Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

Uncover the charm where nature meets vibrant city life

With beautiful views of Golden Ears mountain peaks nestled at the southern end of the snow-capped Garbaldi Coast mountain ranges, you’ll find the city of Maple Ridge and neighbouring community of Pitt Meadows. Located on nature’s doorstep, the area boasts unique cultural roots and a vibrant city life with a stunning backdrop. An ideal place to call home for the outdoor enthusiast.

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Mountains in Pitt Meadows

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows reside on the traditional, ancestral and unceded shared territories of the qicəy (Katzie) [kut-zee] and qʷɑ:nƛən [Kwant-len] First Nations, and is home of the Golden Ears Métis Society.

Area Facts

Location

Located on the north side of the Fraser River with the Township of Langley across, Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are nestled at the south end of the famous Garibaldi Coast mountain ranges. These unified communities are easily accessible via the Golden Ears bridge and major highways from neighbouring cities. A destination along the scenic highway 7 (Scenic Route 7), Maple Ridge borders Port-Coquitlam (Tri-Cities) to the west and the rural city of Mission to the east, and is only 45 minutes (40 km) from Vancouver’s city centre and 30 minutes to the USA border.

Population

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are home to over 100,000 residents.

School & Education

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows have a number of public and private schools from kindergarten through to grade 12.
Post-secondary education is available through BCIT and Douglas College satellite campuses, and a number of continuing education and workplace skills training programs.

Key Industries

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows boast a scenic backdrop with access to stunning lakes and picturesque hiking making the city a destination for tourism and film/television industries. Other prosperous sectors include commercial and retail, construction and real-estate development, agriculture, food and beverage, manufacturing, and technology.

Things To Do

There is no shortage of scenic outings in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Visit Golden Ears Provincial Park, one of the largest in the province, with an extensive network of trails for hiking and horseback riding. Spend the day kayaking or fishing on one of the many other lakes in the area, such as Alouette Lake, or visit a local golf course, museum, or take the kids to WildPlay for a day of ziplining adventures and courses. Home to numerous species of wildlife, discover the wide-spread diking network throughout the communities on foot or bicycle.

Explore Our Region

Maple Ridge borders Port-Coquitlam (Tri-Cities) to the west and the rural city of Mission to the east, and is only 45 minutes (40 km) from Vancouver’s city centre.

Ridge Meadows Hospital

Ridge Meadows Hospital has 172 acute care beds. As a community hospital, it provides primary and secondary acute care and specialty services including 24/7 emergency, ambulatory care, day surgery, general and internal medicine, rehabilitation, maternity care, general surgery, orthopedics, urology, critical care, pharmacy, medical imaging, and a medical laboratory for both inpatient and outpatient needs. The site also offers a continuum of adult psychiatric and social services available on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

In 2016/17, Ridge Meadows Hospital had 40,338 emergency visits, provided care to 6,710 inpatient and 9,113 surgical daycare cases, delivered 765 newborns, and saw 93,082 visits to ambulatory care. 

Ridge Meadows Hospital is the local community hospital for both Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge, but with the network nature of Fraser Health’s care community, local residents access services at Ridge Meadows Hospital as well as other Fraser Health hospitals. 

Ridge Meadows Hospital 

Ridge Meadows Hospital
11666 Laity St, Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 7G5, Canada

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