COVID-19 Update

The communities along the BC Route 7 are committed to the safety of our communities and to providing factual, up-to-date information.

B.C. is welcoming visitors from Canadian provinces and territories. Respect communities, make a plan before you leave and arrive at your destination prepared.

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The scenic route Connecting Vancouver to Hope


Close to the border Just a quick drive from the Sumas border crossing


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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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An experience for everyone

Discover vibrant communities along the Lougheed Highway (Hwy 7) where there
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Explore the mighty Fraser country

Along the route discover many visitor attractions that offer a wide variety of experiences ranging from world-class sturgeon fishing to farm fresh shopping and championship golf courses. Experience the rich history and culture of the many communities at National Historic Sites and unique First Nations attractions.

Also check out the Fraser Valley Regional District website.

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Upcoming events and festivities for all

No matter what your interest the communities along the Lougheed Highway always have an event planned to keep you coming back.  From beer festivals to eagle viewing and a host of family fun filled days along the route – make sure you keep checking out the events calendar so that you don’t miss out!

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BC Route 7 Storm Relief Information and Updates

November 22, 2021   As reported in the media over the last week, some sections of BC Route 7 were severely impacted by the intense storm in southern BC. As the d... Learn more

Holiday Highway

November 12, 2021 Bundle up, buckle up, and take a magical journey down the BC Route 7: your Holiday Highway! Make the route from Coquitlam to Hope part of your family... Learn more

Bear Aware: Bear Safety Along BC Route 7

October 5, 2021 Fall is a delightful time of year to get outside and explore along BC Route 7: the crisp fall air invigorates, and the landscape becomes more vibrant a... Learn more

Restaurants and Brews Along BC Route 7

August 14, 2021 What’s better than a road trip? A foodie road trip! Take the scenic route to some of the tastiest eats and freshest brews you’ll find anywhere! Fro... Learn more

Wildfire Prevention

August 4, 2021 Hazy, smoke-filled skies from wildfires are fast becoming part of our summer landscape. According to the BC Wildfire Service, an astonishing 40% of wil... Learn more

Dog Friendly BC Route7

July 22, 2021 Dogs enrich our lives beyond measure; they are faithful friends and playful companions that bring joy and laughter to everyday life. With over 35% of C... Learn more

Patio Dining Along BC Route 7

May 22, 2021 Is there anything more marvelous than feeling the sun on your face and the breeze in your hair, while feasting on your favourite food? There’s just s... Learn more

Birding Along the Scenic Route

March 24, 2021 From the rich marshlands of Hope, to the sprawling forested parkland of Coquitlam, and all the pristine lakes, rivers, and mountains in between, the te... Learn more

Shopping Local for the Holidays on BC’s Scenic Route 7

December 18, 2020 Although travel is not recommended at this time, those in each of the communities along BC’s Scenic Route 7 have the opportunity to shop locally thro... Learn more

Glow Maple Ridge

November 3, 2020 The City of Maple Ridge is hosting Glow Maple Ridge, November 27, 2020 to January 8, 2021, a seasonal light display celebrating the outdoor winter season b... Learn more