It was constructed in 1859 to connect the capital city at the time (New Westminster) with port facilities in Port Moody. The road was cleared for wagon traffic in 1861 and today marks the boundary between Burnaby and Coquitlam. Hop off at Burquitlam SkyTrain station to explore this bustling commercial hub. While exiting the station, be sure to take a look at the public art featured throughout. You’ll find a mixture of retail shops and services in the area. Afterward, take a stroll down North Road – and bring your appetite! The North Road corridor is dotted with restaurants and retailers, with a hotel conveniently located at the south end.
Burquitlam is home to several neighbourhood parks including Brookmere, Burquitlam, Miller and Mountain View Parks. Enjoy the varied amenities such as playing fields, baseball diamonds, playgrounds and nature walks close to home! Also close by is Blue Mountain Park, which features a wading pool and spray park for the kids’ summer fun.
- Explore North Road’s Koreatown, a hub of restaurants, cafes and shops specializing in imported goods and culinary delicacies – eat and shop to your heart’s desire!
- Burquitlam is home to the Vancouver Golf Club, recognized as one of the finest private 18-hole championship courses in the Pacific Northwest
- Visit the Robinson Memorial Cemetery to learn some interesting historical facts about Coquitlam
- Stay or visit the Executive Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre on North Rd., featuring a piano lounge, live entertainment and a pub next door