Mission is nestled in the rugged Coast Mountains
on the lower mainland across the Fraser River, north of Abbotsford British Columbia
. It is 44 miles (70 km) east of Vancouver
and has wonderful lake side lodging, accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals.
This rural Fraser Valley community also boasts a thriving cultural scene and numerous recreational activities. Visitors can discover artists and art galleries, historic and heritage sites, and a colourful selection of festivals and events
. Play a round of golf, watch drag racing, go mountain biking, or try shopping in Mission's historic downtown. Stay in a local vacation rental, condo rental and accommodation and truly appreciate Mission.
Salmon fishing is world-class
, and all five species of salmon can be caught locally. Fishing for Rainbow trout is available in local lakes and rivers. Another way to experience the Fraser River is on a boat tour. The Fraser River Safari with 22 passenger jet boat will take you past everything from bald eagles and bears to old quarries and derelict ferries. Guides tell tales about First Nations history and pioneering fur traders and miners.
Local Attractions include Fraser River Heritage Park, Museum & Fire Museum, Mission Raceway, Cascade Falls Regional Park, Hatzik Rock (archaeological site), Heritage Park evening concerts, Rolley Lake Provincial Park, Ruskin Dam Recreation Site (spawning channel), Cascade Falls and many more. All this within walking distance from Mission’s numerous accommodations, vacation rentals and condo rentals on offer.
Stock up on pottery, fruit wines, and locally grown plants and produce on the Mission Circle Farm Tour
Surrounded by forests, hills, lakes and streams, Mission is a paradise for anyone who loves the recreational outdoors
, boasting two golf courses, 32 parks and dozens of hiking trails. Mission is alive with a community spirit, growing with vision and fiercely proud of its heritage. Book your accommodation, vacation rental or condo rental and explore this culturally rich town.