9 Ways to Get Outdoors in Langley

Biking in Derby Reach Regional Park in Langley

Biking in Derby Reach Regional Park. Photo: Metro Vancouver

From strolls beside the mighty Fraser River to a heart-pumping parkour course, there are lots of ways to get outdoors in Langley. Visit farms, nature parks, a historic site, and lots more.

 

Explore Nature at Derby Reach Regional Park

This park in the heart of Fort Langley is a great place for a nature escape. Enjoy mountain views, picnicking beside the Fraser River, hiking trails, beaches, history, and more. Use our guide to plan your trip.

People explore the shore of the Fraser River at Derby Reach Regional Park

The shores of the Fraser River at Derby Reach Regional Park. Photo: Metro Vancouver

 

Walk, Run, or Bike on the Fort to Fort Trail

This scenic four-kilometre-long route along the banks of the Fraser River connects Fort Langley National Historic Site with the site of the original Fort Langley near Derby Reach Regional Park. The flat gravel paths are part of the Trans Canada Trail that stretches across our nation.

Cycling the Fort to Fort Trail in Langley

Cycling on the Fort to Fort Trail. Photo @tourismlangley

 

Get Your Heart Pumping at Penzer Action Park

Penzer Action Park is a great destination for extreme sports junkies. There’s a BMX-style dirt jump area, a paved pump track, a skateboard park, an in-ground trampoline, and a dedicated parkour course.

 

Step Back in Time at Fort Langley National Historic Site

This huge historic site is a re-creation of the original Hudson’s Bay Company fur trading post. It includes 10 buildings surrounded by wooden palisades. There are lots of interactive activities including gold panning, costumed storytellers, and live demonstrations.

Heritage buildings at Fort Langley National Historic Site

Fort Langley National Historic Site. Photo: @tourismlangley

 

Explore Breweries By Bike

If you’re into craft beer, don’t miss the cluster of craft breweries in Langley. Use our step-by-step guide to spend an afternoon biking between tasting rooms. The 12-kilometre route visits six different breweries.

A flight of beers at Camp Beer Co in Langley

Camp Beer Co. Photo: @tourismlangley

 

Shop at the Farmers’ Market

Head to the Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market to sample fresh food from local BC farmers. They also have baked goods, pickles, preserves, food trucks, and lots of artisans selling paintings, crafts and more. The market runs every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. until December 3.

A display of pickles at the Fort Langley Farmer's Market

Fort Langley Farmers’ Market. Photo @tourismlangley

 

Play Disc Golf

Opened in 2019 and built by volunteers, Raptor’s Knoll Disc Golf Park was recently named one of the best disc golf courses in the world. The championship-level course has multiple tees at each hole to accommodate both beginners and experts.

Disc golfing at Raptors Knoll Disc Golf in Langley

Raptor’s Knoll Disc Golf. Photo: @tourismlangley

 

Go Bird Watching at Campbell Valley Regional Park

With several different habitats including forests, grasslands, and wetlands, Campbell Valley Regional Park attracts many bird species. The Little River Loop trail is a great place to start. It heads through the forest and follows the riverbank on a series of boardwalks. Watch for songbirds in the reeds, ducks bobbing in the water, and raptors soaring overhead.

People walk on a boardwalk at Campbell Valley Regional Park in Langley

Exploring Campbell Valley Regional Park. Photo: Metro Vancouver

 

Visit a Farm

Langley’s rural areas are home to several farms you can visit, each selling unique local goods and produce. Check opening hours before you go as they vary throughout the season. Sample the cheese and visit the adorable goats at Milner Valley Cheese. Aldor Acres is known for their pumpkin patch, Christmas trees, and baby animals at Easter. Eagle Acres Dairy has a pumpkin patch and educational farm.  Visit the alpacas at Kensington Prairie Farm. For everything berries, head to Driediger Farms or Falconglen Organic Farms in the summer months. Don’t miss the flowers in June and July at Full Bloom Lavender Farm.

Goats in front of a barn at Milner Valley Cheese in Langley

Goat at Milner Valley Cheese. Photo: @TourismLangley

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