Our captivating wilderness is home to bears, cougars, deer and owls. Our rivers run with salmon. Nature has shaped this city, and it’s little wonder our region of British Columbia is known for its spellbinding beauty.
Whether you’re an amateur enthusiast awed by soaring birds of prey or an experienced birder with a checklist and long-lens camera, you’ll be mesmerized by the bird life that can be viewed in Coquitlam throughout the year.
Get a spectacular close-up view of the salmon run each fall. Watch for chum from early- to mid-October to early November, and coho from late October to late December.
Coquitlam is home to bears, cougars, deer, raccoon, coyotes, skunks and other urban wildlife. These animals will often enter into our parks and neighbourhoods looking for food or shelter. These are wild animals. Learn how to stay safe on the trails and be wild smart.