5. Crystal Falls – Coquitlam
  6. Sawblade Falls – Coquitlam


Cascade Falls to Flood Falls: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Drive the scenic
highway seven

What is the Scenic7?

Also known as the Lougheed Highway, the Scenic 7 provides a link between Vancouver and Hope that is off the beaten path. From extreme adventures to simple, warm hospitality, there is something for everyone in Mighty Fraser Country.

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