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Construction vehicles along Wilson Farm Dyke TrailConstruction vehicles along Wilson Farm Dyke Trail<div class="ExternalClass4557F25ADD27447FA994C2AAE02237AD"><p>​Over the next few months, visitors should expect to encounter construction and work vehicles along the northern section of Wilson Farm Dyke Trail. Vehicle presence will be determined by the weather and other environmental factors so will be intermittent and unpredictable. <br></p></div>ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Parksts4s://metrovancouver.org/attachmentUrl=https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Lists/ParkAdvisories/Attachments/1317/COL-TLA construction vehicles on trail_Dec2023_MAP.pdf
Temporary Trail ClosureTemporary Trail Closure<div class="ExternalClass22D4740E740949D2BA95365033D332F1"><div>​The western perimeter trail at Colony Farm Regional Park is closed until June 2023 to serve as a temporary staging and storage area for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (no pipe or any other permanent works will be installed in the park). Learn more about the temporary trail closure below​.<br></div><div> <br> </div><div>During the closure, visitors should expect minor traffic delays and construction activity near the junction of Colony Farm Road and Lougheed Highway. Please follow posted safety signs and directions from traffic control personnel.<br></div><div> <br> </div><div>For questions or concerns about the project, email <a href="mailto:info@transmountain.com">here</a> or call 1-866-514-6700. For information about the park, call 604-520-6442.<br></div></div>ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Parksts4s://metrovancouver.org/attachmentUrl=https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Lists/ParkAdvisories/Attachments/868/colony-farm-trail-closure-Info-jan2022.pdf
No Cycling on Mundy Creek TrailNo Cycling on Mundy Creek Trail<div class="ExternalClass33B10760A3014BC9A0D5A4BFC029B72C"><p>Mundy Creek Trail remains a ‘no cycling’ route at this time. Please make alternate plans and follow posted signs.<br></p></div>ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park

 

 

ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park (Formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park)ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park (Formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park)ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park<div class="ExternalClass463D7474040147428C426B22E6660F65"><div class="uk-background-muted uk-padding-medium"><p>On July 1, 2023, the park’s name changed to ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park to better reflect its history. Metro Vancouver and kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation will work together to restore and protect the park for future generations.</p><p><a class="uk-button mv-button" href="/media-room/media-release/802" target="_blank" title="Media Release - Colony Farm Regional Park Renamed to ƛ̓éxətəm Regional Park">View the media release</a></p></div> <br> <p>Open fields, hedgerows and wetlands in this regional park provide habitat for many animals and over 200 bird species. Trails for both walkers and ​cyclists showcase great views of fields, mountains and the Coquitlam River. You’ll fi​nd picnic tables and washrooms near the community gardens.</p></div>282890220https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/ColonyFarmgarden_photo1.gif, https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/ColonyFarmgarden_photo1.gif https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/ColonyFarmgarden_photo1.gif

 

 

ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional ParkGP0|#2e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51;L0|#02e3f5e5d-f72a-4278-b23e-25e6ce7b4d51|Transit;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#732f01c7-3203-4080-a710-fd3875d80b73;L0|#0732f01c7-3203-4080-a710-fd3875d80b73|Picnic Area;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#fa3273cc-c453-47fa-a061-f6d8afc45766;L0|#0fa3273cc-c453-47fa-a061-f6d8afc45766|Dog Leash Required Trails;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#dee15a63-f74f-4991-9d95-b4b5f6a64db6;L0|#0dee15a63-f74f-4991-9d95-b4b5f6a64db6|Accessible;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#64d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee;L0|#064d8e368-ff10-4512-9ac8-def76589bfee|View Point;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#074e9b20-8623-4996-9eff-66ee300be8ee;L0|#0074e9b20-8623-4996-9eff-66ee300be8ee|Interpretive Exhibit;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#74c003f7-48df-4669-b49a-68ae0eb29e0f;L0|#074c003f7-48df-4669-b49a-68ae0eb29e0f|Drinking Water;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#25080aaf-eb40-4ba1-a9d6-c0915c7e6d38;L0|#025080aaf-eb40-4ba1-a9d6-c0915c7e6d38|Washroom;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e4;GP0|#70392679-dfee-4e9d-bf09-1d1130b55744;L0|#070392679-dfee-4e9d-bf09-1d1130b55744|Electric Vehicle Station;GTSet|#850077c1-afb0-49c9-a133-2c3df22499e411.809.6<div class="ExternalClass818E191A50F54B12BA69338289358B25"><p> <strong></strong><strong></strong><strong>February 6 – March 7:</strong> 7:00 am – 6:00 pm​​<br><strong>March 8  </strong><strong>–</strong><strong> April 1:</strong> 7:00 am <strong>–</strong> 8:00 pm​<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass735C2057ECDE41D5B252A2884ED4CDD0"><p>​​​There​ are a number of trails in​​ ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) ​​​​​Regional Park, including: </p><ul><li>Garden Trail is 1.4 km return from the Main Entrance to the Millennium Bridge. Flat with one set of stairs to reach the dyke. Enjoy views of the Community Gardens, the Golden Ears Mountains, and the Coquitlam River.<br></li><li>Sheep Paddocks Trail is 3.8 km return from the Mundy Creek parking lot. Flat with one steep section to reach the dyke. Mundy Creek Trail is pedestrian-only; dyke trails are shared with cyclists. Views of Mundy Creek, Coquitlam River, and habitat enhancement areas. By keeping your dog leashed and out of sensitive habitat areas, you help protect park wildlife. Thanks!<br></li></ul><p>To see all the trail​​s in the park, click <a href="/services/regional-parks/Documents/colony-farm-park-map.pdf">here</a> to see the park map.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass5213471DA2DA402D98EC7CB4151FE4E0"><div>A bike rack is located at the Main Entrance near the washrooms. Dyke trails and the trail along the western boundary are open to cycling and shared with hikers. Cyclists yield to pedestrians. </div><div><br></div><div>Cycling is <strong>not permitted </strong>on Garden Trail, Mundy Creek Trail, ƛ̓éxətəm Road Trail, or in the Community Gardens. Cyclists are required to walk bikes on pedestrian-only trails. </div><div><br></div><div>A section of Home Farm Dyke Trail south of the Millennium Bridge is closed until further notice. Until a cycling connection can be re-established,<strong> there is no cycling access to dyke trails from ƛ̓éxətəm Road (formerly Colony Farm Road) and the Main Entrance.</strong><br></div></div><div class="ExternalClass4432FC6DA6194FA28784A5BC6A264E34"><p>Dogs must be leashed and under control at all times. Dogs are not allowed in the park's​​ Wildlife Habitat Areas. Please scoop your dog's poop and dispose of it properly. </p><p> <a href="/services/regional-parks/dogs-in-regional-parks">More on dogs in Metro Vancouver region​al parks...</a></p> </div><div class="ExternalClass7BFFAD8ABA8D43EAA43EC54424933434"> <p>Prepare for your vis​it to a regional park before you leave home. <a href="/services/regional-parks/public-safety">more...</a></p></div><div class="ExternalClass9B2F4A2E7BFC4D60A33C6CAE755F75C4"><p> <strong>Habitat ​​Alert!<br></strong>Designated Wildlife Habitat Areas offer critical food, shelter and breeding s​​ites, as well as migration resting and staging grounds. People and dogs are not permitted in them. Help protect other valuable park habitats by staying on trails and leashing dogs.</p><div class="ExternalClass3E0928B428E34FC998C550F24961FEAA"> <strong></strong> </div><p> <b>Shee​p Paddocks Habitat Enhancement Areas<br></b>Several habitat enhancement projects have been completed adjacent to the Sheep Paddoc​ks Trail to provide habitat for many wildlife species. The latest one, along the new section of trail, is a 1.2 hectare wetland that includes features for all the life stages of Western painted turtles.</p><div class="ExternalClass3E0928B428E34FC998C550F24961FEAA"> <strong></strong> </div><p> <strong>Colony Farm​​ Regional Park Tidal Flow Restoration and Habitat Enhancement Project</strong><br>This project, completed on the Wilson Farm portion of the park, was designed to restore tidal flows, enhance ecosystem productivity, ​​​and create fish access from the Coquitlam River. View the full reports to find out more. </p><ul><li><div class="ExternalClass3E0928B428E34FC998C550F24961FEAA"> <a href="/services/regional-parks/Documents/wilson-farm-year-1-monitoring-report.pdf" target="_blank">Wilson Farm Habitat ​Enhancement - Year 1 Report (2012)</a></div></li><li><div class="ExternalClass3E0928B428E34FC998C550F24961FEAA"> <a href="/services/regional-parks/Documents/wilson-farm-year-2-monitoring-report.pdf" target="_blank">Wilson Farm Habitat Enhancement - Year 2 Report (2013)</a> </div></li></ul><br></div><div class="ExternalClassACA9EE19296B4E42B5017963E8E7E3B4"> <p>The washroom​ building can be accessed with a wheelchair. Pathways through the community gardens are grass and may be difficult for some to use.​ </p> <p><strong>​Trail Ac​cessibility:​</strong><br></p> <p>Home Farm Dyke Trail​ - most of the trail is 7mm crushed rock (firm) with gentle slopes (< 5%); some areas have potholes. Where it meets Mundy Creek Trail, the trail surface is loose gravel. At the Main Entrance, access to Home Farm Dyke Trail via the roadway is also gravel. Park visitors with mobility challenges, wheelchairs or strollers are permitted to use the closed section of the Home Farm Dyke Trail.<br></p> <p>Wilson Farm Dyke Trail has a semi-firm surface with some softer sections of loose gravel. There is a small threshold on the bridge to get to Wilson Farm Dyke Trail from Garden Trail. Junctions at the Millennium Bridge and Pumphouse Trail have gravel surfaces. The northeastern exit to Shaughnessy St and the exit via Pumphouse Trail have steep slopes (up to 24.3%).</p> <p>​Garden Trail has some loose gravel, several steeper slopes (up to 14% for 2.3 m), ​and the trail narrows (<810 mm) in some sections due to encroaching grass. The trail ends at a bridge with one step on both sides, and stairs to Home Farm Dyke Trail.<br></p> <p>Mundy Creek Trail has a semi-firm surface with loose gravel in some areas. Some slopes are greater than 10% and the trail narrows (< 8​​10 mm) in some areas. There are steep slopes (up to 19% for 5 m) on both ends of the trail.<br></p> <p>ƛ̓éxətəm Road Trail<strong> </strong>(formerly Colony Farm Road Trail)​ is flat with a steep slope (18% for up to 5 m) to access the Mundy Creek parking lot. The trail is surfaced with coarse gravel and is soft/loose in some areas. The path narrows (< 810 mm) in some areas and may become muddy when wet.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassE9A239303E3440B7872C4BE1D04BCF59"><div><p>One electric vehicle charging station is available in the main parking lot. Charging​ is free. There is a two-hour time limit.</p></div></div><div class="ExternalClass494F4625CA0441EC9BC7DE4B5E62D042"><p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">School Field Trips Information </a><br><a href="/services/regional-parks/programs-and-events">Workshops & Community Group Field Trips Information</a><span aria-hidden="true"></span></p></div><div class="ExternalClassBF5041C8C4494241BFC08B38100314C3"> <p><strong>Contact Us</strong> </p><p>The calendar fills quickly so please plan to register two months in advance of your pr​​eferred date. <a href="/school-programs/regional-parks">Book online</a> or call 604-432-6359 for more information. </p></div><div class="ExternalClassE245FC16FBC748649F9982083EB340CA"><p> <strong>Colony Farm Par​​​k Association</strong> is actively involved in this regional park. For information or to get involved visit their <a href="http://www.colonyfarmpa.com/" target="_blank">website</a> or contact the <a title="Email the CDC for Colony Farm" href="mailto:trina.sakata@metrovancouver.org?subject=Colony%20Farm%20Park%20Association">Community Development Coordinator</a> at 604-520-6442. </p><div class="ExternalClass7FE1AD28B56240BBB08B9AAFE6C7526C"> </div></div>

 

 

Coquitlam River and mountain views at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_1_JPG.jpgCoquitlam River and mountain views at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park park protects field, forest, riparian and wetland habitats.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_3%201N5A6480_jpg.jpg ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park park protects field, forest, riparian and wetland habitats.
Main Entrance at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_2_jpg.jpgMain Entrance at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Millennium Bridge connects trails on both sides of Coquitlam River at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photos%202020_4%201N5A6581_jpg.jpgMillennium Bridge connects trails on both sides of Coquitlam River at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park.
Millennium Bridge at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/ColonyFarm-photo3_jpg.jpgMillennium Bridge at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Early morning mist at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_5%201N5A6261_jpg.jpgEarly morning mist at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Endangered Oregon Forestsnails grazing on stinging nettles at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_6_JPG.jpgEndangered Oregon Forestsnails grazing on stinging nettles at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Habitat enhancement area along Sheep Paddocks Trail at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_7_jpg.jpgHabitat enhancement area along Sheep Paddocks Trail at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Vounteers removing invasive species at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_8_JPG.jpgVounteers removing invasive species at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Organic gardening at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_9%201N5A6448_jpg.jpgOrganic gardening at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Village Green Labyrinth at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/ColonyFarm-photo1_jpg.jpgVillage Green Labyrinth at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.
Winter view of Coquitlam River from Sheep Paddocks Trail at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/ParkPhotos/_t/colony%20farm%20new%20photo%202020_10_JPG.jpgWinter view of Coquitlam River from Sheep Paddocks Trail at ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park, formerly known as Colony Farm Regional Park.

 

 

 

 

Construction vehicles along Wilson Farm Dyke TrailConstruction vehicles along Wilson Farm Dyke Trail<div class="ExternalClass4557F25ADD27447FA994C2AAE02237AD"><p>​Over the next few months, visitors should expect to encounter construction and work vehicles along the northern section of Wilson Farm Dyke Trail. Vehicle presence will be determined by the weather and other environmental factors so will be intermittent and unpredictable. <br></p></div>ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Parksts4s://metrovancouver.org/attachmentUrl=https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Lists/ParkAdvisories/Attachments/1317/COL-TLA construction vehicles on trail_Dec2023_MAP.pdf
No Cycling on Mundy Creek TrailNo Cycling on Mundy Creek Trail<div class="ExternalClass33B10760A3014BC9A0D5A4BFC029B72C"><p>Mundy Creek Trail remains a ‘no cycling’ route at this time. Please make alternate plans and follow posted signs.<br></p></div>ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park
Temporary Trail ClosureTemporary Trail Closure<div class="ExternalClass22D4740E740949D2BA95365033D332F1"><div>​The western perimeter trail at Colony Farm Regional Park is closed until June 2023 to serve as a temporary staging and storage area for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (no pipe or any other permanent works will be installed in the park). Learn more about the temporary trail closure below​.<br></div><div> <br> </div><div>During the closure, visitors should expect minor traffic delays and construction activity near the junction of Colony Farm Road and Lougheed Highway. Please follow posted safety signs and directions from traffic control personnel.<br></div><div> <br> </div><div>For questions or concerns about the project, email <a href="mailto:info@transmountain.com">here</a> or call 1-866-514-6700. For information about the park, call 604-520-6442.<br></div></div>ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Parksts4s://metrovancouver.org/attachmentUrl=https://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Lists/ParkAdvisories/Attachments/868/colony-farm-trail-closure-Info-jan2022.pdf

 

 

ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Parkhttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/PublishingImages/logos/tla-hut-um-wordmark-rp.png, ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um)https://www.google.com/maps/place/%C6%9B%CC%93%C3%A9x%C9%99t%C9%99m+Regional+Park/@49.2336532,,-122.8099206,,15z/data=!4m6!3m5!1s0x5485d62f87b12455:0x44f72f945e5be992!8m2!3d49.2336532!4d-122.8099206!16s%2Fg%2F11bw8dwh0f?entry=ttu, Google maphttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/colony-farm-park-map.pdf, ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park Maphttps://metrovancouver.org/services/regional-parks/Documents/colony-farm-regional-park-trail-brochure.pdf, ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Regional Park Brochureregionalparks.info@metrovancouver.org604-520-6442Central Area Office

 

 

<div class="ExternalClass1EF30E929AFA4DF5ACCD25779CD255E9"><h4>ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Pronunciation</h4><p>Listen to Nancy Joe of the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation demonstrate how to pronounce ƛ̓éxətəm.</p><p> <a class="uk-button mv-button" href="/services/regional-parks/Documents/ƛ̓éxətəm-pronunciation.m4a" target="_blank" title="ƛ̓éxətəm (tla-hut-um) Pronunciation">Listen here</a></p>​ </div>

 

 

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