Cottonwood Lane is located in the historic neighborhood of Albion Maple Ridge. Kanaka Regional Park at your doorstep will connect you directly to the natural beauty of the area. Proximity to transit, award winning schools, and sports amenities gives residents and their families the opportunity to experience all that this up and coming neighborhood has to offer.
Cottonwood Lane – A Neighbourhood for Life
PARKS & OUTDOORS
Surrounded by vast natural beauty, Maple Ridge wants you to get outdoors and live! Some highlights include:
- Kanaka Creek Regional park – Let its sandstone cannons and beautiful vantages of the Fraser River be your backyard for exploration and connection to nature.
- Whonnock Lake Park is a perfect weekend spot for families of all ages. Pack a picnic lunch and go swimming, canoeing, play frisbee or just chill at the beach. Newlyweds are often spotted taking advantage of the stunning views for wedding photos.
- Fishing lovers know that Maple Ridge is the spot to drop line: Kanaka Creek, Whonnock Lake, Fraser River, Alouette River, Mike Lake or Alouette Lake (Golden Ears Provincial Park) are at your doorstep.
- Maple Ridge Dyke offers scenic trails that are flat and easy for young kids and seniors. Enjoy the gorgeous views of the mountains while biking, walking or horseback riding.
- Golden Ears Provincial Park is prized for its recreational opportunities, hemlock forest and mountainous back country. The park’s extensive system of trails provides excellent opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and camping. Alouette Lake offers large campgrounds and is a popular spot for swimming, windsurfing, water-skiing, canoeing, boating and fishing.
- Maple Ridge Mountain Biking Skills Park is divided into 4 areas, offering diverse paths and different sections for different skill level riders.
- WildPlay Element Parks offers a wide variety of activities to let your adrenaline out to play! There are 9 ziplines, 62 aerial games, and a 40ft jump. But don’t worry, there are multi-level adventures from wild to mild, for both the strong-hearted and the faint-hearted.
Maple Ridge has some of the best Primary and Secondary schools in BC, providing innovative and advanced education.
- Alexander Robinson Elementary
- Kanaka Creek Elementary
- Albion Elementary
- Blue Mountain Elementary
- c̓əsqənelə Elementary (New! Fall 2019)
- Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary – boasts a strong focus on the integration of technology and learning;
- Thomas Haney Secondary – promoting self-directed learning (SDL) as well as a Microsoft IT and Adobe Certification Academy.
- Garibaldi Secondary – an International Baccalaureate World School for the IB Diploma Programme since October 2007.
- Meadow Ridge School – a private International Baccalaureate (IB) Continuum World School, accredited through multiple organizations that provides advanced education from K to G 12.
- St Patrick’s School
Maple Ridge has an array of Sports Complexes and amenities for children and adults. In addition to the Albion Sports Complex, the Thomas Haney Youth Action Park, the Maple Ridge Golf Course and the Golden Ears Winter Club – Maple Ridge announced in 2018 an investment of $49 million dollars into the following major recreation projects:
- Two new all-weather sports fields at Thomas Haney secondary
- A new Albion Community Centre on 104th Avenue
- A new arena at Planet Ice (home to the Ridge Meadows Flames and the Maple Ridge Burrards)
- Upgrades to the Hammond Community Centre
- The addition of canoe and kayak area at Whonnock Lake Park
SHOP & EAT
Bruce’s Country Market is a Maple Ridge staple, specializing in fresh wild salmon caught by their own gillnetters. The signature smoked salmon, prepared according to their traditional family methods, is something you don’t want to miss! You can also find a wide variety of groceries, organic produce, and a gourmet deli.
The Haney Farmers Market opens from April to November annually, offering a wide range of seasonal produce, artisan baking goods & treats. You can’t beat the taste of farm-to-table freshness!
You can also find abundant dine out options a mere 10 min drive from Cottonwood Lane – casual dining, specialty restaurants, local distilleries and breweries include:
- Black Sheep Public House
- The Keg Steakhouse
- Browns Social House
- Il Corsaro Italian
- Ban Chok Dee Thai
- Northwest Distilling Co
- Maple Ridge Brewing Co
With the Golden Ear Bridge, Pitt River Bridge and Highway 7, reaching other neighbhourhoods in Greater Vancouver is easier than ever.
- Meadowtown Centre = 10 minutes
- Premium Lable Outlet = 15 minutes
- Costco/Walmart = 20 minutes
- Coquitlam Centre = 25 mins by Car / West Coast Express
- Golden Ears Provincial Park = 25 minutes
- Downtown Vancouver = 45 minutes by Car (54 minutes by West Coast Express)
– A Neighbourhood for Life –